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Masters in International Business

Prepare to enter a rapidly changing global business environment and make an impact from day one with our one-year Masters in International Business degree.

Masters in International Business

Introduction

Masters in International Business at Hult

Gain a deep, practical understanding of global business, get on-the-ground international experience, and tailor your degree to your own interests and goals.

With business at its core, your degree has been designed so that you learn to work in cross-cultural teams, develop your unique leadership skills, and understand how you can shape the future.

Program overview

For:
Graduates with less than three years’ work experience

Home campus options:
Boston, San Francisco, London, Dubai

Rotation campus options:
Boston, San Francisco, London, Dubai, Shanghai, New York

Length of program:
11 months

Potential careers:
– Consultant
– Business Analyst
– Associate Product Manager
– Market Research Assistant
– Product Research Analyst
– Marketing Analyst
– Financial Analyst
– Auditor

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#17
Masters in Management Ranking, The Economist, 2019.
#64
Masters in Management Ranking, Financial Times, 2019.
89%
of Hult masters grads were employed within three months of graduation.*
#1
for Geographical diversity, The Economist, 2019.

Curriculum

Curriculum

Gain a broad understanding in all areas of international business and insight into key business concepts. This one-year masters program prepares you for jobs in an array of fields, and provides the ideal foundation before further specialization.

You can also customize your degree with a wide range of electives and specialize by concentrating your electives in marketing, finance, entrepreneurship, business analytics, or disruptive technology. Electives can be taken at any of Hult's global campus locations.

Female Masters International Business Students | Hult

“While the academics are rigorous, the tough, condensed year is balanced by supportive teaching and staff who are invested in your success.”

Esau White, American, Dual Degree: Masters in International Business, Masters in Business Analytics, Class of 2019

Methodology

At Hult, you'll go beyond business to learn about the world, the future, and yourself through a practical approach that is embedded into the student experience and the curriculum.

Immersed in diversity
Join classmates of more than 145 nationalities, speaking more than 120 languages as you learn about the world and how to work across cultures.
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Learn by doing
Put theory into practice and gain firsthand experience throughout your degree by working in diverse teams to solve real-world problems.
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Lead with confidence
Develop deep self-awareness through self-assessments and skills diagnostics, and continually improve through practice, coaching, and peer feedback.
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Shape the future
Learn to thrive in a time of constant change, understand the technologies driving it, and how you can harness their power to shape the future.
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Courses and electives

Develop a deep understanding of the fundamental concepts of global business and prepare for an international career across a range of roles and industries with core courses in finance, marketing, operations, leadership, and strategy in the context of a rapidly changing international business landscape. Your electives enable you to tailor your program to suit you.

Immersion

Immersion

Your program begins with a total immersion in Hult’s uniquely practical approach to education. Get to know your subject area, yourself, and your classmates, through intensive workshops, lectures, and challenges. Leadership I is also included in Immersion. You’ll focus on developing a “growth mindset” and what we describe as the “Hult DNA”. It’s a firm foundation from which to build your personal development plan and understand your strengths and needs.

SEPTEMBER

Core Program

Leadership I

Develop a “growth mindset”, and what we call the “Hult DNA”, through dynamic simulations and activities, as you learn to understand, apply, and diagnose indemand competencies in a repeatable development process.

Leadership II

Building on the topics introduced in Leadership I, focus will be on communication, presentation, and influencing skills; conflict management and negotiation; and self-awareness and personal understanding, developed in highly participant-centered sessions.

Data & Decisions

Gain perspective on what research, data collection, and analysis can contribute to the decisions and priorities of business decision makers. Learn how to conduct original quantitative research, interpret findings accurately and appropriately, and apply critical quantitative analysis.

Financial Management

Learn to discuss financial policy in a global economy. Objectives include understanding the time value of money, the nature of financial markets, the cost of capital, and the valuation of stocks and bonds.

Marketing

Marketing is the interface between company and marketplace. Gain an overview of what marketing is, the tools marketers use, and the processes involved in the creation and development of products.

Accounting

Grasp the concepts and practices of financial and managerial accounting behind a firm’s economic transactions and learn to work within the framework of accepted accounting principles, both U.S. and international.

Global Economics

Explore, discuss, and critique key concepts, frameworks, and cycles in the global economy. Study principles and theories of both microeconomics and macroeconomics and develop a deeper understanding of business cycles, booms, and busts.

Global Strategy

Develop a deep understanding of the challenges faced by today’s top corporate management when implementing corporate and global strategy. Focus on the craft and the opportunities while building sharp analytical skills.

