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Entry requirements

You will need:

a minimum second class honours degree
an equivalent professional qualification
an equivalent award
significant work experience at a suitable level
Additional Information
IELTS 6.0 (minimum 5.5 in each component)
Pearson PTE Academic requirements: 64 (minimum 59 in each component for UKVI purposes)
RPL is accepted on this programme
International students applying to study a full-time taught Masters, MRes, MPhil or PhD at LJMU should check if they require an Academic Technology Approval Scheme or ATAS certificate. Contact International Admissions Team for more details
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Months of entry


Course content

This Advanced Practice course combines theoretical learning of business and management from a global perspective, along with the application of practical skills.
Develop the skills and knowledge required for a successful career in International Business Management
The Harvard Business School programme 'Microeconomics of competitiveness' is delivered within the Managing Strategy module, as part of our affiliation with their Institute for Strategy and Competitiveness
You will enjoy a very rich cultural experience working with students that have come from different parts of the world. This will provide a valuable opportunity to develop the necessary skills for working in a multicultural environment.
Benefit from innovative learning and teaching approaches applying theoretical concepts through contemporary business simulations
Apply theoretical concepts by undertaking a business consultancy project
Study in Liverpool, a key city for international business and trade and a truly global commercial setting
This course will open up a wealth of global opportunities providing the range of knowledge necessary to negotiate between countries, cultures, political and economic systems and other commercial borders.
Completing this MSc will not only take you to the next level of academic achievement, it will also boost your knowledge base and enable you to apply for roles that surpass your current position. You will gain advanced business acumen and the enhanced skills in leadership and strategy you need to be an effective management professional, regardless of location.
This qualification will provide access to roles requiring an international, commercial world-view.
In semester 1 of year 2, you and your fellow students will undertake a group consultancy project, working on a project brief provided by a business. This project enables you to apply the theoretical knowledge you have learnt and gain work-based experience at the same time.
AACSB International –The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business logoLiverpool Business School at Liverpool John Moores University is a member of AACSB International – The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business.
AACSB International is a global association of leaders in education and business dedicated to supporting and advancing quality business education worldwide. Through membership, accreditation, research, thought leadership, professional development, and advocacy, AACSB partners with over 1,500 organizations, from more than 90 countries globally. Membership or participation in the Global Education Alliance does not imply accreditation

Information for international students

Please note: All international qualifications are subject to a qualification equivalency check via NARIC.

Contact LJMU's International Admissions Team for guidance on visa information. Further information is also available from our international web pages.

Fees and funding

Please visit the course page for more information.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • MSc
    full time
    24 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

Course Enquiries
0151 231 5090