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International Business

University of Dundee
Program overview
1 year
Full time
Master's degree
Scholarships available
Start dates
18,150 GBP
September 2021

18,150 GBP
September 2022

18,150 GBP
September 2023

Program description

International Business

This is the base level degree of the MSc International Business group of programs (see the full list of International Business degree pathways in the box below). You will learn to understand and analyse a range of international strategies and business relevant for the modern global economy. You will also engage with key areas such as global risk analysis, global financial markets, international trade and global investment.

You will study a core project module. As part of this, you can undertake a global internship, work on an independent project with an organisation, or work on your own project independently.

You will have optional modules to take and they will come from an extensive list, including managing people, corporate governance, business analytics, international forecasting and many more.

Admission requirements

Entry Rrequirements

Generally a good (at least a second class Honours degree or equivalent) first degree in any subject which has enabled the applicant to develop analytical and quantitative skills. If you are concerned that your qualifications do not meet our normal expectation you may apply, but you should include a short personal statement concerning your general interest in your own education, work experience and prior relevant learning. Places are limited and early application is advised even for well-qualified candidates.

For more information about admission requirements, please visit the university website.

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Program content


  • Level 1 modules: As part of this course we offer two extra modules to non-native English speakers. These modules will help you to continue to develop your written and spoken English.
  • Level 5 modules: These make up your degree. You will take nine modules in total with a mix of core modules which you must take and a choice of optional modules.

Level 1

Optional Modules

You need to choose one or more of these modules as part of your course.

  • Specialist Management English for Business 1
  • Specialist Management English for Business 2

Level 5

Core Modules

These modules are an essential part of your course.

  • Internationalisation Strategies
  • International Business Strategy
  • International Business Finance
  • International Business Project
  • Managing the Multinational Enterprise

Optional Modules

You need to choose one or more of these modules as part of your course.

  • Corporate Governance
  • Human Resource Management Strategies
  • Managing People and Organisations
  • Cross-Cultural Management
  • Business Analytics
  • Strategic Decisions for Business
  • International Human Resource Management
  • Forecasting for Business and Finance
  • Behavioural Insights for Managers
  • Strategic Management & Organisational Analysis
  • Leadership and Decision Making

Scholarships & funding

Several scholarship options are available. Please check the university website for more information.


When you start you join the 2 week Foundation program where you will learn more about all of our business conversion degrees and their pathways. You will make your final module choices and establish which degree pathway is right for you and your career. At the same time, you will be building your network of friends who will support you socially and with your studies while here in Dundee. The network of friends you make will most likely carry on through your career. The Foundation program is designed to make your arrival in Dundee easy, and ensure you have the freedom to choose the degree that is right for you.

You will graduate with a degree in MSc International Business and this degree title will be on your transcript.

Continuing studies

Professional accreditation

This course dual accredited by CMI. This means you will automatically receive a second professional qualification upon successful completion of your degree.

Career opportunities

Recent graduate roles include:

  • Junior analysts
  • Marketing assistant within FMCG sector
  • Project co-ordinator in the banking sector
  • Investment analyst
  • Sales manager in real estate
  • Communications manager in oil and gas
  • Project trainee in oil and gas
  • Sales manager in retail
  • Marketing manager - agency

The wider skills you develop will also support your career development. Such things as strong presentation skills, an entrepreneurial flair, negotiating skills and a forward thinking approach are important in business.

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