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Train to be an international business manager and explore topics including global economics, strategic management and accounting and finance

1 year Full Time
Bishop Otter Campus (Chichester)


This MSc International Business degree prepares you to work as a business manager in an international environment. You will explore topics including accounting and finance, global economics, management, marketing and global marketing, and strategic management.

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.

Accounting and Finance

In this module you will explore the principles of financial accounting, management accounting and investment.

Global Economics

You will explore managerial economics and focus on markets and companies, international macroeconomics issues and global sustainability.


On this module you will be introduced to organisational behaviour including personal and inter-personal skills involved in management issues.

Research Study Skills

This module develops a variety of skills to enable progression through the course. Qualitative and quantitative methodologies are explored along with literature development, referencing and criticality.

International Marketing

In this module you will be introduced to practices used in international marketing and focus your studies on multinational companies.

International Business

On this module you will explore the economic, financial, psychological, sociological, logistical and management issues at an international scale.

Research Methods

You will develop your research skills and cover approaches, methods and data collection for research in international business, including market research strategies.

Strategic Management

In this module you will explore the concepts of strategic management in multi-national corporations and smaller businesses.


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.

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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