Taught course

International Business and Management

Institution
University of Portsmouth · Department of Business and Management - Generalist Business
Qualifications
MSc

Entry requirements

A second-class honours degree or equivalent professional experience and/or qualifications.

English language proficiency at a minimum of IELTS band 6.5 with no component score below 6.0.

Months of entry

January

Course content

If you're keen to develop your business and management skills and take your studies and experience to Master's level, then our MSc International Business and Management degree course is for you.

On this course, you'll get a deeper understanding of business and management topics in an international context. You'll also learn about key themes including corporate strategy, financial management, international business and global sustainability.

When you graduate, you'll have a comprehensive understanding of international business and management issues, and you'll be qualified for a career in organisations in any corner of the world.

What you'll experience

On this course, you'll:
  • Learn from lecturers and guest speakers from all over the world, who are experts in their field and have recent corporate or academic research experience
  • Study corporate strategy and financial management, international business and global sustainability, economics, international marketing, human resource management and operations management
  • Write a dissertation on a topic of your choice, under the guidance of a supervisor
  • Complete a voluntary summer work placement and gain valuable work experience
  • Tap in to our Library’s vast selection of electronic resources, which you can access from anywhere 24/7

Work experience and career planning

We'll help you to identify internships, voluntary roles and opportunities that will complement your studies.

When you finish the course, our Careers and Employability service can help you find a job that puts your business and management skills to work.

After you leave the University, you can get help, advice and support for up to 5 years from our Careers and Employability service as you advance in your career.

Careers and opportunities

When you graduate, you'll have an internationally recognised qualification and be ready to start your career in a business setting, either in the UK or overseas.

You'll have a good understanding of international business and management topics, so you'll be able to work in private or public sector organisations, or start your own business.

Career opportunities include:

  • Financial analyst
  • Entrepreneur
  • Project and commercialisation manager
  • Quality assurance manager
  • Product manager
  • Account manager
  • Business development executive

Alternatively, you can also start your career as a management graduate trainee, financial analyst, commercial manager, trainee trader or technical business consultant.

We'll provide you with as much support as possible in finding employment through close industrial contacts, careers events, recruitment fairs and individual advice.

Fees and funding

UK students
Full time: £9,200 *Tuition fees are subject to annual increase.
International students
Full time: £14,000 *Tuition fees are subject to annual increase.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • MSc
    full time
    14 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

Name
Admissions Team
Email
bal-enquiries@port.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0) 23 9284 2991