MSc International Management

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Key information


MSc International Management

Types of study

Full time


12 months

Start date

September 2024


Nottingham University Business School China

Introductory video


Entry requirements

Although the entry requirements vary depending on the course, as a general rule, you are expected to hold an honours degree at 2:1 level or above (or international equivalent). The programme needs a business degree such as management, business studies, marketing, economics, accounting and finance.

In addition to academic qualifications, if your first language is not English or entry qualification was not obtained in the English medium (from an approved institution), you are required to provide evidence of your proficiency in English.

The minimum requirements for our courses are:

  • IELTS 6.5 no less than 6.0 in any element;
  • PTE Academic 71 (minimum 65);
  • TOEFL (IBT) 90 (minimum 19 in Writing and Listening, 20 in Reading and 22 in Speaking).

Course overview

The MSc International Management programme furnishes students with advanced knowledge and facilitates the development of professional and interpersonal capabilities relevant to international and cross-cultural management, to prepare them for careers in international organisations and multicultural work settings.

All students undertake core and elective modules relating to a wide range of management disciplines. Elective modules offer a wide selection of options that allow students to focus on advanced topics, such as supply chain management, entrepreneurship, corporate social responsibility, e-business, or project management, that fit their interests and career aspirations.

Course structure

Year 1 modules



Students must take all modules in this group.

Module Code Module Title Credits Taught
BUSI4521 Business Research 10 Autumn
BUSI4523 Cross-cultural Management 20 Autumn
BUSI4303 (or) BUSI4648 Management Dissertation (or) Management Project 60 Summer
BUSI4531 Transnational Human Resource Management 20 Spring
 BUSI4647 Management of Innovation 10 Spring



Group 1: students must take 10 credits from this group.

Module Code Module Title Credits Taught
BUSI4533 Further Quantitative Research Methods 10 Spring
BUSI4538 Further Qualitative Research Methods 10 Spring

Group 2: students must take 50 credits from this group.

Module Code Module Title Credits Taught
BUSI4376 Marketing Management in the Digital Economy 20 Autumn
BUSI4367 External Audit and Assurance  20 Autumn
BUSI4628 Taxation in China 20 Autumn
BUSI4548 Project Management 10 Autumn
BUSI4539 Strategic Management: Analysis and applications 10 Autumn


Strategic Entrepreneurial Growth   10  Spring
BUSI4534 Financial Reporting 10 Spring
BUSI4537 Fixed Interest Investment 20 Spring
BUSI4363 Strategic Management Accounting 20 Spring
BUSI4549 Strategies for Corporate Social Responsibility 10 Spring
BUSI4544 Managing International Business in China 10 Spring
BUSI4401 Operations and Supply Chain and Strategy and Practice 20 Spring
BUSI4547 E-Business 10 Spring
BUSI4385 Business to Business Marketing 10 Spring


Careers and further study

The course acts as a sound basis for a variety of management or management-related careers. The degree offers opportunities in a variety of careers such as Business Analysis, Business Development, Banking, Education, Hotel Management, Project Management, Product Management, Consultancy, Foreign Trade, Customer Relations, Sales, General Management, Operations Management, Supply Chain Management, Human Resources, and Organisation Development.

According to the latest Careers and Employment Report, 85.4% of international management graduates chose to work directly and had a wide range of employment, including positions in banks, securities companies, state-controlled companies and schools.


Mainland Chinese students

100,000 RMB / year

Hong Kong, Macau & Taiwan students

100,000 RMB / year

International students

110,000 RMB / year

Scholarships, sponsorships and bursaries

To encourage academic excellence, we offer a comprehensive and expanding range of full and partial scholarships.

Please click here and find more information about scholarships.

Contact us

Admissions Office

University of Nottingham Ningbo China
199 Taikang East Road, Ningbo, 315100, China

T. +86 (0574) 8818 0182