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International Management (MSc)

Master of Science
1 year
Course Type
Next course starts
September 2023

About this course

This course is now closed to new applications for 2023 entry.  

Each year we get many high-quality applications and places for many of our courses are very competitive.  

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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: 

  • management within a global context
  • strategic management
  • marketing
  • accounting and control
  • responsible leadership decision making
  • operations management

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

Course lead

Your programme leader is Dr Raymond Xiaoti Hu. Raymond is Lecturer in Strategy and Entrepreneurship and the Alumni Engagement Lead within Southampton Business School. Raymond has led and developed international projects for China-Africa Business Council and United Nations Development Programme. His current research projects include social entrepreneurship, digital strategies in social enterprises and entrepreneurial social capital. Please visit Dr Raymond Hu's staff profile to find out more about his work.


Course location

This course is based at Highfield.

Awarding body

This qualification is awarded by the University of Southampton.

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Changes due to COVID-19

Although the COVID-19 situation is improving, any future restrictions could mean we might have to change the way parts of our teaching and learning take place in 2022 to 2023. This means that some of the information on this course page may be subject to change.

Find out more on our COVID advice page.

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