International Business MSc 12 months Postgraduate Program By Loughborough University |Top Universities
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Program Duration

12 monthsProgram duration

Tuitionfee

24,500 GBPTuition Fee/year

Scholarship

YesScholarships

Program overview

Main Subject

Business and Management Studies

Degree

MSc

Study Level

Masters

Study Mode

On Campus

Our MSc International Business addresses employer's growing need for business and management graduates with the skills to operate effectively in a globalised and multicultural world.
The programme is ideal for graduates who are keen to develop a deep understanding of international business theory and practice, and to develop key competencies for a career in multinational companies or companies engaged in international business. The master's will provide you with a stimulating educational experience that promotes a global outlook – vital for today’s global business environment.
Informed by cutting-edge research, you will develop highly sought-after intercultural skills and a global mindset. This master's in International Business prepares you to work confidently and effectively with global partners and enhance organisational performance in today’s global economy.
Taught by world-class scholars and guest speakers from industry, you will develop a deep understanding of cross-cultural differences, intercultural communication and leadership, internationally distributed collaborations, international human resource management, and international strategic decision-making. You will also develop actionable knowledge of the global business environment, international business negotiations, global sourcing models, international supply chains, global social entrepreneurship and digital innovations in global markets.
Through the opportunity of a study abroad option or an international virtual team exercise, you will have the chance to develop your own intercultural experience first-hand and to apply your newly acquired knowledge in real-life situations:
  • You can choose to spend the second semester at one of our international partner universities to experience a different cultural and educational environment, and thereby develop fundamental skills of cross-cultural adjustment and collaboration.
  • Alternatively, you have the option to take part in our ‘Working in International Teams’ optional module which is a large scale, international team project comprising thousands of students and professionals from over 40 countries. Together with students from four to six different countries, you will be working on a real-life business case for several months, experiencing the challenges and techniques of international collaborations across time zones and organisations.

Program overview

Main Subject

Business and Management Studies

Degree

MSc

Study Level

Masters

Study Mode

On Campus

Our MSc International Business addresses employer's growing need for business and management graduates with the skills to operate effectively in a globalised and multicultural world.
The programme is ideal for graduates who are keen to develop a deep understanding of international business theory and practice, and to develop key competencies for a career in multinational companies or companies engaged in international business. The master's will provide you with a stimulating educational experience that promotes a global outlook – vital for today’s global business environment.
Informed by cutting-edge research, you will develop highly sought-after intercultural skills and a global mindset. This master's in International Business prepares you to work confidently and effectively with global partners and enhance organisational performance in today’s global economy.
Taught by world-class scholars and guest speakers from industry, you will develop a deep understanding of cross-cultural differences, intercultural communication and leadership, internationally distributed collaborations, international human resource management, and international strategic decision-making. You will also develop actionable knowledge of the global business environment, international business negotiations, global sourcing models, international supply chains, global social entrepreneurship and digital innovations in global markets.
Through the opportunity of a study abroad option or an international virtual team exercise, you will have the chance to develop your own intercultural experience first-hand and to apply your newly acquired knowledge in real-life situations:
  • You can choose to spend the second semester at one of our international partner universities to experience a different cultural and educational environment, and thereby develop fundamental skills of cross-cultural adjustment and collaboration.
  • Alternatively, you have the option to take part in our ‘Working in International Teams’ optional module which is a large scale, international team project comprising thousands of students and professionals from over 40 countries. Together with students from four to six different countries, you will be working on a real-life business case for several months, experiencing the challenges and techniques of international collaborations across time zones and organisations.

Admission requirements

92+
67+
6.5+
A 2:2 honours with a minimum of 55% (or equivalent international qualification).
1 Year
Oct

Tuition fee and scholarships

Domestic Students

12,250 GBP
-

International Students

24,500 GBP
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More programs from the university

We offer a fantastic range of undergraduate courses as well as a comprehensive range of foundation courses and the International Foundation Programme.

Every undergraduate course has the option to undertake a placement year, which involves a year working in industry either in the UK or overseas. Some courses also offer the option to study abroad at an overseas university.

There are various Bachelor’s degrees available depending on your chosen course, including:

  • Bachelor of Arts (BA)
  • Bachelor of Science (BSc)
  • Bachelor of Engineering (BEng)
  • Bachelor of Architecture (BArch)
  • Master’s in Science (MSci)
  • Master’s in Engineering (MEng)
  • Master’s in Chemistry (MChem)
  • Master’s in Planning (MPlan)


For more information on all our courses and the opportunities associated with them, visit our undergraduate study pages.

We offer a range of postgraduate qualifications at our Loughborough and London campuses, including taught master’s programmes and doctoral qualifications.

Taught programmes:

Our taught programmes include postgraduate certificates (PGCert) worth 120 credits, postgraduate diplomas (PGDip) worth 150 credits and 180 credit master’s degrees, such as MSc, MA and MBA qualifications where you will complete a final research or a work-based project.

Research programmes:

We offer a wide range of doctoral qualifications across our schools, departments and institutes. These include:

  • PhD
  • EngD
  • PhD by Practice
  • PhD in Creative Writing


A PhD or EngD is the highest academic qualification that you can achieve. Your research must make a significant, original contribution to new knowledge, building on your critical appreciation of existing knowledge of the subject.

For more information on all our postgraduate degrees both in Loughborough and London, visit our postgraduate study pages.

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