The MSc in International Management will help you to develop the knowledge and skills required by international managers and leaders to operate globally.
The course provides you with a broad knowledge and understanding of the practices and processes of international management.
You’ll develop your understanding of the national and global contexts in which international managers operate.
You’ll also gain an appreciation of how those contexts have an impact on managerial expectations and preferences in different cultural environments.
The programme is practical in its orientation with an emphasis on the skills of working, managing and leading in various organisational settings.
You’ll begin with an introduction to the Professional Management Practice programme. Running throughout the first two semesters, this class offers a combination of workshops and learning exercises. You’ll have the opportunity to identify and develop the soft skills needed as a future international manager or leader.
You’ll also attend an Integrated Skills Workshop which focuses on your personal approach to learning and managing yourself.
You’ll also take part in group exercises (eg arranging a professional, cultural or careers-focused event) to address a managerial or leadership development need identified during the outward bound activity.
You’ll choose two elective classes from a shared pool of international and general management topics available on programmes offered by Strathclyde Business School. Elective modules vary from year to year, but may include:
You’re required to complete a practically-oriented project. This gives you an opportunity to explore, at length, some aspects of theory or methods, or knowledge or skills introduced on the taught element of the programme. The project is supported by a class in project methodology.
This course includes a number of elective classes for you to choose from. If you're interested in studying abroad, the Managing in Europe elective class provides the opportunity to do this with classes taught at Toulouse Business School, France.
You're required to complete a project in the final semester of the course. You can arrange to do this in conjunction with an organisation.
Strathclyde Business School is one of the largest institutions of its kind in Europe. It has around 200 academic staff and more than 3,000 full-time students.
The departments and specialist units work together to provide a dynamic, fully-rounded and varied programme of specialist and cross-disciplinary postgraduate courses.
The course is taught through a combination of:
You’ll have the opportunity to identify and develop the 'soft skills' needed as a future international manager or leader.
The course provides:
The course is designed to be a collaborative learning experience, a partnership between academic staff and students. It enables you to build upon your collective understanding in interrogating the global issues impacting organisations.
The course is assessed through written assignments, group and individual projects, exams and presentations.
Many of our graduates are in further work or study.*
Job titles include:
*Based on the results of the national Destinations of Leavers from Higher Education Survey (2014/15 and 2013/14).
Visit the International Management MSc/PgDip page on the University of Strathclyde website for more details!