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International Management MSc

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Our International Management MSc offers a demanding and stimulating programme of study covering global business perspectives. You will gain an in-depth understanding of the different national and cultural contexts in which firms operate while developing your analytical and research skills.


Key benefits

  • Located in the heart of London with unparalleled access to research facilities.
  • You will be studying innovative modules in a range of disciplines taught by staff who are recognised leaders in their fields.
  • King's Management department has forged close links with outside organisations and regular speakers who will provide you with insights, and up-to-the-minute knowledge of the subject area.

Key information

Application status Closed

Duration 1 year FT, September to September

Study mode Full-time

Credit value UK 180 / ECTS 90

Course intake Approximately 70 FT

Course leaders Dr Gerhard Schnyder

Further details

Course contact for further information

Postgraduate Admissions Team, Admissions Office
tel: +44 (0)20 7848 7429
fax: +44 (0)20 7848 7200
https://www.kcl.ac.uk/study/postgraduate/apply/enquiry-form.aspx

Course contact form Postgraduate admissions

Awarding institution King's College London

Faculty Faculty of Social Science & Public Policy

DepartmentSchool of Management & Business

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Course detail

Description

The International Management MSc course offers a demanding and stimulating programme of study, with emphasis placed on providing global capabilities required for business success.

You will study International Business Strategy, Finance and Accounting and Comparative Management; as well as optional modules covering topics such as strategy, finance and accounting, comparative management and marketing.

The study programme is highly flexible, giving you the opportunity to choose a range of modules and dissertation topics to reflect your interests. You must study modules with a minimum total of 180 credits to complete the programme, 60 credits will come from a dissertation of around 15,000 words. If you are studying full-time, you will complete the course in one year, from September to September.

Course format and assessment

Semester 1: The international business environment; how & why businesses differ around the world

Semester 2: Advanced international and comparative management; an opportunity to pursue your own interests

Semester 3: individual research project

Assessment is by a variety of methods, eg written examinations, coursework, individual or group projects, presentations, case studies, multiple-choice tests etc. More information on module-specific assessment can be found in module outlines. Assignment feedback is provided within four working weeks of submission. 

Entry requirements & how to apply

Visit our admissions webpages to view our English language entry requirements.

1st class or good 2:1 class undergraduate degree (65% or above in the UK marking system) required in a social science related area (eg management, economics, sociology or other relevant subject) or equivalent overseas qualification.

Application procedure

Applications must be made online using King’s online application portal apply.kcl.ac.uk and a non-refundable application fee of £50 applies.

Your application will be assessed by academic staff in the department; we aim to process all applications within four to six weeks, but during February, March and holiday periods, applications may take longer to process.

Personal statement and supporting information

Please provide a personal statement that shows how your own interests are linked to the programme. In this statement please describe your academic background, your reasons for applying for this programme and what you hope to gain from it, including any relevant experience, strengths, ambitions or research interests.

Application closing date

We recommend that you submit your application as soon as possible.  Our first application deadline is the 31st March 2018.  Applications will remain open if places are available and programmes will be closed as soon as they are full.  For programmes with spaces remaining, no further applications will be accepted from non-EU (Overseas) nationals after 30th July 2018 or from UK/ EU nationals after 3rd September 2018.

Help and support

If you don't have a suitable qualification for direct entry to a UK university, or if English isn't your first language, our academic preparation courses can help you get ready for study in the UK.

Preparation courses

Fees and funding

  • Full time UK fees: £10,950 p.a. (2017/18)*
  • Full time overseas fees: £25,950 p.a. (2017/18)*
  • Part time UK fees: N/A
  • Part time overseas fees: N/A

Please note: Current regulations allow some students to pay UK tuition fees on the basis of their EU citizenship or residency. Until these eligibility criteria are changed, the EU tuition fee will remain the same as the UK tuition fee. 

*These tuition fees may be subject to additional increases in subsequent years of study, in line with King’s terms and conditions.

Deposit                                                   

When you receive an offer for this course you will be required to pay a non-refundable deposit to secure your place. The deposit will be credited towards your total fee payment.

The UK/EU deposit is £500.

The INTERNATIONAL deposit is £2,000. 

  • If you receive an offer on or before 31st March 2017, payment is due by 30th April 2017.
  • If you receive an offer between 1st April 2017 and 30th June 2017, payment is due within one month of receiving the offer.
  • If you receive an offer between 1st July 2017 and 31st July 2017, payment is due within two weeks of receiving the offer.
  • If you receive an offer on or after 1st August 2017, payment is due within one week of receiving the offer.

If you are a current King’s student in receipt of the King's Living Bursary you are not required to pay a deposit to secure your place on the programme. Please note, this will not change the total fees payable for your chosen programme.

Additional costs/expenses

In addition to the costs above, you can also expect to pay for: 

  • Books if you choose to buy your own copies 
  • Clothing for optional course related events and competitions 
  • Library fees and fines 
  • Personal photocopies 
  • Printing course handouts 
  • Society membership fees 
  • Stationery 
  • Graduation costs
  • Travel costs for travel around London and between campuses 

Please visit our web pages on fees and funding for more information.

Financial help and support

Visit the fees and funding webpages to find out more about bursaries, scholarships, grants, tuition fees, living expenses, student loans and other financial help available at King's.

Career prospects

Further information coming soon.

Career destinations

Graduates go on to management consultancies, the financial sector, and large retail and manufacturing organisations, international NGOs and to further study.

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