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International Management (MSc)

Master of Science
Typical Offer
2:1 degree View full entry requirements
1 year
Course Type
Next course starts
September 2020 and January 2021

COVID-19: this course has two start dates

About this course

Learn how a business operates and study key management concepts on our MSc International Management degree. You'll find out what makes an effective manager and apply your learning to hands-on practical exercises and simulations. This management master’s degree will give you the skills you need to work in organisations across the world. 

Our MSc international business management course is open to graduates from a range of academic and professional backgrounds. This UK international management degree encourages you to explore different topics to help you discover what you want to specialise in.  

You'll learn: 

  • how organisations operate and are managed 
  • how to resolve issues through your understanding of management concepts   
  • analytical, communication and self-management skills  

Industry speakers will provide regular insights into the latest practice and course lecturers will incorporate real-world case studies into their teaching. 

The course modules cover: 

  • strategic management 
  • marketing 
  • accounting and control 
  • responsible leadership 
  • operations management 

This international management degree includes a 2-part module on organisational effectiveness, based off-campus to enhance your management capabilities.  

The first part includes a residential activity weekend where you’ll carry out practical teamwork exercises. They’ll give you an insight into team dynamics, your personal strengths and your leadership style, helping you to improve your all-round skills. 

Part 2 will give you a strategic view of organisational management, and involves an interactive simulation of a fast-moving business environment. You’ll work in teams to negotiate and make strategic operational decisions, and see how this affects the performance of your company. 

Our alumni actively share their career paths with new students. When you join this course, you become part of our successful network, learning from one another. 

Course lead

Your course leader is Alessia D’Amato. Alessia is a chartered Organisational/Occupational Psychologist and lectured and conducted research in universities across Europe and America. She has led projects on the implementation of new strategies in organisations. Alessia’s current research projects include Leadership and cross-cultural management. Visit Alessia D’Amato’s staff profile to find out more about her work. 


This course is accredited by:

Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business logo
Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB)

Course location

This course is based at Highfield.

Awarding body

This qualification is awarded by the University of Southampton.

Download the programme specification

The programme specification sets out the learning outcomes of this course and details how the course is taught and assessed.

In light of COVID-19, we’ve made changes to some elements of course delivery for 2020-21. For details as to how this has changed delivery for this course, please view the Addendum to the Programme Specification PDF.