International Management MSc

Entry requirements:
2:2 +
Full-time:
1 year
Part-time:
up to 4 years
Start date:
October 2018
UK/EU fees:
£13,500
International fees:
£24,500
Location:
London

Achievements

Award

ESRC research award worth £644K

2016-19

Overview

Representing a joint programme delivered by The Institute for International Management at Loughborough University London and The School of Business and Economics, our MSc International Management programme offers a fascinating insight into global business perspectives.

You will gain an in depth understanding of the different national and cultural contexts in which firms operate, whilst developing and enhancing their analytical and research skills.

Our MSc International Management programme is taught exclusively at Loughborough University London, led by a team of highly-ranked scholars with commanding knowledge of international management from both the Institute for International Management and the School of Business and Economics.

Intellectual property is of vital importance to the creative entrepreneur, so this programme dedicates an entire module to this subject. The Institute is led by a team of highly-ranked scholars with commanding knowledge of a range of aspects of international management. The Institute is actively engaged in international research projects concerning the globalization of economic activity and the implications for patterns of work and governance. It aims to become the leading centre for research into a range of emerging market economies over the next few years.

The Institute for International Management is actively engaged in a number of high-profile, global research projects, which feed directly into the teaching of this programme. Current research covers topical areas such as globalisation and its implications for national business systems, the strategies of multinational companies and the ways in which emerging economies are becoming integrated into the global economy.

What makes this programme different?

  • Designed for individuals looking to progress into international strategic and management positions
  • Delivered in partnership with the School of Business and Economics: a Top-10 UK Business School (The Times and Sunday Times University League 2016)

Who should study this programme?

If you're passionate about business on a global scale, and would like to find out more about international management, accounting and marketing principles, this programme is an ideal choice for you.

An honours degree 2:2 (55% or above) or equivalent overseas qualification recognised by Loughborough University. A background in the social sciences is desirable (but not essential).

The standard University IELTS English language requirement is 6.5 overall with 6.0 in each individual element (reading, writing, listening and speaking).

What you'll study

The modules on our International Management MSc programme are designed to deliver a high quality educational experience that develops and sustains your knowledge, skills and aspirations in the further advancement of your career within the business and management sector.

Modules

Our International Management MSc covers a wide range of topics; to give you a taster we have expanded on some of the core modules affiliated with this programme and the specific assessment methods associated with each module.

Compulsory modules

This module will equip students with the necessary academic skills to understand the challenges firms face in different developing countries and assessing different ways in which firms can overcome these challenges.

By the end of this module, students will be able to critically use different concepts describing developing countries’ business environments, including institutional voids, institutional distance, state capitalism, hierarchical market economies, embedded autonomy, and predatory states.

Based on these key concepts from international business, comparative political economy, and development studies literature, students will be able to critically analyse what specific challenges arise for firms in such contexts and how different types of firms have reacted to them. Topics addressed in the module include the strength and weaknesses of institutions, the role of the state, rule-based vs. relationship-based systems of governance, business groups, and State-owned enterprises (SOEs).

Learning Outcomes

On completion of this module students should be able to:

  • Identify and critically assess institutional specificities in a series of developing countries
  • Be critically aware of how institutional factors shape companies’ organisational structures and practices
  • Critically evaluate a range of contextual factors in developing countries and how firms can react to them
  • Explain and critically reflect on different ways of doing business in different parts of the world
  • Critically evaluate key concepts used to describe the institutional and cultural business context in developing countries
  • Critically analyse companies strategic and organizational reactions to key challenges in developing countries
  • Critically analyse and synthesise academic literature and other sources of information
  • Construct and present convincing, logically coherent arguments orally and in writing
  • Demonstrate effective oral presentation skills.

Assessment

  • Assignment (80%)
  • Group presentation (20%)

The aims of this module are to provide students with a broad understanding of the basic concepts in accounting and financial management with an emphasis on decision making. Students will develop their technical and analytical skills in aspects of accounting and financial management and will be equipped with the financial awareness necessary for further study in all aspects of business and management.

