Study International Business and Management MSc At De Montfort University Leicester

About DMU

De Montfort University Leicester (DMU) is a public university in the city of Leicester, England. It was established in accordance with the Further and Higher Education Act in 1992 as a degree awarding body.

Why to choose DMU

  • It is a university of more than 150 years history
  • Top class teaching
  • Affordable living cost
  • An hour travel by train to London
  • The Leicester city is in a short walk distance
  • Accommodation for students
  • Guaranteed work experience opportunities for all students.
  • Industry experience through virtual and in-person placements, internships, and employability mentoring at companies such as ASOS, Disney, HSBC, KPMG, L’Oréal, Microsoft, NHS, Pfizer and Rolls-Royce.
  • Unlimited access to digital tools including Linked In Learning courses, practice interviews, self-assessments
  • Real-world experience and teaching by academic staff, guest speakers and lectures from inspiring industry leaders.
  • Lifelong careers support for all DMU alumni
  • Scholarship up to GBP 1500 (Conditions apply)



If you really wish to gain an advanced knowledge of international business and management principles, through both practical application and critical thinking, this course is best for you. Here at De Montfort University you will enhance your understanding of core business knowledge and develop the ability to identify and manage important issues relevant to international businesses. By understanding two different business approaches, you will learn how to make the most of opportunities to launch a business or grow an existing organization. You will also have the chance to personalize your learning and specialize in an area of international management of your selection. This includes areas relating to international trade, supply chain management, contemporary business models, creativity, leadership, innovation, and managing on a global scale.

Key features

  • Tailor made course to your career aspirations 
  • Benefit from guest lectures, bringing new dimensions and insights to your learning.
  • Take advantage of international experience and volunteering opportunities, which could add an extra dimension to your studies and enhance your employability, through our DMU Local and DMU Global programmes.
  • You will be able to benefit from the new Student Advice Centre (SAC) with appointment/private meeting rooms, allowing you to discuss any queries you may have in a more confidential nature. 


Applicants should hold an undergraduate degree in any subject with a minimum pass of 2:2, or equivalent overseas qualification.

Applications from those without formal qualifications but with significant professional experience in business or management will be considered individually.


Teaching and assessment

Teaching will be conducted through formal lectures, informal seminars, tutorials, workshops, discussions, and e-learning packages. You may also benefit from inspirational guest speakers, who will bring their own personal experiences and knowledge to your learning. 

Assessment will usually be through a combination of individual and group work, presentations, essays, reports and exams. In addition, a particular feature of the course will be to take part in a state-of-the-art, computer driven business simulation exercise, which will integrate many aspects of your learning and development.

Teaching contact hours

This is a full-time course and in total you have to devote approximately 38 hours a week to your studies. You will typically have up to 14 hours contact hours of teaching most weeks for semester 1 and 2. Teaching is through a mix of lecturers, tutorials, seminars and lab sessions In addition each module provides a 2 hour surgery each week available for individual consultation with the lecturer. You may also have some scheduled meetings with your programme leader, personal tutor, and/or careers throughout the year to discuss your academic progress and personal development.

Self-directed study: In order to prepare for, and assimilate, the work in lectures and seminars you will be expected to make regular use of our on-line resources, participate in classroom discussions including on our virtual learning environment (VLE) and engage in personal study, revision and reflection for approximately 24 hours per work during semester 1 and 2.

In semester 3, you will undertake independent research for your dissertation and again allow around 38 hours per week for this. You will be allocated a dedicated academic supervisor to support you, who you will be able to contact on a regular basis.


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