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International Business & Management

1 Year
September 2022
Campus Taught

Equip yourself with the expertise needed to thrive as a leader in business.

Our MSc International Business and Management course will help you to gain an understanding of emerging trends in business. Key themes include sustainable and ethical practice, innovations in technology and finance and emerging trends in demographics and geopolitics.

The programme breaks away from traditional approaches to management to look ahead instead.

By exploring the contemporary and future challenges of operating in the global market, you’ll receive an education that sets you up for long-term success.

Why study with us

  • You’ll discover what’s needed for master’s level research as well as developing international business and management knowledge and competencies.
  • You'll be equipped with the tools you need to become a critical thinker and problem solver, with a broad range of skills relevant across international markets.
  • You'll be taught by academics with experience working for global businesses. Who are also involved in cutting-edge research which underpins the curriculum content and our innovative learning and teaching approaches.

What you’ll do

  • Understand and apply core theories, practices, and techniques of International business and management.
  • Navigate emerging themes within the business landscape with a focus on sustainable business and management and emerging trends in business.
  • Explore management practices and address the challenges faced by multinational corporations across various international business environments.

Module Overview

Course Delivery

Following the pandemic, we have found that some courses benefit from a blended learning and teaching approach. Therefore, the majority of your teaching will be face-to-face on campus, with some online teaching where we have learnt it works best.


Every effort has been made to ensure the accuracy of our published course information. However, our programmes are subject to ongoing review and development. Changing circumstances may cause alteration to, or the cancellation of, courses. Changes may be necessary to comply with the requirements of accrediting bodies or revisions to subject benchmarks statements. As well as to keep courses updated and contemporary, or as a result of student feedback. We reserve the right to make variations if we consider such action to be necessary or in the best interests of students.

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Academic expertise

Future careers 

Upon completing the course and earning your degree, you’ll have the expertise needed to succeed in executive or managerial roles within international business organisations.

The real-world focus of the programme, combined with the professional development skills you can expect to gain, will help you confidently approach the demands and challenges of modern business environments.

Some of the positions you could explore include:

  • Business development manager
  • Marketing executive
  • Project manager
  • Management analyst
  • Entrepreneur

Your degree also opens you up to the prospect of pursuing a PhD; in many countries an MSc is an essential requirement for study at doctoral level.

As mentioned in the module overview section above, your research project gives you with the opportunity – after obtaining ethical approval – to conduct an in-depth research project in your intellectual and professional specialist area of choice.

Fees and Funding

Full-time£7100 per year
Part-time£785 per 20 credits
Full-time£13500 per year
Part-time£785 per 20 credits
Full-time£13500 per year
Full-time£7800 per year
Part-time£867 per 20 credits
Full-time£14500 per year

Scholarships and Bursaries

We have a wide range of scholarships, bursaries and funds available to help support you whilst studying with us.

Select your country and see eligibility information and how to apply by selecting more info on the cards below.


This course is based in the Lancashire School of Business and Enterprise located in the Faculty of Business and Justice

For information on possible changes to course information, see our Essential and Important Course Information

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