MSc in International Business Management (with internship)

London South Bank University

Program Description

MSc in International Business Management (with internship)

London South Bank University

MSc International Business Management provides a systematic, comprehensive, in-depth study of international business. You'll develop the ability to critically evaluate and appraise existing theories and ideas about changes taking place in the world of international business. You'll also build an awareness and understanding of how different cultural attitudes and beliefs shape the international business environment in different regions of the world.

You'll learn to use scientific research techniques to engage in independent investigation, building knowledge and understanding of particular issues that are the forefront of the different areas covered by the degree.

You'll become a more effective decision-maker, with the knowledge, understanding, confidence, and skills to engage in independent, an original thought which has practical application in the business environment.

The placement provides you with the opportunity to put theory into practice and develop your understanding of business as it applies to the sector you choose to work in.


Key course information - ordered by mode

Mode Duration Start Date Location
Full-time 19 months January; September Southwark Campus


  • International management
  • International marketing
  • Corporate financial management
  • Strategic international human resource management
  • Internship
  • Dissertation

Plus two options from:

  • Global operations and logistics
  • Business data for decision making
  • Everyday sustainability for business
  • Managing virtual work
  • Intercultural management
  • Business ethics
  • Enterprise and entrepreneurial management


Employment prospects are excellent. Successful students can, in addition to senior management roles, build a career in a variety of roles in consulting, marketing, finance, and human resource management. In this respect, the personal development emphasis on the course reflects the skills demanded flexible roles in managing across a variety of organizational cultures and functions inside multinational companies.

We are the University of the Year for Graduate Employment - The Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2018.

At LSBU, we want to set you up for a successful career. During your studies – and for two years after you graduate – you’ll have access to our Employability Service, which includes:

  • An online board where you can see a wide range of placements: part-time, full-time or voluntary. You can also drop in to see our Job Shop advisers, who are always available to help you take the next step in your search.
  • Our Careers Gym offering group workshops on CVs, interview techniques and finding work experience, as well as regular presentations from employers across a range of sectors.

Our Student Enterprise team can also help you start your own business and develop valuable entrepreneurial skills.


You'll undertake a four-month placement in a sector which is relevant to your studies. You'll be expected to find this placement, supported by staff and the University's employability service. As part of your assessment, you'll write a business report on this experience.

If you are unable to find a suitable placement, you can revert back on to MSc International Business Management.

Teaching and learning

You'll develop team working skills through group projects, case studies and other forms of collaborative work.

Entry requirements

Bachelor degree equivalent to UK Second Class Honours Lower Division in any subject.

All modules are subject to change by the university and may differ from the modules you are offered during your studies.

This school offers programs in:
  • English

Last updated September 8, 2018
Duration & Price
This course is Campus based
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19 months
Full time
8,700 GBP
Year 1 Full-time UK/EU fee: £8700; International fee: £13125.
United Kingdom - London, England
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