London South Bank University

London South Bank University

International Business

This course provides students with the opportunity to develop an advanced understanding of the complex, changing and multifaceted character of international business as well as the environment in which it operates; students develop the skills necessary to work in such business, enabling them to acquire analytical skills in strategy, management and international finance as well as providing the option to develop further specialism in areas such as marketing, employment relations, management and finance.

Entry requirements

Typically you will be a social science/business/management graduate (although a conversion course is available for graduates in other disciplines) with some experience of business.

Course modules

Semester 1 (general pathway); international business economics; international management; analytical techniques for international business. Optional module: managing international resources (project management); service sector consultation; sustainable development and global citizenship; global operations and logistics; international marketing; marketing communication; managing across cultures; e-commerce. Semester 2 (general pathway); global information systems for strategic advantage; research methods. Finance pathway core: international finance and decision making; research methods. Options: asset fund management; portfolio theory and investment analysis; bank governance and regulation; international banking and bank performance. Semester 3 (core): dissertation.

Sponsorship information

Students can approach related charities, trusts, research councils or companies directly. University has very limited number of scholarships available for exceptional students. Career Development Loans are available from number of banks.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Distance learning £ 5,040 per Academic year (home fees) 3 years
MSc Distance learning £ 7,000 per Academic year (overseas fees) 3 years
MSc Full-time £ 7,560 per Academic year (home fees) 15 months
MSc Full-time £ 10,500 per Academic year (overseas fees) 15 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Southwark Campus Kensington and Chelsea SE1 0AA South East

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Telephone number: 
020 7815 6100