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Full time | Oxstalls Campus | 45 weeks | 27-SEP-21

Study mode

Full time


45 weeks

Start date


Key information

Qualification type

MSc - Master of Science

Subject areas

International Business Studies

Course type


Course Summary

What is International Business MSc?

This course is accredited by the Chartered Management Institute (CMI) and is aimed at producing internationally minded graduates with the qualities and transferable skills needed for employment in an international business context.

Learning from experienced international business professionals, you’ll develop a global mindset while being encouraged and supported throughout your course.

Study style

You’ll be supported in completing a live project while undertaking a business placement, with the aim of helping the organisation devise an international strategy.

Based in our state-of-the-art Business School in Gloucester, you’ll be able to start building your international network of contacts and learn about aspects such as how cultural differences affect international business.

Possible careers

Graduates from this course can go on to work in:

  • international business development and trade
  • sales and marketing
  • international finance
  • operations and logistics
  • consulting and management
  • international HR.


This module explores the relationships between business, ethics and society in a global business context. It introduces students to contemporary ethical issues occurring as a result of increased global business expansion. Through investigating these ethical issues which are based on academic literature and real business case studies, students learn how to evaluate the complex ethical challenges which occur within an international business setting.

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK / EU students

For this course (overall cost)


Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)


International fees
Course fees for non-UK / EU students

For this course (overall cost)


Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)


Entry requirements

At least a 2.2 honours degree equivalent in this subject area. We will consider a comparable professional or postgraduate qualification. At least a 2.2 in an equivalent graduate level qualification in a relevant subject from an overseas university of equivalent institution.

University information

Join the University of Gloucestershire and you will be part of a creative, professional community of 1,000 postgraduate students, 2,000 staff and an alumni network of 40,000 graduates. The University has recently been ranked 6th globally in the Postgraduate Research Experience Survey 2019 and has a growing reputation for its high level of satisfied students and excellent teaching. They strive to be outward looking and are intensively engaged...more