MBA Program in Malta

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Duration
15 months
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Languages
english
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Location
Malta
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Annual Intakes
october
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class schedule 
3 days/ week (evenings) or weekends
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Tuition fee
€ 9,900*
(up to 40% scholarships granted by the Financial Aid Committee)

*an additional annual administrative fee (950 EUR) and registration fee (200 EUR) must be paid.

Master In Business Administration in Malta

GBSB Global Business School's MBA program in Malta offers a flexible and interactive 15-month program tailored for global business professionals who develop reflective and responsible leadership skills in an innovative, entrepreneurial, and global business environment. Tailored for global business professionals who develop reflective and responsible leadership skills in an innovative, entrepreneurial, and global business environment. Designed to cultivate responsible global leaders, it has earned acclaim for its transformative methodology.

This program utilizes advanced teaching methods, including case studies, situational analysis, simulation games, and hands-on classes, ensuring students gain practical knowledge and a competitive advantage in the job market.
Students engage in a continuous practical project throughout the program to gain insight into the transformative effects of Industry 4.0 on business management.
Develop sought-after entrepreneurial skills and a growth mindset through design thinking, agile methodologies, and mind mapping. Moreover, the program provides pioneering innovative elective tracks such as Digital Business & Ecosystem, Supply Chain, and Financial Planning, enabling students to focus on emerging domains and acquire skills in high demand.

GBSB Global's MBA program equips students with the skills and knowledge they need to succeed in the dynamic and ever-evolving digital age.
This program is internationally accredited by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP) in the USA, the Accreditation Service for International Schools, Colleges and Universities (ASIC) in the UK.

Higher Education Program: Master of Business Administration (MBA)

Accreditation Status: An officially recognized qualification awarded by GBSB Global Business School, licensed as Higher Education Institution by the Malta Further & Higher Education Authority (License number: 2020-012).

MQF/EQF Level: MFHEA deems this qualification to be at Level 7 of the Malta Qualifications Framework and the European Qualifications Framework for Lifelong Learning.

Number of ECTS Credits: 90 ECTS

 

 

Get a Tax Credit with Get Qualified Scheme (MEDE)

Benefit from a tax credit (up to 70% ) enabling you to recover part of the costs incurred during the studies in Malta.

Claim your Tax Credit Certificate via Get Qualified scheme, administered and controlled by the National Skills Council within the Ministry for Education and Employment (MEDE) of Malta.

Rankings, Accreditations And Partnerships

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GBSB Global is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP) in the USA
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Accredited by the Malta Further & Higher Education Authority (MFHEA)
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Awarded a Five Stars Business School for Teaching, Academic Development, Employment Opportunities, Business and Management studies, Inclusivity and Online Learning
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Recognized as a Tier One MBA in Global and European MBA Rankings 2023 by the CEO Magazine

Uncover the Influence of GBSB Global MBA on Students' Careers

GBSB Global fosters a vibrant and diverse student community, with representatives from over 100 nations. United as a group, our students form the heart of our institution. Their eagerness to connect and engage with each other, both professionally and personally, cultivates a rich and multicultural environment, creating an inclusive identity where everyone feels warmly welcomed.

GBSB Global's MBA program offers more than just a study abroad experience. It fosters a culture of lasting peer-to-peer learning and belonging beyond graduation, encouraging students to learn from both professors and diverse classmates. With a commitment to providing a uniq educational experience and a variety of customizable pathways, GBSB Global's on-campus MBA is an ideal choice for ambitious individuals aiming to make a significant impact in the global business landscape.

Program Highlights

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Innovative elective tracks focused on the digital economy
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Cutting-edge MBA curriculum designed for the modern business landscape
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Professors with deep expertise and a profound understanding of industry practices
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Cutting-edge technologies elevating the learning environment
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Access to industry visionaries for professional growth and mentorship
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Supportive and inclusive learning environment that fosters personal and professional growth
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Practical learning experience through real-world case studies and projects

Program Structure

At GBSB Global, MBA Students empowed to thrive in the dynamic business world, equiped with the adaptability and leadership skills required to excel in a hybrid work setting.

