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International Business MSc

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What is International Business MSc?

This course is accredited by the Chartered Management Institute (CMI) and is aimed at producing internationally minded graduates with the qualities and transferable skills needed for employment in an international business context.

Learning from experienced international business professionals, you’ll develop a global mindset while being encouraged and supported throughout your course.

Study style

You’ll be supported in completing a live project while undertaking a business placement, with the aim of helping the organisation devise an international strategy.

Based in our state-of-the-art Business School in Gloucester, you’ll be able to start building your international network of contacts and learn about aspects such as how cultural differences affect international business.

Get International Business MSc course updates and hear more about studying with us.

Entry requirements

    • You should hold at least a  2.2 Bachelors degree with honours.

    • We will consider a comparable professional or postgraduate qualification

    • At least a 2.2 in an equivalent graduate level qualification in a relevant subject from an overseas university of equivalent institution.

    • EU and international students need IELTS 6.0 overall (no less than 5.5 in writing and in any other band) or equivalent.

Course modules


Fees and costs

See the further details of fees and potential extra costs when studying a course at the University of Gloucestershire.
Start date Location UCAS code Total Fee (UK) Total Fee (international)
Sep 2022 Oxstalls, Gloucester £9,425 £15,000
Sep 2023 Oxstalls, Gloucester TBC TBC

Possible careers

Graduates from this course can go on to work in:

  • international business development and trade
  • sales and marketing
  • international finance
  • operations and logistics
  • consulting and management
  • international HR.

Industry links

Students who complete this course will receive both an MSc and a level 7 Certificate in Strategic Management and Leadership by the Chartered Management Institute (CMI).

Learn in our state-of-the-art facilities

Develop cross-cultural understanding in our new Business School.

The Business School at Oxstalls campus in the early evening

Build up an international network

Start building your network while you study, taking advantage of our contacts and field trips.

Business students in the business school talking at a desk

Work with real business on live projects

Learn from experienced international business professionals and conduct a live project with a company addressing an international issue.

Students chatting about their business course

Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business

Gloucestershire Business School is a member of AACSB International Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business.


ThreeSixty student consultancy

Students on this course will have the chance to get involved with our new student consultancy, ThreeSixty. Based at our state-of-the-art School of Business, you’ll get the opportunity to develop your graduate competencies and attributes by working with business, third sector and individuals on a consultancy basis, solving their challenges.

The Business School at Oxstalls campus

"We are a really personal university"

“Our tutors are very flexible and will support the student to help address their individual issues whenever they’re needed. We are here to open people’s minds, give them confidence and help them understand not only the challenges but also the potential of working across different cultures.”

Dr Jun Zhang, Senior Lecturer in International Management

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