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MSc International Business

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Introduction to International Business

Unlock your potential with our Masters degree in International Business. Tailor your postgraduate journey with an optional placement in industry, and shape your future career.

Already have an ARU degree? You may be eligible for our Alumni Scholarship for students starting postgraduate courses.

You’re inspired by the opportunities that international business will bring you. Our MSc International Business course has been designed with your ambitions in mind.

Take the opportunity to study abroad in Switzerland or the Netherlands for a semester, gain valuable experience in international business operations, and graduate with a dual Masters degree.

Get ahead of the competition and carve your own career path at ARU studying business management.

There’s the option to study our International Business course for two years and gain valuable experience in Year 2, with a choice of with a choice of professional experience modules.

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Course options

Full-time course duration: 12 months (September starts), 15 months (January starts), 20 months (May starts).

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An international experience

As part of our MSc International Business, you can choose to study in Switzerland or the Netherlands for a semester. You’ll gain first-hand experience of international business operations and graduate with a dual Masters degree. This dual qualification will give you a competitive edge in the jobs market.

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Outstanding student support

Join our postgraduate student community and:

  • benefit from award-winning learning facilities, including extensive library and IT resources
  • learn from expert staff who will guide your research interests and career development
  • receive full support from our Employability Service, while you're studying with us and after you graduate
  • access support, should you need it, with study skills, health and wellbeing, and more.


Studying International Business Management can open many doors, in the UK and globally.

Whether you’re interested in business development, international supply chain management, brand management, marketing, HR or management consultancy, the opportunities are endless with an International Business course. You’ll be able to tailor the course to fit your career goals through a range of optional modules.

Graduating from your International Business course doesn’t have to be the end of your time with us. You could choose to continue your academic career with a research programme at ARU, such as our Business PhD - School of Economics, Finance and Law. Take advantage of our Alumni Scholarship and save £400 on your fees.

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