MSc Management (International Business)

Sheffield University Management School, Faculty of Social Sciences

Triple Crown accreditation means we meet the high standards of three of the world's most prestigious accreditation bodies: AMBA, EQUIS and AACSB. This puts us in the top one per cent of business schools worldwide.

We teach business management from a truly global perspective. Our staff and students come from all over the world. And our courses are based on pioneering research into the challenges faced by businesses everywhere.

About the course

Accredited by the Association of MBAs and the Chartered Management Institute

Management on the international stage calls for vast range of skills and attributes. You need to understand the global economy as well as the business climate of different regions. You need cultural insight, sensitivity and the kind of leadership skills that can unite international teams.

There are not many business schools that can give you all that. But Sheffield has the global outlook, the connections and the breadth of expertise to deliver.

This course combines forward-thinking theory with practical skills. You'll study general management principles with a focus on international business activities across national boundaries. When you graduate, you'll be ready for work as a manager in the global market.

You can apply to do a project-based dissertation, working with an external organisation. We also offer you the chance to spend summer at another leading university overseas. Recent dissertation projects include a feasibility study for a diet food programme with a national firm.

Core modules

  • Managing People in Organisations
  • Accounting and Financial Management
  • Marketing
  • Operations and Supply Chain Management
  • Strategic Management
  • International Business Strategy
  • Management Economics
  • Management Inquiry
  • Dissertation

Optional modules

One of the following:

  • International Human Resource Studies
  • European Business
  • Negotiation and Intercultural Communication
  • Trading in and with East Asia

Teaching

  • Lectures
  • Seminars
  • Case studies
  • Group work for collaborative learning
  • Web-based discussion groups

Assessment

  • Individual assignments
  • Group projects
  • End-of-semester exams
  • Dissertation

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Rob Globke, postgraduate in the School of Managment

Key facts

Course duration

1 year full-time

Entry requirements

Minimum 2:1 or an approved professional qualification.

English language requirements

Overall IELTS grade of 7.0 with a minimum of 6.0 in each component, or equivalent.

Entry requirements for international students

Fees and funding

Financial information for postgraduate taught courses

How we teach

We'll teach you how to identify opportunities, solve problems and inspire others. Many of our teaching staff are world-class researchers working in policy-relevant areas. Our courses are based on their research.

We bring in guest speakers from business, local government and industry. You can apply to carry out a project with an external organisation as part of your course. We also offer you the chance to spend the summer at another university overseas.

The perfect learning environment

The Management School moved to a newly-refurbished building in 2013. Close to the Students' Union, Sheffield city centre and the Peak District, these high-quality facilities are designed to stimulate study and the exchange of ideas.

Your career

Recent graduates have gone on to work for Bupa, HBOS and IBM.

Triple Crown accreditation

The School is Triple Crown accredited, placing it in the top one per cent of business schools globally. Courses are also accredited by EQUIS and AACSB, as well as specialist institutions including the Chartered Management Institute, the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development, the British Psychological Society, the Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport, the Chartered Institute of Marketing, the Chartered Institute of Purchasing and Supply, and the Institute of Consulting.

If you complete the this course you'll qualify for the Chartered Management Institute (CMI)'s Executive Diploma in Management.

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You can apply for postgraduate study using our Postgraduate Online Application Form. It is a quick and easy process.

Postgraduate Online Application Form

Any questions?

If you'd like to know more about any aspect of our courses, contact us:

E: pmgt_help@sheffield.ac.uk
T: +44 (0)114 222 3376