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International Business Management, M.Sc.

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    Application Deadline
  • 12 months
    Duration
University rank #591 (QS) London, United Kingdom
The International Business Management  course at Kingston University gives you the opportunity to gain expertise in individual business disciplines without limiting your employment options. You can choose to specialise in an area of business that interests you most. Pathways include entrepreneurship, marketing, or project management. 

Overview

The International Business Management  course at Kingston University strengthens your critical understanding of general management, international business and strategy. As an International Business Management MSc student, you will develop your ability to question and critically assess business issues to find innovative options and solutions. You will build your understanding across a broad range of modules, with a core legal element built in through the International Business Environment and Trade module. Regular guest speakers add to the expertise of our lecturing staff and provide their perspectives on current events.

Choose Kingston's International Business Management MSc

Do you crave a management role, but have a first degree in another subject? This is our most popular postgraduate course, offering modules covering a wide selection of topics that equip you with the practical skills you need to excel in management or consultancy.

It gives you the opportunity to gain expertise in individual business disciplines without limiting your employment options. You can choose to specialise in an area of business that interests you most. Pathways include entrepreneurship, marketing, or project management. Or, you can stay on the general international business management path.

Where this course will take you

Graduates are presented with a range of opportunities in the employment market. Our alumni have either set up their own business, worked in SMEs, consultancy or multinational companies such as (List the names of a few renowed companies). We have a dedicated careers and employability team who provide 1-2-1 support and advice, group workshops, employer events on campus and networking opportunities throughout the year to help you with your career prospects.

Programme Structure

Modules included:

  • Fundamentals of Business Management
  • International Business Strategy with Simulation
  • International Business Environment and Trade
  • Consultancy in Practice
  • Global Marketing Management (core for Marketing pathway)
  • Buyer Behaviour (core for Marketing pathway)
  • Entrepreneurship in an International Context (core for Entrepreneurship pathway)
  • Innovation Management (core for Entrepreneurship pathway)
  • International Money and Finance
  • Leadership, Change and Consultancy

Detailed Programme Facts

  • More details:
    • Please note: there is no official deadline for applications, but we recommend that you apply by June for September entry and by October for January entry.
  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 12 months
    • Duration description

      15 months for January start date, 2 years including professional placement

  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

You need the following IELTS score:

  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to on the UK Honour scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of or better on the UK Honour scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).

Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

General Requirements

We welcome students from all backgrounds, cultures and nationalities. As a minimum, applicants should have:

  • a good honours degree or equivalent; and
  • a willingness to learn, develop and change.

Studyportals Tip: Students should consider taking one of the Pre-Master's below. these courses will be necessary if:

  • You are considered ineligible for admission
  • You need to improve your academic, study, research or language skills
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Tuition Fee

  • International

    15600 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 15600 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    10450 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 10450 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.
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Living costs for London

  • 1137 - 2160 GBP/month
    Living Costs

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Funding

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