Choose Kingston’s International Business Management MSc

 Please note: the following pathways are also available:

  • International Business Management with Entrepreneurship MSc
  • International Business Management with Marketing MSc
  • International Business Management with Project Management MSc 

Do you crave a management role, but have a first degree in another subject? This is our most popular postgraduate course, offering modules covering a wide selection of topics that equip you with the practical skills you need to excel in management or consultancy. It gives you the opportunity to gain expertise in individual business disciplines without limiting your employment options.

  • Accredited by the Association of MBAs (AMBA) and European Foundation for Management Development (EFMD).
  • Add study at the prestigious Boston University to your programme and gain a dual masters degree.
  • Benefit from an international curriculum.
  • Participate in a week-long study visit to a foreign business school where you will meet students studying a similar programme and undertake visits to local companies.
  • Assessments that reflect real business situations.
  • Undertake a consultancy project with a real business instead of a dissertation.
  • Students come from all over the world to study on Kingston’s business courses, so you will finish the course with an international network of contacts.
  • Kingston Business School is one of only a few of the 120 UK business schools to be awarded an ‘excellent’ rating for its teaching quality by the Higher Education Funding Council.
  • Kingston upon Thames has been rated one of London’s happiest boroughs and has one of the lowest crime rates in London, as well as fast transport links to the city centre.
  • Kingston Business School has joined an elite group of global institutions to be awarded the prestigious international accreditation by the AACSB (Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business). A hallmark of excellence in business education, the accreditation has been earned by just 5 per cent of the world’s business schools.

Study Details:

MSc 1 or 2 years full-time

Module Details:

This is an indicative list of modules and is not intended as a definitive list.

Core modules (for all pathways)

  • Fundamentals of Business Management
  • International Business Strategy with Simulation
  • International Business Environment and Trade 
  • Consultancy in Practice
Elective modules 
  • Alternative Dispute Resolution
  • Buyer Behaviour
  • Entrepreneurship in an International Context
  • Global Marketing Management
  • Innovation Management
  • International Environmental Law and Sustainability
  • International Money and Finance
  • Leadership, Change and Consultancy
  • Managing Corporate Social Responsibility and Sustainable Development
  • Strategic Project Management


Home and European Union 2017/18: full time £10,200 Overseas (not EU) 2017/18: full time £14,900

Entry Requirements

We welcome students from all backgrounds, cultures and nationalities. As a minimum, applicants should have:

  • a good honours degree or equivalent; and
  • a willingness to learn, develop and change.

Most International Business Management students are arts, humanities, technology or science graduates, who received their honours in the previous three years. Some may have limited work experience but possess specific knowledge or skills that they also bring to the course.

Personal qualities

This is an intensive course so all students are expected to have a high degree of motivation, focus, maturity and commitment. You’ll need to be able to work effectively on your own and with others.

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