Online degree

MSc International Business Management

You will have the opportunity to develop an in-depth understanding of international business challenges, and develop the global business management skills and expertise required to negotiate them successfully as a manager across the global economy.

Lead global businesses to success as a business manager in international markets

This online MSc degree aims to provide you with a thorough grounding in international business management in an ever-changing global economy.

You’ll have the opportunity to study with expert academics from Coventry University, 100% online.

Upskill in international business strategy

This course aims to equip you with the skills and knowledge you should need to become a more flexible, effective manager who can easily identify international market opportunities and drive businesses to success internationally.

Study tried and tested international business models and management techniques

In response to globalisation in business, you’ll explore the external forces impacting how managers make crucial business decisions.

You’ll be asked to identify, analyse, and solve some of the biggest business challenges and issues businesses now face.


Certify your international business and management knowledge online and have the opportunity to build the skills and competencies of a flexible, global business manager who can spot market opportunities and drive businesses to success internationally.
Full-time – 1 year; Part-time – 2 years
10 programs
Fully online

What do I need to apply?

A second class honours undergraduate degree from any discipline.

Applications from candidates who can demonstrate considerable experience at an appropriate professional level but who do not have formal academic entry qualifications may also be admitted on an individual basis.

How can I study this course?

This course can be studied 100% online with both full-time and part-time options.

The full-time route takes one year to complete, or part-time two years.

How much will it cost?

This course has a UK and International fee. The Admissions Team will carry out a fee assessment where appropriate, to determine which fee is applicable.

17 January 2022

UK students – £14,250
International students – £17,900

16 May 2022

UK students – £14,250
International students – £17,900

12 September 2022

UK students – £14,550
International students – £18,250

Postgraduate UK/EU students

The tuition fee for the course that is stated on the course webpage and in the prospectus will apply. If the duration of the course is longer than one academic year, we may increase the fee for each subsequent year of study but any such increases will be no more than inflation. Following the UK’s exit from the European Union, EU students should be aware that there may be a change to UK laws following the UK’s exit; this may change their student status, their eligibility to study part time, and/or their eligibility for student finance. We will act in accordance with the UK’s laws in force in relation to student tuition fees and finance from time to time.

Postgraduate international students

The tuition fee that is stated on the course webpage and in the prospectus for the first year of study will apply. We will review our tuition fees each year. For international students, we may increase fees for each subsequent year of study but such increases will be no more than 5% above inflation.

Please see our Tuition Terms and Conditions.

What are the learning outcomes?

Upon successful completion of the course, you should be able to:

  • Demonstrate knowledge and understanding of the key processes of economic globalisation and the implications for the global business environment. This includes: the main ethical, financial, marketing, and operational issues confronting business leader; the principal methodologies and techniques used to conduct research into business and management, and an understanding of business strategy as appropriate to a rapidly evolving and dynamic environment.
  • Critically evaluate the conceptual and theoretical frameworks of management, with the capability to identify assumptions, evaluate statements in terms of evidence, detect false logic or reasoning, identify implicit values, define terms adequately and generalise appropriately.
  • Solve problems effectively, using appropriate decision techniques, including identifying, formulating and solving business problems; create, identify and evaluate options, and to review and implement decisions.
  • Conduct research and enquiry into business and management issues through the collection and analysis of qualitative and quantitative data, abstracting meaning from information and sharing knowledge.
  • Recognise the need, initiate change and to be able to manage change within an organisation environment.
  • Apply relevant knowledge to a range of complex situations within organisations with the ability to take an international perspective in analysing these situations.

What you’ll get as a degree student with FutureLearn

  • Learn when you want by watching videos, reading articles, doing tests, and completing assignments online
  • Join online discussions and collaborate with your peers in a virtual study group
  • Enjoy discussions with feedback from expert educators
  • Get full access to the university library, online resources and support

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