This programme is specifically designed for business graduates who wish to pursue an international career or work in organisations that target global markets. The intensive programme equips you with the knowledge and the practical skills to operate within the global business environment and the cultural acumen to communicate and negotiate in different cultures and markets.
Develop a global network of friends within the highly diverse class and experience business in a different culture via the International Residency Week. Currently the class travel to Hong Kong or the alternative international week in Spain. We deliver highly interactive lessons with opportunities to develop presentation skills, deal with real-life case studies and work in group assignments. Students are encouraged to select the trip that is most culturally different from their own background.
This MSc. course is 90 credits delivered over one academic year. The taught component comprises modules totalling 60 credits. Students also complete a substantial research project, which accounts for a further 30 credits, to be eligible for consideration for the award of the degree.
Core Modules *
• Cross-Cultural Management
• Global Brand Management
• International Business Strategy : Theory
• International Management in Context
• Ethical Business
• International Business Strategy : Practice
• Strategy Practice
• International Entrepreneurship
• International HRM
• Research Methods
Choose from a wide range of elective modules*
Global Social Entrepreneurship, Economics for Global Markets, International Digital Marketing, Global Supply Chain Management, Applied International Strategy, Project Management, International Trade and Business, International Marketing
* Modules subject to change
International Consultancy Project: This is the cumulation of your degree. You undertake a business plan or company research project, individually or in groups, instead of the standard dissertation, allowing you to demonstrate and apply the techniques and knowledge acquired from the taught modules to a problem of real managerial concern.
• A first or upper second-class honours degree, or equivalent. If you have yet to complete your degree, submit your most recent transcripts. If your transcript is not in English, please also supply a certified translation
• Two academic referees
• Work experience (optional)
• An English competency exam
• A GMAT score may be requested in certain cases
Closing Date 31st July 2022
IMPORTANT - We advise students to apply for this programme as early as possible as admission to the course will be very competitive. The programme is subject to early closure as a result.
The course is assessed based on a combination of assigned coursework, written examination, and a capstone piece of research. Students are offered the opportunity to conduct either a research dissertation or a company based project to apply theory into practice.
1 year full-time
Next Intake September 2020