Managers require a wide-range of skills and knowledge to succeed in an international arena. This 12-month programme equips you with the critical information and skills necessary to manage at an international level, drawing on the knowledge of a highly-acclaimed team of academics. Combining forward-thinking management theory with workplace-ready practical skills, the course focuses on how international business operates, leaving its graduates with an excellent grounding in skills necessary for today’s global market.

The Course

Our MSc in Management (International Business) is taught full-time over two semesters followed by a dissertation, through a combination of lectures, seminars, case studies, group work for collaborative learning and web-based discussion groups. Students are assessed through individual assignments, group projects, examinations and their dissertation.

You also have the option to undertake an organisational project, giving you real-world work experience within a company.

The course begins in September and lasts over a full 12 months. Students who successfully complete the first semester but do not proceed receive the PG Certificate. Those who pass both semesters but do not complete the dissertation receive the PG Diploma.


Core modules:

  • Managing People in Organisations
  • Accounting and Financial Management
  • Marketing
  • Operations and Supply Chain Management
  • Strategic Management
  • International Business Strategy
  • Managerial Economics
  • Management Inquiry
  • Dissertation

Optional modules:

  • International Human Resource Studies
  • Negotiation and Intercultural Communication
  • International Business and East Asia
  • European Business
  • Corporate Entrepreneurship
  • Creating Entrepreneurial Ventures

The Candidate

The MSc in Management (International Business) is likely to appeal to graduates in an unrelated discipline aiming for management and planning to operate successfully on an international scale.

You will have a 2:1 honours degree, or an approved professional qualification. For overseas students, Sheffield University Management School’s standard English requirement is IELTS 6.5 with at least 6 in each part or equivalent.

The School

Sheffield University Management School is proud to be in the top one percent of business schools in the world thanks to a prestigious Triple Crown accreditation (AMBA, EQUIS, AACSB). The School’s spectacular, architect-designed building is situated in leafy Broomhill, just 15 minutes’ walk from the city centre and 15 minutes’ drive from the Peak District, providing a very high quality of life for you.

We are research-led, dynamic and progressive. The School endeavours for every graduate to be work-ready in both theory and practice. Our world-class academics and renowned degrees and qualifications work very hard to ensure this.

A dedicated careers service is also on hand to support students and put you in touch with organisations. The employability hub acts as a key interface between Management students and the external world. It is a dedicated service to help you to access employability support, skills development and opportunities in the following areas; postgraduate projects, internships, postgraduate international summer schools, professional body associations and jobs.


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Last updated August 2, 2018
This course is Campus based
Start Date
Sep 2019
12 months
11,650 GBP
GBP for home/EU students and 21,450 GBP for international students
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