International Business at Loughborough University - UCAS

Course summary

Our MSc International Business addresses employer's growing need for business and management graduates with the skills to operate effectively in a globalised and multicultural world. The programme is ideal for graduates who are keen to develop a deep understanding of international business theory and practice, and to develop key competencies for a career in multinational companies or companies engaged in international business. The master's will provide you with a stimulating educational experience that promotes a global outlook – vital for today’s global business environment. Informed by cutting-edge research, you will develop highly sought-after intercultural skills and a global mindset. This master's in International Business prepares you to work confidently and effectively with global partners and enhance organisational performance in today’s global economy. Taught by world-class scholars and guest speakers from industry, you will develop a deep understanding of cross-cultural differences, intercultural communication and leadership, internationally distributed collaborations, international human resource management, and international strategic decision-making. You will also develop actionable knowledge of the global business environment, international business negotiations, global sourcing models, international supply chains, global social entrepreneurship and digital innovations in global markets. Through the opportunity of a study abroad option or an international virtual team exercise, you will have the chance to develop your own intercultural experience first-hand and to apply your newly acquired knowledge in real-life situations:

  • You can choose to spend the second semester at one of our international partner universities to experience a different cultural and educational environment, and thereby develop fundamental skills of cross-cultural adjustment and collaboration.
  • Alternatively, you have the option to take part in our ‘Working in International Teams’ optional module which is a large scale, international team project comprising thousands of students and professionals from over 40 countries. Together with students from four to six different countries, you will be working on a real-life business case for several months, experiencing the challenges and techniques of international collaborations across time zones and organisations.


Entry requirements

A good honours degree in any discipline.


Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £15800 Year 1
Northern Ireland £15800 Year 1
Scotland £15800 Year 1
Wales £15800 Year 1
International £27400 Year 1

Additional fee information

The tuition fees shown are for new students commencing the first year of study in the specified year only. The fee stated is for a full-time student undertaking a master’s programme of 180 credits. Part-time students, or those taking a postgraduate certificate or a postgraduate diploma, should divide the published fee by 180 credits and then multiply by the number of credits they are taking to calculate their tuition fees. Fees are reviewed annually and are likely to increase to take into account inflationary pressures.
International Business at Loughborough University - UCAS