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MSc International Business (Singapore)

MSc International Business (Singapore)

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Study mode

Full time


1 year

Start date


Key information

Qualification type

MSc - Master of Science

Subject areas

International Business Studies

Course type


Course Summary

Delivered in partnership with the Singapore Institute of Management, the MSc International Business programme draws on the talents of internationally respected scholars and highly respected teachers whose expertise covers all areas of the discipline.

We use fundamentally the same syllabus as taught on the International Business MSc programme in the UK and the same team of Business School academic staff travels to Singapore in order to deliver all of the modules.

For graduates wishing to develop a career in international business, a wide range of opportunities exists. Our experienced academics and marketing experts will offer unique insights into subjects such as globalisation, the international aspects of strategic management, accounting and finance, corporate governance, e-commerce, global talent management, marketing, organisation of multinational corporations, operations and procurement and cross cultural communication.

Why study this course?

  • You will study at one of the handful of business schools in the UK that holds the prestigious ‘triple-crown’ accreditation from the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB), the Association of MBAs (AMBA) and the European Quality Improvement System (EQUIS).
  • Your employability options are vast and varied, our strong links with industry mean that rigorous undergraduate academic study is combined with a real practical focus, leading to excellent job opportunities.
  • You will join a University that is amongst the top three in the United Kingdom for being most frequently targeted by the country’s top employers.

Careers and Development

Graduates may find themselves taking a major step towards developing an international or strategic focus within their careers. While some will accelerate their careers with existing employers, others can create potential for change. Major directions include jobs in business analysis and development, banking, management and strategy consulting, corporate finance and investment, human resource management and marketing. Alumni can access career support and take advantage of a range of networking and development opportunities. Postgraduate alumni can also access a bespoke service from the Careers in Business service.

In September 2015, the first local career and personal development event took take place, at SIM during the day and then moved to the Singapore Riverboat for the evening session including dinner. All students received feedback on their Emergenetic Profile, advice on a wide range of issues relating to international recruiters and their requirements and were given the chance in the evening, to network with start-up entrepreneurs, angel investors and other business professionals.


This module will cover the key operational and procurement issues in maintaining and enhancing the Global Value Chains. It will include the analysis of the role of Foreign Direct Investment in global sourcing and will provide full analysis of production management in International Operations. The module will also analyse the political and cultural environments that impact upon the availability of Foreign Direct Investment and the role of technology management and transfer.

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK students

Total: S$27,772.92, payable in instalments; Per 10 credits fee: S$2,314.41

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)


International fees
Course fees for non-UK/ international students

Total: S$27,772.92, payable in instalments; Per 10 credits fee: S$2,314.41

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)


Entry requirements

At least an upper second-class degree or postgraduate diploma from a UK university or equivalent. No exemptions will be granted. Applicants may be required to be interviewed.

University information

Part of the Russell Group of UK universities, the University of Birmingham has been developing great minds, encouraging challenging debates and pushing the boundaries of innovation and excellence for over 100 years. Over 14,000 students from over 150 countries choose to study at Birmingham, meaning you will be part of a diverse and vibrant community. 40% of this student population are postgraduates. Birmingham understands that you want to...more

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