International Management, M.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 12 months
  • English (book IELTS)
University rank #361 (QS) ,
On the MSc International Management course at Oxford Brookes University you will develop an understanding of a range of global businesses, their operations and the cultural differences of international management. 


Why choose this International Management course at Oxford Brookes University ?

  • Employability: You will develop the skills, knowledge and ability to work in an international environment. You learn current theory in business and management and we provide opportunities for you to develop skills valued by employers to enhance your employability. You will gain practical experience by working on a live international consultancy project for a commercial or not-for-profit organisation and have the opportunity to make field trips to study organisations in other countries.
  • Teaching and Learning: We have a track record of excellence in teaching, learning and research and you will be supported in your studies and beyond. The teaching team has a wealth of business and management experience and combines theory and industry knowledge into your learning, Industry cases are used throughout the programme both in-session and at assessment, especially as part of the dissertation. Guest speakers from public and private sector organisations present their perspectives on issues at module seminars or at exclusive events.
  • Student support: 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.
  • Experiences: On this course you can choose to participate in an international trip to Budapest, Hungary or Boston, USA. Here you will meet successful industry members, visit companies, earn credits towards your degree and also take in some sightseeing.

On graduation from the MSc in International Management you will be able to pursue a range of different careers. Previous students have gained managerial positions in global organisations (commercial and not-for-profit), some have joined management consultancies and some are studying for a PhD and pursuing academic careers.

Examples of companies which have employed students from this course include PricewaterhouseCoopers, Oxfam, Google, Sainsbury's, Nestlé and Unilever.


Accredited by the Chartered Management Institute (CMI)

Programme Structure

Compulsory modules

  • Research Methods
  • Introduction to the Principles of Marketing
  • Finance and Accounting for Business
  • Global Strategic Management
  • International Organisations

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity

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

    • Full-time duration 12 months
    • Average part-time duration 24 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

You need the following IELTS score:

  • Minimum required score:


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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 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 Applies to you

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

    8320 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 8320 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.
We've labeled the tuition fee that applies to you because we think you are from and prefer over other currencies.
  • Home/EU - part time fee:£5,100

Living costs for Oxford

  • 939 - 1530 GBP/month
    Living Costs

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