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International Business MSc

Different course options

Full time | Queen's Park Campus | 1 year | MAY

Study mode

Full time

Duration

1 year

Start date

MAY

Key information
DATA SOURCE : IDP Connect

Qualification type

MSc - Master of Science

Subject areas

International Business Studies

Course type

Taught

Course Summary

Our course offers aspiring and developing managers the opportunity to gain valuable knowledge, skills and understanding of International Business.

Course overview

Understanding the principles and practices of business management enables an aspiring or developing manager to make better quality decisions, enabling improved personal and organisational performance. This course develops an in-depth understanding of the management tools, techniques and controls available, and the ability to apply this understanding in the workplace.

Why study this course with us?

Our course will introduce you to management tools and techniques that will enhance your business management knowledge. We combine academic study with workplace application, so you will get many opportunities to understand how to manage, and make management decisions.

Extensive use of case studies will give you the chance to develop valuable skills and understanding that will provide you with a strategic appreciation of the many facets of business management. Our tutors encourage discussion in class, so that you can gradually learn to form, express and defend your own opinions.

Guest speakers from industry are also invited into class to share their experience with you, enabling you to appreciate the real-world application of academic theory. In assocation with the course, there are opportunities for you to apply for an internship.

Modules

This module covers the following topics: Conceptual foundations of international business in an age of globalisation; Understanding the international business environment and economy: the influence of political, cultural, economic, legal, social, ecological, and technological factors; The nature and different interpretations of globalisation and its consequences: International Trade Theory, Regional economic integration and cooperation; Dynamics of global strategy: understanding industries and markets, locational competitiveness, emerging factors for change; Expectations and purposes: cross-cultural management, international stakeholder expectations, business ethics and corporate social responsibility; Business operations in an international context: Risk analysis, the developing global marketplace, operational decision making and culture and organisational design; Emerging issues in international business and globalisation.

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK students

For this course (per year)

6,075

International fees
Course fees for EU and international students

For this course (per year)

12,450

Entry requirements

Applicants will normally be expected to hold a degree with a minimum 2:2 honours, or equivalent. Applications are also welcome from those with non-standard entry qualifications. A typical applicant may be a new/recent graduate, who has attained an honours degree and wishes to augment that with further study to optimise their career opportunities.

University information

From a teaching college established in 1839, to becoming the University of Chester in 2005, over 180 years of academic growth has allowed the University to offer an extensive selection of postgraduate courses and research options across a number of specialist sites. This includes five sites in and around Chester, a campus in Warrington, a University Centre in Shrewsbury, and a new health and nursing education facility, Marriss House, in...more