International Business Management (MSc)

Newcastle University the United Kingdom

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The award
MSc

How long you will study
12 months

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How you will study
full-time

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About International Business Management at Newcastle University

Our International Business Management MSc will enable you to respond to the growing internationalisation of business and management practice.

About this course

This course celebrates the diversity of living and working across cultures. It focuses on the skills, competencies and knowledge necessary for individuals working in today's global business environment.

It will suit those looking to study business with an international focus. You will gain qualities relevant to:

  • management consultancy
  • marketing
  • human resource management.

What you'll learn

This course combines subject area and practice-focused integrative skills modules with an individual project. You will develop not only your knowledge, but also your experience of thinking and working like an international manager.

You will start with a comprehensive grounding in the core management areas of:

  • strategy
  • marketing 
  • the management of organisations and people.

You will gain a rich introduction to the complexity of globalisation and cultural difference. You will progress to developing effective international strategies and managing change.

Your development

On completion of this course, you will be able to demonstrate:

  • advanced knowledge of international business and management 
  • how to improve the quality of management, leadership and practice in organisations
  • applied skills in problem solving, decision-making, critical thinking and analysis
  • direct experience of working in multi-cultural environments to analyse business issues 
  • the ability to develop strategic approaches to address these issue

Your theoretical understanding will develop throughout the course. You will also experience managerial decision-making challenges through working in multicultural teams on:

  • a variety of case studies
  • business-related projects 
  • a major international business simulation (competing in groups running and growing an international business).

Accreditation

Newcastle University Business School is accredited by the:

  • Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB)
  • European Quality Improvement System (EQUIS)
  • Association of MBAs (AMBA).

Only 1% of business schools worldwide hold triple accreditation. Our Business School is part of this elite group and this accolade is a huge endorsement. It reflects the investments we make for our students through providing:

  • a high quality teaching environment
  • innovative programming
  • active engagement with industry

Our staff

Practitioner and research led teaching

View profiles of the module leaders for this course:

  • Dr Elizabeth Alexander (Degree Programme Director)
  • Dr Mariachiara Barzotto
  • Dr Harsh Jha
  • Professor Tom McGovern
  • Professor Klaus Schoefer
  • Dr Allanah Johnston
  • Dr David Lain
  • Dr Susan Addison.

Delivery

This course is modular, comprising 180 credits.

Our links to industry allow you to cultivate a greater understanding of contemporary business issues. Opportunities include:

  • guest speakers
  • industry seminars
  • workshops
  • company site visits.

Facilities

Newcastle University Business School is one of the largest Schools in the University. We have over 3,500 students representing over 93 nationalities. Our location and modern design creates a dynamic centre point for a valuable network of:

  • regional, national and international thought leaders
  • alumni
  • leading professions.

Our facilities provide:

  • a flexible and dedicated conference suite with panoramic views across the city
  • Wi-Fi enabled connectivity throughout the building, including three computer clusters housing approximately 120 PCs
  • four large lecture theatres and 21 seminar rooms, providing comfortable teaching and group study space
  • a dedicated Hub and Base providing a balanced mix of study space and relaxation areas
  • a contemporary café.

View some of the Business School facilities.

Study options for this course

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Notes about fees for this course

See Fees and Funding tab in the Programme information in our online Prospectus. https://www.ncl.ac.uk/postgraduate/courses/degrees/international-business-management-msc/?utm_source=referral-study-link&utm_medium=course-listing&utm_content=international-business-management-msc&utm_campaign=PG3PL-study-link#fees&funding

Entry requirements

A 2:1 honours degree, or international equivalent, in any subject.

International Students

To study this course you need to meet our Band 6 English Language requirements:

Direct Entry: IELTS 6.5 overall (with a minimum of 6.0 in all sub-skills)

If you have lower English Language scores, you may be accepted onto a pre-sessional English course. 

Our typical English Language requirements are listed as IELTS scores but we also accept a wide range of English Language tests.

The equivalent academic qualifications that we accept are listed on our country pages.

Pre-sessional English Course Requirements

  • 6 week Pre-sessional entry: IELTS 6.0 overall (with 6.0 in writing and a minimum of 5.5 in all other sub-skills)    
  • 10 week Pre-sessional entry: IELTS 6.0 overall (with 1 sub-skill at a minimum of 5.0 and 3 sub-skills at a minimum of 5.5, including writing)

You can study a pre-sessional English course at our INTO Newcastle Centre.

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