MSc International Business Management

General

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Program Description

Why choose this course

This course will teach you how to manage a multinational business. You’ll learn how to develop and implement global strategies, and how to make companies of any size truly international.

While benefiting from Surrey Business School’s emphasis on enterprise and innovation, you’ll be encouraged and motivated to expand your creative and practical thinking abilities.

We make sure you have the skills and knowledge that employers look out for, and you’ll have the chance to engage with real, contemporary challenges within modern business throughout your studies.

What you will study

Studying this course will help you to gain a thorough understanding of how successful businesses continue to have an international reach despite the many challenges posed by the modern world.

We’ll teach you how to effectively formulate and implement global strategies to succeed in international business. We’ll spark your interest by teaching you about the techniques and knowledge that professional managers need to control multinational business environments. You can also expect to explore areas such as the management of responsibility and ethical considerations.

You’ll experience an inspiring combination of our research findings and case studies from international firms and, in the process, discover why adopting some of the best, forward-thinking management techniques from around the world is crucial to success.

Professional recognition

MSc - Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB)

Accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB).

Academic year structure

Please note that the modules ‘E-Business Strategy’ and ‘Business Reporting Techniques’ are taught from June-July, and the International Business Project is undertaken from August-September.

Modules

Modules listed are indicative, reflecting the information available at the time of publication. Please note that modules may be subject to teaching availability, student demand and/or class size caps.

The University operates a credit framework for all taught programmes based on a 15-credit tariff. Modules can be either 15, 30, 45 or 60 credits, and additionally for some masters dissertations, 90 credits.

Year 1 (full-time)

Module Title Status Semester
International Business Project Compulsory Cross Year
Global Strategy Implementation Compulsory 1
International Business Management Compulsory 1
Management of Human Resources Compulsory 1
Marketing Compulsory 1
Accounting & Finance for Business Compulsory 2
Business Reporting Techniques Compulsory 2
E-Business Strategy Compulsory 2
Global Strategy Compulsory 2
Innovation Management Optional 2
International Human Resource Management Optional 2
International Political Economy Optional 2
International Trade Compulsory 2
Optional modules for Year 1 (full-time) - FHEQ Level 7

Choose 1 optional module

Entry requirements

A minimum of a 2:2 UK honours degree, or a recognised equivalent international qualification.

Last updated Jan 2020

About the School

The University of Surrey was established on 9 September 1966 with the grant of its Royal Charter, but its roots go back to a late 19th-century concern to provide greater access to further and higher e ... Read More

The University of Surrey was established on 9 September 1966 with the grant of its Royal Charter, but its roots go back to a late 19th-century concern to provide greater access to further and higher education for the poorer inhabitants of London. Read less

Accreditations

AACSB Accredited