MSc International Management

University of Sussex - School of Business, Management and Economics

Program Description

MSc International Management

University of Sussex - School of Business, Management and Economics

Key information

  • Duration: 1-year full time, 2 years part-time
  • Start date: September 2018
  • Apply by: 1 August (International), 1 September (UK/EU)

Gain a strong understanding of the complexities of the global business environment. This will help you succeed in an international enterprise.

You’ll develop an in-depth understanding of the business systems in Europe, East Asia, and emerging economies.

You can tailor your degree to your own interests, choosing options including marketing, finance, and entrepreneurship.

Full-time and part-time study

Choose to study this course full time or part time, to fit around your work and family life. Modules for the full-time course are listed below.

For details about the part-time course, contact us at

How will I study?

You’ll study core modules and options in the autumn and spring terms. In the summer term, you carry out your research project.

Assessment is through coursework, unseen tests, essays, extended essays and a research project.


These are the modules running in the academic year 2017. Modules running in 2018 may be subject to change.

Core modules

Core modules are taken by all students on the course. They give you a solid grounding in your chosen subject and prepare you to explore the topics that interest you most.

  • Accounting for Decision Makers
  • Comparative Business Systems
  • International Business
  • Marketing Management
  • Research Methods (International Management)
  • Research Project (International Management)


Alongside your core modules, you can choose options to broaden your horizons and tailor your course to your interests.

  • Business Ethics and Corporate Social Responsibility
  • Corporate Governance
  • Global Marketing
  • Globalisation and Integration
  • Innovation for Sustainability
  • International Entrepreneurship
  • International Human Resource Management
  • Multinational Financial Management
  • The Business Context in East Asia
  • The Business Context in Emerging Economies
  • The Business Context in Europe

How much does it cost?


  • UK/EU students: £10,600 per year
  • The Channel Islands and Isle of Man students: £10,600 per year
  • International students: £17,900 per year

Note that your fees may be subject to an increase on an annual basis.

If you’re studying part-time over two years, you’ll be charged 50% of the equivalent 2018 full-time fee in each year of study. The fee in your second year – if you continue your studies without a break – will be subject to a 2.5% increase (subject to rounding).

Living costs

Find out typical living costs for studying at Sussex

How can I fund my course?

Postgraduate Masters loans

You can borrow up to £10,280 to help with fees and living costs if your course starts on or after 1 August 2017. Loans are available from the Student Loans Company if you’re from the UK or if you’re an EU national studying for a Masters.

Find out more about Postgraduate Masters Loans


Our aim is to ensure that every student who wants to study with us is able to despite financial barriers so that we continue to attract talented and unique individuals.


This MSc is for you if you’re a professional – it’s a career-development course.

We aim to develop international managers who can comfortably and confidently move from country to country and deal effectively with counterparts from around the world.

Graduate destinations

95% of students from the Department of Business and Management were in work or further study six months after graduating. Our graduates have gone on to jobs including:

  • the service manager, Sussex Partnership NHS Foundation Trust
  • contract manager for international affairs, Kharkov State Aircraft Manufacturing Company
  • senior civil servant, UK Civil Service.

(EPI, Destinations of Leavers from Higher Education Survey 2015 for postgraduates)

This school offers programs in:
  • English

Last updated March 12, 2018
Duration & Price
This course is Campus based
Start Date
Start date
Sept. 2018
1 - 2 years
Part time
Full time
17,900 GBP
United Kingdom - Brighton, England
Start date: Sept. 2018
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Sept. 2018
United Kingdom - Brighton, England
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UK/EU students: £10,600 per year / Channel Islands and Isle of Man students: £10,600 per year / International students: £17,900 per year