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Master of Business Administration in International Business

SCPU - Business SchoolLausanne - SWITZERLAND

Field(s) of study: Business Administration, International Management
Cost of pre-eligibility application: 
  • Via Mastersbooking: 0 €
  • Via the regular school procedure: -- €
Course cost: 7 075 €

Next admission round: 

Next recruitment session:
Next recruitment session:

Available slots: 

Available spots: 30
Available spots: 30
Places available per academic year: 30

Program Language

  • English

Course length: 

  • 18 months

Start of the program: 


Level of entry: 

A Level+3 years

We provide a flexible, low cost route for learners who have already achieved management qualifications at a lower level and for learners who do not have management qualifications, but may have qualifications in other areas and/or prior experience in the work place.
The Master of Business Administration in International Business degree builds on SCPU - Business School's traditional strengths and prepares students to compete and succeed at the global level. In addition to mastering core business disciplines and developing first-rate analytical and problem-solving skills, students gain a solid foundation in international business concepts, develop intercultural management skills, and build cultural awareness.

Year 1 (OFQUAL Level 7)

  • Organisational Behaviour
  • Global Business Strategy
  • Strategic Resource Management
  • Finance for Strategic Managers
  • Research for Senior Managers
  • Project Management
  • Strategic Marketing
  • Personal Leadership and Management Development

Year 2

  • International Trade
  • International Business
  • Thesis Project

Course format: 

Online with tutor support

Qualifications/expertise after completing the program

Students successfully completing this programme will be awarded a SCPU - Business School -Master of Business Administration in International Business.
Students successfully completing this programme will also be awarded an ATHE Level 7 Diploma in Strategic Management.

Entry requirements

Age: 21 +
For learners who have recently been in education or training the entry profile is likely to include:

  •  a first degree in Business, Management or related subjects or a level 6 qualification for example an ATHE Diploma in Management
  • other equivalent international qualifications.

Learners must also have an appropriate standard of English to enable them to access relevant resources and complete the unit assignments.

Learners may also have relevant work experience.

Mature learners may present a more varied profile of achievement that is likely to include extensive relevant work experience (paid and/or unpaid) with levels of responsibility, participation and/or achievement of a range of relevant professional qualifications. This may be used for recognition of prior learning (RPL).

Admission criteria: 

This MBA in International Business is designed for students who want to gain a deeper understanding of global business issues, develop intercultural management skills, and to build cultural and linguistic fluency.
This MBA degree is ideal for students interested in preparing themselves for an international career. Because of the more rigorous nature of this degree, recruiters recognize MBA students' commitment to a solid understanding of international business.


Mr Morgan Peel