Prepare to join a global community of innovative leaders.
Hone your leadership skills with first-hand industry experience and workshops
Gain a broader view of management through immersive international experiences alongside your cohort
96% of our class of 2022 were employed within three months of graduating
Course key facts
Minimum entry standard
First or 2:1 in a business/management degree, or in any discipline plus work experience (maximum two years). GMAT or GRE required.
MSc International Management is an exciting one-year full-time programme which will equip you with advanced global leadership skills to accelerate your career in business in a technology-driven world.
It provides a deep dive into global business and management, catering to the demands of our rapidly changing and interconnected world. You'll enhance your business foundation, cultivate strong leadership abilities, and master advanced topics relevant to a variety of careers.
You'll apply your skills globally through experiences like Leadership in Action, involving real-world consulting projects that illuminate the impact of socio-economic and cultural differences on international business. This programme fosters valuable peer connections and broadens your perspectives. Coupled with renowned faculty, industry ties, and expert career guidance to help you excel in your chosen career.
This page is updated regularly to reflect the latest version of the curriculum. However, this information is subject to change.
Find out more about potential course changes.
Please note: it may not always be possible to take specific combinations of modules due to timetabling conflicts. For confirmation, please check with the relevant department.
Before the programme begins you will complete pre-study modules delivered through The Hub, Imperial College Business School’s online learning environment.
These modules will be available to students who have accepted an offer of admission from July onwards, and are designed to give you a basic knowledge of areas which will be covered by the programme throughout the academic year.
Core modules build rapidly on previous experience while introducing new and challenging disciplines.
- Advanced Corporate Finance
- Competitive and Corporate Strategy
- Decision Analytics
- Financial Management
- Innovation and Technology Strategy
- Organisational Behaviour
- Product and Brand Management
You will choose seven electives from across a range of subjects, giving you the opportunity to advance your knowledge and expertise across those areas that will benefit your career.
All electives will be shared with other Master’s and MBA students, giving you a fantastic opportunity to expand your network outside of your programme, and to benefit from working alongside students with a wide breadth of experience, knowledge and skills.
- Risk Management for Corporate and Financial Institutions
- Advanced Financial and Sustainability Reporting
- Venture Capital and Growth Finance
- Mergers and Acquisitions
- Python for Finance
- Private Equity (online)
- Sustainable Finance
- CleanTech Investment
- Market Research (online)
- Marketing Analytics (online)
- Emerging Technologies in Marketing
- Digital Marketing
- Consumer Behaviour
- Sustainable Marketing
Strategy and Innovation
- Global Strategy
- Sustainability and Competitive Advantage
- Strategy and Innovation in Digital Business
- Leading Social Innovation
- Management, Strategy and Innovation in FinTech
- Creating Stakeholder Value through Acquisitions and Partnerships
- Shaping Frontier Markets
- Energy Business
- Design Thinking for Innovation
- Climate Change and Business Strategy
- Digital Transformation: Leading Real-World Change
- Digital Business Model Design
- Entrepreneurial SMART Camp
- Corporate Leadership and Governance
Management and Operations
- Strategic Sales Management
- Negotiating through Differences
- Project Management
- Family Business
- Operations Management (online)
- Management of Mergers and Acquisitions
MSc International Management has international elements embedded throughout the programme, so you will graduate with applied, international leadership experience.
- Leadership in Action
- Global Immersion
- Global Exchange
We are among a handful of business schools worldwide to achieve triple accreditation:
- Association of MBAs (AMBA)
- Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB)
- European Quality Improvement System (EQUIS)
We have also been recognised for our work in tackling gender inequality in higher education with a Bronze Athena SWAN award.
Teaching and assessment
Teaching and learning methods
Presentations and seminars
Virtual learning environment
Practical classes and fieldwork
Work placement opportunity
Multiple choice tests
We consider all applicants on an individual basis, welcoming students from all over the world.
How to apply
If you are applying to the Business School, you may be considered for one course per admissions cycle.
Visit our Admissions website for details on the application process.
If you are applying for a taught Master’s course, you will need to pay an application fee before submitting your application.
The fee applies per application and not per course:
- £100 for all MSc applications to Imperial College Business School
- £150 for MBA applications to Imperial College Business School
There is no application fee for MRes courses, Postgraduate Certificates, Postgraduate Diplomas or research courses, such as PhDs and EngDs.
If you are facing financial hardship and are unable to pay the application fee, we encourage you to apply for our application fee waiver.
Find out more about the application fee and waiver
An ATAS certificate is not required for students applying for this course.
If you're a UK national, or EU national with settled or pre-settled status under the EU Settlement Scheme, you may be able to apply for a Postgraduate Master’s Loan from the UK government, if you meet certain criteria.
The government has not yet published the loan amount for students starting courses in Autumn 2024. As a guide, the maximum value of the loan was £12,167 for courses starting on or after 1 August 2023.
The loan is not means-tested and you can choose whether to put it towards your tuition fees or living costs.
Your future career
Develop the essential knowledge and skills for a career in international management.
With specialised knowledge, you'll be highly sought after in a range of sectors.
Management, accounting and finance are just some of your options.
Other potential career paths include consultancy and management.
Terms and conditions
There are some important pieces of information you should be aware of when applying to Imperial. These include key information about your tuition fees, funding, visas, accommodation and more.
You can find further information about your course, including degree classifications, regulations, progression and awards in the programme specification for your course.Programme specifications