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Master of Science (MSc) International Marketing and Business Development

Develop your international career, work in a multicultural environment
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Open to international candidates
Last updated on 21/07/2021

Accredited by the French Conference des Grandes Ecoles.

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The MSc International Marketing and Business Development programme has been specifically designed to allow you to develop your career internationally and to prepare you for communication with partners from a variety of cultures in a cross-cultural environment.

This is a programme that produces experts in a range of international business and marketing techniques. Students learn and apply on market research, business planning, negotiation, logistics and legal techniques involved in International Trade, etc. The programme is designed around skill blocks that help students become more versatile. Exposure to intercultural influences is one of the highlights of the course.

Academic Director
Associate Professor in Marketing

MSc International Marketing & Business Development

Why a Master of Science in International Business?

Acquire all the theoretical and practical knowledge required to take up a key position in Marketing and/or Sales Senior Management, both in France and internationally.

Strong Points

  • Courses taught 100% in English, while students are based in France in a very international environment.
  • Knowledge and competencies enhanced by a cross-cultural dimension;  
  • Daily practice in cross-cultural issues thanks to the presence of many different nationalities.
  • A real-life training in business negotiation on a daily basis.
  • Courses given by lecturers from a variety of countries and experts in Marketing, Sales, Procurement and Supplies, International Business, Cross-cultural Management and Web-marketing.
  • Rich professional events: Business Dating with professionals and alumni, Professional Colloquia, In-company Consulting Projects (Geodis, Love Hotel Saint Martin,...), meeting with Head Office Executives of large groups.

This programme is the subject of a partnership agreement between EM Normandie and AASTMT (Egypt).


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The Master of Science in International Business programme

The programme of the MSc International Marketing and Business Development provide the expertise to thrive as experts recognised for their international experience.

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Marketing Processes
  • Marketing Management
  • International Marketing: case studies
International Operations Management
  • International Contracts
  • International Payment Means
  • International Logistics Operations
Cross-National Business
  • Cross-cultural Management
  • International Business Negotiation
Market Research
  • International Market Research Techniques
  • Research Methods
International Marketing in Practice
  • Career Path
  • Business Challenge
  • Language
  • Culture
Digital Marketing and Services Marketing
  • E-commerce, Web-Marketing and Mobile Marketing
  • International Services Marketing
Marketing Innovation
  • New Product Development
  • Brand Marketing
International Business Development
  • Strategy and Company International Development
  • International Project Management
Business Development in Practice
  • Career Path
  • Business Challenge
  • Business Game
  • Professional Thesis

Evaluation criteria for the course

All components of the student's education are evaluated: academic learnings, internships, missions, challenges, dissertations, study stays in partner universities. For academic learnings, continuous assessment generally accounts for 40% and the final exam accounts for the remaining 60%. Evaluations may also take the form of case studies, role-playing, group work, etc. Professionalisation (work-study, internships, missions, challenges) and, where appropriate, the corresponding report, will be evaluated jointly by the teaching team and the company.

Your admission to the Master of Science

Selection based on application file and individual motivation interview.

Please apply via the on-line application procedure.

Eligibility for application

The programme is open to: 

  • Students who hold a four-year bachelor degree or equivalent

No English language test score is required for students holding a degree from an English-speaking university. For other applicants, language requirements are: TOEIC 790, IELTS 6, TOEFL 83.

Due to the covid-19 situation and the closure of some Exams Centres, we do offer the possibility for the candidate to take a Language Test online if needed for their application to one of our programme ; don’t hesitate to contact us for more information:

Admission procedure

  1. Application files submitted are reviewed with special attention paid to the seriousness of the file and the quality of the academic and/or professional profile.
  2. Shortlisted candidates are invited for an interview via Skype. This interview helps clarify the applicants profile, their projects, their objectives. The final admission decision (offered or denied admission) is communicated a few days after this interview.
  3. Admitted candidates are notified formally and invited to make a down payment, later on deducted from the tuition fees. This initial payment confirms the candidate's seat in the programme and an unconditional letter of admission is then issued.

In order for our students to benefit from optimal learning conditions, places in our programmes are limited. The number of remaining places is reviewed after each admission session. Whenever a cohort is full, admissions for the programme are closed.
The application deadline for the next 2021-2022 admission session is every 15th of the month.

In addition to the EM Normandie application form, international candidates must approach their local Campus France office to facilitate the process of obtaining their visa. Once the down payment has been received, the School will help International students with their visa procedures and search for accommodation.

handicapFor several years now, EM Normandie has been committed to the inclusion of students with disabilities and has been striving to make it as easy as possible for them to learn, to continue their studies, to live socially within the school and to find employment. Specific training for its teachers and support services, school facilities, digital accessibility, etc. EM Normandie promotes values of equal opportunities and respect for differences, through the sharing of an inclusive culture and the continuous development of its practices. Are you disabled or have a chronic disabling illness? We can provide you with comprehensive support, whether it be in the context of your classes/exams, your search for internships, work-study programmes or jobs, or even in preparing for your expatriation.
Contact: inclusion@em‑

Career opportunities after the Master of Science in International Business

General information about the employment market

Although international trade in goods has continued to drop during the third quarter of 2019, the industry is still flourishing. Employees with dual skill sets: Marketing/Digital Marketing and International Trade are sought after to thrive in new business environments (digital transformation, globalisation...).

Career Prospects

Prospects are very varied. After an induction phase in the company, graduates may target positions such as: 

  • Product Manager
  • Category Manager
  • International Brand Manager
  • Regional Sales Manager
  • International Sales Manager
  • International Project Manager
  • International Marketing Consultant
  • Head of Exports/Imports…

Graduate employment data based on 2019 employability survey

  • 75% net employment rate
  • 74% in executive employment
  • 78% on permanent contracts
  • 78% of graduates found a job in less than 2 months
  • Average gross annual salary including bonuses for the last 4 Master’s year groups: €40,150

Examples of companies where our graduates work

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Master of Science in International Business tuition fees

Tuition Fees for 2021-2022

  • MSc International Marketing and Business Development : €12,500
  • €50 charged to candidates in order to study their profile
  • The contribution to CVEC (Contribution Vie Etudiante et de Campus), amounting to €92, by connecting to the dedicated plaftorm.
  • €575 membership fee for Association Alumni EM Normandie, which will give you access to all their services and a life membership (not compulsory).


Various options are offered to students to fund their studies: 

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International payment methods

We are a partner of the Flywire platform. This online tool facilitates the procedures of international students by offering the following services:

  • Online tracking of transfers
  • Payment in the national currency, which reduces costs
  • Choice of many payment methods

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