Taught course (will run subject to approval)

International Business and Management

University of Portsmouth · School of Strategy, Marketing and Innovation

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, September

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

Course highlights
  • Learn from experienced lecturers, guest speakers and experts from the international business world
  • Compare business and management practices from around the globe and explore global case studies
  • Practically apply your new skills in our specialist facilities including Bloomberg Suite and IT labs
  • Access our Library's vast selection of electronic resources, from anywhere, 24/7
  • Build and develop your prior knowledge and experience, critical thinking and research skills

Career planning

During your course you'll have expert career support from our Careers and Employability Centre, your tutors and our Business and Law Career-Ready Programme. This support will continue for 5 years after you graduate.

Career support

You'll benefit from:

- Networking events

- Regular emails from the Career Ready Programme sharing job opportunities, application tips and events

- Applied projects with companies such as IBM, Boeing and Hampshire County Council

- Workshops to enhance your employability skills

- Recruitment events including the Student and Graduate Opportunities Fair

- 1-to-1 appointments

- CV and cover letter advice

- Interview preparation and practice

- Support starting your own business

Careers and opportunities
When you complete this Master's in international business and management you'll have an internationally recognised qualification and be equipped with the skills and knowledge to operate successfully in business, either overseas or in the UK.
Graduates of this course have gone onto roles internationally and in the UK, such as:
  • Financial Analyst
  • Project and Commercialisation Manager
  • Restaurateur
  • Quality Assurance Manager
  • Business Development Executive
  • Business Analyst
Career outcomes shown are sourced from the latest available graduate outcome surveys. The data shows career outcomes at 15 months after graduation.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • MSc
    part time
    36 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
    full time
    12, 14 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

Student Recruitment Team
+44 (0) 23 9284 2991