International Business and Management

Do you want to learn the functions of international business and what makes a great globally successful leader? Business is as connected as it has ever been. To be a successful business leader, you need to understand international markets and the way other nations do business.

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Key Facts



MSc (Hons) International Business and Management

Degree Duration

15 months :

3 months pathway + 1 year degree

18 months :

6 months pathway + 1 year degree


Pathways Available



Start Dates

April | January | June | May | September

Degree Overview

Our CMI and IOE&IT-accredited MSc International Business and Management course is the most far-reaching of our postgraduate courses, as it provides a well-rounded knowledge of global management theories and practices. Students will receive CMI L7 Certificate in Strategic Management and Leadership Practice on completion of their degree.

Our graduates gain the transferable and desirable skills of cross-cultural management, problem solving, adaptability and decision making that they can apply to top-calibre management roles in a variety of business environments and functions nationally or globally.

You’ll learn an overview of global strategy, global value chains, international accounting and organisational behaviour, managing the multinational enterprise, within human resource management in a global context and international accounting for decision making. You will finish your master’s with a detailed report with the support of a dedicated expert supervisor.

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You may incur additional costs in the course of your education at the University over and above tuition fees in an academic year such as laptops, Stationary and additional resources.

April and June programmes subject to academic approval

Why Study this Degree

Kent Business School is a ‘Triple Crown’ accredited business school placing us in the top 1% of business schools globally to be accredited by AMBA, EQUIS and AACSB

You’ll learn from our expert teaching staff, many of which appear in the top 2% of researchers worldwide

Your Pathways

The Pre Masters Program will prepare you for the UK, EU or US study system, giving you the confidence and skills that you’ll need to go further in your studies. Depending on your academic qualification and English language level and chosen programme, you can study the IIM over one or two terms.

What’s the difference between the one or two terms?
One Term Two Terms
3 months of study Six months of study
Additional academic English and subject-related support


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