If you are interested in career progression, our International MBA is designed to foster resilience, sustainability and organisational trailblazing to prepare you for the new global paradigm where change is the only consistency.
Our flagship ‘International MBA’ focusses on preparing tomorrow’s aspiring entrepreneurs and business leaders to actively engage with, and navigate, fluid, interconnected and (often) disruptive factors converging and colliding within the global market place. IMBA students will learn to read and translate global uncertainties and disruptive factors and quickly adapt these circumstances to their organisation’s competitive advantage. Existing approaches to business management, international case studies, and new business innovations will all be examined and critiqued.
As your needs vary, our form of delivery does too. This 24-month part-time course is taught online as flexible and distributed learning with a few scheduled on-campus workshops. You will interact with lecturers and fellow students through an online collaboration tool, but you will be able to manage your learning around your own schedule, following the course timetable.
What will this course cover?
The themes of business resilience and sustainability - played within a contextual learning backdrop of global unpredictability - are central elements to our flagship postgraduate programme.
From international finance to marketing strategy, and digital leadership to project management, by the end of the programme you will have developed a strategic, integrated and holistic perspective on organisations and management. You will be confident in your leadership capabilities, and be prepared for senior management career advancement.
This programme is taught through flexible and distributed learning. Teaching and learning make use of the VLE, Blackboard and comprises of a range of activities. For a more comprehensive breakdown of how this course is taught please consult the programme specification.
What are the course entry requirements?
Applicants to the International MBA will usually have obtained an Honours degree (or equivalent) and have at least two years post-graduation experience in a managerial position.
If your first language is not English or your language of instruction at undergraduate level was not English you will be required to demonstrate English proficiency at an overall score of IELTS level 6.5 (or its equivalent) and no score below 6.0 in any category.
For further details of our international English entry requirements, please visit our international pages.
Year 1 Modules
- Digital Leadership
- Leading, Managing and Developing Talent
- Marketing Strategy in an 'Always On' World
- Organisational Resilience
- Project Management
- Strategic Leadership
Year 2 Modules
- Consultancy Project (optional)
- Dissertation (optional)
- International Logistics and Operations Performance
- International Management of Finance
- Negotiated Work Based Learning Project (optional)
How much does it cost
Part Time Home and EU, Academic Year 2020-2021: £5,100 per year
Part Time International, Academic Year 2020-2021: £5,100 per year
Part Time Home and EU, Academic Year 2021-2022: £5,250 per year
Part Time International, Academic Year 2021-2022: £5,250 per year
Most courses will involve some additional costs that are not covered by your fees.
You could benefit from financial support through a bursary or scholarship during your time as a student. For more details visit our financial support, bursaries and scholarships section.
How do I apply?
For application details please visit bucks.ac.uk/applying-to-bucks