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International Business

This course focuses on developing your knowledge in business strategy and change management. If you do not have a first degree in business then our MBA will give you solid grounding in business management, which will be followed by specialised international business courses, specialist project and a guided internship. We have structured our degree to allow you to follow your own professional interests, through a research project and professional practice. You will develop critical analytical skills in assessing the global environment for business; identifying new international business opportunities and analysing international markets and industries; dealing with complex issues both systematically and creatively; and communicating clearly to many audiences. You will also reflect the increased emphasis on multidisciplinary and international perspective arising from today's market developments and explores the complexity and diversity of business in an increasingly interconnected world.

Entry requirements

You should have a relevant undergraduate degree at 2.2 or above, or equivalent qualification, from a recognised university or higher education institute. If you were educated in a language other than English and/or in a country where English speakers are in a minority, you should have a minimum IELTS score of 6.5 (with a minimum of 5.5 in each skill) or equivalent. If you require a Tier 4 (General) student visa to study in the UK, your score must be from a UK Visas and Immigration approved IELTS test.

Course modules

Compulsory modules: Financial and management accounting; e-logistics and international supply chain management; global strategy: analysis and practice; pathway specialisation project; global business and sustainability; global networks and innovation; foundations of scholarship and research; business English for academic purposes; managing and leading people across cultural borders; international marketing; pathway specialisation project; professional practice; internship preparation.

Assessment methods

Students are assessed via a range of innovative methods including: Group and individual projects; group and individual presentations; tests; examinations; coursework.


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