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MSc International Business Management is for those that want to progress their career in international business and management anywhere in the globe.
The course will strengthen your critical understanding of the international business environment, trade and strategy. Regular guest speakers and expert tutors bring their knowledge of employability and the requirements of business in a global context.
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.
The University of Sunderland Business School is associated with the following bodies:
Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business
Principles for Responsible Management Education
European Foundation for Management Development
Chartered Association of Business Schools
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.
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.
The fee for this course is:
Please note, part-time courses are not available to international students who require a Tier 4 visa to study in the UK.
If you are not sure whether you qualify as a UK, EU or international student, find out 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 students. Past speakers include Divine Chocolate’s Head of Sales and Marketing and Sunderland Football Club’s CEO.
Learning from business professionals can be very useful if you’re not sure what career to pursue when you graduate. If you already have a plan for your career, these events are an excellent way to start building a network of business contacts.
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