Choosing our MBA in International Business will develop your ability to perform at the highest level in global business. We will place you on four distinctive and challenging enterprise projects, where you will work closely with businesses in the UK and worldwide to improve your global awareness.
Our approach on the programme is to constantly apply theory to practice – so you will be able to immediately apply your learning in the real world and make a lasting impact on your industry.
A good Honours degree plus five years post-graduation work experience with evidence of management. We will also consider applicants with a good Honours degree plus three years exceptional work experience with evidence of management. Equivalent professional qualifications will also be considered.
The work experience requirement for the 21- and 24-month route is three years.
International students: We accept a range of qualifications from different countries.
English language requirements:
12-month MBA – IELTS 7.0 (with no less than 6.5 in any band); TOEFL IBT 95 (with no less than 22 in any band); Pearson Academic Test of English 67 (in all four skills).
21-month route – IELTS 6.5 (with no less than 6.0 in any band); TOEFL IBT 88 (21 in Reading, 20 in Listening, 22 in Speaking and 21 in Writing); Pearson Academic Test of English 59 (in all four skills).
24-month route – IELTS 6.0 (with no less than 5.5 in any band); TOEFL IBT 82 (19 in Reading, 19 in Listening, 21 in Speaking and 19 in Writing); Pearson Academic Test of English 51 (in all four skills).
Accounting for Managers
Finance for Managers (MBA)
Human Resource Management
Marketing Concepts and Practice
Strategic Analysis of Business
Developing Leadership Practice
Global Business Development
Optional modules, students may choose three modules from the list below:
Ethical Finance and Sustainability
International Cooperative Strategy
Ethics in Global Business
Financial Statement Analysis
Global Marketing Leadership
Implementing Strategies and Managing Change
Infrastructure and Project Finance
International Banking: Regulation and Supervision
International Business Experience
International Business Finance
Models of Capitalism and Financial Crises
The Effective Director
Students must also choose one of the following:
Dissertation Type A: Management Challenge
Dissertation Type B
On your MBA you will have the opportunity to engage with top international companies. Our MBA students have participated in a range of activities with employers including BP, GE, IBM, Accenture, Capgemini, Unilever, Deloitte and HSBC.