University of Greenwich

University of Greenwich

International Business

This programme intends to develop the range of intellectual and practical skills in students who can then become effective specialists in the global knowledge economy with traditional boundaries between sectors breaking down; the aims of the programme are: to provide students with the knowledge, skills and competencies needed to operate in global business environment; to facilitate the advanced study of international business organisations and their management; to enable students to systematically and creatively analyze, critique and apply knowledge and understanding of complex international business and management issues; to enable students to master new, apply and distinguish the most relevant research methodologies, techniques and tools in the analytical, creative, and intellectual ways; to build interpersonal skills so as to be able to interact effectively with a range of specialists and to implement solutions effectively and efficiently, thereby enhancing employability potential; the programme provides students who may not have a 1st degree in business with a grounding in business management, followed by specialised international business modules and an independent specialist project; a distinctive characteristic of the programme is its teaching and learning emphasis on business developments in fast growing economies.

Entry requirements

Applicants require a relevant 1st degree from a recognised university; students educated in a language other than English should have an IELTS score of 6.5 or above or an equivalent rating in another language testing system (no item within the 6.5 rating should be less than 5.5).

Course modules

Modules include: foundations of scholarship; financial and management accounting; business research methods; global strategy (analysis and practice); competition and business risk; global enterprise and innovation; global business; specialist project.

Assessment methods

Assessment by a range of methods and procedures, including: individual and group presentations; tests; reports and assignments; individual on-line journals; article reviews; examinations; and a project.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
MA Full-time £ 10,300 per Whole course (home fees) 12 months
MA Full-time £ 11,350 per Whole course (overseas fees) 12 months
MA Part-time £ 10,300 per Whole course (home fees) 24 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Greenwich Maritime Campus Greenwich SE10 9LS South East

Key information

Enquiry Unit
Telephone number: 
020 8331 9000