menu icon
Book your open day visit nowClick to book open day
International Business MSc

Different course options

Full time | Kedleston Road Campus | 1 year | SEP-22

Study mode

Full time

Duration

1 year

Start date

SEP-22

Key information
DATA SOURCE : IDP Connect

Qualification type

MSc - Master of Science

Subject areas

International Business Studies

Course type

Taught

Course Summary

MSc International Business is aimed at students from a generalist background who want to gain the specialist skills, in-depth business knowledge and global mindset to succeed.

Course description

  • Focus on applied analysis in economics, strategy, law, finance, marketing and human resources– all with a global perspective
  • Network with regional experts and international business leaders who provide guest lectures, consultancy projects, case studies and professional mentoring
  • Enhance your CV and boost your employability with our unique Futures Award in Leadership in International Business
  • Use real-world data from Bloomberg to add substance to your research into companies and markets across the globe.

As a driving force for economic growth, globalisation has opened up exciting career prospects for high-calibre, forward-thinking and confident business professionals. We’ve designed this MSc International Business to help you make the most of the opportunities ahead. We will help you develop a thorough understanding of the economic, financial, legal and cultural factors facing international business. Our course brings together disciplines such as international business strategy, management and marketing, international economics and international trade legislation.

Careers

This MSc International Business opens doors to careers in international trade, transport and logistics corporations, financial institutions involved in trade and investment, firms engaged with business process outsourcing, international trade government agencies and international business consultancy. Our students have gone on to secure management roles and advanced graduate training positions in high-profile organisations worldwide including HSBC Canada, Ernst & Young and Price Waterhouse Cooper. Some have become consultants with specialist companies while others have taken on general management and marketing roles or have even set up their own international businesses. Inspired by the intellectual challenge of the MSc, a number of our graduates choose to develop academic careers – moving on to PhD research or teacher training.

Modules

This module investigates how the global financial system works, examine international sources of finance and suitable investment opportunities, form a critical awareness of the risks associated with international trade, and evaluate how fluctuations in exchange rates affect a business.
Independent Study: Dissertation (40 Credits)
Independent Study: Research Methods (20 Credits)

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK students

For this course (per year)

7,850

International fees
Course fees for EU and international students

For this course (per year)

14,700

Entry requirements

A second class or higher undergraduate degree in a relevant area including: business, economics, marketing, management, accounting or finance, or another degree with sufficient relevant business experience.

University information

Located in the heart of England, the University of Derby is a modern institution offering applied, research-informed teaching in high-quality, technically advanced facilities. Whether you are progressing directly from undergraduate study, want to change your career, or pursue your passion for a subject you love, there are options to suit you. We cater for your personal circumstances, with full-time, part-time and online learning available in...more