Learning Outcomes

On completion of this module, students should be able to:

  • Describe the business context of accounting and financial management (AFM)
  • Identify and explain the linkages and distinctions between financial accounting, management accounting and financial management and their roles in the management process
  • Define basic accounting terminology and explain straightforward financial statements and other accounting information
  • Define and illustrate basic accounting concepts
  • Compile, analyse and interpret financial information
  • Analyse accounting and financial management problems and select appropriate solutions
  • Discuss some of the advantages and shortcomings of financial information used in decision making
  • Apply basic accounting concepts, principles and techniques
  • Compute and use basic accounting ratios
  • Analyse and structure problems in management accounting
  • Learn and work independently
  • Interpret numerical data

Assessment

Exam (100%)

This topical module will enable you to make informed assessments of the idiosyncrasies of national economic systems. You will uncover the key elements of national economic systems and how they differ through an in-depth investigation of how they have evolved over time

As a group, we will assess the challenges facing companies that manage across nationally distinct systems, and will take account for the pressures towards convergence and divergence in the nature of managerial work.

Learning Outcomes

On completion of this module you should be able to:

  • Appreciate the ways in which economic activity is embedded in particular national contexts
  • Understand the nature and causes of national variations in the way that ostensibly similar processes are undertaken
  • Critically evaluate a range of aspects of the behaviour of multinational companies
  • Identify which features of organisations are becoming more similar across nations and which continue to differ
  • Develop an approach to comparing phenomena across countries that is sensitive to the ways in which economic activity is embedded in institutional context
  • Evaluate the ways in which comparative analysis is soundly carried out
  • Demonstrate an effective understanding of recommendations for policy and practice underpinned by comparative analysis

Assessment

  • Coursework (100%)

With a multi-talented group of students you will work on a brief from a real company looking to solve a real social or business problem.

Together with your student team, you will research and build solutions to a business problem, supported by our project tutors, clients and staff. Previous clients include Foster + Partners, Speedo, The London Legacy Development Corporation as well as many other companies, start-ups and charities.

The Collaborative Project provides a means for you to engage in critical enquiry and to be exposed to project-based teamwork in multicultural and interdisciplinary settings. By undertaking this module, you will strengthen your cooperative and collaborative working skills and competencies, whilst raising your awareness and appreciation of cultural and disciplinary diversity and differences.

The Collaborative Project aims to provide you with a hands-on experience of identifying, framing and resolving practice-oriented and real-world based challenges and problems, using creativity and appropriate tools to achieve valuable and relevant solutions. Alongside the collaborative elements of the module, you will be provided with opportunities to network with stakeholders, organisations and corporations, which will give you the experience and skills needed to connect to relevant parties and potentially develop future employment opportunities.

Learning Outcomes

On completion of this module, you will be able to:

  • Work effectively in diverse and interdisciplinary teams;
  • Undertake and contribute towards a project-based development process;
  • Apply critical enquiry, reflection, and creative methods to identify, frame, and resolve issues and problems at hand;
  • Identify user and stakeholder needs and value creation opportunities, whilst collecting and applying evidence-based information and knowledge to develop appropriate insights, practices and solutions;
  • Identify, structure, reflect on key issues and propose solutions to problems in creative ways;
  • Enhance your appreciation for diversity and divergent individual and disciplinary perspectives;
  • Be able to provide structured, reflective and critical feedback to peers and other stakeholders;
  • Plan and execute a project plan including scope, resources and timing;
  • Effectively communicate ideas, methods and results to a diverse range of stakeholders;
  • Use multiple, state-of-the-art date media and technologies to communicate with collaborators;
  • Make informed, critical and reflective decisions in time-limited situations.

Assessment

100% Coursework consisting of:

  • 20% Group project proposal
  • 20% Individual reflection
  • 30% Final Project Report
  • 30% Project deliverables to the client

This programme will provide you with knowledge and understanding of the concepts surrounding global strategy and strategic management. Environmental analysis and strategic positioning will also be considered, alongside strategy evaluation and implementation. We will analyse the tools required for successful global strategic leadership and assess the aspects of organisational structure and design relevant to strategy. Time will be dedicated to explore the cultural context of global strategic management and change.

