Masters degrees in International Business equip postgraduates to understand the impact and development of global commerce across diverse marketplaces.
Courses range from taught MA and MSc degrees, to professional MBA programmes and research-based MRes degrees. Entry requirements normally include an undergraduate degree in a relevant subject such as Business Studies.
Courses in this field are highly diverse and explore a wide range of techniques for understanding businesses across different countries and industries.
As a working professional, you can undertake a Masters to develop your business’s international capabilities, through human resources development and strategic change. If you are a postgraduate, you will undertake a Masters with the aim of preparing for a professional role.
Training includes an analysis of international trade and corporate strategy, developing techniques in diplomacy and intercultural communication. You will also explore practices in commercialisation and marketing, as well as sustainability, ethics and law.
Traditional routes include executive positions within international corporations, where your expertise would be suitable across various industries. These include profit and non-profit organisations in the public and private sectors. You could also consider strategic consultancy for SMEs (small or medium-sized enterprises) and government agencies.