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
- 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:
- 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.
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).
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
Practitioner and research led teaching
View profiles of the module leaders for this course:
- Dr Laurence Vigneau (Degree Programme Director)
- Dr Elizabeth Alexander
- Dr Sawlat Zaman
- Dr Parth Patel
- Dr Ali Naqvi
- Dr Clare Butler
- Professor Tom McGovern
- Professor Klaus Schoefer
- Dr Allanah Johnston
- Dr David Lain
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
- company site visits.
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
- 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.