Teesside University
International Management MSc
Teesside University

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Key Course Facts

Course Description

If you are a recent graduate, or working in a management role, and are looking for a postgraduate level programme which combines general management with a strong international dimension, then our International Management MSc or PgDip will appeal to you. The programmes provide clear links between theory and international business practice and places discussion of relevant management techniques and themes in the context of the international stage. They focus on areas such as global decision-making within operations and finance, global economics and cultural issues within management in an international environment. They also equip you with knowledge and understanding of the global influences on business and an ability to analyse management decisions in an international setting and an understanding of recent advances in management theory, research and practice.

The MSc concludes with the dissertation, which provides the opportunity for you to carry out a major international business project.

Successful completion of the MSc or PgDip will open up opportunities in international business and management.

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The programme assessment strategy has been designed to assess your subject specific knowledge, cognitive and intellectual skills and transferable skills applicable to the workplace. The strategy ensures that you are provided with formative assessment opportunities throughout the programme which support your summative assessments. The assessments will include assignments, business reports, case studies, presentations, research proposal and literature review, and the production of a dissertation. The assessments may include individual or group essays or reports. The assessment criteria, where appropriate, will include assessment of presentation skills and report writing.

Entry Requirements / Admissions

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Applicants should normally have a good honours degree (2.2 or above) in a relevant/related discipline, or a post-experience or professional qualification, or equivalent qualifications (including international qualifications). Non-UK students must also meet the University's minimum English language requirements.

Visa Requirements for International Students

Visa requirement

All international students (including citizens from EU countries) intending to study this or any other academic programme for more than 6 months in the UK require a Student Visa.

International students younger than 18 years require a special Child Student Visa. Exceptions from this general rule may apply to holders of other UK work visas, British National Overseas visa, family member visa and recognised refugees or asylum seekers.

Permission to work while studying

Teesside University is listed by the UK government as an institution licensed to sponsor migrant students.

Student visa holders from licensed institutions are entitled to work during their full-time bachelor's, master's or Phd studies for
- 20h/week during the term
- Full-time outside term time (e.g. vacations, work placements, once course ended)

After completion of a bachelor's or master's programme of at least 12 months Student Visa holders of licensed institutions can convert their visa into a Graduate Visa which entitles graduates to work for 2 years in the UK.


Average student cost of living in the UK

Rent £518
Water, gas electricity, internet (at home) £50
Supermarket shopping £81
Clothing £35
Eating out £33
Alcohol £27
Takeaways / food deliveries £30
Going out / entertainment (excl.alcohol, food) £24
Holidays and weekend trips £78
Transport within city £17
Self-care / sports £20
Stationary / books £13
Mobile phone / internet £13
Cable TV / streaming £7
Insurance £51
Other £95
Average student cost of living £1092

London costs approx 34% more than average, mainly due to rent being 67% higher than average of other cities. For students staying in student halls, costs of water, gas, electricity, wifi are generally included in the rental. Students in smaller cities where accommodation is in walking/biking distance transport costs tend to be significantly smaller.

University Rankings

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About Teesside University

Founded in 1929, Teesside University is located in the large town of Middlesbrough, North Yorkshire, England. Teeside invests significantly in research, and in its themed research centres for: Sustainable Engineering, Social Innovation, Biosciences, Public Health, Digital Innovation, Rehabilitation, Applied Psychological Science and Culture and Creativity. For students who are keen on sports, there is also a wide variety of modern installations to satisfy your exercise needs.

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