Level of study: Postgraduate
Fee: £8,000 (UK/EU) £13,500 (International)
Entry requirements: Minimum 2:2 honours degree from a UK university or equivalent. Professional qualifications may also be accepted.
English language requirements: IELTS 6.5 (or above) with no single element below 5.5 or equivalent
Mode of study: Full-time classroom
Duration: 1 year
Assessment methods: Coursework and exams
Scholarship or bursaries: Available
Student finance: Available
Payment plan: Available
Starts: January, May, September
Next application deadline: 19 September 2016
Please note that this course is currently being reviewed.
The MSc Business with International Management has been developed for recent graduates in non-business disciplines who are looking to add a business dimension to their undergraduate specialism. This programme will build both your general business knowledge and understanding, as well as developing the personal skills needed for the wide variety of managerial-level roles available in today’s international business environment.
This course is part of Newcastle Business School, the first business school in the UK to gain the prestigious AACSB accreditation. Held by only 1% of business schools globally, this accreditation reflects the calibre of our courses and teaching, supported by our global reputation for delivering some of the best business management education in the UK.
- Specialise in International Management in the second semester
- Prepare yourself for a vast range of management opportunities
- Developed for non-business graduates
- Newcastle Business School is one of only 1% of the world’s business schools to hold the prestigious double AACSB accreditation
- Also available as MSc Business with International Management with Advanced Practice
- Upon graduating, opt to join one of our Professional Pathways programmes, to further build your skills and employability with one of the UK’s leading IT and project management training providers, QA.
About this course
What will I study?
The MSc Business with International Management is designed around a set of modules that are common to all the ‘MSc Business with’ programmes. These modules cover general business functions, strategic management and organisational analysis. These will develop your strategic awareness, leadership potential and understanding of the theory and practice of international business. In the second semester you will be given the opportunity to specialise in International Management.
In the final semester you will complete your research and write your dissertation. Every student has a personal research supervisor and will be required to submit an assessed research proposal prior to embarking on the dissertation itself.
There is also an internship opportunity for an additional fee of £595, payable to our internship provider. Alternatively, if you would like to include a work placement during your programme, this is included in our MSc Business with International Management with Advanced Practice. The work placement may be paid or unpaid.
How will I be taught and assessed?
Your teaching and learning for the MSc Business with International Management takes place in seminars, lectures, tutorials and workshops. In addition, you will be expected to engage in independent study involving directed and self-directed learning.
Assessments for this course are based on a mix of assignments, presentations and group work.
You will be assigned your own Guidance Tutor who will provide academic and pastoral support and be your first point of contact if you have questions or problems.
Careers and further study
Graduates on the programme have joined a wide range of businesses, including graduate training schemes. A significant number of graduates have gone back to work for a family business or even started up their own businesses.
Upon successfully completing your course, you will be eligible to join one of our Professional Pathway programmes to continue your professional development and training. Each Pathway is worth a minimum of £3,000 and offered to our graduates for free, from our partner, QA.
Applicants should have the following:
- Minimum of a 2:2 (second class) honours degree from a UK university or its equivalent.
If you don’t meet the academic requirements
Applicants who do not have such an academic qualification but do have substantial experience of working in a business organisation and/or possess a relevant professional qualification will also be considered.
If you’re unsure if you meet the entry criteria, please contact us and our team will be able to advise you.
Alternatively, you may also be eligible for our Pre-Masters courses. These are pathway programmes designed specifically for students who are looking to progress on to a Masters degree but who don’t currently meet the entry requirements.
English language requirements
Students require IELTS 6.5 (or above) with no single element below 5.5 or equivalent.
Did you know that if your IELTS is within 1.0 of the required score for your programme, then taking Pre-Sessional English is an option for you.
All modules are core.
LD0472 – Developing Global Management Competencies I (20 credits)
LD0474 – Strategic Management for Competitive Advantage (40 credits)
LD0422 – Dissertation Preparation and Research Methods (0 credits)
LD0475 – Academic and Professional Development (0 credits)
LD0473 – Developing Global Management Competencies II (20 credits)
LD4008 – Global and Transnational Business (20 credits)
LD4003 – Relationship Marketing in a Global Context (20 credits)
LD0422 – The Newcastle Business School Masters Dissertation (60 credits)
Fees and finance
1 year programme
- UK/EU students: £8,000
- International students: £13,500
Scholarships and bursaries for international students
Depending on the country you are from, you may be eligible for a country bursary and/or scholarship when studying this Masters programme.
All of our scholarships and bursaries are automatically applied when we process your application and one of our team will be able to confirm your eligibility.
Payment plans for self-funded students
If you need support to spread the cost of your tuition, you may be eligible for our payment plan.
Government Loan for Masters study
For the Academic Year 2016/17, the Government will be providing a Postgraduate Loan (PGL) up to the value of £10,000 for UK and EU students. If you enter either full-time or part-time postgraduate study after the 1st of August 2016, you could be eligible to receive this funding.
How to apply or find out more
How to find out more
Enquire now to find out to find out more information about the course, studying with us, the application process, and to ask any other questions you may have.
How to apply
Once you’re ready to apply, you can apply online to study the MSc Business with International Management programme. This method allows you to upload your supporting documents at the time of application and automatically receive your student application number.
We strongly recommend that you submit your application as early as possible to allow you to complete all of the preparations needed to study your programme. After receiving an offer it can take time to arrange your finances and apply for your visa (if required) and it is important that you arrive in good time to enrol onto your course. Please refer to the Dates and Fees page.
If you are unable to apply online, then you can download a PDF application form and email it to admin.
For us to assess your application in a timely manner, it is important that you provide us with the following documents:
- Fully completed application form
- Personal email address must be included on the application form
- Transcripts and/or certificates (including a certified translation if not in English)
- Passport – copy of personal details page
- Proof of financial sponsorship if applicable
- Confirmation of immigration history including copies of previous and current visas if applicable