International Business MSc

Manage your future

A Master’s in International Business will give you the opportunity to gain an in-depth understanding of the rapidly changing and dynamic international environment, as well as various cross border business activities.

Key facts

Entry requirements

IELTS 6.0 (with a minimum of 5.5 in all bands)

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Term dates and intakes

February 2021

Term starts: 01/02/2021

Why study international business?

In this course, you will develop the skills needed to identify strategies available to firms operating at an international level, and develop a critical understanding of their activities. This programme will provide the opportunity for you to study a wide range of topics in international business, from both a theoretical and practical perspective.

What you’ll study

There are five compulsory modules, you then choose three options depending on your interests. You will have the opportunity to pursue the area that interests you most with your research project.

  • Course modules


    • The Context of International Business
    • The Global Professional
    • Individual Research Project
    • Research Methods
    • The Strategy of International Business


    (choose two)

    • International Finance
    • Leading, Managing and Developing People
    • Strategic Management


    (choose one)

    • Modern Banking
    • Emotional Intelligence for the Effective Leader
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Joint first in England for the proportion of staff with teaching qualifications

(HESA 2020)


Teaching quality

Your tutors have professional experience in their fields and will be able to share the latest developments in the workplace. They will also be able to provide insight of how the theory you will learn can be applied in your future.

Your classes will be taught mainly using case studies and evaluated through assessments and group projects.