Loughborough University London

Loughborough University London

Diplomacy, Business and Trade

This programme provides an extensive overview of the practice and development of international business and economic diplomacy. The challenges of trading in the global village, multiple communities and markets driving world commerce through new and old trade routes are dissected in this programme. You will learn in an environment tailor-made for the development of skills in globalisation and will be supported in acquiring a critical awareness of the current issues involved in the study of relations between diplomacy and international business and trade.

Entry requirements

Minimum of a lower 2nd Class Honours degree from a UK university or equivalent overseas qualification recognised by Loughborough University.English language requirements: IELTS 6.5 overall, with a minimum of 6.0 in each subtest (reading, listening, writing and speaking) or equivalent.

Course modules

Modules include: Individual project, dissertation, business plan or placement; diplomacy: policy, practice and procedures 1; diplomacy, policy, practice and procedures 2; emergency simulations; international business and trade; economic global governance; second subject module. Optional modules include: The politics and practice of the European Union; economic diplomacy; diplomatic discourse; cultural projection and perception; diplomacy and religion.

Assessment methods

Modules are assessed by a combination of essays, group exercises, presentations and time constrained assignments. Subject to your choices, there may also be exams.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time £ 10,150 per Academic year (home fees) 1 years
MSc Full-time £ 16,300 per Academic year (overseas fees) 1 years
MSc Part-time - 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
London Campus Hackney E15 2GP South East

Key information

Postgraduate Enquiries
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01509 222496