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U21Global Online Graduate School

U21Global Online Graduate School

U21Global Online Graduate School


U21Global is the institution of choice for students who want to learn for themselves, for the world and for the future.

At U21Global, our academic content is of the highest standards, our delivery seamless. The result is an interactive, dynamic brand of executive education that utilises the most sophisticated technology and the Internet to give you an invaluable learning experience.

Established in 2001, U21Global is the world's premier online Graduate School that offers globally recognised graduate programmes. The graduate school in close collaboration and partnership with four partner universities – the University of Birmingham (UK), the University of Melbourne (AU), the University of Nottingham (UK) and the University of Virginia (US). U21Global combines the traditional quality of its founders and partners with innovative modes of delivery on the Internet, providing students with substantial learning advantages while balancing work, travel and family life.

U21Global has successfully enrolled students from over 72 countries around the world including those from Asia, Australia, Africa, Europe and the Americas. The postgraduate programmes draw upon the best practices in online learning and pedagogy to prepare the students more effectively for careers in a borderless world economy.

The programmes offered by U21Global are governed by an Academic Senate which includes a senior academic from each of the four partner universities. The Academic Senate applies rigorous academic judgment and expertise to ensure that the quality of all existing and future U21Global programmes meet the high standards set by each partner university.

EFMD Accreditation

U21Global's MBA programme has been awarded the prestigious European Foundation for Management Development (EFMD) accreditation for teChnology-Enhanced Learning (CEL). This international accreditation recognises the high quality of the MBA at U21Global and affirms our benchmark-setting standards in pedagogy, assessment, student services and learning outcomes.

The CEL accreditation is aimed at setting the standards for technology-enhanced management education programmes, rather than the face-to-face programmes that are covered by EFMD's EQUIS accreditation.

EFMD is an international, membership-driven organisation based in Brussels, Belgium, with more than 500 member organisations, from academia, business, public service and consultancy in over 65 countries.

U21Global is an EFMD member and Professor John Spinks (Executive Director of U21Global) serves on the CEL Advisory Board following the U21Global accreditation.

AACSB Accreditation

U21Global is an international member of AACSB - the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business.