The MBA (Retail Management) is offered in collaboration with St Mary’s University, Twickenham, London.

St Mary's University Twickenham London

This is a postgraduate course that is aimed at graduates and professionals who wish to pursue careers in retail, brand management and consumer goods.

The MBA Retail Management prepares graduates and professionals for a successful career in consumer focused companies and organizations.

Graduates will be able to plan and implement retail strategies ensuring profitability and customer satisfaction.

Teaching includes case studies on retail networks, business operations and business success stories.

  • Teaching staff includes experienced seasoned professionals who are able to link theory to practice
  • MBA Guest Speakers Series includes national and multinational executives as well as entrepreneurs bringing current trends within their sector into the Classroom and unbridled networking opportunities.
  • Focus on leadership skills (leadership) and change management.
  • Eligible to take part in the annual Job Fair at the College which normally takes place in February of every year.
  • Personal Development Tutor able to guide you within your programme and support you in actualizing your career aspirations.
  • Opportunity to take part in research projects in conjunction with Programme academic staff.
  • Ability to continue to work whilst attaining your degree.
  • Opportunity to apply your experience and/or ideas as part of your programme assessment.

For successful completion of the MBA programme students must complete 180 credits in the UK educational system/Level 7 or 90 ECTS.

During the first year students attend mandatory four basic core courses and two optional ones.

During the second year of studies they attend two more courses and prepare their Dissertation.

  • Management and Organisational Analysis.
  • Strategic People Management.
  • Strategic Management and Marketing.
  • Leadership and Managing Change.
  • Retail Management and Practice.
  • Retail Strategy and Innovation.

  • Research Methodology and Critical Analysis.
  • Post-Graduate Dissertation.

Some common business titles within the retail industry are:

  • CEO.
  • Marketing Manager.
  • Brand Manager.
  • Category Manager.
  • Merchandise Manager.
  • E-commerce Manager.
  • Sustainability Manager.
  • CSR Manager.
  • Consumer Insight Analyst.
  • Supply Chain Manager.
  • Sales Manager.
  • Key Account Manager.