Skip to main content

International Management MSc

UCAS code: N/A.

Loading...

The pace of change in today's world frequently outruns even the most sophisticated organizations. We prepare our students to meet the challenges of this rapidly changing environment. And to do so with a sense of purpose and responsibility. This resonates in our mission to make the world a better place. Our Master's in International Management is for students at the start of their career who share this ambition. Whether you see your future in finance or consultancy; healthcare or civic leadership. This 12-month program creates a rich and diverse learning environment. Students come from multiple disciplines, backgrounds and from all over the world. You will learn from our outstanding faculty and from practical, hands-on sessions with industry experts. You will broaden your horizons with global study trips. And you will develop skills that prepare you for a fulfilling future career.

Key benefits

  • Everything you’ll learn at King’s Business School will equip you with the skills, experience and knowledge to realise your full potential.
  • Our students learn practical, personal, intellectual and transferable skills. Through studying our diverse and comprehensive range of modules, we’ll develop your critical thinking, problem solving and decision-making skills within an international context.
  • On top of key skill development, you’ll acquire a comparative understanding of the key systems of management and advanced business strategies, along with the ability to identify the sources of competitive advantages for international companies.
  • Upon completing the programme, you’ll understand strategic management decision making, and have a deep knowledge of the wider economic, political and cultural environments modern business leaders operate in. You’ll also understand the nature and development of different systems of management and be able the analyse the role, strategy and models of the multinational enterprise.
  • You will also have the opportunity to apply for a double degree and study an additional year at Luiss University of Rome, studying management, corporate finance or global management & politics.

King’s Business School is looking for bright, agile minds. To be considered for this course you will have: • An excellent undergraduate degree. The MiIM isn’t just for business and economics students. We welcome applications from graduates in any discipline. • Graduated in the past two years and have no more than two years’ work experience. • An exceptional command of written and spoken English. We are looking for active and inspiring participants in the classroom. • Displayed leadership potential outside of your studies. Whether volunteering, on the sports field or with university societies. • A clear sense of your future direction. We don’t ask for a detailed life plan. We do expect you to understand where you want this programme to take you.

Base campus

strand-quad
Strand Campus

Located on the north bank of the River Thames, the Strand Campus houses King's College London's arts and sciences faculties.

Regulating bodies

King's is regulated by the Office for Students

Loading...

Teaching methods - what to expect

We use lectures, seminars and group tutorials to deliver most of the modules on the course. You will also be expected to undertake a significant amount of independent study.

The total contact time for each 15-credit taught module is typically 20-30 hours. These sessions will include lectures, teacher-led and student-led group discussions based on the main areas of study. Each 15-credit taught also module has approximately 120-130 hours of self-guided learning time.

We will use a delivery method that will ensure students have a rich, exciting experience from the start. Face to face teaching will be complemented and supported with innovative technology so that students also experience elements of digital learning and assessment.

Assessment

    Throughout the degree students are assessed by a variety of methods, which include written examinations, coursework and individual or group projects and presentations for the taught modules. The dissertation submitted in September each year is worth 60 credits. 

    Structure

    Required modules

    You'll begin with a series of primers available in July for you to complete before you arrive at King's. These will provide a valuable foundation for your programme and are not assessed. You are required to take:

    International Business Strategy (15 credits)
    Accounting & Finance (15 credits)
    Comparative Management and Governance (15 credits)
    Marketing Management (15 credits)
    Research Skills & Business Analytics (15 credits)
    Leadership in Context (15 credits)
    International Management in Practice: Application and Critical Thinking (IMPACT) (15 credits)
    Business Research Project (45 credits)

    Optional modules

    In addition, you are required to take 45 credits from a range of optional modules which can vary from year to year, but may typically include:

    Entrepreneurship (15 credits)
    International Human Resource Management
    Marketing, Interaction and Technology (15 credits)
    Financial Management (15 credits)
    Global Governance and Sustainability (15 credits)
    European Business Context and Corporate Strategies (15 credits)

    You can apply to study an additional year at Luiss University of Rome, studying management, corporate finance or global management & politics. The Laurea Magistrale at Luiss is normally a 2 year programme, however the International Management MSc from King's will be accepted as the equivalent of their first year. As a result, students will gain two degrees in two years (This opportunity is limited to five students per year).

