Middlesex University London - MA International Business Management

Middlesex University London

MA International Business Management

This challenging course will suit those who have aspirations to manage in an international context and would either like to enhance career opportunities in this field or develop an existing career for the purposes of progression. Core to the course is an understanding of managing company operations and dealing with issues such as financial performance, all within a diverse and multicultural arena to enhance your international perspective.

You will gain in-depth knowledge about the dynamic nature of global business environments and an understanding of international entrepreneurial activity, as well as experiencing industry based trips and professional speakers that will enhance your practice awareness. The aim of this course is to equip you with effective management and operational processes that will enable you to pursue a career path to managerial positions

Entry Requirements

  • Minimum 2:2 honours degree, or above, or equivalent in any subject
  • IELTS 

    6.5 (with 6.0 in each component)

    *MA Scriptwriting – must have minimum 6.5 overall with 6.5 in Reading, Listening and Speaking and a minimum 7.0 in Written component

  • TOEFL (IBT) 

    87 (with at least 21 in listening & writing, 22 in speaking and 23 in reading)

    *MA Scriptwriting - written component must be minimum 27

  • GCSE/IGCSE/O‐Level/International Cambridge O Level English (as a first or second language) 

    Grade C or 4 if taken in England since September 2016

    MA Scriptwriting overall grade B/3

Career Prospects

The course provides both the international perspective and management understanding that will enhance career progression for those already working in a business environment and the career path of those setting out to work in an international business management role. Some of the specific roles within this area are:

  • Management Analyst
  • Trade Manager
  • International Management Consultant
  • Import/Export Agent
  • Sales Representativ

Course Details

Expanding your knowledge and understanding of the theories that inform contemporary international business practice, this course begins with a base of learning in the fundamental areas of strategy and management in a globalized business environment. Once the basics are in place you will explore areas around decision-making, trade, and enterprise, while selecting from several modules that allow you to pursue knowledge in areas you feel are most appropriate to your interests and career aspirations. The aim of the learning is for you to gain the necessary skills to enable you to manage people and organizational activities in dynamic environments and manage products and services within international markets. You will end the course by utilizing the knowledge and skills you have learned to shape and complete your international management project.


International Business Strategy (30 Credits) - Compulsory
Trade and the Multinational Enterprise (15 Credits) - Compulsory
Global Supply Chain Management (15 Credits) - Optional
International Marketing (15 Credits) - Optional
International Business Management Project (60 Credits) - Compulsory
Management in a Globalised Context (15 Credits) - Compulsory
Managing the Multinational Organisation (15 Credits) - Compulsory
Management Analytics (15 credits) - Compulsory
New Trends in International Business (15 Credits) - Optional
International Entrepreneurship (15 Credits) - Optional
International Reward Management (15 Credits) - Optional
Multichannel Marketing Management (15 Credits) - Optional
Cross-Cultural Communication and Global Brands (15 Credits) - Optional
Entrepreneurship in the Digital Sector (15 Credits) - Optional
Applied Corporate Finance (15 Credits) - Optional

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