Our MSc in International Management is a complete management education. No matter your background, this course is designed to equip you with the key business skills required to carve out a bright future as a global responsible leader.
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 valubale foundation for your programme and are not assessed.
Business Foundations - An introduction to the fundamental concepts and perspectives concerning international business, internationalisation, and strategy.
Quantitative Skills - Explore the key skills required to conduct effective quantitative research and analysis.
This programme starts earlier than other programmes at King’s Business School with a two week induction starting on Monday 13 September 2021. Attendance is compulsory and will be monitored. During this induction period you will meet your study groups and participate in company visits that form a part of your assessment.
In semester one you’ll build a robust foundation in international business principles through our comprehensive range of required modules:
International Business Strategy – Explore contemporary developments in international business strategy and the opportunities and challenges they present for international firms.
Accounting & Finance – Analyse financial statements, product costing, firm profitability and understand the role of accounting in organisations.
Comparative Management & Governance – Examine national business systems, their institutional characteristics and investigate the context of corporate governance from a comparative perspective.
Marketing Management – Understand the unique aspects of marketing in the international business environment.
Leadership in Context - Examine the complexities of leadership and how skilled leaders can create thriving organisations.
Research Skills & Business Analytics - Learn the methodology involved in qualitative and quantitative management research.
Business Research Project – Choose a business problem to tackle and put into practice all the knowledge and skills you have gained on the programme.
International Management in Practice: Application and Critical Thinking (IMPACT) - A series of immersive experiences and experiential learning opportunities for students to develop important knowledge, transferable skills, and critical insights regarding international management theory in practice.
You’ll also choose three electives, through which you’ll consolidate your understanding of international management. Elective modules will be confirmed during semester one. Previous electives have included:
Entrepreneurship – Learn the skills global business leaders use to operate in an international environment.
International Human Resource Management – Understand people, organisations, learning and development in multinational organisations.
Technology & Corporate Ethnography – Analyse how global firms use varying approaches to technology, users and consumers.
Marketing, Interaction and Technology – Explore how technology affects marketing practice and consumer behaviour.
Financial Management – Deepen your knowledge of the key concepts in finance and financial markets.
Global Governance & Sustainability – Tackle international sustainability challenges and examine the changing relationship between business, government and society in the global economy.
European Business Context and Corporate Strategies - Examine the evolving European business context considering current and emerging challenges.
Double degree with Luiss University of Rome
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.
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.