Managing on a global scale – this 12 month programme combines academic rigour with practical skills and unique research to give you a world-class international business education.
You’ll gain a critical understanding of the challenges and opportunities facing both multinationals and SMEs in a rapidly evolving and dynamic global economy. Sheffield University Management School combines its expertise with the university’s internationally-renowned School of East Asian Studies to give you an in-depth understanding of business styles and practice in East Asia, as well as traditional English-speaking, European and emerging markets.
This course is accredited by the Association of MBAs
Study mode: Full time
This programme’s content is practical, so you’ll learn business skills and real-world solutions you can apply within the workplace from internationally-known experts in their field. Learning from a broad range of academics, you’ll gain a qualification ideally suited to prepare you for a role in a multinational or SME firm. This course will provide an excellent grounding in the challenges and opportunities of doing business across the world.
The MSc in International Management is taught full-time over two semesters followed by a project dissertation, though a combination of lectures, seminars, case studies and group work to develop intercultural collaboration. Learning is encouraged through web-based discussion groups. Students are assessed through individual assignments, group projects, examinations and their project/dissertation.
You also have the option to undertake an organisational project, giving you real-world work experience within a company.
This course is accredited by the Association of MBAs.
Optional modules (choose three)
The example course structure listed above may be subject to change in future years. The content and assessment methods on our courses are reviewed annually to make sure they're up-to-date and relevant.
Individual modules are occasionally updated or withdrawn. This is in response to discoveries through our world-leading research; funding changes; professional accreditation requirements; student or employer feedback; outcomes of reviews; and variations in staff or student numbers.
In the event of any change we'll consult and inform students in good time and take reasonable steps to minimise disruption.
|Careers and employability||
At Sheffield University Management School, we are committed to focusing on employability and our postgraduate students’ future career prospects. We have two specialist careers advisors in the School, dedicated to providing full-time career support throughout your programme.
You will have many opportunities during your course to engage in personal and professional development. Our programmes are designed to enable you to acquire the transferable skills essential for employment: communication, organisation, the ability to deal with complex issues creatively and systematically; and the conceptual understanding required to evaluate current scholarship and research techniques.
|Fees and funding||
Tuition fees for 2018-19 are:
GBP 12,650 for EU Students
You may incur fees for late registration, re-examination and re-submission. Click here to find out more.
There are a number of scholarships which students may be eligible for, visit the following links for more information:
Laura Marulanda Grisales, MSc International Management (Colombia/Spain)
What do you most like about your degree? My master degree was an incredible experience for several reasons. I really like the methodology, material and bibliographical resources used by my professors. Additionally, I believe that the programme helped me to develop a critical point of view of the current business environment and have a better understanding of different perspectives given by the cultural mix of the students.
What do you most like about studying at Sheffield? Sheffield is a student city and one of the safest places for living and studying in England. The University of Sheffield offers the possibility of getting involved in many different activities starting from sports to interesting conferences. Being a student at the University of Sheffield implies more than academic work, it is a personal development in every sense. I really loved the chance of being at the Information Commons during my studies, which is the largest research complex in the UK. In addition, it is important to mention that the university offers a high quality of teaching, an excellent quality of research centres and the strong academic collaboration with the leading universities worldwide.
What initially sparked your interest in the subject you are studying? We live in a globalized world which brings new challenges in today’s business environment. Studying international management is becoming more and more important for future managers. Managers must possess intercultural awareness, strong leadership skills and develop relevant competences that the international management programme at Sheffield University Management School help to develop. This programme is aimed to prepare students from everywhere in the world to achieve successful careers.
What made you choose to study at Sheffield? My decision was taken after considering four relevant aspects: Global reputation, research capacity, university facilities and cost of living
What were you doing before you came to Sheffield? I finished my bachelor’s degree, then I worked for a marketing agency as marketing assistant. After that I did an intensive management English course at the same university.
What do you hope to do straight after graduating? At the moment, I am looking some job opportunities in the UK and also I am analyzing the possibility of doing a post-doctoral study.
What clubs, activities and societies are you involved with? I joined several charity events managed by Unicef and some other charities. Additionally, I belong to the management society (ManSoc), the entrepreneurial society, the Latin American society and the salsa society. I have also participated in craft fairs, food festivals and skill building seminars, as well as creating the Santander Bank Scholars at University of Sheffield Facebook page and I am still joining the Santander Bank scholars group.
What are your career aims for the future? My career goal in the mid to long term is to conduct the business ideas I want to put into practice in Pereira, the city where I was born and grew up, because I would like to enrich the lives of the people who live there and To improve the quality of life, provide them with excellent jobs and an atmosphere to work.
|How to apply||
It is essential that you have the motivation to add an international dimension to your knowledge and the desire to gain a critical appreciation of international management principles and practice to succeed on this programme.
You will have a 2:1 honours degree (or equivalent), or an approved professional qualification. For overseas students, Sheffield University Management School’s standard English requirement is IELTS 6.5 (with no less than 6 in each part). For detailed information on our English language requirements, click here.
If you have any enquiries about your suitability, please contact our Postgraduate Admissions Team: