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International Business and Management

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If you're keen to develop your business and management skills and take your studies and experience to Master's level, then our MSc International Business and Management degree course at University of Portsmouth is for you.

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Overview

Overview

On this International Business and Management course at University of Portsmouth , you'll get a deeper understanding of business and management topics in an international context. You'll also learn about key themes including corporate strategy, financial management, international business and global sustainability.

When you graduate, you'll have a comprehensive understanding of international business and management issues, and you'll be qualified for a career in organisations in any corner of the world.

What you'll experience

On this course, you'll:

  • Learn from lecturers and guest speakers from all over the world, who are experts in their field and have recent corporate or academic research experience
  • Study corporate strategy and financial management, international business and global sustainability, economics, international marketing, human resource management and operations management
  • Write a dissertation on a topic of your choice, under the guidance of a supervisor
  • Complete a voluntary summer work placement and gain valuable work experience
  • Tap in to our Library’s vast selection of electronic resources, which you can access from anywhere 24/7

Work experience and career planning

We'll help you to identify internships, voluntary roles and opportunities that will complement your studies.

When you finish the course, our Careers and Employability service can help you find a job that puts your business and management skills to work.

After you leave the University, you can get help, advice and support for up to 5 years from our Careers and Employability service as you advance in your career.

Teaching

Teaching on this course includes:

  • lectures
  • seminars
  • virtual learning

How you're assessed

You'll be assessed through:

  • course work report
  • examination
  • group presentation
  • group debate
  • independent research project

You'll be able to test your skills and knowledge informally before you do assessments that count towards your final mark.

You can get feedback on practice and formal assessments so you can improve in the future.

Careers and opportunities

When you graduate, you'll have an internationally recognised qualification and be ready to start your career in a business setting, either in the UK or overseas. You'll have a good understanding of international business and management topics, so you'll be able to work in private or public sector organisations, or start your own business.

Career opportunities include:

  • Financial analyst
  • Entrepreneur
  • Project and commercialisation manager
  • Quality assurance manager
  • Product manager
  • Account manager
  • Business development executive

Alternatively, you can also start your career as a management graduate trainee, financial analyst, commercial manager, trainee trader or technical business consultant.

We'll provide you with as much support as possible in finding employment through close industrial contacts, careers events, recruitment fairs and individual advice.

Programme Structure

Modules include:

  • Corporate Strategy
  • Financial Management
  • International Business
  • Global Sustainability
  • Economics
  • International Marketing
  • Human Resource Management
  • Operations Management
  • International Business Dissertation

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 14 months

Start dates & application deadlines

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More details

January

Language

English
IELTS or TOEFL needed

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
GRE admission requirements GRE® The GRE® General Test is a widely administered admissions test that measures the skills needed in today's graduate and business school programs worldwide. It contains three sections - Verbal Reasoning, Quantitative Reasoning, and Analytical Writing. Three scores are reported: a Verbal Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, a Quantitative Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, and an Analytical Writing score on a 0 - 6 score scale in half-point increments.
GMAT admission requirements GMAT The Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) is a test intended to assess certain analytical, writing, quantitative, verbal, and reading skills in written English for use in admission to a graduate management program, such as an MBA. GMAT contains 4 sections - Analytical Writing Assessment, Integrated Reasoning, Quantitative and Verbal. The score has a range from 200 - 800.

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
6.5 (required)
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at desiganated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. The score refers to a total score which ranges between 10 and 90.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A second-class honours degree or equivalent professional experience and/or qualifications. 
  • English language proficiency at a minimum of IELTS band 6.5 with no component score below 6.0.

Funding

Check the official programme website for information about funding options.

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