International Business Management with Professional Practice at Glasgow Caledonian University - UCAS

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Course summary

Modern, culturally diverse and dynamic business environments are growing globally and as a result, we are witnessing a surge in demand for graduates with a world view of what a successful business can look like. International business has experienced huge growth as a direct result of globalisation. Join Glasgow Caledonian University's Glasgow School for Business and Society and find a modern, international setting where ethical business practices are nurtured and international business theory is put to the test. Key factors driving this growth include new and emerging markets, technological advancements, labour mobility, sophisticated logistics and supply chains, and the growth of business support networks for entrepreneurs. Opportunities for graduates at masters level have never been greater and through the international business management programme you will experience activities that many different industry sectors demand from their management professionals. GCU will prepare you for a career in business and develop you as a leader and manager who can add value to your chosen organisation through the application of the knowledge learned on this programme in an international arena.


Glasgow Caledonian University developed the MSc International Business Management to teach you the most sought-after attributes that modern global businesses need to perform successfully in their market. You will benefit from our focus on creating graduates who share our values of integrity, creativity and responsibility and we will enable you to take these principles and apply them in your chosen business environment. You benefit from membership of the Chartered Management Institute (CMI) which gives you access to further accredited study opportunities, mentoring, conferences, webinars and workshops, further enhancing your employability with this opportunity to focus on your continual professional development. Start your journey to becoming a global business leader by learning these key aims: Learn to critically evaluate appropriate models and techniques for diverse competitive environments in the global economy Gain practical insights into applicable methods for international business management including managing diversity, strategy, risk and finance Develop an entrepreneurial mindset with an ethos of ethical business practice, sustainability and management leadership responsibility Become an effective global citizen by understanding how to adapt to different business practices in a variety of cultural environments. Applied Professional Practice; Ethics, Governance and Responsible Leadership; Financial Management for Global Decision Makers; Global Strategy: Challenges and Choices; International Marketing Management; International Operations Management; Managing People in Global Organisations; Risk and Organisational Resilience; Masters Research Project.

Assessment method

With a focus on the importance of both individual and collaborative academic work, your assessments have been designed to give you the opportunity to learn key academic skills including research, analytical skills, communications, cultural awareness and sensitivity, creative and problem solving skills, and critical skills, among many others. Developing these skills through assessment ensures that during your time studying the programme your ability to operate in the global business community is enhanced by building confidence and developing a culture of integrity and responsibility that modern global organisations look for in graduate employees.

Professional bodies

Professionally accredited courses provide industry-wide recognition of the quality of your qualification.

  • Chartered Management Institute

Entry requirements

UK Honours degree 2:2 (or equivalent) in any subject area. English language requirement: IELTS score 6.0 (or equivalent) with no element below 5.5.

English language requirements

TestGradeAdditional details
IELTS (Academic)6No element below 5.5

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £11900 Whole course
Northern Ireland £11900 Whole course
Scotland £11900 Whole course
Wales £11900 Whole course
Channel Islands £11900 Whole course
Republic of Ireland £11900 Whole course
EU £25100 Whole course
International £25100 Whole course

Additional fee information

Two-year masters tuition fees: Home (Scottish/ RUK/ Republic of Ireland/ Channel Islands): year one fee: £8,900, year two fee: £3,000, full two-year fee total £11,900.* International/ EU: year one fee £18,800, year two fee £6,300, full two-year fee total £25,100.* * If you start a two-year masters course but graduate after one year, you will only pay the year one fee. You will not be required to pay the year two fee. Fees are subject to change and are here for guidance only.
International Business Management with Professional Practice at Glasgow Caledonian University - UCAS