Our International Management programme is designed to provide you with the specialist knowledge and skills required for managing successfully in an international organisation and for working effectively across different national contexts.
The programme will help you develop an in-depth understanding of cross-cultural challenges of international collaboration and leadership, and to analyse the critical success factors of firms operating in an international business environment.
You will gain deep insights into current research and practice, taught by highly ranked international scholars and guest speakers from industry. Through the opportunities of an international exchange or an international virtual team exercise, you will have the chance to develop your own intercultural experience and to apply your newly acquired knowledge in real-life situations.
Students have the option to spend their second semester on an international exchange at one of our partner universities in the EU, Asia, or America.
Core study areas include cross-cultural management, global outsourcing and offshoring of services, international business environment, marketing in the organisation, business environment analysis, international marketing, global strategic management and international management analysis, and skills for employability and personal development.
Semester 1: Compulsory Modules - Accounting and Financial Management - Human Resource Management - Marketing Management - Operations Management
Semester 2: Compulsory Modules - Business Analysis - International and Cross Cultural Management - International Business Environment
Optional Modules* (choose two) - Advertising and Consumer Behaviour - Enterprise Employability and Personal Development - Enterprise Resource Planning - International Marketing - Global Outsourcing and Offshoring of Services - Logistics and Supply Chain Management - Services and Retail Management - Small Business and Entrepreneurship - Work Psychology
* Other optional modules are available
Summer: - International Management Analysis - Strategic Management
Modules are assessed by a combination of examinations and assignments.
Careers and further study
Example destinations include: - Oracle (Greece) – HR Assistant; - Abercrombie & Fitch – Merchandising Manager; - Morrisons – Marketing Assistant, Trainee Trader; - British Airways – Tourism Industry Trainee; - C D Sales Recruitment – Business Development Manager.
Why choose business and economics at Loughborough?
Loughborough’s School of Business and Economics is a thriving forward-looking centre of education that aims to provide an exceptional learning experience.
Consistently ranked as a Top-10 UK business school by national league tables, our graduates are highly employable and enjoy starting salaries well above the national average.
The rich variety of postgraduate programmes we offer ranges from taught masters, MBA and doctoral programmes, to short courses and executive education, with subjects spanning Management, Marketing, Finance and Economics, Work Psychology, Business Analytics, International Crisis Management and Information Management. New for 2016, we are also launching two exciting new programmes in Human Resource Management. All of this contributes to a lively and supportive learning environment within the School.
- Internationally Accredited The School of Business and Economics is one of less than 1% of business schools in the world to have achieved accreditation from all three major international accrediting bodies: The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB International), EQUIS accreditation from the European Foundation for Management Development (EFMD) and the Association of MBAs (AMBA).
- Career Prospects Our graduates are in great demand. Over 94% of our postgraduate students were in work and/or further study six months after graduating.* As such, you will be equipped with skills and knowledge that will serve you well in your career or enable you to pursue further study and research.