Learning Objectives

On completion of this module, you should be able to:

  • Explain the concept of global strategic management and global strategy;
  • Develop meaningful corporate objectives in a global context;
  • Understand resource, knowledge, and institutional-based factors important to the global firm in terms of the headquarters and its subsidiaries;
  • Explain the relationship between the capabilities and competitive advantage of an organisation;
  • Distinguish between strategic options;
  • Recognise the problems and implications of implementing the strategies;
  • Assess the relationship between strategy, environment, capabilities, and stakeholder expectations of an organisation;
  • Evaluate an organisation’s strategies and their adequacy;
  • Analyse the multiplicity of factors and inter-relationships that make up a complex scenario;
  • Demonstrate self-direction and originality in analysing problems

Assessment

  • Coursework (100%)

This module aims to provide you with an understanding of the key concepts and core issues in international marketing and to develop decision-making skills for the successful formulation, implementation and control of international marketing programmes.

By the end of the module you should be able to:

  • Describe the core issues associated with the development of international marketing strategies;
  • Explain the key decisions and problems associated with developing a marketing mix in an international setting;
  • Analyse the international marketing environment of an organisation;
  • Debate international marketing issues in a group setting;
  • Use web-based information on internationalmarketing;
  • Evaluate the impact of contextual influences on international marketing decision making.
  • Work independently and manage time effectively;
  • Work effectively in a small team on case studies and projects;

Assessment

  • 50% group assignment
  • 50% exam

The Dissertation module will equip you with the relevant skills, knowledge and understanding to embark on your own research project. You will have the choice of three dissertation pathways:

  • A desk based research project that could be set by an organisation or could be a subject of the student's choice
  • A project that involves collection of primary data from within an organisation or based on lab and/or field experiments
  • An Internship within an organisation during which time students will complete a project as part of their role in agreement with the organisation (subject to a suitable placement position being obtained)

By undertaking a dissertation at master's level, you will achieve a high level of understanding in your chosen subject area and will produce a written thesis or project report which will discuss your research in more detail.

Learning Outcomes

On successful completion of this module, you should be able to demonstrate knowledge and understanding of:

  • The importance of project planning;
  • The importance of a clear hypothesis or research question;
  • The ethical implications of research;
  • The relevant empirical data and methodologies for data collection or knowledge assimilation for the subject area;
  • Methods of data analysis and their suitability for the intended data;
  • The areas of expertise or publications of the major individuals or organisations in the subject or business area;
  • The previous research or current knowledge in the specific subject or business area;
  • Theoretical perspectives relevant to your chosen topic;
  • The most effective methods of presentation for data or knowledge;
  • Developing a clear, coherent and original research question, hypothesis or business problem in a suitable subject area;
  • Synthesising relevant sources (e.g. research literature, primary data) to construct a coherent argument in response to your research question, hypothesis or business problem;
  • Analysing primary or secondary data collected by an appropriate method;
  • Critically evaluating data collected in context with previously published knowledge or information;
  • Engaging in critical debate and argumentation in written work;
  • Applying principles of good scholarly practice to your written work;
  • Performing appropriate literature searching/business information searching using library databases or other reputable sources;
  • Planning a research project and producing a realistic gantt chart demonstrating your intended timelines;
  • Synthesising information from appropriate sources;
  • Demonstrating rational use of research method tools;
  • Selecting and using appropriate investigative and research skills;
  • Demonstrating effective project planning skills;
  • Finding and evaluating scholarly sources;
  • Engaging in critical reasoning, debate and argumentation;
  • Demonstrating effective report writing skills;
  • Recognising and using resources effectively;
  • Successfully managing a project from idea to completion;
  • Demonstrating commercial awareness or the impact of knowledge transfer in a business or research environment.

