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International Business Practice MBA

Key information

Qualification type

MBA - Master of Business Administration

Subject areas

MBA International Business Studies

Course type


Course Summary

The School of Management and Social Sciences offers an MBA in International Business Practice in conjunction with the Mountbatten Program. Mountbatten Program is a non-profit organisation based in New York, USA and specialises in international work placements for graduates. The programme is designed to offer future industry leaders the opportunity to develop an integrated and comprehensive understanding of the key world markets. You will earn a UK university postgraduate qualification and be provided with a placement by the Mountbatten Institute to work in a top tier organisation – all in one of the most exciting cities in the world. On this MBA course, you will travel from New York or London to Bangkok, Thailand to experience and learn about the Asian and Emerging Business Markets. Here, you will also undertake additional classes into specialised topics and research into cutting-edge management and business areas. Graduates from the course have successfully entered a variety of commercial sectors both in their home country and abroad. Some students have also been offered permanent positions with their placement organisations. The opportunities are endless.

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Study mode

Full time


1 year

Start date



This course will help graduate students understand the full relationship between individual behaviour, organisational structure and organisational processes. Students will also develop a more comprehensive perspective on organisational behaviour through a deeper understanding of the theory, research and practice of the varied disciplines that focus on organisations. These disciplines include psychology, sociology, political science, social systems theory, international human resource management and cultural anthropology. On completion of this course, students will be able to integrate various theoretical perspectives into a coherent view of organisational life. This comprehensive perspective will allow them to manage organisational behaviour, lead organisational initiatives and increase organisational effectiveness. 

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK / EU students

To be confirmed

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)


International fees
Course fees for non-UK / EU students

To be confirmed

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)


Entry requirements

Students need to have a bachelor's degree or higher is required.

University information

St Mary’s University is located in the leafy London borough of Richmond-upon-Thames, just 30 minutes by train to central London and minutes from the banks of the river. Founded in 1850 on Catholic values, it has a well-established history in teaching theology, education and sport. St Mary’s offers a wide range of full time and part-time postgraduate courses that are internationally recognised. Ofsted rating the Primary and Secondary Teacher...more