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International Management

Multinational companies must overcome various challenges to do business across borders. On this course, you’ll develop your understanding of those challenges. Focusing on Europe and East Asia, you’ll look at the opportunities in these regions and the way business is done. You also have the option to study a language.

You can apply to do a project-based dissertation, working with an external organisation. Recent projects include researching the international student market in the UK for an immigration consultancy. You can also apply to spend summer at another leading university overseas.

Entry requirements

Minimum 2:1 or an approved professional qualification.

English language requirements

Overall IELTS grade of 6.5 with a minimum of 6.0 in all components.

Course modules

Core modules

  • Research Methods
  • International Human Resource Studies
  • International Management
  • International Business Strategy
  • European Business
  • Dissertation

Examples of optional modules

Three of the following:

  • Theories of Intercultural Communication
  • Trading in and with East Asia
  • Investing in East Asia
  • Work and Organisation in East Asia
  • Entrepreneurial Economies
  • Negotiation and Intercultural Communication

One of the following:

  • Business and the Economy of Japan
  • Business and Management in Contemporary Korea
  • Contemporary Chinese Business Management
  • Negotiation and Intercultural Communication
  • Creating Entrepreneurial Ventures

Assessment methods

Individual assignments, group projects, end-of-semester examinations and a dissertation.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Fee locale Course duration
MSc Full-time £ 11,750 (Whole course) Home/EU 1 Years
MSc Full-time £ 21,250 (Whole course) International 1 Years

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