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Train to be an international business manager

1 year Full Time
Bishop Otter Campus (Chichester)

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This MSc International Business degree prepares you to work as a business manager in an international environment. You will explore topics including strategic management, international business, global marketing, finance and accounting, behavioural economics and research methods. If you are looking to brush up on your business skills or to expand your current business abroad then this course is for you.

The Course

What you will study

You will study a selection of core and optional modules in each year. Each module is worth a number of credits and is delivered differently depending on its content and focus of study.

This list is indicative and subject to change.

Professional and Academic Practice

This module helps you learn to study at master’s level, introduces you to employability on a global scale, and supports you to develop a feasible dissertation proposal.

Organisational Behaviour and Development

Here you will look at different management styles and leadership traits. This module also explores cultural differences to help you navigate a global platform.

Corporate Finance

This module explores management and accounting for corporations as well as financial management, corporate objectives, market efficiency & investment appraisal techniques.

Global Marketing

Cultural differences in marketing campaigns and the impact of digital marketing on a global workspace all support you in managing marketing needs in the future.

Economic Behaviour in a Global World

How do humans behave? What does NIMBY actually mean? How do you value a tree? By looking at various behaviour traits we can see how our behaviour impacts on many business decisions.

Business in Action

This module links closely with local business to help solve specific issues in topics of marketing, management and leadership. You will learn the importance of strategy and how taking a strategic approach can benefit the sustainability of decisions.


Your dissertation project takes place during your last semester. You will work individually with a personal tutor to carry out and report on your own original research. You could focus on any aspect of international business.

Course length

The course is one year. Semester one starts with induction at the end of September. Semester two begins in early February. The dissertation is carried out over the summer and is due early in September.

Teaching and Assessment

How you will learn

You will learn in group discussions and seminars as you develop your subject knowledge and workplace skills. You will be assessed through a range of assignments and finish your course by completing a dissertation.

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Where you could go after your studies

This MSc International Business course develops your managerial and general business knowledge and skills. When you graduate you will have a strong grounding in international business and be well placed to pursue an international business career in a range of organisations. You will develop the cultural awareness you need to make an impact in an international commercial environment.

Course Costs

Course Fees 2024/25

UK fee
International fee

For further details about fees, please see our Tuition Fee page.

For further details about international scholarships, please see our Scholarships page.

University of Chichester alumni who have completed a full undergraduate degree at the University will receive a 15% discount on their postgraduate fees.

To find out about any additional costs on this course, please see our Additional Costs page.

Entry Requirements

Typical Offer (individual offers may vary):

  • Applicants will require the equivalent to a UK Bachelors degree with honours at 2:2 or above. For more information on equivalencies visit our Country Specific Entry Requirements page.
  • Applicants will also need to meet the minimum English language requirement of an IELTS score of 6.5 overall with no component below 5.5, or an equivalent recognised test. Visit our English Language Requirements page for more information.
  • If your current IELTS or equivalent score is below the standard requirement, we also offer Pre Sessional English programmes and you can find out more on our Pre-sessional Programme page.


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