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MAInternational Business and Management

Tuition fee £15,500 per year
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Easier communication, more efficient international transportation, the relocation of production and services, and a significant increase in economic migration have made the study of international business and management increasingly relevant.

This course attracts students from every corner of the globe and reflects the main areas of international business. It integrates theoretical knowledge with practical enterprise skills in a global context, and also gives you the chance to develop your knowledge and management skills so that you can pursue a career in multinational companies, overseas trade and international organisations.

A highlight for many students are the study trips and company visits organised throughout the course which provide an opportunity for networking and extending learning in new environments.

Students on this course also benefit from free access to part of the material on the course reading list.

Programme structure

Core modules

Business Research Methods

The module aims to develop your knowledge and competence of the research process and the application of research methods in the area of business and management.

Financial Analysis for Managers

In this module you will focus on the interpretation of corporate financial reports, and develop the confidence and expertise to use financial techniques and concepts in business decision making.

Human Resource Strategies for the International Manager

This module aims to help you identify your likely future roles as a manager, and the contribution of HR management to organisation objectives.

Information Management

This module will help you to understand information systems, assess the different information needs of organisations, and enable you to assess the increasing importance of e-business in the commercial world.

International Business Strategy

The module offers a critical, theoretically informed review of the practices of international business management.

International Economics

This module has been designed to enhance your understanding of the contemporary international economy and of evolving issues and trends in the global business environment. You will cover a range of topics, including international finance and trade, economic integration, foreign investment, international economic institutions, and environmental issues.

International Marketing Management

This module will help you to understand the role of marketing in the international business world of the 21st century.


The purpose of this module is to test your analytical skills and motivation. It is also designed to develop your ability to organise a systematic study of a theme, time management and presentation skills. The project is expected to reflect both a high order of independence in thinking, and proficiency of execution of an academic task.

Career opportunities

As a business and management postgraduate, you can look forward to excellent career prospects in general management or in relevant aspects of the economics of international business or as international finance specialists.

Our postgraduates have gone onto successful careers with international companies and charities and within overseas trade, with many of our international postgraduates fulfilling such roles in their own countries.

Apply now! Spring semester 2019/20
Application period has ended
Studies commence
Feb 1, 2020

Application deadlines apply to citizens of: United States