Newcastle University Business School

International Business Management

International Business Management MSc

Full time: 12 months

Profile

Our International Business Management MSc will enable you to respond to the growing internationalisation of business and management practice.

This course celebrates the diversity of living and working across cultures. It focuses on the skills, competencies and knowledge necessary for individuals working in today's global business environment.

It will suit those looking to study business with an international focus. You will gain qualities relevant to:

  • management consultancy
  • marketing
  • human resource management

What you'll learn

This course combines subject area and practice-focused integrative skills modules with an individual project. You will develop not only your knowledge, but also your experience of thinking and working like an international manager.

You will start with a comprehensive grounding in the core management areas of:

  • strategy
  • marketing 
  • the management of organisations and people

You will gain a rich introduction to the complexity of globalisation and cultural difference. You will progress to developing effective international strategies and managing change.

Your development

On completion of this course, you will be able to demonstrate:

  • advanced knowledge of international business and management 
  • how to improve the quality of management, leadership and practice in organisations
  • applied skills in problem solving, decision-making, critical thinking and analysis
  • direct experience of working in multi-cultural environments to analyse business issues 
  • the ability to develop strategic approaches to address these issue

Your theoretical understanding will develop throughout the course. You will also experience managerial decision-making challenges through working in multicultural teams on:

  • a variety of case studies
  • business-related projects 
  • a major international business simulation (competing in groups running and growing an international business)

Career focus

Graduates from this course have undertaken various roles including:

  • Economist
  • International Account Manager
  • Managing Director
  • Business Development Manager
  • Relationship Manager

Delivery

This course is modular, comprising 180 credits.

Our links to industry allow you to cultivate a greater understanding of contemporary business issues. Opportunities include:

  • guest speakers
  • industry seminars
  • workshops
  • company site visits

Practitioner and research led teaching

Profiles of the academic staff who teach on the course:

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Fees & Funding

2018-2019 fees

The fees displayed here are per course.

MSc

UK

Full time: £7,200

EU

Full time: £7,200

International

Full time: £18,000

Entry Requirements

A 2:1 honours degree, or international equivalent, in any subject.

Find out the equivalent qualifications for your country.

Use the drop down above to find your country. If your country isn't listed please email: international.recruitment@ncl.ac.uk for further information.

English Language Requirements

Select an English language test from the list to view our English language entry requirements.

Please email us at international.recruitment@ncl.ac.uk for further information.

If you have lower English Language scores, you may be accepted onto a pre-sessional English course. 

How to Apply

Use our Applicant Portal to apply for your course. We have a step-by-step guide to help you.

Start dates

The course starts in September. There is no application closing date for this course.

We suggest international students apply at least two months before the course starts. This is so that you have enough time to make the necessary arrangements.

Deposit

If you live outside the UK/EU you must:

  • pay a deposit of £1,500
  • or submit an official letter of sponsorship

The deposit is payable after you receive an offer to study at Newcastle University. The deposit is non-refundable, but is deducted from your tuition fees when you register.

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