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Type of course
100% Online

Language of tuition

Length of course
30 months

Date of commencement
Spring | Summer | Autumn

Please see website for more information

Admission requirements
• At least an upper second-class degree or postgraduate diploma from a UK university or equivalent 3.0 GPA
• Two references
• A statement of purpose

International students: Standard English language requirements apply. It is preferred that applicants provide us with an up-to-date IELTS certificate (6.5 with no less than 6.0 in any band).

To find out more about the Online MSc International Business, and for more detailed admissions requirements or how to apply, click here.

Alternatively, if you are currently in a management-level position and are looking to progress further, you may be eligible for our Online MBA.

University of Birmingham

Online MSc International Business

The Online MSc International Business (from ‘triple-crown’ accredited Birmingham Business School), has been developed to prepare recent graduates - and those in the early stages of their careers - for the challenges of management in business. The programme is led by experts who represent diverse perspectives globally – each of whom can provide a host of practical skills to keep ahead in today’s competitive business environment.

Through experiential learning, this programme will help you appreciate the principles of global business, empowering you to become more versatile and successful in your work, and ultimately prepare you to become a future business leader.

Combine quality content with the flexibility of online study and apply learning directly to your career in real-time.

Module overview:

Birmingham Business School’s Online MSc in International Business is a 30 month, 180-credit course (including a 60-credit dissertation).

Year one core modules - credits
  • Managing Global Operations - 10
  • International Marketing - 10
  • International Business - 10
  • International Accounting and Finance - 10
  • Organisational Behaviour and Human Resource Management - 10
  • Strategy - 10
Year two core modules - credits
  • Managing Global Service - 10
  • International Marketing Strategy - 10
  • Economics and Economic Policy for Business - 10
  • Research Methods in International Business - 10
  • Global Entrepreneurship - 10
  • Integrative Capstone Module - 10
Dissertation - credits
  • Dissertation – 60
For more detailed information on modules and to learn more about pricing information, click here.

Information for international students:

Tap into a world of opportunity and feel part of a global community by studying alongside peers and learning from faculty on an international scale. Bring your programme to life by joining live lectures which have been scheduled to fit with your time-zone:

“In some ways, online education is more intimate than a classroom environment — everyone is in the ‘front row’.” (Dr Michael Shulver, Director of Online Content, University of Birmingham).

Benefit from the latest in educational technology as this programme is full of interactive elements which bring course material to life.

To find out more about the Online MSc International Business, click here.

Alternatively, if you are currently working in a management-level position and are looking to expand your career further, you may be interested in our Online MBA.

The University of Birmingham

Be empowered to greater things

Birmingham Business School holds triple-crown accreditation from the Association of MBAs (AMBA), the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB) and the European Quality Improvement System (EQUIS):
- As the UK’s first Business School, we have pioneered teaching and research since 1902
- We are ranked among the top 100 universities in the world (QS World University Rankings 2015)
- We have been awarded ‘Gold Standard’ for our quality in teaching (Teaching Excellence Framework 2017)
- Our Russell Group membership also places us in a league with the UK’s top public research universities
From the outset, you will have access to employment advisors and experts dedicated to helping you achieve your career goals. With full immersion into an international student community, you will finish the programme with a diverse set of global views and contacts to help you advance your career.

To learn more about the Online MSc International Business and to arrange a discussion with one of our Recruitment Co-ordinators, click here.

Alternatively, if you are currently working in a management-level position and are looking to expand your career further, you may be interested in our Online MBA.

For more information please contact:
+44 (0)800 032 7101