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MSc International Business Administration

MSc International Business Administration

Key information
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Qualification type

MSc - Master of Science

Subject areas

International Business Studies Business Administration

Course type

Taught

Course Summary

Overview

International businesses have a growing need for senior personnel with high quality management skills and specialist regional knowledge.

As the regions of Asia and of Africa take roles as leading and emerging economies in the world, this MSc International Business Administration responds to this need.

You will study the interplay between global and local factors that influence management decisions in business. Additionally, students will also become acquainted with the main issues and methods in Corporate Finance, Risk Management, Banking, and Financial Econometrics. The programme will present Finance as a scientific discipline with a rigorous methodology, but at the same time will describe the way financial markets and institutions actually work in a variety of contexts.

Our teaching offers you exceptional insights into financial institutions and markets in London and other major cities in the world. In addition, we offer specialist knowledge of financial and management systems in the emerging markets of Africa, Asia and the Middle East – something that will set you apart from graduates of other universities that normally focus on the analysis of Europe and the Americas. You will develop an excellent understanding of key issues shaping international business strategy in a global financial environment.

Teaching & Learning

The MSc is made up of six modules. Each module is studied in one for four 10-week sessions. You can only take one module at a time, but each module is typically available in at least two of the year's study sessions. This gives you the flexibility to plan how you study during the year, enabling you to fit your study in with your professional, family and personal commitments.

You will be individually assigned an online academic tutor for the duration of each module with whom you can discuss academic queries at regular intervals during the study session. You will also have a named administrator providing you with help and advice throughout your studies.

Before the start of each module you have enrolled on, you will be sent a package containing all of the study materials that you need to complete the module – the core text, textbooks, a collection of key articles, and any module related software.

Employment

Graduates from the MSc in Finance will be well equipped for a career in corporate finance, treasury, banking, investments, financial analysis, and other finance-related strategic roles in business.

Students who attain a distinction or merit grade will be well-placed to embark on research towards a PhD. The School of Finance and Management maintains close links with employers in the United Kingdom and its focus regions; the Centre for Global Finance has solid international links with multinational firms, governments and multilateral financial institutions.

Different course options

Study mode

Distance without attendance

Duration

5 years

Start date

APR

Modules

Managing the Transnational Corporation - Core
International Business Strategy - Core

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK / EU students

MSc fee - £10,500 Single Module fee - £1,975 Our distance learning programmes can be paid in full at the time of enrolment or on a pay as you learn basis. Pay as you learn means you only pay for the module you are enrolling on.

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£5,202

International fees
Course fees for non-UK / EU students

MSc fee - £10,500 Single Module fee - £1,975 Our distance learning programmes can be paid in full at the time of enrolment or on a pay as you learn basis. Pay as you learn means you only pay for the module you are enrolling on.

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£12,227

Entry requirements

To be confirmed

University information

SOAS University of London is home to a large postgraduate community, with 45% of students studying towards a taught or research degree. SOAS University of London welcomes the brightest minds to study on its central London campus with like-minded individuals who feel passionately about contemporary world issues. All SOAS courses provide students with an understanding of complex contemporary issues and knowledge of non-Western theories. SOAS...more

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