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MSc International Business

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Study mode

Full time

Duration

1 year

Start date

SEP

Key information
DATA SOURCE : IDP Connect

Qualification type

MSc - Master of Science

Subject areas

International Business Studies

Course type

Taught

Course Summary

To operate across borders, organisations need a good understanding of the international business environment.

This course covers some of the major issues which affect enterprises working in different countries, from local circumstances to international politics.

You'll develop your skills in critical analysis, information processing, and data presentation. You'll prepare for a range of careers in international business and management, with the skills and outlook to thrive in an increasingly interconnected global workplace.

Assessment and feedback

Your modules are assessed with a mixture of exams, essays and presentations. You'll also complete formative assignments including presentations and literature reviews. You'll receive feedback on all the work you submit, helping you to understand your strengths and identify areas for improvement.

Your final assessment is an 8,000-word dissertation, which makes up a third of your overall grade.

Careers and skills

This MSc has been designed to help you thrive in a global workplace. The course will give you the knowledge and skills needed for management roles in private and public sector organisations around the world.

Our graduates go on to careers in all aspects of business and management. Each year, some continue their studies, joining the York Management School doctoral programme.

Career opportunities

  • Finance manager
  • Management consultant
  • Analyst
  • Project manager
  • Managing director
  • Marketing consultant

Modules

This module provides an introductory primer to the theory and techniques of strategic management, taught intensively in the beginning of the autumn term. It aims to introduce students to the various theories underlying approaches to strategy formulation and implementation in organisations.

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK students

For this course (per year)

12,060

International fees
Course fees for EU and international students

For this course (per year)

23,940

Entry requirements

Undergraduate degree: 2:1 or equivalent in any subject. You would also need to have undertaken at least a couple of Economics or Mathematics modules at undergraduate level. We may give preference to students with knowledge of relevant areas, including Management or Business Studies, Economics, Finance, Accounting, or any social science. Alternatively, we may accept a 2:2 undergraduate degree supported by professional qualifications or at least one year of relevant work experience.