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Do you want to progress your career in international business and management?
This course will strengthen your critical understanding of international business, trade and strategy.
You will explore international trade, strategy, strategic foresight, leadership skills, business analytics, marketing management and cross cultural management. You will also be guided in your final piece of work; a dissertation on an international business management topic of your choosing.
A range of teaching and learning methods including lectures, seminars and group work will be used to encourage you to develop intellectual and cognitive skills. All methods will employ to some extent the features like didactic exposition, interactive sessions, research and directed private study.
Case study-based learning is employed throughout the course and is intended to enable you to develop, inter alia, the ability to identify the issues in need of research, apply subject specific knowledge to a realistic and/or practical context, make critical judgments of the merits of a particular argument and present and make reasoned choices between alternative solutions.
The case studies may take the form of real cases or issues in debate at any given moment in time or may be hypothetical problems which are reflective of realistic problems.
Compared to an undergraduate course, you will find that this Masters course requires a higher level of independent reading and research.
Some modules have prerequisites. Read more about what this means in our Help and Advice article.
Our typical offer is:
|a Canadian bachelor's degree||GPA 2.40|
|a USA bachelor's degree||GPA 2.5|
If you already hold a postgraduate qualification, please see our Applying for additional postgraduate degrees Help and Advice article.
If you don't meet our standard entry requirements, you can take one of the foundation pathways at our partners ONCAMPUS Sunderland. Find out more information and whether your course is eligible on our ONCAMPUS page.
If your qualification is not listed above, please contact the Student Administration team at firstname.lastname@example.org for further advice.
To apply for this course you will need a 2:2 honours degree or above in any discipline.
If English is not your first language, please see our English language requirements.
*European Union (EU), EEA (European Economic Area), and Swiss nationals who do not qualify for the EU Settlement Scheme are classed as international, however, for 23/24 admission you will receive a European student fee scholarship and will pay the home tuition fee rate for the duration of your studies. The discounted fee will be reflected in your offer letter. Learn more in our Help and Advice article.
Take a look at the Your Finances section to find out about the scholarships and bursaries that may be available to you.
This information was correct at the time of publication.
When you graduate from this course you will have excellent business skills and you’ll be ready to step into a leadership or management role in a wide variety of industries. Multinational corporations need managers and business leaders who have an international outlook and can work across the global economy. MSc International Business Management is an excellent choice for those that desire to work in international business.
Some of the companies which employ our Business graduates include: Microsoft, IBM, Nike, Adidas, P&G, Lloyds TSB, Marriott Hotels, and the NHS.
We invite business leaders into the University to share their experiences with you. Past speakers include John Sisk & Son's Senior Project Manager, Production Control Director from Nissan, the Head of Studios at Warner Bros UK, senior consultants from Global Blackswan, Sunderland Football Club’s CEO and several successful entrepreneurs from the North East.
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