M.Sc. On Campus

International Business (Singapore)

12 months
16559 GBP/year
16559 GBP/year
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Delivered in partnership with the Singapore Institute of Management, the International Business (Singapore) programme from University of Birmingham draws on the talents of internationally respected scholars and highly respected teachers whose expertise covers all areas of the discipline.


For graduates wishing to develop a career in international business, a wide range of opportunities exists. Our experienced academics and marketing experts will offer unique insights into subjects such as globalisation, the international aspects of strategic management, accounting and finance, corporate governance, e-commerce, global talent management, marketing, organisation of multinational corporations, operations and procurement and cross cultural communication.

Why study this course?

  • You will study at one of the handful of business schools in the UK that holds the prestigious ‘triple-crown’ accreditation from the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB), the Association of MBAs (AMBA) and the European Quality Improvement System (EQUIS).
  • Your employability options are vast and varied, our strong links with industry mean that rigorous undergraduate academic study is combined with a real practical focus, leading to excellent job opportunities.
  • You will join a University that is amongst the top three in the United Kingdom for being most frequently targeted by the country’s top employers.

Careers and Development

Graduates of the International Business (Singapore) programme from University of Birmingham may find themselves taking a major step towards developing an international or strategic focus within their careers. While some will accelerate their careers with existing employers, others can create potential for change. Major directions include jobs in business analysis and development, banking, management and strategy consulting, corporate finance and investment, human resource management and marketing. Alumni can access career support and take advantage of a range of networking and development opportunities. Postgraduate alumni can also access a bespoke service from the Careers in Business service.

In September 2015, the first local career and personal development event took take place, at SIM during the day and then moved to the Singapore Riverboat for the evening session including dinner.  All students received feedback on their Emergenetic Profile, advice on a wide range of issues relating to international recruiters and their requirements and were given the chance in the evening, to network with start-up entrepreneurs, angel investors and other business professionals.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Corporate Governance and Organisation
  • Cross-Cultural Management 
  • Dissertation: MSc International Business
  • Global Shift
  • International Business Negotiations 
  • International Business Strategy 
  • International Finance and Accounting
  • International Human Resource Management 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


180 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Upper Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • At least an upper second-class degree or postgraduate diploma from a UK university or equivalent.
  • No exemptions will be granted. Applicants may be required to be interviewed.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    16559 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 16559 GBP for the full programme during 12 months.
  • National

    16559 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 16559 GBP for the full programme during 12 months.


Living costs for Birmingham

765 - 1134 GBP /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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Our partners

International Business (Singapore)
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