Assessment

100% Coursework consisting of:

  • 20% Literature Review
  • 20% Research Proposal
  • 60% Dissertation Report/Essay

Optional modules

You will pick a subject from the list of nominated Second Subject modules offered by the other Loughborough University London Institutes. Previous options have included the following: the Key Topics in Media and Creative Industries; Design Thinking; Introduction to Digital Technologies; Sport Media and Marketing; Introduction to Diplomacy.

By the end of this module you will be able to make informed assessments of the impact of national institutions on HRM. We will uncover the key elements of national traditions of HRM and why they differ through a careful analysis of how they have evolved over time. We will take a number of case studies to understand the challenges facing companies that manage people across nationally distinct systems, and will assess the current trends in international HRM, including whether patterns of work are converging or diverging.

Learning Outcomes

On completion of this module you should be able to:

  • Compare the impact of national institutions on HRM, with special reference to industrial relations systems and labor market regulations
  • Evaluate cross cultural differences in international management with regard to leadership, worker motivation, communication and negotiation
  • Evaluate the effectiveness of particular HRM policies and practices in different national and organizational settings
  • Evaluate the roles of alternative international HRM strategies and practices on the success of multinational companies
  • Evaluate the influence of multinational corporations’ HRM policies on the quality of work within their global value chains
  • Develop an approach to understanding how HRM differs across countries that is sensitive to the ways in which the practices of firms are embedded in institutional context
  • Evaluate the ways in which those practicing international HRM can be effective in their roles

Assessment

  • Coursework (100%)

This programme asks the question: what are political risks and how are they defined for emerging markets. You will uncover the lure of emerging markets and the range of risks that can be associated with such collectives, including geopolitical risks, regulatory risks and international political risks. Time will also be dedicated to the consideration of emerging markets as nodes in the global market. By the end of the module, you will have a thorough grasp of the political and geographical risks at play for emerging markets, as well as the politics of 'doing business' for particular groups.

Learning Outcomes

On completion of this module, you should be able to:

  • Discuss diversity of political risks within emerging markets
  • Explain the various factors that make emerging markets important nodes in international business activities
  • Critically evaluate existing literature and understandings of emerging markets.
  • Construct reasoned arguments, synthesise and analyse relevant information and exercise critical judgement
  • Reflect on your own learning and make use of constructive feedback
  • Analyse current events and discuss them in groups as part of an editorial meeting
  • Discuss essay questions as part of a group and plan possible outlines
  • Communicate effectively in speech and writing
  • Use communication and information technology for the retrieval and presentation of information
  • Work individually, demonstrating initiative, self-organisation and time management
  • Explain events as they are reported in media coverage, and examine their contents

Assessment

  • Coursework (100%)

This programme will provide you with an understanding of the role and importance of information systems in organisations, and the ability to critically evaluate different approaches to information system design and development.

Learning Objectives

On completion of this module, students should be able to:

  • Assess the likely impacts of introducing new technologies into an organisation
  • Discuss the nature of and reasons for information systems success and failure
  • Critically evaluate the different development approaches available to facilitate successful information system design and development
  • Discuss the issues involved in designing for change
  • Develop skills for designing information systems
  • Participate in debates on issues concerning the development and management of information systems
  • Research information systems topics in the business press and academic literature;
  • Develop persuasive arguments and conclusions on information systems and issues;

Assessment

  • Coursework (50%)
  • Exam (50%)

By the end of this module you will be able to make informed assessments of the range of ways in which companies can shape their environment. We will critically evaluate the nature of corporate social responsibility and how the debate and practice of this issue has evolved over time. You will assess the challenges facing internal and external stakeholders in exerting influence over corporate activity and will evaluate the pressures that lead to national variation between companies and how they shape their environment and engage with a range of stakeholders.

On completion of this module you should be able to:

  • Appreciate the ways in which companies can be ‘rule makers’ as well as ‘rule takers’
  • Understand the nature of the pressures that lead companies to formally expresstheir responsibilities to those other than shareholders
  • Critically evaluate the interactions between a range of potential and actual stakeholders in the management of companies
  • Identify which features of national economic systems lead to these aspects ofcorporate political activity being carried out differently across borders

Assessment

  • Coursework (100%)

By the end of this module you will be able to critically discuss the main theories in the areas of law and finance as well as alternative explanations of the link between law and financial development. We will critically discuss the notion of ‘quality of law,’ the role that the Rule of Law plays in the economy, as well as different measures of legal shareholder protection.

