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Online MBA MBA

Vlerick Business School Belgium

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International Business MBA

EU Business School, Barcelona Spain

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Part-time Executive MBA MBA

The University of Edinburgh Business School United Kingdom

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International Marketing MBA

EU Business School, Geneva Switzerland

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Global MBA MBA

Gisma University of Applied Sciences Germany

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Master of Business Administration (MBA) Online MBA

International Career Institute United Kingdom

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Full-Time MBA MBA

Luxembourg School of Business Luxembourg

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(MBA), International Business MBA

Macromedia University of Applied Sciences Germany

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MBA in International Business MBA

Exeed College United Arab Emirates (the)

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International Marketing MBA

EU Business School Digital Switzerland

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Global Master of Business Administration (UCA) MBA

Berlin School of Business and Innovation Germany

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Master of Business Administration MBA

International University of Monaco France

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International MBA (part time) MBA

Xi'an Jiaotong-Liverpool University (XJTLU) China

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International MBA MBA

Nyenrode Business Universiteit Netherlands

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International MBA MBA, Executive Development Programme

International School of Management (ISM) France

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International MBA MBA

Liverpool Hope University United Kingdom

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Study an International MBA Course abroad in 2024

An International Master of Business Administration (MBA) degree is aimed at working professionals who are looking to progress their career. Due to the mass globalisation of business, there is an increase in the demand for managers with international business expertise. An international MBA, also known as an IMBA, will prepare you for the fast-paced, competitive and demanding nature of business. An IMBA will likely be attended by more mature students than an undergraduate degree, as they will be coming to education after gaining several years of work experience.

An IMBA degree will take your existing knowledge of international business and build on it, progressing your skills and abilities. You will be sharing your perspective of key principles and concepts with students from many areas of the business world, and potentially from a variety of countries. This will be the perfect opportunity to network with potential future global business leaders.

Your degree will be delivered in a mixture of modes. These will include lectures and seminars, as well as practical sessions. You may be required to take part in a work placement as part of your degree.

Depending on where you choose to study, you may be able to specialise throughout your degree. This specialisation might be able to influence the way in which your career progresses when you finish studying. Common specialisations might include:

  • International Business
  • Global Strategic Operations
  • Global Risk Management
  • International Finance
  • International Entrepreneurship, Innovation and Creativity

If your degree requires you to write a dissertation or submit a final research project, this will give you an opportunity to further explore a favoured area of international business.

The accreditation of an IMBA is internationally standardised. This means that no matter where in the world you choose to study, you will be awarded a Master of Business Administration. The only element of your award that may be different is the specific title.

Some degrees may be accredited or approved by professional bodies of business and management. These might include the Chartered Management Institute (CMI), the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA), or the Association of MBAs (AMBA).

The duration of your IMBA will depend on where you choose to study. It will also be influenced by the country in which your institution is located. Generally, an IMBA can take up to three years when studied full-time, and up to eight years if studied part-time.

An MBA is generally studied as a final degree, so further study does not tend to be common. However, if you do wish to continue your studies, this could be in the form of a Doctor of Business Administration (DBA), a different masters degree, or a graduate diploma or certificate.

International MBA degree students are likely to already have an idea of their career path after they have graduated. This might include progressing in your current career, such as moving from a middle management job role to a senior management job role. It could also include changing career completely, potentially moving industry and location. Gaining an IMBA is a great way to display to international companies that you have an advanced expertise in business, and have gained a world-recognised award.

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