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International Business and Strategic Management MSc

International Business and Strategic Management MSc

Key information

Qualification type

MSc - Master of Science

Subject areas

International Business Studies Policy / Strategic Planning

Course type


Course Summary

This MSc looks in depth at issues which affect businesses operating internationally, from challenges of environmental sustainability and social responsibility to ethical management across cultures. You'll develop your skills in critical analysis, information processing, and data presentation. You'll prepare for a range of careers in international business and management, with the skills and outlook to thrive in an increasingly interconnected global workplace. Your modules are assessed with a mixture of exams, essays and presentations. You'll also complete formative assignments including presentations and literature reviews. You'll receive feedback on all the work you submit, helping you to understand your strengths and identify areas for improvement. This MSc has been designed to help you thrive in a global workplace. The course will give you the knowledge and skills needed for management roles in private and public sector organisations around the world. Our graduates go on to careers in all aspects of business and management. Each year, some continue their studies, joining the York Management School doctoral programme.

Different course options

Study mode

Full time


1 year

Start date



This module provides an introductory primer to the theory and techniques of strategic management, taught intensively in the beginning of the autumn term. It aims to introduce students to the various theories underlying approaches to strategy formulation and implementation in organisations.

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK / EU students

For this course (per year)


Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)


International fees
Course fees for non-UK / EU students

For this course (per year)


Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)


Entry requirements

Applicants should have, or be about to complete a 2:1 undergraduate degree (or equivalent qualification). Your degree can be in any subject, although we may give preference to students with knowledge of relevant areas, including: Management or Business Studies; Economics; Finance or Accounting; Any social science. Alternatively, we may accept a 2:2 undergraduate degree supported by professional qualifications or at least one year of relevant work experience.