This program tailored to empower students with the essential knowledge, skills, competencies, and strengths required to navigate the intricacies of Business 4.0: from business innovation and the digital ecosystem to AI, emotional leadership, and neuromarketing, the program offers a profound understanding of the dynamic global business landscape.

Sneak Peeks of the MBA at GBSB Global

INDUCTION WEEKS (2 WEEKS)

International Week: Leadership Through Simulation
PR: Risk Management Workshops for Top Management
Global Scenario: Where are we going to workshops

 

ACQUIRE KNOWLEDGE ON THE STRATEGIC, OPERATIONAL, AND TACTICAL LEVELS OF BUSINESS

Accounting and Reporting Analysis (6 ECTS)
Financial Planning (6 ECTS)
Business Analytics for Decision-Making (6 ECTS)

 

DESIGNING AND APPLYING ADAPTIVE MULTI-DIMENSIONAL BUSINESS MODELS

Business Innovation and Digital Ecosystem (6 ECTS)
Corporate Strategy (6 ECTS)
Economics for Business (6 ECTS)

 

FOSTERING BUSINESS AGILITY WITHIN DIFFERENT FUNCTIONAL AREAS

Supply Chain and Operation Strategy (6 ECTS)
Marketing and International Positioning (6 ECTS)
Leadership, Human Resources, and Organization (6 ECTS)

 

SOLVING REAL-WORLD BUSINESS PROBLEMS BY WORKING ON A FINAL PROJECT

Project Management in Action (Consulting Project) (8 ECTS)

In this module, students work in teams to help solve real business problems for real organizations or existing well-known companies (clients). Students work on a specific consulting project through which they learn business and project management methodologies and tools, examine the key challenges facing an organization, and apply this knowledge to make informed decisions. These consulting projects help students increase their practical experience before graduation, expand their professional network, and enhance their long-term career opportunities.

EMBRACE YOUR MBA POTENTIAL: CREATE A PERSONALIZED ELECTIVE TRACK TO SUCCESS

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    AI FOR BUSINESS APPLICATION

    Key Topics:

    AI for Business Application

    Strategy Change and Transformation

    Competing in the Cyberspace

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    STRATEGY CHANGE AND TRANSFORMATION

    Key topics:

    Circular economy

    SmartCity management 3.0

    AI for management and Infrastructure Development

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    COMPETING IN THE CYBERSPACE

    Key Topics:

    Innovation and Brand Building

    Consumer Behavior and UX

    Neuromarketing

LEARNING-BY-DOING & CAREER PROGRESSION

BUSINESS SIMULATION

A simulation recreates real-world experiences so that learners can practice in a risk-free environment. Empower students - by taking control of a business enterprise, participants see and understand how a business works from top to bottom.

INDUSTRY VISITS & GUEST SPEAKERS

During your MBA program you will visit several multinational and start-up companies, business incubators and organizations of different kinds. You will also meet key people from different industries. This will help you to understand how professionals conduct business in the real world.

BOOST YOUR CAREER

Our MBA Program includes career assessment workshops, access to career fairs, and company presentations to guide your professional journey. You'll also benefit from our career portal, offering internships and job opportunities. An optional internship feature allows for practical experience, enhancing your academic learning and career prospects.

DEMONSTRATE YOUR EXPERTISE & CAPACITY FOR LEADERSHIP BY PRESENTING A COMPREHENSIVE FINAL PROJECT

Leadership And Entrepreneurial Final Project (10 ECTS)

The Final Project (Capstone) is a complex assignment that serves as the ultimate academic and intellectual experience for MBA students. It involves the integration of knowledge acquired throughout the program to explore a specific idea or issue within the student's field of specialization. The Final Project requires students to identify an existing problem in a real-world setting and apply the skills and methods they have learned to develop a solution that directly addresses the problem. Students have the option to choose between a research-oriented or problem-solving approach when developing their Final Project. The solutions presented by students are interactive and practical and can be implemented in professional settings or in further research and study.

