Taught course

International Business Management

Glasgow Caledonian University · Glasgow School for Business and Society

Entry requirements

Normally a UK Honours degree 2.2 or equivalent.

Each application to GCU is considered on an individual basis. If you do not have the typical academic entry qualifications, but can demonstrate relevant work experience and/or credits from recognised professional bodies, you may be eligible to enter this course via the University's Recognition of Prior Learning scheme.

Months of entry

January, September

Course content

Meet the challenges of today's international business world - fast-paced, knowledge-based and interconnected across the globe. GCU's MSc International Business Management equips you with successful strategies, policies and practices key to managing these challenges. Further, it prepares you for responsible leadership, cross-cultural awareness and global citizenship so that you can find success in your work while contributing to the common good.

GCU's community brings together a culturally diverse group of classmates and colleagues to foster collaboration, innovation and growth. You'll learn from accomplished professors and industry professionals, alongside entrepreneurial and talented classmates from all over the world. You'll expand your knowledge, leadership skills and interpersonal skills - as well as your perspective. At GCU, the process of becoming a leader is academic, practical and social.

The curriculum brings together theoretical knowledge and real-world skills in international business.

  • Understand the challenges faced by today's managers and develop methods to address them
  • Learn from interactive sessions with industry professionals
  • Explore real-world case studies
  • Collaborate on group presentations and projects
  • Sharpen your skills in analysis, problem-solving and critical thinking

Through a practical, career-focused curriculum, the MSc International Business Management will prepare you for a highly successful career in international business management.

As a responsible business person, an ethical decision-maker, and a strong leader with integrity, you will contribute to the common good and make a positive impact in your community.

Information for international students

English Language: Academic IELTS score of 6.0 (or equivalent) with no element below 5.5.

Please note: if you are from a majority English speaking country, you may not be required to provide further proof of your English Language proficiency.

International students who do not meet the academic requirements may be eligible for the International Graduate Diploma programme. Successful completion of this INTO course with the required grades means guaranteed conditional offer of a place on the degree programme at Glasgow Caledonian University.

If you do not meet the English language requirements, you may be eligible for the English for University Study programme.

Fees and funding

Please see the funding page.

Qualification and course duration


full time
12-16 months

Course contact details

Postgraduate Admissions
+44 (0)141 331 8630