Research course

Master of Business Administration (International Management)

Institution
London South Bank University · Business and International Studies
Qualifications
MBA by research

Entry requirements

Entry requirements

  • Significant post-graduation and/or relevant work experience on which the learning process should build, normally the experience required will be at least two years
  • At least UK class 2:2 or equivalent university degree
  • English language requirement of at least IELTS level 6.5 or TOEFL 610 and meeting UK Visa requirements for international students

All applicants will be interviewed prior to acceptance on to the programme. The aim of the interview process is to ensure that students will have a positive impact on the learning experience of those on the journey with them.

Key to our provision is group work; peer to peer learning and application of learning to live projects preferably drawn from the student’s work place and/or experience. Therefore, it is imperative that students can contribute to this process with enthusiasm and in a collegiate manner.

Interviews will be carried out by the Course Director and can be face to face or via Skype.

If you do not fulfil the entry requirements to join the MBA, you may wish to consider one of our alternative Masters programmes in International Business Management.

Months of entry

September

Course content

Overview

The MBA (IM) is aimed at ambitious, knowledge hungry students from a wide range of entrepreneurial, business and public sector backgrounds looking to develop their careers, whether as entrepreneurs or business managers and leaders. The development of a global network will be a key part of the experience.

An MBA (International Management) develops

  • Understanding of the latest management theory and practice to enhance analytical judgement and critical awareness.
  • In depth knowledge of the principles of strategic thinking in an international business context by building upon the practical experience of the course participants.
  • Personal experience as a vehicle for learning, including in peer groups to develop managerial abilities, in particular the ability to manage change, both in careers and in companies.
  • Skills for change, decision making, adaptation, enterprise and sustainability in a dynamic and complex international business environment.
  • Cultural intelligence in a global business environment.
  • The capacity to develop professionally in management by acquiring knowledge, understanding, and cognitive skills particularly in analysis techniques, with the ability to select and use appropriate tools and data in different business situations.
  • A critical understanding of the factors affecting organisational performance in an international environment.

Professional links

LSBU has recently been appointed, as one of a small group of universities, to Buying Solutions Pan Government Framework Agreement of study and qualifications in Masters in Business Administration (MBA) and Masters in Public Administration (MPA). We are the only London-based university to be approved to deliver both the MPA and MBA awards to government staff on a part-time and executive basis.

Fees and funding

UK students
£9,590
International students
£14,470

Possible fee changes

The University reserves the right to increase its fees in line with changes to legislation, regulation and any government guidance or decisions.

The fees for international students are reviewed annually and the University reserves the right to increase the tuition fees in line with the RPIX measure of inflation up to 4 per cent.

Postgraduate loan (PGL) for Masters study

If you are starting a Masters course, studying either full- or part-time, you may be entitled to apply for a postgraduate study loan. Find out more at our postgraduate fees and funding section.

Scholarships

We offer several types of fee reduction through our scholarships and bursaries. Find the full list and other useful information on funding your studies on the scholarships and fee discounts page.

Fee status

Please check your fee status and whether you are considered a Home, EU or International student for fee-paying purposes and for our regulatory returns, by reading the UKCISA regulations.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • MBA by research
    part time
    24 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
    full time
    12 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

Name
Course Enquiries
Email
course.enquiry@lsbu.ac.uk