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Learning Objectives

EXPLORE THE IMPACT OF DISRUPTIVE TECHNOLOGIES ON BUSINESS MANAGEMENT

Earn an on-campus Master's degree in Business Administration and gain a deep understanding of the transformative impact of disruptive technologies on business management. Learn how innovative managers seek creative solutions that push boundaries and achieve progress beyond the ordinary.

UNDERSTANDING THE INTERCONNECTED GLOBAL LANDSCAPE

As globalization intensifies, businesses are becoming more interconnected than ever. Earn an on-campus Master's degree in Business Administration and understand the impact of the global economic environment on financial markets and commerce around the world.

MASTER ENTREPRENEURSHIP AND RESOURCE MANAGEMENT

Develop a growth mindset based on design thinking, agile methodologies, and mind mapping. Study case studies and learn how to effectively manage resources to optimize business operations. Earn an on-campus Master's degree in Business Administration and gain in-demand entrepreneurial skills.

IMPROVE COMMUNICATION AND CUSTOMER RELATIONSHIP MANAGEMENT

Communicating effectively with diverse groups in a variety of settings is essential for success in today's business environment. Earn an on-campus Master's degree in Business Administration and improve your communication skills. Develop the ability to provide exceptional customer service and train teams to follow your lead.

DEVELOP LEADERSHIP SKILLS FOR GLOBAL MANAGERS

Earn an on-campus Master's degree in Business Administration and develop the competencies you need to succeed in today's business arena. Learn how to lead teams across borders, communicate effectively, make presentations, and negotiate.

GAIN KNOWLEDGE OF BUSINESS STRUCTURE AND ETHICS

Organizational structures vary from company to company, and each communicates its ethical policies differently. Earn an on-campus Master's degree in Business Administration and gain a solid understanding of the basic principles. Learn how to effectively communicate ethical standards to employees to build loyalty and commitment.

Career Opportunities

The GBSB Global MBA in Malta is tailored to align with individual professional goals and personal interests, ensuring it is not a standardized program. This MBA inspires graduates to make daring choices, establish lifelong networks, enhance leadership and cross-cultural communication skills, and utilize their profound knowledge to lead effectively in any organization. With this degree, students can confidently cultivate the business mindset and experience required to attain their career objectives in their chosen field.

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Career Impact

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Positions – Salaries

35%
of GBSB Global graduates acquired upper, senior, or executive management positions after graduation
65%
indicated a salary increase within a year after graduation
73%
of graduates increased their professional responsibilities to a certain degree after graduation

Master Profile

The MBA program offered by GBSB Global Business School in Malta provides professionals with the opportunity to enhance their skills and knowledge in a flexible and convenient manner.

In terms of career outlooks, individuals with an MBA degree often have a competitive advantage in the job market. They are sought after by employers for their advanced knowledge and skills, as well as their ability to take on leadership roles.

General requirements:

  • Professionals with a Bachelor's degree at EQF Level 6;
  • Candidates with at least three years of relevant full-time work experience with strong, consistent career development and performance;
  • International students interested in expanding their networking opportunities;
  • Proficient in English.

Master's Program Duration: 4 Quarters = 1 Academic Year

Requirements

To be qualified for the following entry profiles:

  • Bachelor's degree or a recognized equivalent at EQF/MQF Level 6 (minimum 180 ECTS) in Business, Social Science, or Business Studies;
  • Applicants holding a Bachelor's degree or a recognized equivalent at EQF/MQF Level 6 (minimum 180 ECTS) not in Business-related studies are eligible to apply to the GBSB Global MBA program after successfully passing the admissions process (application form and admissions interview);
  • Three years of relevant professional experience in the private and/or public sector or volunteering;
  • Applicants holding a Bachelor's degree or a recognized equivalent at EQF/MQF Level 6 (minimum 180 ECTS) not in Business-related studies are eligible to apply to the GBSB Global MBA program after successfully passing an internal admission test and presenting a motivational letter.

