Glasgow Caledonian University, London (GCU London)

Introduction

GCU London is a professional postgraduate university campus of Glasgow Caledonian University (GCU), located in an ultra-modern environment in the heart of London. Situated in Spitalfields, one of London’s most attractive locations, GCU London is in proximity to the capitals globally recognised financial and fashion industries.

The campus offers a range of MBA and MSc courses, high quality teaching and links with international businesses. GCU London provides students with an enriching and diverse learning experience underpinned by a vibrant international, intellectual and cultural life. We attract students from over 56 countries, from a range of backgrounds from all corners of the world.

Career Focus

Our university is an institution which believes "careers come first". Excellence in education lies at the heart of our mission; therefore, we aim to equip our students with the necessary skills to excel in their chosen professions by offering high quality, flexible and accessible learning.

Campus and facilities

The campus provides a leading-edge learning environment, which harnesses the latest technologies and offers modern teaching space for lectures, small-group study, and social learning.

GCU London is committed to delivering a high-quality student experience through award-winning support services, and promotes employability and global citizenship in our graduates.

GCU London is ideally situated a short walk from Liverpool Street station. A range of accommodation is available close to the campus.

The campus also features:

  • Award-winning student support
  • Internationally renowned professors
  • Modern urban style campus set over four floors
  • Small-group teaching rooms
  • Library facilities, including digital access
  • Breakout lounges
  • Roof terrace with 360 degree views of London
  • Group learning spaces
  • Meeting rooms
  • Video conference rooms
  • State of the art computer facilities, including Apple Macs
This school offers programs in:
  • English

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Programs

This school also offers:

MSc

MSc in Fashion Business Creation

Campus Full time Part time 1 - 3 years January 2018 United Kingdom London + 1 more

Our Masters in Fashion Business Creation is a unique programme, designed in collaboration with leading fashion businesses to reflect the unique nature of business creation in this sector. Students will develop insight into the strategies and practices key to developing and sustaining a successful fashion business. [+]

Our Masters in Fashion Business Creation is a unique programme, designed in collaboration with leading fashion businesses to reflect the unique nature of business creation in this sector. Students will develop insight into the strategies and practices key to developing and sustaining a successful fashion business. Applicants must go through an interview stage. The MSc Fashion Business Creation is a pioneering, distinctive programme, integrating the latest academic research insights in fashion and business generally, with practical experience drawn from high-level connections within the industry. The programme includes a critical review of the anatomy of a fashion business and examines the process and actions associated with strategy development and implementation within new and developing fashion areas. Students will develop a sound understanding of global advancement strategies, including how to create and market a fashion brand in today’s digitally-focused world. They will also have the option to deepen further their insight into fashion strategies by completing an internship or industry consultation project thanks to GCU London’s strong links with leading organisations within the fashion industry. On graduation, students will be well positioned to set up and run a successful fashion business enterprise, or take an existing business into a new phase of growth and development. Why Choose This Programme We'll help you develop your intellectual skills together with the contemporary skills and practices needed to excel in the industry. You will also build a wider appreciation of management issues, such as globalisation and sustainability, while developing branding and marketing skills. You will... [-]

MSc in Global Marketing

Campus Full time Part time 1 - 3 years January 2018 United Kingdom London + 1 more

The MSc Global Marketing has been designed to provide you with an integrated knowledge of the contemporary theories and practices utilised within industry. You will acquire the tools and techniques necessary to build a successful marketing career within the growing global business environment. [+]

Combining current academic thinking and industry practice to reflect the dynamic and international nature of global marketing. In designing this programme, the University has built on decades of both academic and practitioner experience in the area of marketing, to produce a degree which reflects the increasingly global dynamic of modern business. The MSc Global Marketing has been designed to provide you with an integrated knowledge of the contemporary theories and practices utilised within industry. You will acquire the tools and techniques necessary to build a successful marketing career within the growing global business environment. You will develop knowledge in key areas including consumer behaviour, marketing planning, branding and the use of digital technologies. You will also gain a comprehensive understanding of the cross-cultural challenges within international business and you will develop the knowledge, marketing expertise and personal skills crucial within global marketing. The MSc Global Marketing programme aims to provide students with a comprehensive understanding of emerging themes and contemporary challenges faced by marketers operating in a global environment and the strategies, policies and practices key to address these challenges. You will enhance your student employability through participation in a wide-range of teaching and learning experiences including integrative case studies, group projects and presentations and industry speakers. Educational aims of the programme The MSc Global Marketing programme aims to provide students with a comprehensive understanding of emerging themes and contemporary challenges faced by marketers operating in a global environment and the strategies, policies and practices key to address these challenges.... [-]

MSc in International Banking, Finance and Risk Management

Campus Full time Part time 1 - 3 years January 2018 United Kingdom London + 1 more

