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About

This Master's degree in International Management at Birkbeck, University of London will prepare you to pursue a career in management with multinational companies or companies engaged in international business, or to progress to one of Birkbeck's research degree programmes.

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Overview

The Master's degree in International Management at Birkbeck, University of London examines the essentials of cross-border management theory and practice, and the core principles and practice of business and organisations in an international context. You will gain a broad knowledge and expertise in the design and implementation of strategy at different levels of the corporate organisation, particularly in an international dimension.

A range of option modules in international business and management as well as specific functional areas allow you to tailor your studies to your own personal or career requirements. You will then use your critical analysis and independent judgement skills to write a dissertation framing solutions to complex managerial problems in international business organisations.

The programme also allows you to develop personal and generic skills that are transferable to a wide range of research, teaching and work situations, including the skills of self-discipline, reflection, analysis, communication, leadership and lifelong learning.

Highlights

  • Based in the School of Business, Economics and Informatics, the Department of Management is an internationally recognised centre of excellence in teaching, research and consultancy in the broad field of management.
  • Our academic staff are active researchers as well as enthusiastic teachers, and regularly publish cutting-edge articles in the world's leading journals. We have particular research strengths in international business and strategy, the management of innovation and entrepreneurship, human resource management, corporate governance, sport management and marketing, as well as financial management and accounting.
  • Distinct from other international management programmes because it promotes an interdisciplinary connection with the international business field, including strategy, and the opportunity to develop expertise in a range of functional areas of international management, such as human resource management, marketing and finance.
  • Profits from the expertise of Birkbeck's International Business and Strategy Research Group, a leading centre for research, training and policy advice.
  • We engage in significant collaborative research and have excellent contacts with many public and private sector organisations, professional bodies and researchers at other academic institutions.
  • You will have access to Moodle, our online learning resource where all information and materials relating to your programme of study and modules are available, as well as the Birkbeck Library and e-Library.

Careers and Employability

Graduates can pursue careers in business, management, human resources, and local and national government. Possible professions include management consultant, human resources officer, or retail manager. This degree can also be useful in becoming a logistics and distribution manager or operational researcher.

Programme Structure

Courses Include:

  • Economics for Managers
  • International Business Strategy
  • International Human Resource Management
  • International Marketing
  • Multinational Financial Management
  • Principles of Organization and Management
  • Research Methods in Management (Postgraduate)

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

You are strongly advised to apply now, to ensure there are still places on your chosen course and to give you time to complete the admissions process.

Language

English

Credits

180 alternative credits

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.
Lower Second Class

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Our standard postgraduate entry requirement is a second-class honours degree (2:2 or above) from a UK university, or an equivalent international qualification.
  • We will review every postgraduate application to Birkbeck on its individual merits and your professional qualifications and/or relevant work experience will be taken into consideration positively. We actively support and encourage applications from mature learners.
  • On your application form, please list all your relevant qualifications and experience, including those you expect to achieve.
  • You do not need to have completed your current qualification to start your application.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    17850 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 17850 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    11550 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 11550 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.

Funding

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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