International Business and Management
The programme enables you to explore, with depth, the operational and strategic breadth of modern global business. You will explore operational contexts that will enable you to perform as a highly effective, internationally informed, manager. You will understand the principles and practice of business management and operation for different business sizes and models including small businesses and multi-national corporations (MNCs). The programme enables you to collect, appraise and analyse multi-source data and this enables you to cultivate your problem-solving and decision-making skills. The programme also allows you to reflect on your progress and develop intellectual skills through your engagement with case studies or 'real world' project work. In an academic context you will critically appraise published academic and business literature, as well as organisation policy and practice.
A degree from a recognised University or from an equivalent awarding institution at second class Honours level or above; or a professional qualification recognised as equivalent to the above; or an award which the University has agreed to accept as equivalent to the above. Where English is not the candidate's 1st language, or their degree was not wholly taught and assessed in English, an IELTS score of 6.0 must be achieved, with a minimum of 5.5 in each component. Candidates who are not graduates but who have significant work experience at a suitable level, may be considered. Admission for these candidates is at the discretion of the programme leader. Applicants need to complete an application form and provide evidence of previous qualifications.
Please see guidance below on core and option modules for further information on what you will study.
•Management Theory and Leadership
Explores the meaning of management and leadership by providing grounding in essential business management functions from a cross-functional and integrated perspective. The module creates a foundation in management theory and practice
•Economics and Finance
Critically appraises financial information in the context of the economic environment
Introduces the strategy process in a range of organisational contexts assisting you in the acquisition of practical experience in dealing with strategic management issues
•Managing Business Research 1 and 2
Provides you with the knowledge and skills required to perform a systematic review of literature for a business management related topic at Masters level
Develops your proficiency in core associate level management competencies and awareness of the interrelated functional dependencies within a business environment, which enable informed management decision making
•Managing across Cultures
Fosters a critical approach to understanding and analysing culture and how culture might impact management and communication in an international business environment
•International Business and Trade
Gain a critical understanding of how global forces shape business environments in a world where national economies are interconnected and interdependent
•International Research Project
Allows you to develop and refine a topic for research. Building on the preparatory modules, Managing Business modules, you will develop your critical skills as a researcher
A variety of assessment methods are used on this programme, including: Problem-solving exercises; practical projects; case studies; research-based projects; literature reviews; group presentations; group and individual report; reflective reviews; class tests.
|Qualification||Study mode||Start month||Fee||Fee locale||Course duration|
|MSc||Full-time||September 2018||13,250 (Year 1)||International||1 1 Years|
|MSc||Full-time||September 2018||6,250 (Year 1)||Home/EU||1 1 Years|
|MSc||Full-time||January 2019||13,250 (Year 1)||International||1 1 Years|
|MSc||Full-time||January 2019||6,250 (Year 1)||Home/EU||1 1 Years|
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