Oxford Brookes University

International Management and International Relations, M.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 12 months
    Duration
  • Tuition Fee
    14590 GBP/year
    Tuition fee
    8320 GBP/year
    Tuition fee
  • English
    Language

About

On this International Management and International Relations course at Oxford Brookes University you will develop your international management skills. You will do this alongside the study of international relations within the current economic, political and social situation. You will increase your understanding of the increasingly global environment in which business, government and non-governmental organisation (NGO) sectors function.

Why choose this course?

  • Employability: You will develop the skills, knowledge, and ability to work in a multicultural environment. Our graduates go on to successful international careers with a range of commercial and not-for-profit organisations. You will develop an understanding of decision making and business communications in different cultural environments around the world, providing a base from which to develop an internationally-focused career. We emphasise developing your CV and interview skills through the support of our Careers Centre.
  • Teaching and Learning: Oxford Brookes University Business School offers a great environment for studying International Management and International Relations. We have a track record of excellence in teaching, learning and research and you will be supported in your studies and beyond. Oxford Brookes University Business School received the top award from the Higher Education Funding council for England to become a Centre of Excellence in Teaching and Learning.
  • Oxford Location: Oxford offers everything you could want as a student and more. As one of the world's great centres of learning, it is a bustling and stunning cosmopolitan city full of history and beautiful buildings. Located just over an hour from the hub of business life in London with easy access to international airports, you'll be at the heart of the UK's most successful economic region. Oxford will provide you with a host of learning and employment opportunities with a range of internships and graduate jobs available.
  • Student support: As a student you will be assigned to an Academic Adviser who will provide both academic and personal support. Student Support Co-ordinators provide guidance for your course and university-wide administrative issues. They organise a range of events to help you adjust to postgraduate study and are able to help you get advice about any issues you may have during your studies.
Careers

Reflecting the uniqueness of the course, you will be well positioned to follow a career in international relations, policy development or a management career within international commercial, third sector, NGO organisations. The course helps you to develop expertise to launch into specialist careers in teaching, law and the media.

Accreditation

This course is accredited by the Chartered Management Institute.

Programme Structure

Compulsory modules
  • Research Methods
  • Global Political Economy
  • Production, Finance and Global Governance
  • Business Strategy

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity

    You can choose to do this programme part-time or full-time.

    Full-time
    • Full-time duration 12 months
    Part-time
    • Average part-time duration 24 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus
  • More information Go to the programme website
Check if you match the admission requirements

English Language Requirements

You need the following IELTS score:

  • Minimum required score:

    6

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: Lower Second Class

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to Lower Second Class on the UK Honour scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of or better on the UK Honour scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).

Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

Entry requirements
  • A minimum of a second class honours degree (2:2) in any academic discipline, or equivalent overseas degree from a recognised institution or equivalent professional or other qualification.
  • Applicants who possess a diploma rather than a good degree may be eligible for entry provided they have compensatory work experience and can demonstrate career development.
  • The MSc in International Management and International Relations attracts students from a wide range of backgrounds and nationalities. Applications are welcome from those in work and seeking continuing professional development.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    14590 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 14590 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    8320 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 8320 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • Home/EU - part time fee: £5,100

Funding

Check the programme website for information about funding options.

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