    King’s College London reviews the modules offered on a regular basis to provide up-to-date, innovative and relevant programmes of study. Therefore, modules offered may change. We suggest you keep an eye on the course finder on our website for updates.

    Please note that modules with a practical component will be capped due to educational requirements, which may mean that we cannot guarantee a place to all students who elect to study this module.

    Employability

    As a Business School student you not only have full access to all the award winning events and resources from our central team King’s Careers and Employability service but a bespoke service curated especially for you by our dedicated careers team.

    • Develop greater self-awareness of strengths, interests and values. Increase confidence in presenting yours authentic self to employers and making career decisions that work for you.

    • Gain insight, make connections and uncover opportunities through our campus events and connections with world- leading organisations, alumni, thought leaders and investors.

    • Sharpen your application skills for internships, placements, graduate schemes and jobs using cutting edge technology combined with personalised expert feedback and specialised workshops.

    • Build an impressive portfolio of work relevant domain knowledge, leadership, workplace digital or technical skills through employer and professional programmes and micro-certifications.

    • Apply and hone your skills in a real world context. Access a world-class range of internships, placements, start-up incubators, leadership initiatives and focused diversity and inclusion opportunities.

    Tuition Fees

    UK:

    Full time: £22,500 per year (2022/23)

    International:

    Full time: £31,350 per year (2022/23)

    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 deposit is £500.

    The INTERNATIONAL deposit is £2,000. 

    • If you receive an offer on or before 31 March, payment is due by 25 April 2022.

    • If you receive an offer between 1 April and 30 June, payment is due within one month of receiving the offer.

    • If you receive an offer between 1 July and 31 July, payment is due within two weeks of receiving the offer.

    • If you receive an offer between 1 August and 21 August, payment is due within one week of receiving the offer.

    • If you receive an offer from 22 August onwards, payment is due within three days 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.

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

    Additional Costs

    In addition to your tuition costs, 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 

    Funding

    King’s Business School is looking for bright, agile minds. To be considered for this course you will have: • An excellent undergraduate degree. The MiIM isn’t just for business and economics students. We welcome applications from graduates in any discipline. • Graduated in the past two years and have no more than two years’ work experience. • An exceptional command of written and spoken English. We are looking for active and inspiring participants in the classroom. • Displayed leadership potential outside of your studies. Whether volunteering, on the sports field or with university societies. • A clear sense of your future direction. We don’t ask for a detailed life plan. We do expect you to understand where you want this programme to take you.

    Base campus

    strand-quad
    Strand Campus

    Located on the north bank of the River Thames, the Strand Campus houses King's College London's arts and sciences faculties.

    Regulating bodies

    King's is regulated by the Office for Students

    Loading...

    Teaching methods - what to expect

    We use lectures, seminars and group tutorials to deliver most of the modules on the course. You will also be expected to undertake a significant amount of independent study.

    The total contact time for each 15-credit taught module is typically 20-30 hours. These sessions will include lectures, teacher-led and student-led group discussions based on the main areas of study. Each 15-credit taught also module has approximately 120-130 hours of self-guided learning time.

    We will use a delivery method that will ensure students have a rich, exciting experience from the start. Face to face teaching will be complemented and supported with innovative technology so that students also experience elements of digital learning and assessment.

    Assessment

      Throughout the degree students are assessed by a variety of methods, which include written examinations, coursework and individual or group projects and presentations for the taught modules. The dissertation submitted in September each year is worth 60 credits. 

