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.
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.
- 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.