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Liverpool John Moores University

Liverpool John Moores University

International Business and Management

LJMU's International Business and Management MSc is delivered by specialist academics with expert knowledge of how to deploy and manage global strategies.

- Develop the skills and knowledge required for a successful career in international business management

- Benefit from innovative learning and teaching approaches applying theoretical concepts through contemporary business simulations

- Study in Liverpool, a key city for international business and trade and a truly global commercial setting

- Access research and internship opportunities in Merseyside and surrounding areas

This course will open up a wealth of global opportunities providing the range of knowledge necessary to negotiate between countries, cultures, political and economic systems and other commercial borders.

Entry requirements

MSc: You will need:

a minimum 2:2 honours degree


a professional qualification or award equivalent to the above


significant work experience at a suitable level

Additional Information

IELTS 6.0 (minimum 5.5 in each component)
Pearson 50-57
RPL is accepted on this programme
International students applying to study a full-time taught Masters, MRes, MPhil or PhD at LJMU should check if they require an Academic Technology Approval Scheme or ATAS certificate. Contact International Admissions Team for more details
International students entering on a Tier 4 visa cannot study part time

If you have any specific queries, please contact

Please note: All international qualifications are subject to a qualification equivalency check via NARIC.

View country specific entry requirements:

Contact LJMU's International Admissions Team ( for guidance on visa information. Further information is also available from our international web pages:

Course modules

Your programme is made up of a number of core modules which are part of the course framework. Some programmes also have optional modules that can be selected to enhance your learning in certain areas and many feature a dissertation, extended report or research project to demonstrate your advanced learning.

Core Modules

Management Theory and Leadership (20 credits)
Economics and Finance (20 credits)
Strategic Management (20 credits)
Managing Business Research 1 (10 credits)
Managing Business Research 2 (10 credits)
Management Competencies (20 credits)
Management Across Cultures (10 credits)
International Business and Trade (10 credits)
International Research Project (60 credits)

Assessment methods

To cater for the wide-ranging content of our courses and the varied learning preferences of our students, we offer a range of assessment methods on each programme. Assessment techniques vary from module to module to reflect relevant assessment approaches and the key learning points of each topic.

A variety of assessment methods are used on this programme, including:

problem-solving exercises
practical projects
case studies
research-based projects
literature reviews
group presentations
group and individual report
reflective reviews class tests

Feedback is provided in all modules, and extensively in supporting workshops. In most modules, you will be expected to complete more than one piece of formal assessment.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Fee locale Course duration
MSc Full-time £ 5,950 (Academic year) Home/EU 1 Years
MSc Full-time £ 11,630 (Academic year) International 1 Years
MSc Full-time September 2019 13,950 (Year 1) International 1 Years
MSc Full-time September 2019 6,900 (Year 1) England 1 Years
MSc Full-time September 2019 6,900 (Year 1) EU 1 Years
MSc Full-time September 2019 6,900 (Year 1) Northern Ireland 1 Years
MSc Full-time September 2019 6,900 (Year 1) Scotland 1 Years
MSc Full-time September 2019 6,900 (Year 1) Wales 1 Years

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