Essex is an exciting and highly relevant place to study international business and entrepreneurship. Our county has more start-up businesses than any other in the UK and Essex Business School, where this course is taught, attracts students and academics from all over the world; our current Masters students join us from more than 40 countries across our Colchester and Southend campuses. Our School is ranked in the top 25 for research excellence (REF 2014).
MSc International Business and Entrepreneurship is also available to study part-time.
The University of Essex offer a number of scholarships and discounts for Masters students, including those for overseas applicants. Postgraduate loans for Masters courses are now available from the Student Loans Company, worth up to £10,000, for students from the UK and EU.
“I’m an International Project Manager for Soho Flordis International, a natural medicine company. My role demands interaction with stakeholders from different countries and cultures. The knowledge and experience I gained during my Masters has been invaluable, both in my current position and previous roles at Microsoft and REFA General Trading L.L.C in Dubai.”
Salman Parsinejad, MSc International Business and Entrepreneurship (2011)
Our expert staff
You’re taught by guest lecturers, policy-makers and practitioners from around the world. Our world renowned staff have worked in and written about a diverse range or organisations. They use social science theories to tackle the business challenges being faced by organisations in commercial, public and not-for-profit sectors across the globe.
Our Management Science and Entrepreneurship Group produces cutting-edge research into issues affecting the sustainable growth of business, society and the economy. Essex Business School is also home to the Business and Local Government Data Research Centre, where many of our academics explore issues impacting entrepreneurship and innovation, such as local economic growth and access to broadband.
This course is taught at our Southend Campus, where you benefit from superb learning facilities and study skills support.
The Forum is an award-winning building with space dedicated to University of Essex students, as well as 24-hour computer suites and study pods.
The town of Southend-on-Sea has excellent rail links to London, providing potential for networking and internships and London Southend Airport is close by. You are amongst the buzz of the High Street’s shops, bars and restaurants, as well as the fun of the seafront, with its award-winning beach.
The Hive Enterprise Centre is located close to Campus, providing access to networking events and business meetups that offer finance and marketing support for startups.
Essex Business School seeks to create the organisational leaders of the future. Creativity, innovation and ethical awareness are central to our teaching and research, ensuring we provide you with the relevant skills to tackle the demands of the international business world. In 2015, 78% of our postgraduate taught students were in work or further study (DLHE).
Our degrees open up careers in financial analysis, management, public administration and accountancy in large and small organisations across the world. We also inspire you to join our graduate entrepreneurs, such as international business incubator 0100Ventures and entrepreneurship website SlovakSTARTUP, by starting your own business.
Read our graduate profiles to see the types of organisations our alumni work for.
Together with the University’s Employability and Careers Centre we provide a number of opportunities to enhance your employability. We help you to find out about further work experience, internships, placements and voluntary opportunities. You can also access employer talks on campus.