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Take your management ambitions to global heights with our postgraduate course that's tailored to graduates with or without a first degree in business and includes a qualification from the Chartered Management Institute.
- The programme is dual accredited by the Chartered Management Institute (CMI). Upon successful completion of the programme students will be eligible for a CMI L7 qualification in Strategic Management and Leadership (subject to passing the required CMI mapped modules* and CMI moderation).
- Option of spending the second semester in Southern France (available to UK and EU students only).
- Opportunity for you to undertake an industry placement.
- Flexibility in the programme allows you to consider specialising in academic research or management consultancy.
Why study International Business Management?
Through this International Business Management master’s degree, you will develop your understanding of how business works internationally and could work for you. Underpinned by a focus on responsible business practices, the course will support you in furthering your management career and empower you to consider new opportunities at home and abroad.
This course is a natural pathway for business and management graduates, and is also open to all who have completed an undergraduate degree.
You will be guided by an experienced academic team through current thinking on business disciplines that range from corporate governance to sustainability, marketing to resource management and business law to economics.
UK and EU students also have the opportunity to spend a semester studying in the Mediterranean city of Marseilles. On completing the master's degree, you will also gain an accredited award from the Chartered Management Institute (subject to accreditation for EMD partnership programme).
Please note: students who gain a Postgraduate Certificate or Diploma will not be eligible for a CMI Level 7 Diploma.
*The mapped modules are currently under review
Why St Mary's?
The course aims to develop your practical commercial knowledge and ethical values, giving you an edge in international business and management. It is also enhanced by:
- A study abroad option that enables UK and EU students to spend a semester studying with our partnering business school, EMD Marseilles, France
- An optional industry placement where you can demonstrate your management skills and construct a compelling career profile for your CV
- Guest lectures, research seminars, workshops and fieldwork visits that capitalise on our strong industry links
- A dedicated team of research-active academics and visiting professors with a range of commercial and management expertise
- Fantastic networking opportunities with our internationally diverse community of students and academics
We've put together a bespoke virtual open day for anyone interested in studying International Business Management at St Mary's.
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Programme Lead - Postgraduate Business