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Manchester Metropolitan University

International Business Management

Designed to further develop the understanding of the business knowledge you gained during your first degree, this programme will enhance your skills in the key areas of business by placing them in an international business context. Studying areas such as international strategy and the international environment, you will gain an understanding of theoretical and conceptual management through a globally-focused core syllabus.

The option units enable you to focus on an area of your choice such as marketing, logistics management, project management, HR, finance or strategy.
During your studies, you will have the opportunity to participate in:

- Option to undertake an additional 12 month internship

- Industry visits to real companies

- Short term internships with local employers

- Live business projects for real clients

- A live consultancy project for your final dissertation

This course is taught at the Business School by an international team of research-active specialists and your learning is informed by our research activities from our Centre for International Business and Innovation.

Aimed at those who have studied a business related degree at undergraduate level or equivalent, or who possess considerable workplace experience, this course is suitable for both UK, EU and international students wishing to progress their academic knowledge of management and apply this understanding to an international business context.

Entry requirements

MSc: Normally a good UK honours degree (minimum 2:2), or international equivalent, in a business-related subject. We will also consider your application if you have significant management experience or degree equivalent professional qualifications.

If your first language is not English and your first degree was not taught in English, you must have an English language score of IETLS 6.5, or equivalent such as TOEFL IBT 90. If your IETLS score is 5.5 we may offer you a place on the provision that you successfully complete an approved English language course at the University.
Overseas applicants will require IELTS with an overall score of 6.5 with no less than 5.5 in any category, or an equivalent accepted English qualification.


All of the books required for the course are available from the library. The University also has PC labs and a laptop loan service. However, many students choose to buy some of the core textbooks for the course and/or a laptop. Students may also need to print their assignments and other documents. Campus printing costs start from 5p per page. Estimated costs are £300 for a laptop up to £100 each year for books and printing.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Fee locale Course duration
PgDip Full-time £ 5,640 (Whole course) Home/EU 9 Months
PgDip Full-time £ 9,600 (Whole course) International 9 Months
PgCert Full-time £ 2,820 (Whole course) Home/EU 4 8 Months
PgCert Full-time £ 4,800 (Whole course) International 4 8 Months
MSc Full-time £ 8,460 (Whole course) Home/EU 1 Years
MSc Full-time £ 14,400 (Whole course) International 1 Years
MSc Full-time September 2019 1 Years

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