M.Sc. On Campus

International Business Management

Manchester Metropolitan University

12 months
18500 GBP/year
10250 GBP/year
Tuition fee
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Take on new and emerging markets in an international context. On this International Business Management course from Manchester Metropolitan University, we'll help you to develop vital skills in international business management.


As well as ethical and global management, you’ll also refine your expertise by exploring the political economy and how it can affect global trade.

You can tailor the International Business Management course from Manchester Metropolitan University to concentrate on areas that you find most interesting by selecting an option unit from a range of business specialisms.

We’ll also help you understand working practices from different territories and build the skills you need to effectively manage people from different cultures and backgrounds. 

Guest lectures, delivered by leaders from a variety of sectors, will give you a well-rounded view of different career paths in international business.

You’ll also have the opportunity to take an optional 36-48 week internship which will give you a unique insight into how international organisations work. This could be a real boost to your career, allowing you to add relevant, professional experience to your CV.


We want you to be able to explore opportunities across the world with confidence. We’ll help you demonstrate your expertise to future employers in a wide range of business sectors. 

You’ll be well placed to go for managerial positions in international operations, such as:

  • International Account Manager
  • Customs Compliance Specialist
  • Trade and Export Specialist
  • Marketing Manager
  • Management Analyst

During your studies, you’ll be able to take advantage of our regular schedule of employability events such as employer cafes and jobs fairs. This is your opportunity to network with employers and enhance your professional CV.

Previous graduates have found management roles in global companies such as Ernst & Young, BNY Mellon, and Vantage. You’ll also have the option to enter the world of consultancy, or apply your newly acquired skills to create your own business.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Critical and Contextual Thinking for International Business
  • Theories of International Business
  • Global Corporate Power in the International Economy
  • International Business and Emerging Markets
  • International Strategic Management
  • Development Finance
  • Research Methods
  • Dissertation - International Business Management

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

There is no deadline for applications to our postgraduate programmes, however we recommend you apply as early as possible.


180 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Lower Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

You’ll need a UK honours degree – at least a 2:2 – or international equivalent, in a business-related subject. We will also consider your application if you have significant management experience or degree equivalent professional qualifications.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    18500 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 18500 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • National

    10250 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 10250 GBP per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Manchester

645 - 1197 GBP /month
Living costs

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


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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