Postgraduate study2016

MSc

International Management

School of Business and Economics

Year of entry: 2016

1 year full-time

Our International Management programme is designed to provide you with the specialist knowledge and skills required for managing successfully in an international organisation and for working effectively across different national contexts.

MSc

International Management

School of Business and Economics

Year of entry: 2016

1 year full-time

Our International Management programme is designed to provide you with the specialist knowledge and skills required for managing successfully in an international organisation and for working effectively across different national contexts.

Programme information

The programme will help you develop an in-depth understanding of cross-cultural challenges of international collaboration and leadership, and to analyse the critical success factors of firms operating in an international business environment.

You will gain deep insights into current research and practice, taught by highly ranked international scholars and guest speakers from industry. Through the opportunities of an international exchange or an international virtual team exercise, you will have the chance to develop your own intercultural experience and to apply your newly acquired knowledge in real-life situations.

Students have the option to spend their second semester on an exchange at one of our international partner universities.

Core study areas include cross-cultural management, global outsourcing and offshoring of services, international business environment, marketing in the organisation, business environment analysis, international marketing, global strategic management and international management analysis, and skills for employability and personal development.

 

Assessment

Modules are assessed by a combination of examinations and assignments.

Entry qualification

A good honours degree (2:2 or higher) or equivalent overseas qualification, typically in a non-business field though those with a business background will be considered.

See our full list of International Qualification Equivalencies for all countries. Degrees must be obtained from a university or institution recognised by Loughborough University. Please contact us to clarify if required.

English language requirement for international students

IELTS: overall 6.5 with minimum 6.0 in each component

IELTS is waived for International students based in the UK who either:

  • achieve a 2.1 academic classification from a UK university
  • OR who have studied in UK for 2+ years and meet the academic entry requirements for the programme

The School will accept lower IELTS scores if you undertake the University's pre-sessional English course.

Careers and further study

Example destinations include:

  • Oracle (Greece) – HR Assistant;
  • Abercrombie & Fitch – Merchandising Manager;
  • Morrisons – Marketing Assistant, Trainee Trader;
  • British Airways – Tourism Industry Trainee;
  • C D Sales Recruitment – Business Development Manager.

Programme modules

Semester 1

Compulsory Modules

  • Cross-Cultural Management
  • Global Outsourcing and Offshoring of Services
  • International Business Environment
  • Marketing in the Organisation
  • Skills for Employability and Personal Development
Semester 2

Compulsory Modules

  • Business Environment Analysis
  • International Management 
  • Skills for Employability and Personal Development

Optional Modules* (choose two)

  • Enterprise Resource Planning
  • Information Systems and Management 
  • Logistics and Supply Chain Management
  • Work Psychology
  • X-Culture

* Other optional modules are available

Summer
  • International Management Analysis
  • Global Strategic Management

Apply now

The best way to apply for admission to a taught or research programme is online. This helps us to process your application quickly.

Your application must be supported by documentary evidence of entry qualifications, including English language, academic transcripts and references.

You are strongly advised to send your documents, including transcripts and references, as soon as you make your online application – they can be submitted online.

A decision about your application cannot be made until we receive your supporting documents.

For more information on the application process, take a look at our how to apply section.

Fees and funding

Tuition fees cover the cost of your teaching, assessment and operating University facilities such as the library, IT equipment and other support services. The standard tuition fees for this course are:

Taught ProgrammesUK/EUInternational
PGT Band 4 (Premium) £11,000 £19,350

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.

Funding

A number of scholarships and bursaries are available (dependent on eligibility):

  • Student loans for master's degrees
  • Department-specific bursaries
  • Scholarships
  • Professional and Career Development Loans
  • External charities and trusts
  • Studentships
  • Research Council funding

Find out more about the support available for UK/EU students and international students.