Project Planning & Execution

Project management skills are the most in-demand in today’s employment market. Learn to balance the demands of time, quality, scope, and cost inherent in any project while considering the interests of all stakeholders.

SEPTEMBER - APRIL

Capstone Experience

Capstone Experience

The capstone to your core program delves deep into the techniques and technology being used to innovate business for the future and pushes you to apply everything you have learned so far in your capstone challenge.

APRIL

Electives

Electives

Customize your degree with a wide range of electives offered at Hult campus locations across the globe

MAY - JULY

*Course titles and sequencing are subject to change.

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Dual Degree

Specialize your expertise when you earn a one-year Masters in International Business and a second masters degree in as little as 18 months of accelerated study. Graduate with two masters degrees and stand out even further in today’s highly competitive global marketplace.

For your second masters degree choose from any of the following at our U.S. campuses:

Masters in International Marketing (Offered in Boston)

Masters in Finance (Offered in Boston)

Masters in Business Analytics (Offered in San Francisco)

Masters in Disruptive Innovation (Offered in San Francisco)

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Locations

Global campus locations

Study across multiple campuses in one year and gain a truly global perspective. Start your program in San Francisco, Boston, London, or Dubai then take your electives at any of Hult's six global campuses. You’ll study alongside students from over 145 nationalities and graduate with a global network in place.

Fees

Fees and financial support

We recognize that your masters degree is an important investment and will work closely with you during the application process to find the best options to fund your program. With an intensive one-year program, you’ll start reaping the benefits of your degree quickly, resulting in an early return on your investment.

Billed Cost of Attendance for 2020 - 2021

Program Fee*

London GBP

£34,000

Boston USD

$47,500

San Francisco USD

$49,500

Dubai AED

AED 171,000

Insurance Coverage**

London GBP

£980

Boston USD

$2,650

San Francisco USD

$2,650

Dubai AED

AED 6,000

Library Materials***

London GBP

£420

Boston USD

$525

San Francisco USD

$525

Dubai AED

AED 1,925

Estimated Expenses****

Housing

London GBP

£13,000

Boston USD

$17,000

San Francisco USD

$18,000

Dubai AED

AED 50,000

Living

London GBP

£8,000

Boston USD

$11,000

San Francisco USD

$12,000

Dubai AED

AED 28,000

Books and Course Materials*****

London GBP

£700

Boston USD

$1,000

San Francisco USD

$1,000

Dubai AED

AED 4,000

Dual Degree Program Fees

Program Fee

Boston USD

$27,000

San Francisco USD

$27,000

Insurance Coverage**

Boston USD

$1,775

San Francisco USD

$1,775

Library Materials***

Boston USD

$525

San Francisco USD

$525

Application fee: $150 USD

* A non-refundable Confirmation Deposit counts toward the Annual Program Fee.

** Insurance provider varies by campus location.

*** Library includes cases, articles and other licensed materials.

**** Amounts are based on market benchmarks and exchange rates at the time of print and are therefore subject to change. Estimated expenses should be applied a second time for studying Dual Degree.

***** Course instructors may assign additional textbooks, licensed software or other materials not included in our library as part of the requirements of their course. These are not included in student course fees and costs are an estimate.

Hult International Business School reserves the right to make changes in the courses offered, requirements for graduation, locations, tuition, fees, and accommodation at any time without notice. The most recent Terms & Conditions are available in the "How to apply" section of hult.edu.

Full terms and conditions can be found here.

Scholarships

You can apply for a range of merit-based scholarships that reward your achievements and potential. So whether you’re an academic high achiever, an aspiring entrepreneur, or have a demonstrated aptitude to lead—there could be a scholarship for you at Hult.

Social Impact Scholarship

The Social Impact Scholarship is for applicants who have had, and will have, a positive impact in making the world a better place. Successful candidates will either be from a developing country with plans to use their degree to improve the lives of their fellow citizens, or have worked in organizations serving underprivileged populations. Hult is seeking candidates who can represent the world’s underprivileged and who have high potential for positive impact.

Application requirements

For relevant position(s) held please detail:

  • Name of organization
  • Title of position held
  • Dates position held
  • Overview of role and responsibilities
  • Brief essay detailing the impact you had (max 300 words)

You can apply for scholarships as part of your online application to Hult.

Global Professional Scholarship

The Global Professional Scholarship is awarded to aspiring business leaders who have worked full-time for a minimum of one year in a large global corporation. For this scholarship, Hult is seeking applicants who have experience in an international company and understand the global business environment.

