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International Business

This programme explores the economic, political, technological and cultural factors facing international business in the modern trade environment. It will prepare students for a rewarding career in multinational enterprises and global organisations and provide them with a thorough grounding to gain further professional qualifications in any international organisation. They can also build their knowledge of the business, economic, financial, legal and cultural factors facing international companies today.

Entry requirements

An undergraduate degree (2.2 or above) in a relevant subject. Direct entry onto the diploma stage is also available for students with a postgraduate certificate in a relevant subject area.

Course modules

Modules may include: international economics for business and finance; markets, customers and marketing; customer behaviour and decision making; HRM in an international context; improving financial performance; international business theory and strategy; national and international sale of goods; financial market analysis; mergers and acquisitions; independent study.

Assessment methods

A wide range of coursework assessment methods are used on this programme.


You will need to gain 180 credits in total to complete the full MA or MSc. If you are studying part time you will normally complete your studies over two or three years, depending on the course structure.

Please note that all fees may be subject to annual increase.

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