MSc in International Business


Master of Science

in International Business

per year
(Upto 55% Scholarships Available)
Awarded By:
(Dual Degree)
University Partner, UK
Rushford Business School, Switzerland
Program Overview

The MSc in International Business is an 18-month full-time program designed to equip you, the student, with the knowledge and skills necessary to succeed in a globalized business environment. The program covers a wide range of topics, including international trade, cross-cultural management, global strategy, and international marketing.

Throughout the program, you will learn about the economic, political, and cultural factors that shape international business. You will also gain an understanding of the various tools and techniques used to analyze global markets and develop effective international business strategies. In addition, you will learn about the challenges of managing operations and teams across borders, and how to navigate cultural differences in a global business context.

The program includes both theoretical and practical components, such as case studies, group projects, and guest lectures from industry experts. This will give you the opportunity to apply the concepts and theories you learn in class to real-world situations, and gain valuable industry experience.

You will also have the opportunity to participate in an international study trip via our Global Immersion Program, which will provide you with first-hand experience of the business and cultural environment in another country.

The program will be taught by a team of experienced faculty members who are experts in their respective fields. They will provide you with the guidance and support you need to succeed in your studies.

Upon completion of the program, you will be well-prepared to take on leadership roles in international business. Graduates of the program have gone on to work in roles such as international trade managers, global marketing managers, and international business consultants.

Overall, the MSc in International Business will provide you with a comprehensive understanding of the global business environment and the skills necessary to succeed in it. It is a great opportunity for students who want to develop a career in international business and want to be prepared to navigate the complexities of doing business in the global economy.

Next Start Date:
01 Jun 2023
30 Apr 2023
Program Information
Program Curriculum

MSc in International Business

This M.Sc program comprises of a total of 90 ECTS credits. Students will earn 40 ECTS in Core Courses, and remaining 28 ECTS in specialization related taught courses, 6 ECTS for specialization related consulting project and 16 ECTS for internship and master thesis.

Eligibility Requirements:

You are required to hold at minimum a recognised bachelor’s degree with a minimum overall score of 55% (GPA 2.0 on a 4.0 point scale) or higher.

In some instances, you may also require relevant work experience and/or research experience. If applicable, you may demonstrate this through submission of a CV, portfolio, and/or a personal statement.

English Language Proficiency:

Our programs are conducted in English language. As such, you must demonstrate proficiency in English language by submitting one of the following test scores during the application process:

IELTS Overall: 5.5
TOEFL (iBT: 58+; PBT: 490+; CBT: 167+)
TOEIC Overall: 555+
PTE Overall: 50+
Duolingo Overall: 90+

The total fees for this program is:

per year

Payment Schedule:

Initial deposit: CHF 3000 (After receiving conditional offer letter)

Remaining Amount from 1st year fee: CHF 14500 (After confirmation of visa approval from the school, but before visa stamping)

2nd Year fee as applicable: 3 months before the start of Year 2.

The job outlook for graduates of the MSc in International Business is highly positive. As the global economy continues to expand, the demand for professionals with the skills and knowledge to succeed in international business is on the rise. Graduates of the program are well-prepared to take on leadership roles in international business. Some popular career paths for graduates include:

  • International Trade Manager: International trade managers are responsible for the development and execution of international trade strategies. They work to identify new export markets, negotiate trade agreements, and manage logistics and customs clearance.
  • Global Marketing Manager: Global marketing managers develop and execute marketing strategies for products and services in international markets. They conduct market research, identify target segments and develop communication plans to reach them.
  • International Business Consultant: International business consultants work with organizations to identify opportunities for growth in international markets. They develop and implement strategies for entering new markets, and provide guidance on cultural and regulatory differences.
  • Country Manager: Country Managers are responsible for managing a company's operations in a specific country. They are responsible for sales, marketing, logistics, and customer service.
  • Business Development Manager: Business Development Managers are responsible for identifying new business opportunities and developing strategies to capitalize on them. They use the knowledge and skills acquired during the program to support the growth of the organization in international markets and increase market share.
  • International Sales Manager: International Sales Managers lead sales efforts in international markets. They are responsible for identifying new customers, negotiating deals and managing relationships with key clients.

These are just a few examples of the many career paths available to graduates of the MSc in International Business. The program equips students with the knowledge and skills necessary to succeed in today's globalized business environment, making graduates highly sought after by employers across a wide range of industries.

In summary, the job outlook for graduates of the MSc in International Business is highly positive. With the increasing demand for professionals with the skills and knowledge to succeed in international business, graduates of the program are well-positioned to take on leadership roles in international business. The program will provide you with a comprehensive understanding of the global business environment and the skills necessary to navigate the complexities of doing business in the global economy.

To apply for this program kindly follow the application process as described in the following link:

Lucerne Campus Application Process

More Information

Career Support

All students at Rushford Business School are provided career support in the form of resume development, interview preparation, job search guidance etc.

Application Tracking

Kindly submit your application using our online application portal. You will be able to track the various stages of your application.

We focus on your development!

Real World Simulations

Various courses are accompanied by simulations in which you are given a situation that you must resolve based on what you learnt in the program and your experience. There are usually no right or wrong answers in simulations. They are to make you understand how a situation may unfold in the real world and prepare you to make the right decisions.

Personality Assessment

As an incoming student at Rushford you will undergo a personality assessment using a validated tool for MBTI® (Myers-Briggs Type Indicator) to help you unlock the potential of personal growth. It is a groundbreaking framework that empowers you to hone your skills, identify strengths and differences, and lay the groundwork for an enriching journey of self improvement.

Networking Events

We understand the importance of networking in building a successful career. That's why we offer a range of networking events to help our students connect with industry professionals and build the relationships that can lead to new opportunities.

People & Tech Skills

Both people and technology skills are essential for success in today's world. We have entered in a new era of business and management wherein the paradigm of interaction between people and machines is changing and evolving at a rapid pace. What was relevant 5 years ago is not as relevant today. At Rushford, we offer you an ungraded skillset of both people skills and technology skills so that you can better appreciate how to operate in this new paradigm and be prepared for the landscape change that is inevitable in the coming years.