International Business, M.Sc. | University of Leeds | Leeds, United Kingdom
12 months
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This industry-accredited Masters in International Business from the University of Leeds prepares you to conduct business in a rapidly transforming global landscape.

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You will consider the latest emerging issues in international business, such as the rise of emerging market multinationals, challenges to global innovation management and trade-offs in nurturing commercially sustainable international businesses.

You will be able to identify the motivations and methods for firms to enter and operate in foreign markets, address controversial issues in international business and formulate your own international and strategic business plans. Furthermore, you will be able to appreciate the factors that drive performance in the global economy, and explore how the rise of emerging economies affects businesses and their international strategies.

As a student on this Masters in International Business from the University of Leeds you will join a diverse community of staff and students from all over the world, and benefit from links with a variety of organisations, networks and alliances, allowing you to gain global experiences. You’ll enjoy a wide-ranging learning experience, both inside and outside of the classroom, with the opportunity to apply to our ‘Masters Beyond Borders’ scheme to spend a semester abroad at a partner university in Europe or Asia.


Career opportunities for international business graduates are vast. Multinational organisations particularly favour employees who can work confidently across a range of different markets.

Previous graduates of this course have gone on to diverse careers in top firms worldwide, including as business analysts, country managers, product managers, trading executives, buyers, business development managers and roles in financial services. Others have sought to internationalise their own family business.

The MSc International Business also offers an excellent grounding for academic studies at PhD level.


  • Accredited by the Institute of Export
  • Accredited by the Association of MBAs (AMBA)

Programme Structure

Modules included

  • Globalization of Innovation
  • International Strategic Management
  • International ausiness Theory
  • Professional Skills for International Business
  • Dissertation for International Business
  • International Trade Environment

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


IELTS admission requirements IELTS
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT


180 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Upper Second Class

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A bachelor degree with a 2:1 (hons) in any subject. You should have an interest in the subject, although you don’t need any prior experience or qualifications in this area. 

Living costs for Leeds

637 - 1103 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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