• International Management

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)
  • Specialist pathways – Finance, Accounting, Human Resource Management and Marketing – will help you build expertise further, enhancing you career prospects
  • Roehampton is ranked best modern university in London (Sunday Times Good University Guide 2015)

The MSc in International Management portfolio 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.

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The International Management portfolio

The MSc/PGDip International Management portfolio aims to produce managers and leaders who can do business across time zones, cultures and languages.

It offers students a grounding in key areas of business and management practice and allows those with particular interests in marketing, human resource management (HRM), finance or information systems to gain a named award in these areas.

You can either follow a general course in International Management (detailed on this page) or study for one of the following named awards in these specialist areas:

This suite of named awards shares a common first semester allowing you the flexibility to change your area of specialisation within the first semester.

Key areas of study

This course will provide you with a thorough understanding of the 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.

Special features

The course attracts graduates from more 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.

Research areas

  • Organisational behaviour; business ethics; career development; outsourcing of IT provision; brands and brand management;
  • Technology marketing; international capital and financial markets;
  • International banking; social enterprise; accounting.

Example modules

  • Managing Ethics and Professional Issues
  • Cross Cultural Management
  • International Management and HRM

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.




Number of credits

MSc: 180; PGDip: 120

Specific entry requirements »

Postgraduate entry requirements »


Business School »


1 year (full-time)

Programme start

September  or January

Tuition fees

£9,800 (2016; full-time UK/EU)

£13,000 (2016; full-time International)

For further fee information see our UK/EU or International finance pages

Scholarships »

Programme outline

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Related courses

MSc or PGDip International Management with Finance »

MSc or PGDip International Management with HRM »

MSc or PGDip International Management with Marketing »

Further information

Dr Gillian Forster
gillian.forster@roehampton.ac.uk »
+44 (0) 20 8392 3469

Contact our enquiries team »
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