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  • Postgraduate taught
  • MSc

International Management

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

100% of our class of 2020 were employed within six months of graduation

Course key facts

  • Qualification

    • MSc

  • Duration

    1 year

  • Start date

    September 2023

  • Study mode


  • Fees

    • £37,300 Home

    • £37,300 Overseas

  • Delivered by

  • Location

    • South Kensington

Minimum entry standard 2023

  • First or 2.1 from a recognised university, plus a valid GMAT or GRE score

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Course overview

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.

Offering a truly global experience, you will take part in international opportunities embedded throughout, including Leadership in Action - an international consulting experience - as well as a two-day European Immersion trip exploring technology and innovation in a capital city, and optional exchange opportunities.

We are proud to be part of the Global MiM Network, an international exchange programme between four leading business schools. This gives you the opportunity to study at another business school for up to one term as part of the MSc International Management programme, providing an enhanced, authentic global study experience.


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.

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
  • Economics
  • 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.


  • Advanced Financial and Sustainability Reporting
  • Business Simulation
  • Clean Tech Investment
  • Climate Change and Business Strategy
  • Consulting Project (equivalent to two elective modules)
  • Corporate Governance and Stewardship
  • Consumer Behaviour
  • Digital Marketing
  • Digital Transformation: Leading Real-World Change
  • Emerging Technologies in Marketing
  • Energy Business
  • Family Business
  • Geopolitics
  • Global Immersion (international elective)
  • Global Business
  • Entrepreneurial SMARTCamp
  • Leading Social Innovation
  • Management of Mergers and Acquisitions
  • Management, Strategy and Innovation in Fintech
  • Marketing Analytics (online)
  • Market Research (online)
  • Operations Management (online)
  • Private Equity (online)
  • Project Management
  • Python for Finance
  • Risk Management for Corporate and Financial Institutions
  • Strategic Sales Management
  • Service Analytics
  • Social Project (equivalent to two elective modules)
  • Strategy and Innovation in Digital Business
  • Sustainability and Competitive Advantage: Rethinking Value Creation
  • The Economics of Information and Intellectual Property
  • Venture Capital and Growth Finance
  • Work Placement (equivalent to two elective modules)
  • Study abroad at partner universities

MSc International Management has international elements embedded throughout the programme, so you will graduate with applied, international leadership experience. As well as attending the European Immersion and completing the Leadership in Action module, you will also have the opportunity to expand your international experience further by applying to take modules at one of our global partner universities or to choose to take the Global Immersion elective along with other students in the Business School.

  • Leadership in Action
  • European Immersion
  • Global Immersion
  • Global MiM Network
  • Global Exchange
  • Languages (online)

Professional accreditation

We are among a handful of business schools worldwide to achieve triple accreditation:

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

  • Case studies
  • Consulting project
  • Presentations and seminars
  • A group of people interacting
    Group work
  • Person at lectern giving speech
  • Blackboard virtual learning environment
    Virtual learning environment
  • Recorded lectures available online
    Lecture recordings
  • People collaborating and completing practical work.
    Practical classes and fieldwork
  • Social project
  • Work placement opportunity
  • Workshops

Assessment methods

  • Essays
  • Person completing coursework
    Continuous assessments
  • A person completing a written exam
    Written exams
  • Multiple choice tests
  • Formal presentations
  • Video presentations
  • Papers from a written report
  • Person engaging with a business simulation activity
  • Case studies
  • Person participating in classroom discussion.

Entry requirements

We consider all applicants on an individual basis, welcoming students from all over the world.

How to apply

Apply online

If you are applying to the Business School, you may be considered for one course per admissions cycle. If you are applying for a Finance Master's, we will take your areas of interest and eligibility into account when considering you for alternative programmes.

Application deadlines – Round 3 closes on Friday 31 March 2023

Tuition fees

2023 entry

2023 entry


Your future career


Develop the essential knowledge and skills for a career in international management.

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With specialised knowledge, you'll be highly sought after in a range of sectors.

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Management, accounting and finance are just some of your options.

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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.

Read our terms and conditions

You can find further information about your course, including degree classifications, regulations, progression and awards in the programme specification for your course.

Programme specifications