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International Business and Management with a Foreign Language - MSc

International Business and Management with a Foreign Language - MSc

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Full time


1 year

Start date


Key information

Qualification type

MSc - Master of Science

Subject areas

Modern Languages International Business Studies Management Studies / Science

Course type


Course Summary

Do you aspire to take the lead in international business and develop a foreign language? This exciting Chartered Management Institute (CMI) and Institute of Export and International Trade (IOE&IT) accredited Master's equips students with the transferable skills needed to secure high calibre job roles in any corner of the globe whilst learning Russian, Japanese or Arabic.


Business is global; to be a successful business leader, you need to understand international markets and adapt to their needs.

As an International Business and Management student at Kent Business School, you develop the essential business and management skills to lead a business anywhere.

On this programme, get ready to gain extensive knowledge and understanding of the core theories, practises and techniques of managing international business. Learning Russian, Japanese or Arabic to a post-beginner level you also refine integral language skills to boost your ability to communicate within global economies.

Guided by our exceptional international teaching staff, many of whom are leading experts in their field of study, you secure a robust understanding of current and emerging international concepts and theories across a plethora of business areas.


We use a variety of teaching methods, including:

  • lectures
  • small group seminars
  • group projects
  • presentations
  • expert speakers
  • company visits
  • computer-based workshops

Classroom-based learning is supported by the latest online technologies and learning platforms.


Your progress on this course is assessed through a variety of means, including:

  • written examinations
  • essays
  • presentations
  • reports
  • projects
  • computer based quizzes

Successful KBS Graduates: Graduate Destinations

This specialist programme prepares students for a variety of competitive and exciting roles in multinational enterprises, international organisations, governmental bodies or consultancies.


The aims of the module are to: Develop an appreciation of the complexity and diversity associated with doing business internationally; Provide an overview of the major theories and concepts which have been developed by academics and practitioners in order to understand the international business arena.

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK students

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Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)


International fees
Course fees for non-UK/ international students

For this course (per year)


Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)


Entry requirements

Students need to have a minimum of a second-class UK degree, or an equivalent internationally recognised qualification in a variety of areas will be considered for entry on this course. All applicants are considered on an individual basis and those without an honours degree may also be considered on the basis of work experience, professional qualifications and the relevance of the programme to their current professional role.

University information

The University of Kent is a leading international higher education institution, with a reputation for academic excellence and the unofficial title of the UK’s ‘European university’. With postgraduate centres in Paris and Brussels alongside the Canterbury and Medway main campuses, students will find that the university is the perfect place to sharpen their focus and broaden their horizons as they continue their studies. The university is...more

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