MA Programs in International Business Management

Compare 2 Masters of Arts in International Business Management

International Business Management

Many students will choose to continue their education after graduating with an undergraduate degree. By pursuing a master's degree, they acquire the skills they need to succeed once they begin their career. It also provides a much more focused and specialized form of education.

What is a MA in International Business Management? In many ways, it is similar to a typical management degree, or even most business degrees, but it has an increased focus on which unique issues a company that spans multiple countries face. In addition to traditional business and management courses, cultural studies are essential to these programs. Graduates are prepared to handle cross-cultural problems and logistical issues exclusive to the international market.

Because international business management is nearly entirely dedicated to major corporations that are big enough to be considered international, the possible positions are, by definition, very high ranking and high paying.

Most master's degrees vary in cost greatly and international business management is no exception. Different programs, schools, and even countries will have different tuition and fees. If you research before enrolling, you can find one that works with your budget.

While it is most common for an international business management professional to work with major, globe-spanning companies, it is also possible to be hired by a small company that is looking to move their operation or expand to a new country. Either way, it will be your responsibility to handle the cultural and logistical issues that may arise. Temporary work only during a move or expansion is possible, or you can find a permanent position, usually heading up a new division or department. Alternatively, an international manager can stay at the headquarters and manage expansion from afar.

Those interested in cross cultural explorations as well as business will likely find international business management studies interesting. Search for your program below and contact directly the admission office of the school of your choice by filling in the lead form.

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International Business Management (M.A. / (M.Sc.*)

Fresenius University of Applied Sciences
Campus 4 - 5 semesters October 2019 Germany Idstein Cologne

The English-taught Master’s program International Business Management builds on the economic knowledge and management skills obtained during your Bachelor studies and develops these further with a specific focus on international business. In addition, the study program offers an opportunity that is still very rare in Germany: By spending a year abroad at the University of Chester (GB), students can graduate with an additional degree – a Master of Arts (M.A.) awarded by Hochschule Fresenius and a Master of Science (M.Sc.), awarded by University of Chester. [+]

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The English-taught Master’s program International Business Management builds on the economic knowledge and management skills obtained during your Bachelor studies and develops these further with a specific focus on international business. In addition, the study program offers an opportunity that is still very rare in Germany: By spending a year abroad at the University of Chester (GB), students can graduate with an additional degree – a Master of Arts (M.A.) awarded by Hochschule Fresenius and a Master of Science (M.Sc.), awarded by University of Chester. This way, students are ideally qualified to start their careers in an international work environment either in Germany or abroad.... [-]


MA in International Business and Management

University of Westminster, Westminster Business School
Campus Full time 1 year September 2019 United Kingdom London

This course attracts students from every corner of the globe and reflects the main areas of international business. It integrates theoretical knowledge with practical enterprise skills in a global context and also gives you the chance to develop your knowledge and management skills so that you can pursue a career in multinational companies, overseas trade and international organisations. [+]

Easier communication, more efficient international transportation, the relocation of production and services, and a significant increase in economic migration have made the study of international business and management increasingly relevant. This course attracts students from every corner of the globe and reflects the main areas of international business. It integrates theoretical knowledge with practical enterprise skills in a global context and also gives you the chance to develop your knowledge and management skills so that you can pursue a career in multinational companies, overseas trade and international organisations.

Course content

A highlight for many students are the study trips and company visits organised throughout the course which provide an opportunity for networking and extending learning in new environments. Students on this course also benefit from free access to part of the material on the course reading list.... [-]