Taught course


University of Reading · International Business and Strategy

Entry requirements

You are expected to hold an upper second-class bachelors degree in any subject from a UK university, or an equivalent qualification from an internationally-recognised university. The MSc Management programme is designed for recent graduates with typically less than 2 years professional work experience.

Prior knowledge or experience of your chosen subject area is not required. We welcome applications from recent university graduates from a wide range of disciplines.


Months of entry


Course content

The programme delivers a strong academic and practical grounding in core subjects such as strategy, marketing, finance and ethics, as well as offering students a wide choice of elective modules. Your studies will conclude with two capstone modules: an international study visit and an applied management project. These will allow you to start apply your learning in real-world situations and to start putting your skills and knowledge into practice.

Who is it for?

This programme has been designed for students holding a good first degree in any subject area, who are looking to develop more detailed knowledge and experience of management practice to accelerate their career. We expect students to be recent graduates, with no more than two years of direct professional experience.

What does a Master's in Management degree provide?

Employers around the world recognise the importance of a Master's in Management. Through the content and quality of our teaching; the breadth and professionalism of our careers provision; and the scope and durability of our alumni community, we aim to ensure that graduates are able to hit the ground running with the skills and mind-set to take on the challenges of fast-moving international business.

Information for international students

IELTS: 7.0 overall with no element less than 6.0 (or equivalent).

Fees and funding

UK students
International students

Qualification and course duration


full time
12 months

Course contact details

Dr Kleio Akrivou
+44 (0)118 378 7593