International Business MSc

University of Dundee
Program overview
12 months
Full time
Master's degree
Scholarships available

Start dates
January 2024

September 2024

January 2025

About this program

International Business MSc

The Master's in International Business is designed to build your knowledge across many areas, including business management, strategy, international trade, HR management, international marketing, & more.

Whether your first degree is in Business or another subject, our MSc in International Business will equip you with a comprehensive understanding of worldwide business. By providing you with an understanding of why and how different processes and decisions are made by international businesses, we give you the opportunity to take your career anywhere in the world.

Our Master’s in international business is designed to help enhance your employment prospects. It does this by building your knowledge across a wide range of modules. They cover topics such as:

  • International business management
  • strategy and international business
  • International trade
  • human resource management
  • International marketing

Admission requirements

Entry requirements

UK undergraduate degree

A UK Lower Second-Class Honours (2:2) degree

Your degree should be in any subject which has enabled the applicant to develop analytical and quantitative skills.

English language requirements

IELTS Academic

  • Overall - 6.0
  • Writing - 5.5
  • Listening - 5.5
  • Reading - 5.5
  • Speaking - 5.5

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Program content

As well as our standard MSc International Business, we also offer you the opportunity to study alongside another business topic. Our degrees are flexible. This gives you the opportunity to focus on a specific area that interests you. It also allows you to highlight to future employers what your specific skills and interests are.

We have 11 International Business degree options (specialist pathways) for you to choose from, such as:

  • MSc in International Business and Management
  • MSc in International Business and Strategy, or
  • International Business and Entrepreneurship

All the MSc International Business degrees consist of core modules (ones you must study) and a range of optional modules. In total, you will study nine modules across an MSc degree.

  • International Business MSc
  • Entrepreneurship, Innovation, and International Business MSc
  • International Business and Finance MSc
  • International Business and Human Resource Management MSc
  • International Business and Investment MSc
  • International Business and Marketing MSc
  • International Business and Management MSc
  • International Business and Strategy MSc
  • International Business, Accounting and Finance MSc
  • International Business, Banking and Finance MSc
  • International Business, Marketing, and Human Resource Management MSc

Scholarships & funding

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

Program delivery

We will teach you through:

  • lectures
  • workshops
  • tutorials/seminars
  • group-work
  • student presentations


Assessments will vary depending on your choice of modules.

You will be assessed through a combination of methods, which may include:

  • coursework
  • exams
  • group projects
  • presentations

Some of these are submitted during the semester and others may take place at the end of a semester.

Coursework usually accounts for between 40-50% of the overall degree. This will depend on your final choice of modules.


Tuition fees:

  • Scotland: £8,765 per year of study
  • England, Wales, Northern Ireland, and Republic of Ireland: £8,765 per year of study
  • International: £20,900 per year of study


Professional accreditation

This course is accredited to CMI Level 7 Certificate in Management and Leadership (*dependent on modules taken)

Career paths

If you studied a business-related subject at the undergraduate level, or even currently work in business, our MSc International Business degrees can help you expand and strengthen your knowledge, and, if you have never studied business before, you could use your new-found knowledge to launch a career in business! Our optional pathways allow you to really drill down into any areas of interest. This helps to demonstrate to an employer what areas you are most skilled in, whether that’s human resource management, strategy, marketing, or finance.

Wondering what to do after your MSc in International Business? Our graduates have moved into all sizes of business, across all sectors and fields, with several of our graduates going on to find careers with the likes of ACCA and TUI. Other graduates have gone on to launch their own businesses, benefiting from the presentational, entrepreneurial, negotiating, and forward-thinking skills developed throughout the master’s program.

Our International Business graduates have gone on to work in a diverse range of roles including:

  • Business Development Manager
  • Marketing and Communications Manager
  • Business and Management Consultant
  • Product Development
  • Trainee Accountant
  • Trainee Analyst

As a student and graduate of the Dundee School of Business, you’ll also benefit from extensive career and employability support. We will support you in preparing for your career by helping you explore your career options, developing your employability skills, and connecting you with employers and jobs.

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