• Application Deadline
  • 12 months
    Duration

About

  • Focus on applied analysis in economics, strategy, law, finance, marketing and human resources– all with a global perspective with this MSc in International Business at University of Derby
  • Network with regional experts and international business leaders who provide guest lectures, consultancy projects, case studies and professional mentoring
  • Enhance your CV and boost your employability with our unique Futures Award in Leadership in International Business
  • Use real-world data from Bloomberg to add substance to your research into companies and markets across the globe
  • Learn alongside students from around the world, deepening your understanding of international business and cultural diversity
  • Join our highly successful network of alumni now pursuing lucrative careers in international and multinational organisations.
Careers

This MSc International Business opens doors to careers in international trade, transport and logistics corporations, financial institutions involved in trade and investment, firms engaged with business process outsourcing, international trade government agencies and international business consultancy.

Our students have gone on to secure management roles and advanced graduate training positions in high-profile organisations worldwide including HSBC Canada, Ernst & Young and Price Waterhouse Cooper.

Some have become consultants with specialist companies while others have taken on general management and marketing roles or have even set up their own international businesses.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • International Economics for Business and Finance
  • Market Analysis
  • Strategic and Financial Performance Management
  • HRM in an International Context
  • Customer Behaviour and Decision Making
  • International Business Theory and Strategy
  • National and International Sale of Goods

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity

    You can choose to do this programme part-time or full-time.

    Full-time
    • Full-time duration 12 months
    Part-time
    • Average part-time duration 24 months
    • Duration description
      2-3 years
  • Credits
    180 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus
  • More information Go to the programme website

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

A second class or higher undergraduate degree in a relevant area including: business, economics, marketing, management, accounting or finance, or another degree with sufficient relevant business experience.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    13500 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 13500 GBP for the full programme and a duration of 12 months.
We've labeled the tuition fee that applies to you because we think you are from and prefer over other currencies.
UK/EU

  • £825 per 20 credits

Living costs for Cambridge

  • 846 - 1470 GBP/month
    Living Costs

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

Funding

  • We have a range of scholarships and discounts available to students from outside the European Union (EU) and European Economic Area (EEA).
  • We award scholarships based on your application to study; there is no separate form to complete. All applications from eligible students will be considered for a scholarship by our international admissions team. We will notify you of your scholarship when we make you an offer, and apply your discount to your remaining fees.
  • You must be applying for a full-time degree and applications for postgraduate research, online studies, foundation and pre-sessional language programmes are not eligible for a discount or scholarship.

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