Business - International Business with or without Advanced Practice

Ulster University - Magee Derry-Londonderry Campus

Business - International Business with or without Advanced Practice

This course will equip you with a deep understanding of the macro and micro contexts of international business, helping you develop and integrate international business theory, while building the skills needed to apply in practice. You will gain expert knowledge of political, social, and cultural aspects of business, focusing on the changing global landscape, and techniques to manage business through uncertain times.

With an Advanced Practice option you will gain experience working on an international business project brief. You can specialise further in Data Analytics or Human Resource Management, which will be reflected in your degree title.

For full course details please see "Course Web Page".

Subjects taught

Year one
International Entrepreneurship
Data Analytics for International Business This module is optional
International HRM This module is optional

Year two
International Finance
Global Business in Context
International Business Research Skills
Global Strategy Development and Implementation
Global Marketing and Sales Development
The Digital Landscape This module is optional
Dissertation This module is optional
International Business Project This module is optional
Internship & Professional Development Project This module is optional
Applied Consulting Project This module is optional
Managing & Leading People in International Organisations This module is optional

Entry requirements

We recognise a range of qualifications for admission to our courses. In addition to the specific entry conditions for this course you must also meet the University’s General Entrance Requirements.

Applicants must:
(a) have gained

(i) a second class honours degree or better from a university of the United Kingdom or the Republic of Ireland, or from a recognised national awarding body or from an institution or another country which has been recognised as being of an equivalent standard, or

an equivalent standard (normally 50%) in a Graduate Diploma, Graduate Certificate, Postgraduate Certificate or Postgraduate Diploma or an approved alternative qualification;


(b) provide evidence of competence in written and spoken English (GCSE grade C or equivalent); the minimum English language requirements for non-native English speakers, are IELTS 6.0 (with no contributing band at less than 5.5).

or, as an alternative to (a) (i) or (a) (ii) and/or (b):

(c) in exceptional circumstances, where an individual has substantial and significant experiential learning, a portfolio of written evidence demonstrating the meeting of graduate qualities (including subject-specific outcomes, as determined by the Course Committee) may be considered as an alternative entrance route. Evidence used to demonstrate graduate qualities may not be used for exemption against modules within the programme.

Application dates

Your Application
Application is through the University's online application system (see "Application Weblink").


Advanced Practice available full-time only.

Enrolment dates

Start Date: September 2024 and January 2025

Post Course Info

Career options
Career options
Student and employer needs are reflected in the development of this programme and evidenced in the career destinations and further development of our graduates. The nature of the provision is such that it equips individuals for employment in a wide range of international roles within the public and private sectors and a significant number of graduates are successful in gaining promotion in their chosen fields or alter their career paths following completion of their programme of study.

A sample of graduate employers includes:
Marriott Hotel Group
KPMG (Germany)
Smile Communications
The European Space Agency
Ni civil Service
O Neills International Sports Ltd
First Derivatives Plc

A number of graduates from these programmes have also undertaken their doctoral studies, both within Ulster University and beyond.

More details
  • Qualification letters

    Masters - MSc with Advanced Practice/Masters - MSc/Masters - MSc with Data Analytics/Masters - MSc with Human Resource Management

  • Qualifications

    Degree - Masters at UK Level 7

  • Attendance type

    Full time,Part time,Daytime

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