Triple accredited, the MSc International Banking, Finance and Risk Management aims to develop graduates who will be well positioned to succeed in the dynamic international, finance sector. Gain the practical knowledge & essential skills to succeed in the challenging financial services sector. Accredited by Chartered Insurance Institute (CII) and Institute of Operational Risk (IOR). [+]

Triple accredited, the MSc International Banking, Finance and Risk Management aims to develop graduates who will be well positioned to succeed in the dynamic international, finance sector. We work closely with leading financial services organisations to ensure our programme reflects current issues in the international financial market. Our programme provides you with a comprehensive knowledge of domestic and international bank operations, financial risk management, and investment banking, as well as the practical skills in financial and analytical techniques and their use in banking. By combining the latest academic thinking with a focus on current industry practice, we ensure our graduates are well-equipped to take advantage of employment opportunities worldwide. Our diverse teaching team has academic, industry and research experience across a wide range of disciplines in the public, private and voluntary sectors. You will also benefit from our well-established links with the financial services industry, who contribute to the programme through guest lectures, masterclasses and live case studies. Our programme is designed to enhance career prospects for both graduates pursuing a career in banking and finance and practitioners currently in the industry who wish to increase their knowledge and expertise. Educational Aims of the Programme The MSc International Banking, Finance and Risk Management is in line with the University mission to provide flexible, lifelong learning opportunities to students from a wide variety of backgrounds and at different stages of their lives and to provide opportunities for students to follow the University’s programmes through different modes of study whether on campus.... [-]

MSc in International Fashion Marketing

Campus Full time 12 - 16 months January 2018 United Kingdom London

Succeed at the next level with a practical & creative Master's degree. Focus on core concepts & principles of fashion marketing coupled with contemporary international issues, integrated fashion communications, global marketing & brand management. [+]

Succeed at the next level with a practical & creative Master's degree. Focus on core concepts & principles of fashion marketing coupled with contemporary international issues, integrated fashion communications, global marketing & brand management. Fast-paced, exciting and innovative, the MSc International Fashion Marketing will provide you with the international business knowledge along with the creative and practical marketing expertise to succeed in today's increasingly competitive and global fashion industry. Our programme's unique design incorporates a broad curriculum focusing on the core concepts and principles of fashion marketing and then provides a specialist focus on the contemporary international issues within fashion marketing, logistics, buying and merchandising, fashion business analysis, integrated fashion communications, consumer insights, marketing planning, brand management. Designed to challenge and inspire, our programme is intensive and academically challenging. Youll analyse relevant academic theories and apply models, tools and techniques to real fashion marketing situations. Well encourage you to critically develop independent, inquiring and creative approaches to strategic fashion marketing issues and problems. Educational Aims of the Programme The MSc International Fashion Marketing programme aims to provide students with a comprehensive understanding of the challenges faced by fashion marketers operating in an international environment and the strategies, policies and practices key to managing these challenges. Central to the programme is the personal and professional development of students with an emphasis on responsible leadership and sustainable management practice. The stated values of the MSc International Fashion Marketing are to be intellectually challenging, vocationally relevant and to be responsive to student and... [-]

MSc in International Management and Business Development

Campus Full time Part time 1 - 3 years January 2018 United Kingdom London + 1 more

The MSc International Management and Business Development provides students with a comprehensive understanding of the challenges faced by managers operating in an international organisational environment as well as the strategies, policies and practices key to developing existing or new businesses in a responsible manner. [+]

This course is designed to develop managers who can successfully operate in the dynamic fast-paced global business world. This programme is accredited by the Chartered Management Institute (CMI). Students are eligible for Associate Membership whilst studying on the programme, and subject to CMI approval, may also be awarded a CMI Diploma Level 7 in Strategic Management and Leadership. Developed in response to the growth of globalisation, the programme advances your theoretical knowledge and practical skills in international management and business development, whilst developing your ability to adapt these across different cultural environments. The MSc International Management and Business Development provides students with a comprehensive understanding of the challenges faced by managers operating in an international organisational environment as well as the strategies, policies and practices key to developing existing or new businesses in a responsible manner. You will extend your knowledge and expertise in management and business development in an international arena through studying leadership and strategic development. You will also gain insight into the policies and techniques applicable to managing people and processes to deliver sustainable business performance. Central to the programme is the development of personal and professional competence with an emphasis on managing self and others, responsible leadership, cross-cultural awareness and global citizenship. The international aspect is essential and interwoven in all modules of the programme, addressing the ever-increasing global and intercultural aspect of organisations. The programme offers extending the knowledge in business development through developing competence in change management and entrepreneurship. The concept of business development... [-]

MSc in International Project Management (Construction Management)

