Taught course

International Management

University of Bolton · Faculty of Wellbeing and Social Sciences

Entry requirements

Applicants should have a UK honours degree/postgraduate degree (or equivalent). For applicants who have not studied their previous qualifications in English a TOEFL score of at least 575 (written)/230 (computer-based) or an academic IELTS score of at least 6.5 will be required.


Months of entry

January, September

Course content

This programme is for students who want a management career that takes them around the world or who will work within international organisations with multi-country operations. The focus will be on global decision-making and the role of management in a cross-cultural context.

Overseas students wishing to study in a different culture will find this course attractive, as will UK students wanting to develop international knowledge and experience of a wide range of cultures.

The programme seeks to develop:

Intellectual capabilities of research, critique, synthesis and innovation, culminating in a masters. level dissertation.

Academic and professional skills to allow for opportunities for career development and further study.

Lifelong learning skills and personal development so as to be able to work with self-direction and originality and to contribute to business and society at large.

The MSc International Management programme provides a significant grounding in international management theories and practices.

The programme is attractive to overseas students wishing to study in a different culture, or UK students wishing to experience a wide range of cultures and develop international knowledge.

A variety of teaching and learning methods provide access to learning to meet a range of learner needs and are aimed at; widening participation amongst learners, avoiding exclusion and developing learner skills in both academic and workplace arenas. The methods employed include: lectures; workshops; tutorials (group and individual) and guest speakers.

What you will learn
The MSc International Management programme offers a suite of contemporary modules which allow you to develop your knowledge of organisations and their management in todays fast-moving global economy.

Modules are as follows:

Research and Study Skills
Business Development
Financial Management and Decision Making
HR in A Global Context
Information Systems and Business Performance
Strategic Management
International Marketing Management
Research Methods

Qualification and course duration


full time
12 months

Course contact details

University of Bolton Enquiries
01204 903903