International Business - MSc

On our MSc, whether to help you understand other cultures or how to negotiate different trade models and complex legalities, your learning is grounded in real-world practice. We’ll share case studies from our own research and take advantage of our excellent corporate links to organise study trips, guest speakers and ‘live’ projects to grow your experience.

Month of entry

  • September, January

Mode of study

  • Full time, Part time


Subject area

  • Business and Management

Fees for 2024/25 academic year

  • UK - Full time £12,700 per year. Part time £7,000 per year.
    International - £21,900 per year.

Duration of study

  • 1 year or up to 24 months with entrepreneurship or placement pathway. 2 years part-time or up to 24 to 36 months depending on pathway.

Why study International Business at Keele University?

Boost your employability by gaining an international perspective and a broader world view to solve commercial challenges
Taught by an international faculty who share their latest research on diverse topics such as operation management systems in Toyota, entrepreneurship in Chinese SMEs, equality and diversity, and sustainable consumption
Our Global Challenge lecture series invites speakers to provide fresh perspectives on the political, ethical and intellectual problems we face as a world today
Our graduates work in a variety of roles, from junior analysts to senior lending officers and assistant managers, for large multinational corporations and SMEs
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Postgraduate Study with Keele Business School

Keele Business School's range of postgraduate programmes aim to help you accelerate your career in business. Our authentic business school approach will help develop you in to one of the business leaders of tomorrow.

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"The course provided a good grounding in a range of business studies subjects: a critical approach to studying management and the study of pragmatic subjects, such as accounting and operations management. The course also introduced cross-cultural issues pertaining to working in modern business which I found particularly fascinating."

Richard, MSc International Business Graduate

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PRME Champions

Keele Business School (KBS) has been selected for the 2024-2025 cohort of PRME Champions. Consisting of 47 businesses and management schools from around the world, The Principles for Responsible Management Education (PRME) is an initiative of the United Nations Global Compact, focused on raising the bar for sustainable business education. More information about PRME Champions can be found here.

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Keele Postgraduate Association

Keele University is one of a handful of universities in the UK to have a dedicated students' union for postgraduate students. A fully registered charity, Keele Postgraduate Association serves as a focal point for the social life and welfare needs of all postgraduate students during their time at Keele.

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Hugely popular, the KPA Clubhouse (near Horwood Hall) provides a dedicated postgraduate social space and bar on campus, where you can grab a bite to eat and drink, sit quietly and read a book, or switch off from academic life at one of the many regular events organised throughout the year. The KPA also helps to host a variety of conferences, as well as other academic and career sessions, to give you and your fellow postgraduates the opportunities to come together to discuss your research, and develop your skills and networks.

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