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Global Business Management

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Full time | University of Roehampton | 1 year | APR

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Full time


1 year

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Qualification type

MSc - Master of Science

Subject areas

Business Studies International Business Studies

Course type


Course Summary


The programme meets the needs of graduates who wish to enter a career in international management but may not have the relevant academic background or work experience. It focuses on managing global business operations, including strategy development, marketing planning and global supply chain management.

The Roehampton MSc Global Business Management has been designed with input from successful business leaders to address the needs of global corporations and SMEs operating internationally. The programme aims to prepare you for the challenges of management within an international business environment. In addition to the academic programme of study, you will have the opportunity to join our Global Leadership Programme, aimed at equipping you with the skills that are critical to succeed in today’s fast-pace business world.

You will enjoy London’s vibrant cultural and social life and take advantage of the City’s global businesses and financial institutions in order to develop your management skills and career.

There is also the opportunity (subject to availability and a fee) to join an international management field trip to a European country, where you will visit companies, practice teamwork and have the opportunity to reflect on current management issues and strategic solutions.

Career Options

You will be equipped with the knowledge and skills to work in multinational corporations, strategy and policy consultancy or international entrepreneurship ventures. The latter could mean running a small business or becoming a consultant to SMEs and NGOs.


This module provides you with a critical and clear understanding of Corporate Strategy and Corporate Social Responsibility in international business context. You will learn how to apply the essential concepts and tools of strategy that are used by managers in multinational firms and global organisations. In a global, fast pace world that is rapidly changing, systematic strategic contexts analysis, data-driven decision-making and systematic business development are crucial for companies and professionals to succeed. The module will demonstrate how sustainability practices and concepts influence international business policy, stakeholder relationships and strategy design & process. It will provide you with a number of essential frameworks all suited to guide you as a future manager when analysing the main factors relevant to the strategy-making process, and with reference to real world case studies and leading corporations? insight. You will also learn about the importance of non-market aspects in strategic management that impinge on organisational success.

Tuition fees

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Entry requirements

General entry requirements: You should usually hold a second-class honours degree (certain programmes may require a 2:1) from a recognised British or overseas university.

University information

Located in south-west London, the University of Roehampton has a 54-acre parkland campus with state-of-the-art facilities, located within 30 minutes of central London. The University has a history dating back over 175 years. Through its oldest College, Whitelands, it has provided higher education to women for longer than any university in the country. Today, it has a thriving range of postgraduate programmes and an excellent research...more

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