You will familiarise yourself with alternatives to the legal-rational Western system of economic organisation (including relationship-based systems and clans). This will allow you to understand how corporate governance reforms have been used to promote financial growth and what firm-level consequences result from such reforms, driven by the international financial institutions.

Topics addressed in this module include ‘the Washington Consensus,’ the Law&Finance school, legal reforms and the transplant effect, the impact of shareholder protection on stock market development, and shareholder vs. stakeholder models of corporate governance.

Learning Outcomes

On completion of this module you should be able to:

  • Critically assess theories of corporate governance and the role of law in promoting financial and economic development
  • Demonstrate an awareness of how such theories have been used by development agencies and international financial institutions to promote policy reforms in various countries
  • Explain and critically reflect on limitations of legal reform as an instrument fordevelopment
  • Understand and critically evaluate alternative forms of economic organisation to the legal rational system of developed Western economies
  • Critically evaluate key theories in the areas of comparative corporate governance, law and finance, and development studies
  • Critically analyse reform programmes and policies based on these theories and assess their impact on corporate governance systems and firm-level practices
  • Critically analyse and synthesise academic literature and other sources of information

Assessment

  • Assignment (80%)
  • Presentation (20%)

Second subject modules

You must choose one module from a different subject area at Loughborough University London.

The Design Thinking module includes a fascinating introduction into visualisation and journey mapping in order to discover how to experience a product or service through the consumer's eyes. In addition, you will assess the current value chain that supports the customer's journey, and use mind mapping techniques to generate insights from a range of exploration activities. Together these insights will enable you to create a coherent proposition that can be explored and evaluated. Finally, you will discover rapid prototyping techniques in order to express a new concept in a tangible form for exploration, consumer testing and storytelling.

The aim of this creative and hands-on module is to enhance your ability to use design approaches and tools for identifying and implementing human-centered innovation opportunities. Students undertaking this module will be able to deploy their knowledge into the parallel running Collaborative Project module.

Learning Outcomes

The module will introduce students to a systematic design-based approach aimed at identifying and implementing user-centered innovation opportunities.

On completion of this module you should be able to:

  • Identify when and how to use range of Design Thinking tools;
  • Select appropriate tools to inform project development;
  • Demonstrate appropriate use of the Design Thinking tools in a parallel module;
  • Develop communication skills in diverse teams;
  • Developed a systematic approach to tackle complex projects;
  • Apply tools in a project context;
  • Work with variety of stakeholders;
  • Understand how to tackle `wicked' problems;
  • Be able to deliver a succinct presentation to communicate key facts.

Assessment

  • 10% Presentation
  • 20% Peer Feedback
  • 70% Report

This module will cover mobile networks and cloud technologies. The first part of the module includes an introduction to the latest mobile broadband and communication technologies, including their network architectures and radio interface protocols, covering 3GPP LTE mobile broadband radio access, network architecture, and radio interface architecture. The second part includes a brief overview of the cloud technology and covers the service and deployment models, media cloud applications and challenges, mobile clouds, relations of clouds with handling big data, and privacy and security issues in cloud services.

The aim of this module is to provide students with knowledge in advanced mobile networks and cloud systems, including their architectures, protocols, and relations to big data.

