MBA (International)

Intakes: October and February

Duration: 1 year full-time

Awarding Body: University of Bolton

UCAS code: 7105


This International pathway combines business and management with a global focus. The programme has a multi-national, international dimension designed to build the skills and knowledge of managers and for students motivated to work in different countries and cultures at large, international companies. The modern business environment is highly interconnected and globalised, and this pathway focuses on the globalised nature of the modern work place.

Students will complete modules including International Business Strategy which builds on the student’s skills in understanding corporate strategy within international market places and Global Economy which aims to enable student to understand the global economic business environment from different theoretical perspectives. The 60-credit dissertation module will also be based on a global aspect of business.

Entry requirements

Second-class bachelor’s degree.

1 academic and 1 employer reference.

Applicants require a minimum of 2 years post-graduation work experience in a managerial or professional role.

We welcome applications from international students and from those with non-traditional educational or professional qualifications, who shall be considered on their own merits.

International applicants whose first language is not English require an Academic IELTS score of 6.5 with at least 6.0 in each unit.

Learning and assesment

These figures give an indication of how students learn and are assessed across the whole course. The weighting may vary from module to module.




First semester

  • International Business Strategy

  • Managing Corporate Finance

  • Research Methods

  • Strategic Marketing

Second semester

  • Business Strategy

  • Global Economy

  • Leadership and People Management

Third semester

  • Dissertation

Further information

For further information, please contact the Admission Office.