Taught course

Management and International Business

Birmingham City University · Birmingham City Business School

Entry requirements

An honours degree of a British university or equivalent institution (minimum 2:2). For 18-month version, a third-class honours or ordinary degree. An equivalent graduate level qualification from an overseas university or equivalent institution (minimum 2:2). A pre-master's programme approved by Birmingham City University A pre-master's programme with a minimum of 55% average Other qualifications will be considered on a case by case basis. For further details, please visit our website.

Months of entry

January, September

Course content

Accredited by the Chartered Management Institute (CMI), our Management and International Business course teaches you the fundamental skills and attributes you need to become a successful international manager. You’ll become adept at strategic and tactical business decisions, understanding international cultural differences, and managing and motivating staff in businesses on an international scale.

You will experience working in internationally diverse student team based projects collaborating to deliver effective and professional reports and presentations as part of module assessments reflecting the professional practice of international management. Throughout the course, the programme team will give you the support you need to realise your potential and we look forward to working with you to develop your knowledge, understanding and skills for the career of your choice.

Initially in the first stage, you will examine the key challenges faced by global businesses to fully appreciate the complexity and dynamics of leadership and management practice. This will see you broaden your skills in organisation, communication and working with others, particularly within an increasingly diverse cultural context.

During the second stage of your course, you will begin to explore the complexity of international operations management integrated with corporate social responsibility, sustainability and the role of innovation.You’ll be taught international strategy while also developing your research skills in preparation for your major project.

Information for international students

English language requirement for these courses is a minimum TOEFL score of 575 or a minimum IELTS score of 6.0 average. For more information please visit our website.

Fees and funding

UK students
International students

Qualification and course duration


full time
12 - 18 months

Course contact details

Postgraduate Enquiries
+44 (0)121 331 5595