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Why study MSc International Business Management?

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Published: 22 March 2021

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We live in a globally connected world. An understanding of how businesses operate internationally is vital for anyone who wants to work in the sector.

At the University of Sunderland in London, you can take your undergraduate degree further with our MSc in International Business Management.

Three out of the top ten largest economies are now outside the Western world – China, Japan and India.

On top of that, the majority of Gross Domestic Product (GDP) is made outside of Europe and the US, with the trend likely to continue.

Why study international business?

Through studying our MSc International Business Management course you’ll get an understanding of different practices found around the world, preparing to enter an international marketplace.

Simply put, having a global perspective will help you become a better businessperson. You’ll get an understanding of globalisation and how it’s affected the connectedness of business and people.

Having this insight makes you highly desirable as an employee for large companies, all of whom have to take into consideration consumers across multiple countries.

What will I study?

Our one-year courses take you through a wide range of modules that lead you around the key aspects of international business.

You’ll look at how Human Resources are managed in a globally reaching company and the complexities that go along with it.

Our module on global strategy and foresight considers how you can plan for the future of your business and anticipate changes in the industry.

The markets and marketing in a digital world module looks at the importance of the internet in bringing connectivity to international companies and getting your message out to the right audiences.

You’ll also have the choice of optional modules on finance, information systems and sustainability so you can cater your course to your interests and goals.

What can I do with the degree?

This MSc opens up a huge number of doors for you in terms of future careers. You’ll be graduating with the knowledge companies around the world find desirable in their new employees.

But you will also be able to put that information to good use for your own business if you’re looking to take your entrepreneurial venture global.

If you want to join big companies though, this degree will give you access to roles as wide-ranging as consultancy, international finance, non-profits and much more.

You can do anything from accounting and banking to HR and marketing in countries around the world.

With the MSc International Business Management from the University of Sunderland in London, doors around the world will open for you.

Want to find out more about our Business, Management and Finance degrees? Visit our course pages today.

You can also book a personal consultation, register your interest, order our prospectus or visit us for an Open Day to find out more.

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