Specialist modules cover global and transnational business as well as relationship marketing in a global context. You’ll develop your research skills through a Masters dissertation or an investigative consultancy project. Your studies will give you a head start in applying for graduate roles with multinational companies.
In the second year of this course you’ll undertake study in another country. Employers often prefer applicants who have a strong international awareness. Our exchange option will increase your experience and it’ll help you stand out from others.
There is no requirement to have studied business or international management at undergraduate level.
The course is covered by the prestigious AACSB accreditation for Newcastle Business School, which was ‘Business School of the Year’ at The Times Higher Education Awards 2015.
If you do not currently meet the entry requirements to study one of our Masters programmes, the Graduate Certificate in Business is designed to help you gain the skills, knowledge and confidence needed to successfully transition to Masters-level study.
Upon successfully completing the course and subject to specific requirements, you will be able to join one of our range of Masters programmes with a detailed understanding of how business works.
Learn the skills to prepare yourself for postgraduate study
Upon successful completion (subject to progression requirements) you will be guaranteed a place on a Masters programme with Northumbria
Also available to study at our London Campus
Progress on to Masters programmes at our Newcastle or London campuses
Part of a select group of business schools worldwide, following accreditation by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB) in business and accounting – the first in Europe to gain the double accreditation
Our graduates typically go into professional and graduate management positions and, by the end of the course, you’ll be well-equipped to follow them. Your knowledge and skills, including your specialist studies in international management, will help you thrive in the world of global business and multinational corporations.
Some employers require completion of a two-year master’s degree and this course will meet their requirement.
If you decide to start up your own business, it’s good to know that the combined turnover of our graduates’ start-up companies is higher than that of any other UK university.
The course could also lead you to a postgraduate research degree such as an MPhil, PhD and Professional Doctorate.
Whatever you decide to do, you will have the transferable skills that employers expect from a Masters graduate from Northumbria University. These include the ability to tackle complex issues through conceptualisation and undertaking research, the ability to contribute to new processes and knowledge, and the ability to formulate balanced judgements when considering incomplete or ambiguous data.