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MSc / PG Dip International Management

Course Description

The MSc in International Management will develop you as a future manager and leader who can do business across time zones, cultures and languages and in global and diverse contexts. The course provides a solid grounding in key areas of business and management practice and is fully recognised by the Chartered Management Institute (CMI). Successful completion leads to eligibility for membership of the CMI and the potential to gain chartered manager status.

This course will provide you with a thorough understanding of business and management practice in an international context. You will cover a wide range of stimulating core modules, and then have the option to focus in more detail on areas that interest you.

Recent core modules have covered topics including management research methods, international financial management, human resource management, managing ethics and professional issues, and international economic environment and marketing. Optional modules may focus on cross-cultural management, modern technology marketing, brand and brands management, retail marketing and entrepreneurship.

The course attracts graduates from a wide range of countries, thus making for an excellent cross-cultural mix in learning and teaching sessions. All students on the course are registered as affiliate members of the Chartered Management Institute.

Visit the website: http://www.roehampton.ac.uk/postgraduate-courses/international-management/index.html

Course detail

During this course you will develop your understanding of the theory and practice of different research methods, both quantitative and qualitative, in business. You will learn to assess how the external business environment will affect your business, and develop strategies for responding to this. You will cover the key theories that underpin financial decisions in an international business.

The business environment is very much international these days, which makes global and intercultural working a reality. Businesses need to be effective at managing people from an international perspective, and during this course you will look at organisational behaviour and human resources management with a focus on the continuous change and the increasing globalisation of business and management practice.

As an MSc student, you will also be required to complete a dissertation which will allow you to apply all the understanding, knowledge, analytical and conceptual tools that you have gained from your modules.

Students will also have the option to take a module of their choice which might focus on human resources, finance, project management or marketing.


Core modules
• Management Research Methods
• Managing Ethics and Professional Issues
• Organisations and the Business Environment
• International Financial Management
• International Management & Human Resource Management

Optional modules
• Cross Cultural Management
• International Capital Markets and Banking
• Managing Projects
• Contemporary Issues in Marketing
• Brands and Brand Management
• Contemporary Issues in International HRM

Compulsory module for MSc students only
• Dissertation

Career options

A generalist career in international organisations, more specialist employment in the finance, marketing and human resources management (HRM) sectors globally and further academic studies, eg, a PhD on an international management topic.

Why study at Roehampton?

• Ideal for those who have not studied business and management at undergraduate level
• Fully recognised by the Chartered Management Institute (CMI)
• Roehampton is ranked best modern university in London (Sunday Times Good University Guide 2015)

How to apply

Apply here: http://www.roehampton.ac.uk/applying/postgraduate-entry-requirements/


For information on funding, please visit the following website: http://www.roehampton.ac.uk/Finance/Student-Funding/

Visit the MSc / PG Dip International Management page on the University of Roehampton website for more details!

(Student Profile)

Serkan Aydin

478.JPG “The International Management course looks into European and UK practices, which is highly relevant for today’s business world. The programme has been really challenging but amazing.”
- Serkan Aydin, MSc International Management student from Turkey

(Student Profile)

Chunzi Song

479.JPG “I love the practical side of things, I enjoy challenging myself, and this course encourages me to do just that”
- Chunzi Song, MSc International Management student from China


Entry Requirements

We expect evidence of basic skills in using software packages for word-processing, spreadsheets and powerpoint. Candidates without basic IT skills will be expected to attend a course to improve their skills that will run during the first half of the first semester.

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