Taught course

International Management (Human Resource Management)

Oxford Brookes University · Business School

Entry requirements

A minimum of a second class honours degree (2:2) in any academic discipline, or equivalent overseas degree from a recognised institution or equivalent professional or other qualification.

Applicants who possess a diploma rather than a good degree may be eligible for entry provided they have compensatory work experience and can demonstrate career development.

The MSc in International Management attracts students from a wide range of backgrounds and nationalities. Applications are welcome from those in work and seeking continuing professional development.

Entry will also be subject to two satisfactory references (one of these must be an academic reference).

English language requirements

If English is not your first language you will need to satisfy the university's English language requirements:

  • IELTS minimum 6.0 (with a minimum of 6.0 in reading and writing and 5.5 in listening and speaking)
  • if you have completed your undergraduate degree in the UK (at least one full year of study) you will automatically meet our English language requirements

Months of entry


Course content

Accredited by: Chartered Management Institute

Understand the operations and cultural differences of a range of global businesses with our MSc International Management (Human Resource Management).

During the course you will:

  • study business functions such as marketing, finance and strategy
  • consider global environmental factors in which international organisations operate (economic, political and social)
  • develop a specialism in the key area of human resource management.

You will gain practical experience by working on a live consultancy project. This can be with a commercial or not-for-profit organisation.

Our aim is to equip you with the skills you need to work in international organisations so you will:

  • learn about a range of international organisations
  • develop the skills, knowledge and ability to work in a multicultural environment
  • develop your general management and intercultural management skills.

Our graduates go on to successful international careers with a range of commercial and not-for-profit organisations around the world.

Information for international students

Pathways courses for international and EU students

We offer a range of courses to help you meet the entry requirements for your postgraduate course and also familiarise you with university life in the UK.

Take a Pre-Master's course to develop your subject knowledge, study skills and academic language level in preparation for your master's course.

If you need to improve your English language, we offer pre-sessional English language courses to help you meet the English language requirements of your chosen master’s course.

Fees and funding

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

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

Course contact details

+44 (0) 1865 484848