What will I learn?

MSc International Business is aimed at students from a generalist background who want to gain the specialist skills, in-depth business knowledge and global mindset to succeed.

Course description

  • Focus on applied analysis in economics, strategy, law, finance, marketing and human resources– all with a global perspective
  • Network with regional experts and international business leaders who provide guest lectures, consultancy projects, case studies and professional mentoring
  • Enhance your CV and boost your employability with our unique Futures Award in Leadership in International Business
  • Use real-world data from Bloomberg to add substance to your research into companies and markets across the globe.

As a driving force for economic growth, globalisation has opened up exciting career prospects for high-calibre, forward-thinking and confident business professionals. We’ve designed this MSc International Business to help you make the most of the opportunities ahead. We will help you develop a thorough understanding of the economic, financial, legal and cultural factors facing international business. Our course brings together disciplines such as international business strategy, management and marketing, international economics and international trade legislation.

This MSc International Business opens doors to careers in international trade, transport and logistics corporations, financial institutions involved in trade and investment, firms engaged with business process outsourcing, international trade government agencies and international business consultancy. Our students have gone on to secure management roles and advanced graduate training positions in high-profile organisations worldwide including HSBC Canada, Ernst & Young and Price Waterhouse Cooper. Some have become consultants with specialist companies while others have taken on general management and marketing roles or have even set up their own international businesses. Inspired by the intellectual challenge of the MSc, a number of our graduates choose to develop academic careers – moving on to PhD research or teacher training.

Which department am I in?

Derby Business School

Study options

Full Time (18 months)

Tuition fees
£14,700.00 (US$ 19,924) Overall cost
This is a fixed fee

*Price shown is for indicative purposes, please check with institution

Start date

Expected September 2022

Venue

Kedleston Road Campus

Kedleston Road,

Derby,

DE22 1GB, England

Full Time (1 year)

Tuition fees
£14,700.00 (US$ 19,924) per year
This is a fixed fee

*Price shown is for indicative purposes, please check with institution

Start date

Expected September 2022

Venue

Kedleston Road Campus

Kedleston Road,

Derby,

DE22 1GB, England

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Students need to hold Bachelors Degree. Please refer the university website for standard and minimum entry requirements for each subject. Minimum qualifications include: IELTS: 6.0 (with a minimum of 5.5 in all areas).

For international students

Students need to have a second class or higher undergraduate degree in a relevant area including: business, economics, marketing, management, accounting or finance, or another degree with sufficient relevant business experience. Students need to have an IELTS score of 6.5.

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.

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About University of Derby

Students at the University of Derby transform their futures, with high-quality learning, in a diverse and inclusive international community.

  • UK’s top modern university for multicultural study (ISB)
  • Top 10 for international student experience (ISB 2018)
  • 11th in UK for Postgraduate Student Experience (PTES 2021)
  • Top 800 in Times World University Rankings 2022

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