MSc International Management
Postgraduate Information Session - 27th June 2013
The School of Management is holding a postgraduate information session on Thursday 27th June 2013. It will enable you to find out more about our Taught Masters programmes and hear from current students about what it’s like to study at Bath. Register your place.
Qualifications and duration
- Full-time MSc, 1 year
The MSc International Management provides you with an advanced understanding of the international business environment by developing your global perspectives on business, informed by a deep understanding of the different national and cultural contexts in which firms operate.
It is distinct from other international management programmes because it offers an interdisciplinary and cross-functional perspective, integrating management studies with a broader understanding of the international economic environment.
Please see the School of Management website for details on scholarships.
A good undergraduate degree (2:1 or above or its international equivalent) in business/management or another social science discipline. The minimum non-graduate qualifications acceptable for admission to the University of Bath are:
- A relevant postgraduate diploma (passed at the appropriate level); or
- A relevant professional qualification together with papers passed at an appropriate standard if required by the appropriate Head of Group; or
- Extended and responsible experience in a relevant field of industry, teaching or a government establishment with authorship of papers of an acceptable academic standard.
Please note a £50 application fee is required for this programme and this should be submitted with your application.
Candidates whose first language is not English will normally require a minimum IELTS score of 7.0 with no less than 6.5 in each of the four components or an internet-based TOEFL score of no less than 100 with a minimum of 24 in any one band.
One academic reference is required. If you graduated a long time ago and think you will have difficulties providing a reference, please contact the department.
Gina Biggs, Programme Administrator
See the Tuition Fees Schedule.
Research at the School of Management
We are a leading international centre for management research. This is reflected in our rating in the RAE 2008 which places us 5th in the UK, equal to Oxford and LSE. We have been consistently ranked in the top ten in Europe for research in the Financial Times MBA rankings.
The School of Management provides a strongly supportive, vibrant research culture, developed through the provision of internal resources, research grants and awards. We are committed to growth in order to embrace new areas of management research and to reinforce existing strengths.
Our research culture
Our research is structured around six issue-based Subject Groups, which span functional disciplines. These groupings contain cross-functional Research Centres, which focus and formalise our major research initiatives. Teaching is organised within functional or disciplinary subject groups.
Our six Subject Groups are:
Our research programmes are:
About the Department
A highly ranked business school
During the past 40 years we have established ourselves as one of Europe’s leading business schools. The 2008 Research Assessment Exercise (RAE) puts us in an impressive position of 5th in the UK for management research, confirming the world-class standing of our faculty.
We are currently ranked 1st for Business, 1st for Accounting and Finance and 1st for Graduate Jobs in Business, and our MSc in Management is ranked 7th in the UK by the Financial Times, making it one of the best programmes of its kind. The Bath MBA is listed among the top MBA programmes in the world, currently ranked 2nd in the UK and in the world's top 25 (Economist's Which MBA? 2012).
The Bath Advantage
Our combination of world-class research combined with a unique emphasis on real-world learning makes Bath an outstanding place to study. We are an elite institution, but also friendly and caring. We take pride in our heritage as one of the UK’s oldest business schools set in a beautiful historic city and we value the quality of life enjoyed by students and staff in a small, safe but vibrant university.
You will be taught by people who are discovering the new ideas that have not yet reached the textbooks, and then you can test these theories out in organisations around the world.
All our programmes provide far more than a valuable business qualification. They give you a recognised and proven head start in an increasingly competitive job market.
Graduates in Demand
Ranked 1st for Graduate Jobs in Business (Sunday Times University Guide 2013), our graduates have an excellent track record of getting jobs. Recent statistics show that 86% of our UK and EU MSc students were in employment six months after graduating. What’s more, 40% of those graduates are in professional jobs compared to 25% nationally.
Our emphasis on education for the real world ensures that our graduates are consistently targeted by leading companies. Some of the many organisations which employ our graduates in the UK and overseas include:
Accenture, American Express, Arcadia Group, Barclays Bank, BP, British Airways, BT, Commercial Bank of Greece, Deloitte, Dell, Department of Trade & Industry (DTI), Dyson, Electricité de France, Ernst & Young, GlaxoSmithKline, Greenpeace, Gulf International Bank, Hayes Montrose, IBM, Intel, John Lewis Partnership, JP Morgan, Kleinwort Benson, KPMG, Legend Group (China), Lever Fabergé, Lloyds Banking Group, Marks & Spencer, Mars, Motorola, National Health Service (NHS), Nestlé, Nomura International, PricewaterhouseCoopers, Procter & Gamble, Renault (France), Royal Air Force, Saatchi & Saatchi, Sainsbury’s, Shell, Syntegra, Vauxhall, Ventura, Zurich.