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How long you will study
9 - 12 Months

Domestic course fees
GBP 5800

How you will study

Course starts

International course fees
GBP 10500

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About International Management at Henley Business School, University of Reading

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This programme presents students with the opportunity to analyse and understand the theory and practice of today's global business environment.

Structure and content

Students can choose from two pathways in the International Management programme; 9-months or 12-months. Both programmes equip students with the analytical and practical skills required to become competent players in the international business environment.

Compulsory modules

International Strategic Management*
Designing Organisations
Comparative and Inter-Cultural Management
Evolution of the Multinational Enterprise*
Contemporary Management Practice (incorporating a 5000 word project for the 9-month pathway)
(* only 1 of these two modules to be taken)

Elective modules
For the 9-month programme students select a further 5 modules, 2 of which must be critical core. For the 12-month programme students select a further 4 modules, including 2 from critical core.

Critical core modules
Corporate Social Responsibility
Financial Management
Global Marketing Management
International Human Resource Management

Additional modules
Understanding the Global Firm
Research and Development in the Multinational Enterprise
International Business Practice
Anglo-American Accounting
Business Management and European Integration
Strategy, Policy and Impact of the Multinational Enterprise
The Emergence of Modern Marketing


Written examinations, assignments, case studies, group presentations.

Entry requirements

You are expected to have obtained an upper second class honours degree or equivalent. For those whose first language is not English, a pass in an approved test in English is required. Applicants need either an average score of 7.0 on IELTS, 600 in written TOEFL, or at least 250 overall in computer-based TOEFL.

How and when to apply

Complete, as fully as possible, the University of Reading postgraduate application form available from
  • Obtain two academic references.

  • Enclose a copy of your degree certificate and academic transcripts.

  • Apply as early as possible.

Fees, expenses and scholarships

Home: £5500
International: £10,500
For up to date information regarding living costs, please see the Postgraduate accommodation and living costs section at: For details of awards and studentships please see:

Each year, the Business School offers scholarships covering tuition fees to outstanding students pursuing masters programmes. For further information, please see the news and events section of:

Career development loans are government sponsored and allow UK-based applicants to borrow up to 80 per cent of course costs for a programme of no more than one-year duration. Application details can be obtained directly from the bank or by calling Free phone 0800 585505. See also:

For further information please contact:
Postgraduate Admissions Office, The University of Reading Business School, P.O Box 218, Whiteknights, Reading, RG6 6AA, United Kingdom
Tel: +44 (0) 118 378 6205, Fax: +44 (0) 118 975 0236, Email:,

Study options for this course

  • The award How you will study How long you will study Course starts Domestic course fees International course fees
  • The awardMScHow you will studyFull-timeHow long you will study9 - 12 months
    Course startsOctoberDomestic course feesGBP 5800International course feesGBP 10500
  • The awardMScHow you will studyPart-timeHow long you will study24 months
    Course startsOctoberDomestic course feesGBP 5800International course feesGBP 10500

Entry requirements for this course

Contact Henley Business School, University of Reading to find course entry requirements.

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