Proof of Proficiency in the English Language:

  • Native English speaker;
  • TOEFL - Minimum score: 213 (computer-based), 79/93 (internet-based), or 550 (paper-based);
  • IELTS - Minimum score: 6.5;
  • Cambridge ESOL, Certificate in Advanced English (CAE) - Minimum score: C1;
  • English as the language of instruction during previous studies in the formal educational system;
  • Internal English level testing at GBSB Global.
Application Fee
€ 100
Registration Fee 
€ 200
Administrative Fee 
€ 950
Tuition Fee for One Academic Year (90 ECTS Credits)
€ 9,900

A discount may be applied if the student chooses to pay the full amount at the time of program acceptance.

If payments are not paid by the deadlines, a penalty fee of 5% of the remaining tuition amount will be charged. Program fees do not include accommodation, flights, insurance or program materials. Students who wish to participate in Global Study Trips may do so by paying additional fees.

 

Scholarship 

Are you aspiring to become a global business leader? Do you dream of pursuing an MBA with an international perspective? GBSB Global Business School is delighted to offer prestigious scholarships for:

 

  • Global Excellent Leaders
  • Outstanding Women Leaders
  • Highly innovative candidates and entrepreneurs

 

Who aim to excel in the world of business.

 

Overview

The MBA Scholarships are designed to support promising individuals seeking to pursue a Master of Business Administration (MBA) at GBSB Global Business School, one of the premier institutions in international business and management education.

As an MBA scholarship recipient at GBSB Global, you'll have access to a world-class education that emphasizes innovation, leadership, and global awareness. We believe that by fostering your growth as a future global business leader, we contribute to the international business landscape.

This scholarship opportunity is available for admitted MBA candidates and it's valid for both; definite and conditional admitted candidates (those who still have some documents pending to complete their admission application).

The scholarship award process is ongoing if there are funds available from the Foundation. In this regard, we recommend that candidates apply several months in

advance to secure their scholarships and a spot in the desired intake on the campus where they will pursue their MBA.

You can apply for your scholarship within the same admission application.

In case of obtaining more than one type of scholarship, the most beneficial one for the candidate will be considered.

Scholarships are not cumulative.

 

To be eligible for this scholarship, you must meet the following criteria:

Eligible Countries: Open to applicants from around the world. No geographical restrictions.

MBA Program: Apply for the MBA program at GBSB Global, which is eligible for the MBA scholarship.

Tuition Fees: You should be liable to pay tuition fees at GBSB Global.

Work Experience: Demonstrate relevant work experience, reflecting your potential as a business leader.

 

The MBA Scholarship Does Not Cover:

  • Additional grants for family members.
  • Application fees to GBSB Global.
  • Changes to the MBA program awarded.
  • Extensions or alterations to the scholarship period.

 

GLOBAL EXCELLENT LEADERS UP TO 40% FROM TUITION FEES

A merit scholarship is typically awarded based on academic achievement (academic excellence) or extracurricular activities.

By applying for admission to GBSB GLOBAL, candidates are automatically considered for this merit-based award, and no scholarship application is required. Candidates who are nominated for this scholarship will be notified of their admission offer.

Amount: The amount awarded will vary depending on the candidate’s merit and available funding at the time of admission. The maximum % awarded will be 40%.

 

WOMEN´S LEADERSHIP SCHOLARSHIPS UP TO 30% FROM TUITION FEES

The scholarship is specifically designed for MBA women candidates from all nationalities who have demonstrated outstanding leadership skills throughout their professional lives.

Awarded based on talent and/or needs-based criteria.

Amount: The amount awarded will vary depending on the candidate´s profile and available funding at the time of admission. The maximum % awarded will be 30%.

 

LEADERSHIP AND INNOVATION SCHOLARSHIPS UP TO 40% FROM TUITION FEES

The ideal candidate would be someone who has demonstrated strong leadership traits and innovative thinking during their professional lives and wants to motivate positive change in the community and business.

Amount: The amount awarded will vary depending on the candidate’s profile and available funding at the time of admission. The maximum % awarded will be 40%.