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Online MSc International Management: career outlook

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From multinational corporations to independent high-street stores, every business has to think globally to survive. A world of new international business management careers awaits individuals who are able to spot new markets, revenue streams and efficiencies in this changeable, pressured setting.

To help you progress in this competitive environment, the Online MSc International Management is packed with practical management insights and contemporary business ideas you can apply in your career from day one, such as leadership techniques and global strategies.

Since the programme is also accredited by the Association of MBAs (AMBA), you can be confident that after graduating, employers will recognise your qualification as the gold standard certificate for business excellence.

International Business Manager: 


Instrumental to the development of new international sales and distribution partnerships, an International Business Manager is responsible for everything from creating strategy to maximising revenue across an organisation’s global networks. Key skills include adaptability and an in-depth understanding of the partners’ unique drivers.3

Business Development Manager:


Responsible for creating new sales opportunities, the typical daily duties of a Business Development Manager include networking, researching and identifying new contacts, and attending seminars and events to create new leads. To succeed you need to be a confident and persuasive communicator.4

Additional roles include:

  • Marketing or sales manager
  • Finance manager
  • Territory manager
  • Compliance or operations manager
  • Account or project manager
  • Event manager
  • Logistics or contracts manager
  • Digital manager

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Programme outcomes

When you complete this programme, you will be able to:

Career support

Your relationship with the University of Birmingham will continue long after graduation. To make the most of your future career prospects, we will help you gain the skills, knowledge and attributes that employers are looking for.

One-to-one support

Access one-to-one careers advice and support via the University of Birmingham Careers Network for up to two years after you graduate.

Extensive network

Join an alumni network of over 300,000 students worldwide.

Entrepreneur assistance

Seek support via the B Start-up programme if you are an entrepreneur looking to start your own business.

Online community

Connect with your peers and lecturers and keep our thriving online community alive.


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  3. UNKNOWN (2020) Average International Business Manager Salary in the United Kingdom. Payscale [online] Available at <,30.htm> [Accessed 19.02.2020]
  4. UNKNOWN (2020) Average Business Development Manager Salary in the United Kingdom. Payscale [online] Available at <,28.htm> [Accessed 19.02.2020]