Published: 13 December 2023

Five reasons to study International Business Management

We are proud to be ranked in the top 100 in the world for business administration and management in the Shanghai Global Rankings 2023. Here we reveal how we combine academic rigour with a strong professional orientation and provide a university experience that will take you places. 

Boost your international future  

Our degree in International Business Management will assist you to thrive amidst the dynamism of international business. You will analyse core business activities such as marketing, strategy, operations, finance, and human resources and develop skills that are prized by graduate employers. As you progress you will explore the complexities of conducting business across borders, jurisdictions and cultures.  

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Gain global experience 

During the second and third year you can gain valuable experiences and business skills by studying and working abroad. Perhaps you want to experience studying in Australia, America, Asia or elsewhere? Or you want experience of working for a small business in Canada, a medium-sized enterprise in Chile, or a multi-national in China. These immersive options will boost your readiness for a career in international business.  

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Tailor your future 

You can choose to study modules that match your ambitions and aspirations. Examples include leadership, employment law, business analytics, managerial decision-making, entrepreneurship and innovation, global and contemporary human resources, global trade and international markets, and how to successfully develop your career long after you have graduated.  

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Join a world class community 

As a student of International Business Management you’ll be based in the Surrey Business School and be part of a vibrant community. This degree attracts students from around the world and is delivered by teachers and researchers who combine international business experience with cutting-edge research. Our community will enhance your understanding of international business and develop your global skill set.  

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Benefit from different teaching styles using real-life scenarios 

Our teaching and learning environment mixes lectures, workshops, seminars, and tutorials with the digital technologies that connect international business. You will analyse different sectors and industries, critique real life business scenarios, develop viable recommendations, prepare insightful reports, and offer creative solutions to genuine business problems that showcase your strengths.  


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