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International Management

This course will help you to develop the knowledge and skills required by international managers and leaders to operate globally. It provides you with a broad knowledge and understanding of the practices and processes of international management. You'll develop your understanding of the national and global contexts in which international managers operate. You'll also gain an appreciation of how those contexts have an impact on managerial expectations and preferences in different cultural environments. The programme is practical in its orientation with an emphasis on the skills of working, managing and leading in various organisational settings.

Entry requirements

Good first degree in business or management, or a non-business degree plus some work experience in international trade or business, or equivalent.

Applications from those who can demonstrate that their work experience merits direct entry to the programme will also be considered.

We may ask you to undertake a formal interview to discuss your achievements and aspirations.

You must be competent in word processing, the use of spreadsheets and in report writing.

English language requirements

For students whose first language is not English, please visit the website for more about the English language requirements for studying at Strathclyde.

Course modules

Semester 1: Professional management practice; managing across cultures; managing people in organisations.
Semester 2: Marketing management; global business environment; finance and financial management.
Semester 3: Project methodology; business strategy; international entrepreneurship; consultancy in practice; the MIM project; electives.

Assessment methods

The course is assessed through written assignments, group and individual projects, exams and presentations.


Please contact the Business School for PgDip course fees.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Fee locale Course duration
Postgraduate Diploma - PgDip Full-time September 2017 9 Months
MSc Full-time September 2017 GBP 19,500 (Year 1) International 12 Months
MSc Full-time September 2017 GBP 12,000 (Year 1) Home/EU 12 Months

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