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Discover the different national and cultural contexts firms operate in. Develop your analytical skills. Undertake new research in areas that interest you.

The MSc International Management gives you an in-depth insight into global business perspectives. The stimulating programme is perfect if you have experience in a related social science, whether it’s economics or sociology.

Key benefits

  • Our teaching staff are experts in their fields, and we’ve created a range of innovative modules to make the most of their experience.
  • We have strong links with other organisations. So we arrange regular speakers to give you industry insights and expert inside knowledge.
  • You’ll study in the heart of London, close to many international headquarters.


You’ll learn the skills you need for business success on the global stage. Our compulsory modules cover key themes, including international business strategy, finance and accounting, and comparative management.

You can also choose from a range of modules in subjects that interest you, from technology to marketing. And your 15,000 word dissertation is your chance to explore a specialism in real depth.

Course purpose

King’s Business School wants to develop the leaders of the future. So we’ll help you develop everything you need to become a top manager, anywhere in the world.

Our research-led teaching will give you a great understanding of new theories and ideas. And we’ll show you how to apply your knowledge to the working world.

Course format and assessment

We use lectures, seminars and group tutorials to deliver most of the modules on the course. You will also be expected to undertake a significant amount of independent study.

The primary method of assessment for this course is a combination of written examinations, coursework, individual or group projects, presentations, case studies and multiple-choice tests.

Required Modules

Courses are divided into modules. You will normally take modules totalling 180 credits.

You are required to take:

• Research Methods (15 credits)

• International Business Strategy (15 credits)

• International Finance and Accounting (15 credits)

• Comparative Management (15 credits)

• International Marketing (15 credits)

• Dissertation (60 credits)

Optional Modules

In addition, you are required to take 45 credits from a range of optional modules, which may typically include:

• International Entrepreneurship (15 credits)

• International Human Resource Management (15 credits)

• International Perspectives on Corporate Governance (15 credits)

• Work and New Technology: International Studies and Perspectives (15 credits)

• Information, Marketing and Technology (15 credits)

• International Financial Reporting & Analysis (15 credits)

• European Business Context and Corporate Strategies (15 credits)

Career prospects

Some of our graduates choose further study at King’s, while others go on to work in a range of fields including management consultancies, the financial sector, and large retail and manufacturing organisations, international NGOs.

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