Application requirements

For relevant position(s) held please detail:

  • Name of organization
  • Title of position held
  • Dates position held
  • Overview of role and responsibilities
  • Brief essay detailing what it taught you about the challenges of international business (max 300 words)

You can apply for scholarships as part of your online application to Hult.

Entrepreneurial Impact Scholarship

The Entrepreneurial Impact Scholarship is for professionals who have had an internship or volunteer experience and have demonstrated involvement, leadership, or had a role in the outcome of an entrepreneurial project. For this scholarship, Hult is seeking candidates who think and act with an entrepreneurial spirit and have a strong sense of how to put a project or idea into action.

Application requirements

For relevant position(s) held please detail:

  • Name of organization
  • Title of position held
  • Dates position held
  • Overview of role and responsibilities
  • Brief essay detailing the impact you had (max 300 words)

You can apply for scholarships as part of your online application to Hult.

Future Leader Scholarship

The Future Leader Scholarship is for students who have demonstrated enthusiasm and a natural aptitude to lead. This may be in a work context through inspiring and managing a high performing team, or by holding significant leadership roles in a social, charitable or entrepreneurial context. For this scholarship, Hult is seeking candidates who can lead successfully through exciting and motivating others.

Application requirements

  • Name of organization
  • Title of position held
  • Dates position held
  • Overview of role and responsibilities
  • Brief essay detailing the impact you had (max 300 words)

You can apply for scholarships as part of your online application to Hult.

Women in Business Scholarship

The Women in Business Scholarship is for female applicants who have work or internship experience or have led a team in an international environment. For this scholarship, Hult is seeking female leaders who have experience in a global company and understand today’s international business environment.

Application requirements

  • Name of organization
  • Title of position held
  • Dates position held
  • Overview of role and responsibilities
  • Brief essay detailing from your experience, why you think it is important to have women in leadership positions (max 300 words)

You can apply for scholarships as part of your online application to Hult.

Academic Excellence Scholarship

The Academic Excellence Scholarship is for candidates who have excelled in their studies, earning an outstanding GPA.

Application requirements

  • Documents demonstrating your academic achievement
  • Degree certificates including course name and university
  • Brief essay detailing what academic achievement you are most proud of and why (max 300 words)
  • GMAT score report (if applicable)

You can apply for scholarships as part of your online application to Hult.

Contact us for more information on the needs-based financial aid available

Apply

Apply to Hult’s Masters in International Business

We assess candidates individually based on the strength of their whole profile. Your drive and your mindset are important indicators of your success here, and we value them as much as your proven achievements.

Entry requirements

  • Bachelors degree or equivalent
  • Up to three years’ relevant work experience
  • Proof of proficiency in English if applicable (i.e. TOEFL/IELTS)

Apply online now, and one of our Enrollment Advisors will get in touch to support you through the process.

How to apply

01 Activate your profile

  • Go to the application page
  • Enter your personal details, recent employment history, and education history
  • Pay the $150 USD application fee to activate your profile, and your personal Enrollment Advisor will be in touch

02 Application consultation

  • A member of the Enrollment Team will call you to discuss your suitability for the program and guide you through the next steps

03 Complete your application

Submit the following documents in Hult's online application. A conditional acceptance may still be given prior to submission of test scores.

  • Current resume/CV
  • Personal statement as a 400-500 word essay
  • One academic or professional reference
  • A copy of your bachelors degree or equivalent
  • Transcripts (in English) from all universities attended
  • Admissions test scores, if required. i.e. GMAT, GRE, or the Hult Business Assessment Test (your Enrollment Advisor will let you know if you are required to submit this)
  • Evidence of English proficiency, i.e. TOEFL/ IELTS, if required (your Enrollment Advisor will let you know if you are required to submit this)
  • Scholarship and financial aid application

04 Personal assessment interview

  • We will assess your profile, goals, and overall fit for the program in an in-person or phone interview

  • We will also review your English proficiency during the interview

05 Admissions decision

  • You will receive an admissions decision within two weeks, including decisions on any financial assistance applications
  • If you have yet to submit required documents, you may receive a conditional acceptance

06 Submit outstanding documents

  • If you receive a conditional acceptance, you will need to submit any outstanding required documentation— such as your test scores or college transcripts—before you start your program

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Application deadlines

We accept applications on a rolling basis with priority being given to those who apply by our official application deadlines.

Early decision

Apply by

September 5, 2019

Round 1

Apply by

October 31, 2019

Round 2

Apply by

December 19, 2019

Round 3

Apply by

February 13, 2020

Round 4

Apply by

April 02, 2020

Round 5

Apply by

May 28, 2020

Round 6

Apply by

July 23, 2020

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