Learning Outcomes

On completion of this module students should be able to:

  • Display knowledge of mobile communication networks, cloud systems and their interactions with each other as well as with data and media processing and communications, and be able to relate their knowledge to real-world examples.
  • Mobile broadband communication technologies, including their network architectures and radio interface protocols;
  • Mobile broadband access techniques, systems performances and limitations;
  • The principles of cloud computing technology, media clouds and applications, and the associated challenges;
  • Relations of clouds to handling big data and importance of security in clouds;
  • Apply gained knowledge and skills in understanding the functioning of mobile broadband systems and relating the knowledge to real-world examples;
  • Comprehend the concepts pertaining to the cloud systems, and their relations to the media applications, big data and security;
  • Apply gained knowledge in mobile broadband communication in understanding the different wireless communication techniques and the system performance;
  • Apply gained knowledge in the cloud principles and their operation in real world scenarios;
  • Apply their critical analysis and problem solving skills in the industry for tackling problems and providing solutions for both mobile communications and cloud services;
  • Demonstrate competitiveness in both mobile networks and cloud systems.

Assessment

  • 30% Coursework
  • 70% Exam

The theory of entrepreneurship and the importance of entrepreneurial action to the innovation process; the contemporary business environment; micro and macro environments; intellectual property; funding & finance; project management; corporate responsibility & sustainability; governance; ethics; business planning; strategy; risk analysis and failure.

The aim of this module is to equip students with an in depth knowledge of the innovation process, its importance to the economy and an understanding of all of the various factors affecting its success including intellectual property, funding and strategy. We will introduce the academic theories of entrepreneurship and analyse the personality traits and behaviours associated with entrepreneurs.

Learning Outcomes

On completion of this module students should be able to:

  • Describe and interpret nnovation as a process;
  • Identify the academic theories of entrepreneurship;
  • Identify the factors influencing the success of organisations;
  • Relate innovation theory to the performance of organisations;
  • Use investigative and research skills;
  • Demonstrate effective report writing skills.
  • Demonstrate commercial awareness.

Assessment

100% Coursework consisting of:

  • 50% Report 1
  • 50% Report 2

This module will introduce the main concepts, theories and practices of international relations and diplomacy.

The overarching aim of the module is to provide you with a wider understanding of the historical trends, conceptual bases and current practices of diplomacy in the context of current global affairs and to help you critically evaluate the relevance for all fields of social, economic and scientific practice. As part of such aim, the module will advance an interdisciplinary ethos.

Learning outcomes

On completion of this module you should be able to:

  • Evaluate the historical evolution of the modern international system
  • Critically evaluate the key concepts and theories of diplomacy
  • Evaluate the role and behaviours of international organisations and states in the international system
  • Evaluate the context of the present-day international political and economic relations within which diplomacy takes place
  • Identify and assess the importance of such dynamics for your respective field of study
  • Construct reasoned arguments utilising concepts and approaches to the study of diplomacy
  • Recognise established and emergent phenomena in the practice of diplomacy within the current global affairs
  • Creatively and critically evaluate the possibilities of various intersections between diplomatic practice and the objectives and modes of delivery in their respective fields
  • Via in-class team tasks, and in assessed assignments, apply such skills to empirically grounded case study materials
  • Reflect on your own learning and make use of constructive feedback
  • Gather and organise evidence, data and information from a variety of secondary and primary sources
  • Work in small groups
  • Develop strong research and presentation skills
  • Develop a cross-disciplinary and collaborative research and learning ethos

Assessment

  • 40% Presentation
  • 60% Essay

Our Sport Media and Marketing module includes teaching of the main themes that underpin media and marketing, the evolution of media and marketing in a sport context, the practices and techniques for effective sport media and marketing, the different types of media and marketing, and consumer and fan engagement.

The aims of this module are to introduce you to key concepts in sport media and marketing and to develop your understanding of the nature of sport media and marketing.

Learning Outcomes

On completion of this module, you should be able to:

  • Assess the major theories, principles, and concepts surrounding sport media and marketing;
  • Apply techniques and practices involved in conceptualising and developing a marketing plan;
  • Gather, analyse, and present sport media and marketing ideas and concepts;
  • Apply sport media and marketing principles that can be utilised in different sport environments;
  • Demonstrate initiative and personal responsibility;
  • Continue to learn independently and to develop professionally.

Assessment

  • 40% Sponsorship Pitch
  • 60% Marketing Plan

The module content will include: defining media and creative industries; ownership, concentration and control in media and creative industries; innovation and technological change; media and creative markets; business models in media and creative industries; copyright; global media cities; clustering of media and creative industries; media and cultural policy.

