This MSc focuses on business on a global scale. From the fundamentals of business strategy and commercial awareness through to understanding the international business environment, you'll enjoy a practical focus with simulations and case studies to enhance the learning experience. The MSc is taught in conjunction with double-accredited Kingston Business School and awarded by Kingston University.
This course is accredited by the Association of MBAs (AMBA) and EPAS. Kingston Business School is accredited by AACSB (The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business) and European Foundation for Management Development (EFMD).
This MSc is for aspiring business leaders who want a global experience. Recent graduates or individuals with a few years of business experience will flourish in this international environment.
You will learn in an interactive and hands-on way with a real-world focus, benefitting from case studies, business tours, and various group projects.
The modules offer a broad range of learning opportunities, and you can tailor your learning according to your interests. Each module has a common focus on international business whereby the quality and expectations of learning material will challenge you and develop your critical business skills further. The international environment and your student cohort will challenge your thinking, as our international students bring a wide range of perspectives and views, all of which are invaluable to enhancing the learning environment.
The course is made up of eight modules (two core and six electives) worth 180 credits.
Elective modules - indicative and may be subject to change
With this MSc International Business Management, your career will be rocketed to new global heights. The prestige of the award institution coupled with a fantastic location in Germany offers students the opportunity to develop multiple employment skills and gain the confidence to enter numerous industries and sectors.
Option to apply for a 18 month post-study residence permit**
Hamburg is Germany’s second largest city and a European hotspot for science, innovation and education. Studying at GISMA’s Hamburg campus, you will be able to experience the city’s rich cultural life and entertainment options, as Hamburg features dozens of theatres, music venues, cinemas and museums to discover. There are also a wealth of green areas around in case you feel like escaping bustling city life for the day.
Germany is the most popular option for international students looking to study in Europe, recognised for its high-quality education of which you can experience this with GISMA.
** For more information please visit our section for International students.
^According to statistics and data from ICEF monitor.
Fees and funding
Please contact a programme advisor for more details on how to apply.
Tuition - €16,500 / Year
Flexible payment plan
GISMA offers flexible payment plans that allow you to spread the costs of your programme fees in up to six instalments. A refundable* deposit of €2,000 is required to secure your place, and the remainder of the tuition fee is to be paid after the start of the programme in accordance with your payment schedule.
You will be eligible for a discount of 0.5% off the total fee if the payment of the entire tuition fee is completed before the first instalment due date.
Payments are accepted by bank transfer, or via one of our payment partners – Transfermate and Stripe. If you have any queries regarding payment options, please speak to a programme consultant.
A specific payment plan for you can be agreed with GISMA and only the deposit is the fixed amount that is required. Should you be granted a scholarship, the tuition fee schedule will be adjusted accordingly.
Career statistics you need to know
Germany has the 2nd best unemployment rate in the EU, at 3,1%*
Germany is the most popular option for international students looking to study in Europe.***
4th Best Graduate starting salary at £40,650**
in Europe, with a growing economy
This programme also benefits from AMBA and EPAS accreditation
Kingston University has been named as one of the top 50 institutions in England*
Kingston Business School; a globally recognised UK University with accreditations from AACSB and EFMD
95.1% students graduating from the University in 2015-16 were in work or further study 6 months on*