MSc in International Management and Global Business

Key Points

  • Work permit while you study

  • Post Graduation Work Permit for 24 months

  • Start dates: September

  • Duration: 1 year

  • Level 9 qualification

  • Type: Full Time
  • Hours: Daytime
  • Enrollment Fee: From € 15,059 / year

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This master’s program in International Management and Global Business provides an in-depth understanding of the successful management of the global company and seeks to develop an international, intercultural and global mindset among international managers of the future. It offers an excellent combination of academic and practical to enhance international career potential.

Program description

Designed for graduates who want to pursue international business careers, this master’s degree explores the landscape of international management and global business. It provides a deep understanding of the successful management of the global company and seeks to develop an international, intercultural and global mindset among the international managers of the future. Taught by an internationally experienced teaching team in state-of-the-art teaching facilities at Kemmy Business School, this program offers an excellent blend of academics and practicals to enhance your international career potential.


  • Develop a deep understanding of the global business environment and provide analytical frameworks to understand the context of international business enterprises. </ span>
  • Develop the basic personal and professional competencies necessary to establish a successful international business career and manage in a global business context. < / span>
  • Establish cultural, institutional, economic and socio-political determinants of legitimate practice in international business. </ li>
  • Explore the practice of international management from an international, comparative and cross-cultural perspective.
  • Introduce fundamental concepts and practices in international corporate finance.
  • Establish central dimensions of the legal framework governing international commercial transactions.
  • Provide an understanding of the complexities of managing a culturally diverse and globally distributed workforce. </ li >
  • Provide an appreciation of marketing as a core global business ‘technology’.
  • Explore issues that impact the development, implementation, and evaluation of the overall business strategy.
  • Develop the research, analysis and argumentation skills necessary to formulate, conduct and report an independent research in a domain area of international management.

Program results

Upon successful completion of this syllabus, you will be able to:

  • Analyze the major international management issues facing modern organizations and, in doing so, identify business entry strategies appropriate international.
  • Decipher the institutional and cross-cultural problems that arise when operating in different territories.
  • Evaluate the financial decision-making practices of multinational organizations.
  • Identify the basic contextual principles of international trade and the legal regulatory frameworks within which international trade operates. </ span>
  • Evaluate international human resource strategies and practices employed by multinational corporations.
  • Develop models to evaluate the effects of policies on inflation, employment, real interest rates and production .
  • Identify the basic requirements for successful international marketing activities.
  • Evaluate available alternatives in the formulation, implementation and evaluation of global commercial strategies
  • Formulate research questions and hypotheses appropriate for research projects at the master’s level; and

Conceptualize, research and write a review of the state of the art of a chosen research area and generate empirical data on the phenomenon under investigation.

Career options

Graduates of this program have found employment in consulting, marketing, sales, purchasing, banking, recruiting, quality management, and consumer protection at companies such as Dell, Accenture, Diageo, Amazon, Henkel, Lidl and Bank of Ireland.

Program structure

Semester 1

  • Professional development 1
  • International corporate finance
  • International business transactions
  • International and cross-cultural management
  • Leadership, influence and change
  • Research in projects and organizations

Semester 2

  • Professional development 2
  • International economic affairs
  • International workshop
  • Global trade strategy
  • International Marketing
  • International Human Resources Management

Choose one of the following:

  • Corporate responsibility
  • Project management in practice

Semester 3 – Summer

  • Master’s research paper

Admission requirements

  • A Bachelor’s degree with honors (NFQ Level 8) in Business or a similar discipline is normally required.
  • For international candidates, the foreign equivalent is required. In addition, an officially translated degree will be required.
  • IELTS 6.5, with no less than 6 in any component (or its internationally recognized equivalent).

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