The aim of this module is to introduce you to key critical debates relating to the economics of media and creative industries and their social, cultural and political implications.

Learning Outcomes

On completion of this module you should be able to:

  • Understand how and why the media and creative industries have been defined;
  • Understand the importance of industrial structure in media and creative industries;
  • Understand the implications of innovation and technological change for media and creative industries;
  • Understand changing business models in media and creative industries;
  • Understand the importance of copyright and how this is affected by technological change;
  • Understand why media and creative industries cluster in particular spaces and cities;
  • Understand the globalisation of media and creative industries;
  • Understand media and cultural policy.
  • Identify, debate and evaluate relevant critical perspectives on media and creative industries;
  • Systematically assess the implicit theoretical assumptions of contrasting perspectives;
  • Use critical perspectives to analyse emerging trends in media and creative industries;
  • Communicate effectively in speech and writing, with academic and non-academic audiences;
  • Engage in critical reasoning, debate and argumentation;
  • Assess the empirical validity of competing perspectives;
  • Manage time and resources effectively;
  • Synthesise different sources of data and identify key arguments and issues at stake in particular fields of practice;
  • Understand the behaviour of firms in media and creative industries;
  • Understand emerging trends in media and creative industries;
  • Apply skills in written and verbal communication that are relevant to this field;
  • Be able to plan, organise and manage coursework assignments, demonstrating independence, initiative and originality.

Assessment

  • 100% Coursework

How you'll be assessed

Modules are assessed by a combination of examinations, projects and coursework.You will complete a combination of written and practical assessments, which may vary depending on the module choices you make. You can expect to complete essays and reports of varying lengths, as well as presentations, proposals and pitches in some cases. For information about the assessments you will be expected to complete for each module, please see the compulsory and option module lists for this programme.

How you'll study

Seminars
Lectures
Tutorials
Independent study
Group work

Your personal and professional development

The Institute for International Management at Loughborough University London is committed to helping you develop the skills and attributes you need to progress successfully into a global management and relations position.

Future career prospects

This programme will prepare you for employment in a very wide range of careers including consultancy as a functional specialist and general management in the private or public sector.

Graduate destinations

Recent graduate destinations for those who have graduated with an MSc in International Management from Loughborough University include:

  • Abercrombie & Fitch, Merchandise Manager
  • Carrefour, Regional Business Control Assistant
  • China State Construction International Holdings Ltd., Human Resource Specialist
  • Citigroup, Trade Support Analyst
  • Coca Cola, Sales Executive
  • HSBC, Accounting Technician
  • Mondelez International, Sales and Marketing Executive
  • Nottingham NHS Trust, Financial Management Trainee
  • PriceWaterhouseCoopers, Tax Consultant
  • Royal Bank of Canada, Credit Management Support
  • Shanghai Symphony Orchestra, Project Manager
  • Virgin Atlantic, Market Pricing Analyst
  • ZION Advertising, Copy Writer
  • Zebra Technologies Europe Limited, Business Operations Analyst

Your personal development

As an MSc International Management student, you will benefit from inspiring guest lectures delivered by successful entrepreneurs and business leaders across a range of industries.

Enterprise Through the Curriculum is an intrinsic element of every master’s programme at Loughborough University London and has been carefully designed to give you the best possible chance of securing your dream role. From employability profiling to live group projects set by a business or organisation, and from site visits to organisation-based dissertation opportunities, Loughborough University London is the first of its kind to develop a suite of activities and support that is positioned as the underpinning of every student’s experience.

Fees and funding

UK/EU:
£13,500
International:
£24,500

Tuition fees cover the cost of your teaching, assessment and operating University facilities such as the library, IT equipment and other support services. University fees and charges can be paid in advance and there are several methods of payment, including online payments and payment by instalment. Special arrangements are made for payments by part-time students.

Our academics

Dr. Gerhard Schnyder

Joint Programme Director

My research interests feed into the teaching of this programme and include the interplay between legal-institutional and political factors.

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