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MA - Master of Arts
Leadership Business Communication Skills International Business Studies
Are you looking to build real business work experience and improve your leadership and cross-cultural communication skills, while also earning a Master's degree?
This 2-year MA Business Communication for International Leadership (with Professional Experience) degree course will help you achieve all three.
You'll spend your first year at university, developing your business communication and leadership skills with international markets in mind, including how to negotiate and positively influence people. You'll sharpen your verbal and written communication style and multi-cultural interpersonal skills – crucial for becoming an effective international communicator.
During your second year, you'll put your learning into action on a 12-month work placement in business or taking part in a professional experience programme tailored to your chosen career.
When you graduate, you'll be ready to take on managerial positions in multinational or international companies in fields such as corporate communication, marketing, public relations, social enterprise, management consultancy, human resource management, banking, logistics and distribution.
On this course, you'll:
Transferable skills you'll develop include:
Careers and opportunities
The business world needs international leaders who can operate across cross-cultural organisational boundaries and make crucial decisions in an increasingly complex global environment.
This Master's degree will give you an internationally recognised postgraduate qualification, excellent communication skills, and a year of practical experience in the business world.
With your global mindset, you'll be able to address challenges that organisations face in relation to a wide range of issues, such as reputation management, ethical business practices and sustainability.
A second-class honours degree or equivalent in a relevant subject. Equivalent professional experience and/or qualifications will be considered.
Over 4,000 postgraduate students call the University of Portsmouth campus home. An ideal choice for postgraduate students, the university has superb research credentials, excelling in areas such as astrophysics, forensics and sports science, with world-leading research groups conducting impactful work into some of the most significant challenges we face in society today. Portsmouth offers over 200 postgraduate degrees, in a wide variety...more
Distance without attendance | 1 year | 23-JAN-23
Part time | 2 years | SEP
Part time | 2 years | SEP
Distance without attendance | 2 years | 23-JAN-23
Full time | 1 year | 23-JAN-23