      Structure

      Required modules

      You'll begin with a series of primers available in July for you to complete before you arrive at King's. These will provide a valuable foundation for your programme and are not assessed. You are required to take:

      International Business Strategy (15 credits)
      Accounting & Finance (15 credits)
      Comparative Management and Governance (15 credits)
      Marketing Management (15 credits)
      Research Skills & Business Analytics (15 credits)
      Leadership in Context (15 credits)
      International Management in Practice: Application and Critical Thinking (IMPACT) (15 credits)
      Business Research Project (45 credits)

      Optional modules

      In addition, you are required to take 45 credits from a range of optional modules which can vary from year to year, but may typically include:

      Entrepreneurship (15 credits)
      International Human Resource Management
      Marketing, Interaction and Technology (15 credits)
      Financial Management (15 credits)
      Global Governance and Sustainability (15 credits)
      European Business Context and Corporate Strategies (15 credits)

      You can apply to study an additional year at Luiss University of Rome, studying management, corporate finance or global management & politics. The Laurea Magistrale at Luiss is normally a 2 year programme, however the International Management MSc from King's will be accepted as the equivalent of their first year. As a result, students will gain two degrees in two years (This opportunity is limited to five students per year).

      King’s College London reviews the modules offered on a regular basis to provide up-to-date, innovative and relevant programmes of study. Therefore, modules offered may change. We suggest you keep an eye on the course finder on our website for updates.

      Please note that modules with a practical component will be capped due to educational requirements, which may mean that we cannot guarantee a place to all students who elect to study this module.

      Employability

      As a Business School student you not only have full access to all the award winning events and resources from our central team King’s Careers and Employability service but a bespoke service curated especially for you by our dedicated careers team.

      • Develop greater self-awareness of strengths, interests and values. Increase confidence in presenting yours authentic self to employers and making career decisions that work for you.

      • Gain insight, make connections and uncover opportunities through our campus events and connections with world- leading organisations, alumni, thought leaders and investors.

      • Sharpen your application skills for internships, placements, graduate schemes and jobs using cutting edge technology combined with personalised expert feedback and specialised workshops.

      • Build an impressive portfolio of work relevant domain knowledge, leadership, workplace digital or technical skills through employer and professional programmes and micro-certifications.

      • Apply and hone your skills in a real world context. Access a world-class range of internships, placements, start-up incubators, leadership initiatives and focused diversity and inclusion opportunities.

      Tuition Fees

      UK:

      Full time: £22,500 per year (2022/23)

      International:

      Full time: £31,350 per year (2022/23)

      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 deposit is £500.

      The INTERNATIONAL deposit is £2,000. 

      • If you receive an offer on or before 31 March, payment is due by 25 April 2022.

      • If you receive an offer between 1 April and 30 June, payment is due within one month of receiving the offer.

      • If you receive an offer between 1 July and 31 July, payment is due within two weeks of receiving the offer.

      • If you receive an offer between 1 August and 21 August, payment is due within one week of receiving the offer.

      • If you receive an offer from 22 August onwards, payment is due within three days 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.

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

      Additional Costs

      In addition to your tuition costs, 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 

      Funding

      Application closing date guidance

      We recommend that you submit your application as soon as possible as we may need to request further information from you to assess your application. This is particularly important if your application is successful and you are required to meet any offer condition, and/or you need a Student Visa to study here at King's.

      King's College London is committed to the recruitment of students with the greatest academic ability and to maintain a diverse student population. In order to ensure a balanced international student population for our most competitive programmes, we have implemented the following deadlines:

      • The final application deadline for any students who are currently residing in mainland China is Friday 7 January 2022, 23:59 (UK time).

        Please note: if you reside in mainland China and apply for any of the above programmes after this deadline, your application will be automatically withdrawn, and you will not be eligible for an application fee refund.

      • Our first application deadline for any other applicants is on Friday 25 March 2022 (23:59, UK time). After this date, the programme will close at any point once it is full. If there are places still available, the programme will remain open until the final application deadlines below:

        Overseas (international) fee status: Friday 29 July 2022 (23:59, UK time)

        Home fee status: Friday 26 August 2022 (23:59, UK time)

        Please note, you will not be eligible for an application fee refund if you apply after the first application deadline listed and we are unable to process any further offers because places are filled before the final application deadlines.
      Loading...

      Related departments

      Open days and events

      Chat with current students and King's staff to find out about the courses we offer, life at King's and ask any questions you may have.

      Explore more

      SSA bedroom refurbished 1

      Accommodation

      Discover your accommodation options and explore our residences.