International Business MSc-PgD-PgC

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  • Objectives
    This course prepares you for a career with a multinational firm, You will go on to work in a variety of management roles both in the UK and overseas
  • Academic title
    International Business MSc/PgD/PgC
  • Course description
    With increasing globalisation, a degree in international business will make you a valuable asset, especially for multi-national companies. This flexible course offers a range of specialisms, which can give you exemptions if you go on to take our MBA. You will benefit from our expertise, our many international connections and our excellent links with businesses.

    As the globalisation of trading and financial activities continues to grow, a Master's degree in international business is an increasingly valuable asset in the development of your career in large or small firms. This course is intended for those with a substantially business related degree. It will particularly interest you if you wish to pursue a career in companies where international activities play an important part.

    Through our extensive international connections in many countries of the world, we have developed considerable expertise in international business studies. Visiting professors from international universities and the diverse cultural mix of students make us the ideal location to study international business. The MSc International Business is also taught in Canada at Malaspina University College, Vancouver Island as part of a combined MBA/MScIB programme.

    We offer a varied programme of teaching that includes facilitated seminars, practical workshops, web-based learning, case study analysis and traditional lectures. We also provide sessions by visiting staff, practitioners and consultants to give a varied perspective of the topics covered.

    You will be assessed through a variety of coursework including presentations, reports and projects. You will also be required to complete a dissertation and will be supported by a dissertation supervisor.

    Course content

    Year 1 - full details

    Core modules

    -Information Management
    -International Business Strategy
    -International Finance
    -International HRM
    -Marketing Across Cultures
    -The Effective Manager
    -The Global Economy

    Optional modules

    -Corporate Social Responsibilities
    -Dissertation: International Business
    -Integrated Research Project in International Business
    -Managing Knowledge in Organisations
    -Managing a Small Business
    -Mergers and Acquisitions
    -Project Management

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