Develop your intellectual learning and gain the skills to pursue a career within management and to lead in the dynamic business world with this fully online, part-time International Management MSc from the University of Liverpool.
The curriculum is ideal if you’re looking to pursue a career in international management – but want to develop a detailed understanding of global business issues, or even study a business subject for the first time. The programme provides a thorough understanding of management concepts such as decision-making, learning and development, and strategy alongside core business skills. This will help to equip you with the tools and confidence required to succeed as a manager in international business.
Is this the right programme for you?
This programme will provide you with an insight into contemporary issues regarding the international nature of management practice. You will develop your ability to apply analytical and problem-solving techniques to the decision-making process in real-life global business contexts and to present your analysis in a professional and persuasive manner.
During your studies, you will be exposed to the different forms of organisations including private, public, third sector and small business enterprises. You will develop the collaborative, reflective and reflexive skills of an independent learner and develop your curiosity through engagement with research-connected teaching.
Through this programme, you will:
Develop your critical understanding of the nature of research and enquiry, both in subject-specific and generic contexts. You will enhance your practical research skills through engaging in enquiry, alongside other forms of disciplinary and interdisciplinary research activities. This approach will encourage you to become a producer and not just a consumer of knowledge.
Effectively utilise digital platforms to connect, collaborate and communicate in academic and professional contexts. You’ll develop a critical perspective open to continuously developing digital practices within this business discipline.
Prepare for the dynamic business world. Your study activities have been designed to actively enable you to thrive in conditions of ambiguity and uncertainty. This will enable you to view problems from multiple perspectives, making decisions while handling risk.
Download a prospectus or visit our website for more details on this programme, including module information.
The MSc International Management consists of the following taught modules and a final dissertation project.
There is a brief break scheduled between modules to allow students to refresh themselves and reflect on what they have learned.
Shorter postgraduate diploma (120 credits) and postgraduate certificate (60 credits) awards are also available in this subject.
Management Principles and Practice (15 credits)
Becoming a Leader (15 credits)
Ethical and Sustainable Business Practice (15 credits)
Finance and Data Analysis for Managers (15 credits)
Strategic Management and Contemporary Organization (15 credits)
Identity, Learning and The Global Professional (15 credits)
Entrepreneurship and Innovation (15 credits)
Research Methods (15 credits)
Dissertation (60 credits)
Learn from industry experts
This online programme is run by the Management School at the historic University of Liverpool, established in 1881 and one of the founding Russell Group members. We have offered online management degrees since 2001 and are part of an elite group of worldwide institutes to be triple-accredited, holding AACSB, EQUIS and AMBA status. Our vision is to be a globally connected Management School, with our transformative research and teaching, placing us at the forefront of influential knowledge leadership.
Enhance your career opportunities
Students will graduate from this programme with the opportunity and skills necessary to work and engage in a variety of business-related roles within organisations. This includes marketing, finance, strategy, international development, data analytics and research, relationship management, and human resources.
You will have developed enhanced access to a wide range of business and management positions, including roles within consultancy, the financial industry, large retail and manufacturing organisations. The content and delivery of the programme will equip you to be an effective business and management candidate for a range of national and international positions.
Programme graduates may also be able to follow a research career focussing on management. From an employability perspective the programme is committed to embedding requisite skills through both formative and summative assessment at the module level, and through guest talks, networking events, and publishing opportunities outside of module requirements.
Download a prospectus for more details on the career support you will receive as a University of Liverpool student.
Learn online anytime, anywhere
Get the University of Liverpool experience wherever you are in the world. This online course features interactive classes and regular contact with staff and fellow students across the globe. Teaching is delivered through our state-of-the-art Virtual Learning Environment (VLE), which provides students with access to all resources required for interactive study online. On this platform, you will be encouraged to work collaboratively with classmates and actively read around your topic through our comprehensive library of eBooks and journals.
Assessment is exclusively through online assignments rather than examinations. You will be assessed through a range of activities, including written assignments, discussion forum participation and journal entries.
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Download a prospectus or visit our website for more information on this programme. Alternatively, you can contact one of our admission advisers to get your questions answered.
One of the best ways to see if the programme is right for you is to join one of our regular virtual events where you will be introduced to our range of online programmes, our online learning facilities, and Q&A’s with staff to help you make the best decision about the future of your education.
All applications will be considered on a case-by-case basis. If you want to discuss your previous qualifications and experience before applying, you can contact us via LiveChat on our website.
Applicants should possess:
A minimum of a 2:1 class degree in an appropriate subject, equivalent to a UK bachelor’s degree; or
Professional work experience in a related field and/or other prior qualifications will be considered on a case-by-case basis.
All applicants must have reached a minimum required standard of English language and are required to provide evidence of this. Successful applicants from outside the UK must have an International English Language Testing System (IELTS) score of 6.5 overall or equivalent.
If you don’t have an IELTS or equivalent certificate, you can take our free online English test to assess your proficiency. You don’t need to prove your English ability if you are a national of, or have completed a qualification equivalent to a UK degree in, any of the list of countries on our website.5
Fees and funding
Full tuition fee – £18,000* (2021/2022 academic year)
The tuition fee is fully inclusive of all costs: teaching materials, core textbooks, assessments and resits.
If you live in England, you may be eligible for a postgraduate loan to cover some of the costs of your degree. If you are not eligible for a student loan, you will be offered a simple monthly payment plan to spread the cost of your tuition over the duration of your studies.
You will receive a 5% discount if you choose to pay the full tuition fee upfront.
Scholarships of up to 15% of your tuition fee may be available. For more details speak to the University of Liverpool Online Programmes admission team.
For more details speak to the University of Liverpool Online Programmes admission team.
Our tuition fees are the same for all students and there are no hidden costs. We are delighted to offer different tuition fee discounts and scholarships for eligible students.
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*All tuition fees shown are net of any applicable sales tax payable by you in your country of residence. Where we are required to add sales tax at the local statutory rate, this will be added to the tuition fees shown and confirmed during the payment process.