Forge a career in international business. Our Masters degree focuses on issues of vital importance to the global economy, and gives you the chance to study in Switzerland or the Netherlands for one semester and graduate with a dual degree.
The global nature of modern society means we’re closer than ever to our international business partners. Professionals with the skills to navigate international markets are in high demand and our MSc in International Business will give you the edge.
Industry-leading professionals have helped to develop our course, and it will bring you into close contact with numerous practitioners and specialists.
You’ll be taught by some of the best-known authors in business and economics. They’ll challenge and question your approaches to business and emphasise the importance of a multidisciplinary approach to international business activity. You'll explore economic, political, socio-cultural and technological perspectives.
A highlight of this course is the option to complete a dual degree, by studying the second semester either in Basel, Switzerland, where you’ll complete an MSc in International Management, or in Groningen, the Netherlands for an MBA in International Management. All teaching is in English.
While you’re studying with us in Cambridge you’ll be part of Lord Ashcroft International Business School, one of the largest business schools in the east of England. You'll benefit from state-of-the-art teaching and learning facilities, study areas, campus libraries with online databases containing professional journals, plus our Virtual Learning Environment (VLE) through which you can access study resources and help.
This course is for you if you’re looking to forge a career in international business. It will prepare you for roles as diverse as business development, marketing, international supply chain management, logistics, project management, HR, banking, international finance and management consultancy.
Modules & Assessment
Core modules, PG Certificate stage: • Research Methods for Business and Management • Supply Chain Strategy and Operations • Contemporary Issues in International Management
Core modules, PG Diploma stage: • Finance for Decision Making • Digital Marketing Communications • Human Resource Management in the Global Context
Core modules, MSc stage: • Postgraduate Major Project
We’ll asses your progress through a range of written assignments, portfolio and presentations. You’ll have the option to carry out both group and individual work.
Where you'll study
The Lord Ashcroft International Business School is one of the largest business schools in the East of England, with nearly 100 full-time teaching staff and approximately 6,000 students from more than 100 countries.
Our striking and award-winning business school building in Chelmsford, as well as new buildings in Cambridge, offer the most advanced learning technologies. We’re well-recognised for our centres of excellence by students, employers and professional bodies alike.
What makes us stand out is that our courses don't just give you sound academic knowledge – they’re at the cutting edge of current business practice and highly relevant to employers. This is owing to the close links we have with the business community and the partnerships we've developed with a wide variety of businesses and public service organisations.
We're interested in people who are confident, ambitious and ready to take the challenge of making a difference in the world of business. If that's you, we'd love to hear from you.