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International Business Management


This exciting Master's Degree Course prepares graduates for a business management career in an international setting.

The MSc in International Business Management develops the students' functional skills in a range of component business disciplines in a dynamic learning environment.

Why Study International Business at Griffith College?

Our MSc programme in International Business Management is available on a full and part-time basis and prepares graduates by providing an educational experience which is strongly vocational, academically rigorous and intellectually challenging.

Students will develop the skills and knowledge to specialise in key business industries within International Business.

Opportunity for students with previous academic studies at

Masters level in a Business/Management discipline to apply for

APL exemption to a maximum 30 ECTS Credits.

A flexible study model gives students the option of either full-time or part-time study with class size, structure and assessment tailored to each individual module.

A highly practical learning approach taught by a Graduate Business School lecturing team with outstanding industry experience.

Course Highlights

International Diversity

Practical Industry Links

Competitive Pricing

Flexible Study Modes

Student Focused Teaching Groups

Accreditation of Prior Learning Experience (APL/APEL)

Upon successful completion of the taught modules, MSc learners complete a dissertation with a credit volume of 30 ECTS.

Entry requirements

Applicants must normally hold an approved honours degree in the field of business or management or equivalent qualification from an approved tertiary/professional institution. Honours graduates who do not have sufficient business knowledge may be accepted onto the programme after the completion of an acceptable foundation programme. Students with or without relevant business management experience are welcome to apply.

English Language Proficiency

All applicants for whom English is not their native language must provide proof of English language proficiency to a standard of at least 6.5 in IELTS, 575 TOEFL or equivalent.

Accreditation of Prior Learning and Prior Experience (APL/APEL)

The Graduate Business School welcomes applications from those with prior academic and/or professional learning experience which may be relevant to the MSc in International Business Management programme. Applicants who wish for their prior academic and/ or professional learning experience to be considered are requested to indicate this at the time of application and we will be happy to examine all of the relevant documentation accordingly.


1 Year Full Time or 2 Years Part Time.

Careers or further progression

Academic Progression

On completion of the Level 9 MSc in International Business Management students may progress onto our MBA in International Business.

Career Progression

Through the MSc in International Business Management you will have gained valuable professional experience, built a strong foundation of communication and presentation skills, and covered a diverse range of topics. There is a wide range of career options for our graduates including:

International Accountant

Customs Compliance Specialist

International Economist

Management Analyst

International Banking

Business Development Executive

International Marketing Director

International Sales Assistant

Business Analyst

Product Manager

Further enquiries

Dublin - Main Campus

+353 1 415 0400

Subjects taught

Core Subjects

Managerial Finance

International Strategy

Research Methods

Strategic Human Resource Management

Global Marketing

Leadership and Management Development

International Business Modules

Responsible Business Management

Entrepreneurial Innovation

Managerial Economics

Elective Modules

Digital Business

Regional Analysis

Strategic Procurement and Supply Management

Global Marketing Methods and Mindsets


Validated by QQI.

NFQ Level 9.

Campus: Dublin Main Campus.

Application date

How to Apply

You can submit an application on our website. Once we receive your application a member of our admissions team will be in contact with you to outline the documents required to process your application.

Enrolment and start dates

Intake Dates

We run 2 intakes for this course commencing in Spring and Autumn.

February 2020

September 2020

*subject to sufficient numbers.

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