International Management

Your Course
This award-winning MSc provides students with in-depth knowledge of the principles and application of international business and management. It provides a foundation for a career in international management in established multinational corporations or newly internationalising firms.

You will develop insights into key functional aspects of business including strategy, global marketing, international corporate finance and international human resources management. Cultural awareness and sensitivity is promoted throughout the programme, and you will obtain work-ready skills; including creativity, leadership, data analytics and team-building skills along with critical and analytical skills. Theory and practice is combined through an international study tour (subject to no travel restrictions being in place), company site visits and working on real company case projects. Furthermore, Intel sponsors an award for the highest academically performing student and a new work internship option is available on a limited and competitive basis (please note that it is at the discretion of employers whether they offer a position to applicants).

Entry requirements

Minimum Entry Requirements
Normally a Second Class Honours undergraduate degree, usually a Grade 1, or a H2.1 in the Higher Diploma in Business Studies, is required (or equivalent international qualification). IELTS score of 6.5 or equivalent, if applicable.

Application dates

NUI Galway does not set a deadline for receipt of applications (with some exceptions). Offers will be issued on a continuous basis. Candidates are encouraged to apply as early as possible.


1 year full-time.

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Career Opportunities
Graduates have an excellent employment track record. Employment profiles of a sample of our recent graduates are as follows: Area Manager at Kumon, London; Business Marketing Specialist at Telefonica (O2), Dublin; Cash & Trade Analyst with Citi, Dublin; Investment Banker at Jeffries, London; as well as managerial and other appointments in Amazon, Google, J&J Janssen, Smurfit Kappa, First Derivatives, Citi, Greenhouse Software, Salesforce, Siteminder, and Dell EMC.

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  • Qualifications

    Degree - Masters (Level 9 NFQ)

  • Attendance type

    Full time,Daytime

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