MA International Business

Course overview

Building on the transferrable skills already gained through your undergraduate study, this programme will provide the opportunity to hone your knowledge and skills, and your approach to a truly global economy.

You’ll look at the increasing significance of the global/local market place, including traditional export/import operations, international expansion and e-commerce. You’ll understand international customers and their requirements, focusing on customer relationship management, customer service and cross-cultural management issues associated with diverse international business teams. And you’ll learn about International Business strategy development, including acquisitions, international partnerships, global supply chains and joint ventures.

You’ll gain the knowledge to tackle complex international issues, both systematically and creatively, giving you the ability to change and improve business and management practice.

  • How are traditional export and import operations changing?
  • What opportunities does e-commerce bring to businesses?
  • How are international customers’ needs met?

Studying this programme will develop both the core and specialist skills you need to progress your career in leadership and management on a global scale.

Typical modules

Year 1

  • Leadership and Professional Development – three days of scheduled teaching
  • International Business – 10 x 2.5 hours
  • International Management and Marketing – 10 x 2.5 hours
  • Operations and Global Supply Chain Management – 10 x 2.5 hours
  • Corporate and International Strategy – 10 x 2.5 hours
  • Business Research – 10 x 2.5 hours
  • Research Project/Dissertation – Contact hours as agreed with supervisor

Students are required to choose one module from:

  • Innovation, Change & Enterprise
  • Human Resources Management
  • Project Management

Entry requirements


An honours degree (minimum 2.2) in any discipline.

English Proficiency

If English is not your first language IELTS 6.0 (with no less than 5.5 in any component) or equivalent is the minimum requirement.

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