Taught course

International Business

University of Birmingham · Birmingham Business School

Entry requirements

  • At least an upper second-class degree or postgraduate diploma from a UK university or equivalent 3.0 GPA
  • Two references
  • A statement of purpose

Months of entry

October, June, February

Course content

Our Online MSc International Business from Birmingham Business School has been developed to prepare recent graduates (and those in the early stages of their careers) for the challenges of management in business by providing a host of practical skills to help stay ahead in today’s competitive business environment.

Through experiential learning, the course will help you appreciate the principles of global business, empowering you to become more versatile and successful in your work, and ultimately preparing you to become a future business leader.

With full immersion in the international student community, you will finish the course with a diverse set of global views and ideas, as well as a strong international network of contacts to help you build opportunities throughout your career.

The Online MSc is run by the globally recognised Birmingham Business School. This is the UK’s oldest and most established business school, which is accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB) and the European Quality Improvement System (EQUIS). Birmingham’s triple-crown accreditation confirms our elite position alongside just a handful of the world’s business schools.

Such accreditation highlights our dedication to your personal development and our commitment to introducing you to principles that you can apply in real business practice. It’s this kind of exposure that will push you ahead of the pack when it comes to career prospects.

Between 2014 and 2024, senior level and managerial positions within professional business occupations are estimated to increase by around 15%.3 Named 2016’s University of the Year for Graduate Employment1, we clearly have what it takes to advance your career in this competitive market. From the outset, we’ll give you access to employment advice and one-to-one coaching to confirm your goals, guiding you on the next part of your career journey.

Information for international students

English language requirements

With the exception of Graduate Diploma Students, applicants must have an IELTS score of 6.5 with no less than 6.0 in any band.

Qualification and course duration


30 months
distance learning
30 months

Course contact details

+44 (0)800 032 7101