The course

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Weekday evenings and Fridays
1 year (full-time) / 2 years (part-time)
Intake date



The MSc International Management and Business Communication programme concentrates on developing English-language communication skills in business contexts. While students on this programme are not required to work in any language other than English, the skills you develop can of course be applied in any professional communication context, regardless of language. There is a broad range of optional courses in professionally relevant subjects so that students can choose exactly which areas they would like to specialise in and can therefore tailor the programme to their interests and their professional needs.


The Dubai Campus is accredited by the Knowledge and Human Development Authority (KHDA) and fully licensed to teach its degrees in Dubai. All graduates receive a British degree that is accredited by Royal Charter in the UK.

Detailed course information

Course content

Detailed course guide
Course content
Semester 1 (Sept - Dec) Semester 2 (Jan - April)
Two optional courses to be chosen from a range including:  
  • Competitive Strategy
  • Contemporary Consumers
  • Marketing
  • Operations Management
  • Work Culture and Organisations
  • Branding and Communications
  • Human Resource Management
  • International Marketing
  • Managing Diversity in Business
  • Project Management

Between May and August students undertake their MSc dissertation.

International Business

Semester 1 (mandatory)

This course looks at the international business environment, including the forces of globalisation, economic development, corporate social responsibility, resource issues and strategic developments.

Business Communication

Semester 1 (mandatory)

This course is a practical writing course in which students become familiar with different types of business texts and develop the skills necessary for producing such texts on the basis of oral and other written sources. Activities are carefully designed to reflect professional practice.

Business Economics

Semester 2 (mandatory)

Provides knowledge and understanding of the basic principles and concepts of microeconomics and macroeconomics and to be able to apply this knowledge and understanding in the analysis of a range of economic problems.

Research in International Business Communication

Semester 2 (mandatory)

This course familiarises students with research in international business communication and to prepare students for the MSc dissertation by affording them the opportunity to undertake their own independent research project.

Guest lectures

Guest lectures are also given by senior business and communications professionals as well as leading academics.

Entry requirements

For MSc entry, a good relevant Honours degree (first or second class) or equivalent overseas qualifications will be considered. Given the clear practical element of the programmes, we will also consider non-graduate candidates holding less than a good Honours degree, or its equivalent, but with compensating qualifications or experience may be admitted to the Postgraduate Diploma programme. Transfer to the MSc will be possible later on if exams and course work are at MSc level.

To find out about the entry requirements for this programme, kindly call +971 4 4358700 or please send an email to

English language requirements


  • AED 78750*

* All tuition fees inclusive of VAT

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