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    Application Deadline
  • 30 months
    Duration
Empower yourself with the skills to address the challenges of global business and excel in your chosen career with the University of Birmingham’s Online International Business MSc – the world’s first 100% online MSc to be accredited by the Association of MBAs (AMBA). 

Overview

Online MSc International Business

Designed to prepare recent graduates (and those in the early stages of their careers), for the challenges of management in business, the University of Birmingham’s AMBA-accredited 100% Online International Business MSc provides a host of practical skills to help stay ahead in today’s competitive business environment.

Delivered 100% online, it allows students to have the opportunity to learn the principles of global business alongside growing their careers – and put learning to the test in real-time for greater workplace success. 

“The programme has helped me to learn the theoretical and practical experience I needed to succeed. It could have taken up to three years to pursue traditional studies. Being able to combine both work and study has given me a head start on my career.” Roberto Lionti, Online MSc International Business.

From the outset, you will have access to employment advice and one-to-one coaching to confirm your goals, helping you to accelerate your career to management. Enhance your practical knowledge to progress in a competitive global business market. 

Accreditation

AMBA-accredited

Programme Structure

Module overview: 

Studying the Online MSc International Business takes approximately 2.5 years to complete. It is a 180-credit programme (including a 60-credit dissertation).

Year one core modules - credits
  • Managing Global Operations - 10
  • International Marketing - 10
  • International Business - 10
  • International Accounting and Finance - 10
  • Organisational Behaviour and Human Resource Management - 10
  • Strategy - 10

Year two core modules - credits

  • Managing Global Service - 10
  • International Marketing Strategy - 10
  • Economics and Economic Policy for Business - 10
  • Research Methods in International Business - 10
  • Global Entrepreneurship - 10
  • Integrative Capstone Module - 10
  • Dissertation – 60

Audience

The Online MSc International Business is taught by leading experts and covers all the essential areas of business, including marketing, economics, accounting and finance. By offering such a comprehensive and diverse learning experience, you will be empowered to develop a full understanding of the dynamics of modern business,  ultimately preparing you to become a business leader of the future.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Part-time
    • Average part-time duration 30 months
    • Intensity Flexible
    • Duration description

      Duration - 2,5 years. 8 week sessions

  • Credits
    180 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    Online
  • 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

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: Upper Second Class

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to Upper Second Class on the UK Honour scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of or better on the UK Honour scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).

Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

General Requirements

In order to be accepted onto the Online MSc International Business, applicants should have:

  • At least an upper second-class degree or postgraduate diploma from a UK university or equivalent
  • 3.5 GPA
  • Two references
  • A statement of purpose

Getting a Student Visa

This is an online programme. You can attend from the comfort of your chair! So you don't need a student visa!

Tuition Fee

  • International

    5304 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 13260 GBP for the full programme and a duration of 30 months.
  • National

    5304 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 13260 GBP for the full programme and a duration of 30 months.
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For detailed pricing information and to find out more about the payment methods available, please visit the programme website and a member of the admissions team will be in touch to discuss your enquiry. 

Funding

Check the programme website for information about funding options.

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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