• Application Deadline
  • 12 months
    Duration
The International Business Management program offered by GISMA Business School focuses on business on a global scale, this postgraduate degree develops fundamentals of business strategy through to developing commercial awareness and understanding the international business environment. 
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Overview

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The International Business Management program offered by GISMA Business School takes a hands-on practical focus with simulations and relevant case studies to further enhance the learning experience. Awarded by Kingston University and delivered at our GISMA Hannover campus.

Who is International Business Management for? 

This MSc is for aspiring business leaders who want a global experience. Recent graduates or individuals with a few years business experience will flourish in this international environment.

Employment stats and USP’s 

  • Kingston Business School is a globally recognised UK University with accreditations from AACSB and EFMD
  • This programme also benefits from AMBA and EPAS accreditation  
  • Kingston University has been named as one of the top 50 institutions in England
  • 95.1% students graduating from the University in 2015-16 were in work or further study 6 months on

Why GISMA? 

  • A boutique business school - tailored approach to students
  • AMBA Accreditation since 2011 with some triple-accredited partners which only 1% of the world’s elite business schools receive 
  • Programmes with top global rankings – the MIB is ranked 20th in the world by the Economist in 2017
  • International student cohort with over 40 nationalities represented 
  • Scholarships, flexible payment plans and early-bird discounts available 
  • Perfect city centre locations in Hannover
  • Free German classes and 100% in English

Why Germany? 

  • Germany has the 2nd best unemployment rate in the EU, at 3.4%*
  • 4th Best Graduate starting salary at £40,650 in Europe, with a growing economy**
  • Germany is the most popular option for international students looking to study in Europe; It is recognised for its high-quality education and you can experience this with GISMA***. 
  • Hannover supports a range of industries, including automotive and tourism
  • Home to the World EXPO in 2000, Hannover has since come to enjoy an international reputation as a trade fair and conference venue, earning the nickname ‘EXPO City’.

Germany is well known for its rich history in culture and arts, offering students an enriching international experience whilst combining world-class education from our globally ranked partner institutions. 

*Statista 

**Business Insider 

***According to statistics and data from ICEF monitor.

Career direction 

With this MSc International Business Management, your career will be rocketed to new global heights. The prestige of the award institution coupled with a fantastic location in Germany offers students the opportunity to develop multiple employment skills and gain the confidence to enter numerous industries and sectors.

Flexible payments

Flexible payment plans* are available that allow you to spread the costs of your programme fees across three instalments. A deposit of €2,000.00 is required to start. 

Accreditation

The programme is accredited by the Association of MBAs (AMBA) and EPAS.

Programme Structure

Core modules

  • Fundamentals of Business Management
  • International Business Strategy with Simulation
  • International Business Environment and Trade
  • Consultancy in Practice
Elective modules - indicative and may be subject to change
  • Strategic Project Management 
  • Global Marketing Management 
  • Entrepreneurship in an International Context 
  • Managing Corporate Social Responsibility and Sustainable Development
  • Buyer Behaviour
  • Innovation Management 
  • International Money and Finance
  • Design Thinking for Start Ups
  • Financial Resource Management

Detailed Programme Facts

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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General Requirements

Bachelor degree or professional equivalent,  At least 3 years’ related

Tuition Fee

  • International

    16500 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 16500 EUR for the full programme and a duration of 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    16500 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 16500 EUR for the full programme and a duration of 12 months.
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Living costs for Hamburg

  • 897 - 1420 EUR/month
    Living Costs

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

Funding

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