Why choose this course?
At the Postgraduate Certificate stage you will be covering the management of information and people. You will study these alongside our many other postgraduate students on management and related courses. You will also study an internationally focused module, Marketing Communication which focuses on cross-cultural communication issues, whilst being introduced to research methods and personal development.
At the Postgraduate Diploma stage there is a greater emphasis on the subject specific theory of international trade and international strategy. You will cover international economics, business strategy and marketing strategy, alongside the research module which prepares you for independent study.
At the Masters stage the focus is on developing theoretical perspectives in analysis, intellectual skills and knowledge and ability in relevant analytical methods. The activities and learning are centred on real world analysis, market data and recent theoretical developments. You will be studying the capstone module in International Business and undertaking your own piece of international business research for Independent Study.
Postgraduate Certificate in Management Studies
Postgraduate Diploma in International Business
MSc International Business
You can apply until:
You can apply until:
Always verify the dates on the programme website.
You can choose to do this programme part-time or full-time.Full-time
Part-time: two to three years
You need the following IELTS score:
Minimum required score:
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.Book IELTS
StudyPortals Tip: The UK government has confirmed new English-language testing requirements for visa and immigration purposes. Learn more
You need the following GPA score:
Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to Upper Second Class on the UK Honour scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of First Class 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).
You'll usually need:
StudyPortals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.
Testimonial Registration Module
Together with the ISIC Association and British Council IELTS, StudyPortals offers you the chance to receive up to £10000 to expand your horizon and study abroad. We want to ultimately encourage you to study abroad in order to experience and explore new countries, cultures and languages.