Taught course

International Business Management

Institution
Manchester Metropolitan University · Faculty of Business and Law
Qualifications
MSc

Entry requirements

Normally a good UK honours degree (minimum 2:2), or international equivalent, in a business-related subject. We will also consider your application if you have significant management experience or degree equivalent professional qualifications.

If your first language is not English and your first degree was not taught in English, you must have an English language score of IETLS 6.5, or equivalent such as TOEFL IBT 90. If your IETLS score is 5.5 we may offer you a place on the provison that you successfully complete an approved English language course at the University.

Students choose a named pathway in marketing and PR, finance, human resource management, project management or logistics and supply chain management.

Months of entry

September

Course content

Designed to further develop the understanding of the business knowledge you gained during your first degree, this programme will enhance your skills in the key areas of business by placing them in an international business context. Studying areas such as international strategy and the international environment, you will gain an understanding of theoretical and conceptual management through a globally-focused core syllabus.

The option units enable you to focus on an area of your choice such as marketing, logistics management, project management, HR, finance or strategy.

During your studies, you will have the opportunity to participate in:

  • Option to undertake an additional 12 month internship
  • Industry visits to real companies
  • Short term internships with local employers
  • Live business projects for real clients
  • A live consultancy project for your final dissertation

This course is taught at the Business School by an international team of research-active specialists and your learning is informed by our research activities from our Centre for International Business and Innovation.

Aimed at those who have studied a business related degree at undergraduate level or equivalent, or who possess considerable workplace experience, this course is suitable for both UK, EU and international students wishing to progress their academic knowledge of management and apply this understanding to an international business context.

Information for international students

For more information to support your studies in the UK, including course details, how to apply, and living in the UK visit www.mmu.ac.uk/international

Fees and funding

UK students
Please refer to Manchester Met’s website for the latest fee information.
International students
Please refer to Manchester Met’s website for the latest fee information.

For further information about funding your postgraduate study, please visit Manchester Met’s fees and funding page: http://www2.mmu.ac.uk/study/postgraduate/fees/

Qualification and course duration

MSc

full time
12 months

Assessment

AssessmentWhat kind of work will I be doing? (proportionally)
Written/ formal examinations34
Written coursework / continuous assessment33
Dissertation33 (15000 words)

Course contact details

Name
Course Enquiries
Email
courses@mmu.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0) 161 247 6969