Campus Full time Part time 1 - 2 years January 2018 United Kingdom London + 1 more

This programme has successfully built on the established MSc Construction Management programme (which is now a specialist pathway) and shares a significant proportion of the staff expertise and modules offered. The programme also offers several internationalised modules that further develop the utility, opportunity and synergy with existing offerings. [+]

Developed by leading UK academics, this programme develops the multifaceted skill set needed to manage international projects successfully. The teaching team has experience of delivering project management expertise spanning all five continents. The demand for project management professionals, especially those with project management education and training, is growing rapidly. Demand in many regions is exceeding supply, as more companies adopt a project management culture and project numbers continue to grow globally. Accredited by four leading professional bodies - the Association for Project Management (APM), the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS), the Chartered Institute of Building (CIOB), and the Project Management Institute (PMI) – the programme is highly relevant for those wishing to pursue a career in construction project management. Programme Content This programme has successfully built on the established MSc Construction Management programme (which is now a specialist pathway) and shares a significant proportion of the staff expertise and modules offered. The programme also offers several internationalised modules that further develop the utility, opportunity and synergy with existing offerings. These modules emphasise the project management skills and international perspective visualised for a graduate from the programme. They introduce a range of subjects pertinent to international construction and project management such as International Construction Project Finance. Research Methods is embedded within the core Dissertation module which is intended to give the student the skills necessary to conduct in-depth research both academically and in industry. Participation in the Dissertation Away event also provides an invaluable opportunity for students to informally discuss... [-]

MSc in Luxury Brand Marketing

Campus Full time Part time 1 - 3 years January 2018 United Kingdom London + 1 more

A unique programme, designed to reflect the distinctive nature of the luxury brand sector. Our Masters in Luxury Brand Marketing provides you with the specialist skills, industry knowledge and expertise necessary for a successful career in a niche and innovative industry. [+]

A unique programme, designed to reflect the distinctive nature of the luxury brand sector. Our Masters in Luxury Brand Marketing provides you with the specialist skills, industry knowledge and expertise necessary for a successful career in a niche and innovative industry. You’ll study a range of topics, providing a breadth of knowledge and understanding of marketing specifically related to luxury brands, with a focus on critical insights into luxury consumer behaviour, luxury branding and marketing communications and examination of legal aspects of branding within a luxury context. We’ll help you develop your intellectual skills together with the contemporary skills and practices needed to excel in the industry. There is also an opportunity to complete a work placement, volunteering work, desk based consultancy or even study abroad. Students are also given with the opportunity to engage in independent research through the research project. The programme aims to provide an opportunity for graduates to study luxury marketing within a global context whilst also being aware of the wider responsibilities of businesses including responsible leadership. On graduation you’ll be well positioned to operate as a manager within an increasingly competitive and digitally orientated industry with an international scope. The University has built upon a wealth of expertise in the luxury sector from our academic and honorary professors who come from and continue to work as leaders in industry. The primary aim is to equip students with a contemporary understanding of luxury brand marketing, in order to meet the needs of the luxury brand... [-]

MSc in Risk Management

Campus or Online Full time Part time 1 - 3 years January 2018 United Kingdom London + 1 more

Industry-recognised and double-accredited (Chartered Insurance Institute and Institute of Risk Management), our programme focuses on corporate and business risk management, ensuring you have the expertise and skills to excel as a risk specialist. [+]

Industry-recognised and double-accredited (Chartered Insurance Institute and Institute of Risk Management), our programme focuses on corporate and business risk management, ensuring you have the expertise and skills to excel as a risk specialist. Study is available full-time or by distance learning. In an increasingly complex and rapidly changing global business environment, the management of risk requires a broad range of skills, knowledge and experience. The MSc Risk Management programme provides an in depth understanding of risk and their application in practice both for financial and non-financial organisations. Students will learn both theoretical and practical understanding of risk including risk measurement and modelling using computer software (e.g. Palisade Decision Tools). In addition, we subscribe to several industry linked databases (e.g. Thomson Reuters EIKON) that students can use in their study and research. Accredited by the Chartered Insurance Institute (CII) and the Institute of Risk Management (IRM), this programme is designed to provide you with the skills to excel in a role as a risk manager, risk and insurance manager, risk analyst or clinical risk manager within a variety of organisations and sectors. You will develop the ability to establish risk policy and structures for business units, design and review processes for risk management, develop risk response processes including contingency and business continuity programmes. Our programme is based on current research and publications in the field, and taught by staff who understand the key concerns of managers in both the private and public sectors. This programme is offered full-time and by distance... [-]

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Post address
GCU London
40 Fashion Street
Spitalfields,

London, E1 6PX GB
Location address
40 Fashion Street
Spitalfields,

London, England, E1 6PX GB