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International Management (Digital Business) MSc

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Full time | Teesside University | 1 year | 19-SEP-22

Study mode

Full time

Duration

1 year

Start date

19-SEP-22

Key information
DATA SOURCE : IDP Connect

Qualification type

MSc - Master of Science

Subject areas

International Business Studies E-Business

Course type

Taught

Course Summary

Course overview

If you’re seeking to pursue a career in digital business, e-commerce, digital marketing and business operations, then this international management course is for you.

You gain an in-depth knowledge of the global marketplace with a specialist focus on the role of digital business technologies. And develop a range of business and technical skills including working effectively within international business management project teams.

You explore critical theories and concepts to analyse and differentiate the strategic values of emerging technologies (cloud computing, social media, big data, the internet of things), and critically evaluate different methods of aligning technological opportunities with business strategy to effectively convert digital opportunities into competitiveness.

How you learn

This programme enables you to develop a comprehensive knowledge and understanding of international management and broad digital business themes as well as a range of practical, professional and key transferable skills.

  • Interactive classroom sessions deliver the relevant subject knowledge and allow you to explore and apply theory to real examples.
  • You engage in group work, class debate, employer projects, case studies analysis and research.
  • The dissertation requires the use of a range of cognitive and intellectual skills and you need to demonstrate the ability to produce a substantial piece of self-directed work.

How you are assessed

The assessment strategy has been designed to assess your subject-specific knowledge, cognitive and intellectual skills and transferable skills applicable to the workplace. The strategy ensures that you are provided with opportunities for feedback to assess your learning and guide you with the final assessments for each module.

The assessments include assignments, business reports, case studies, presentations, a research proposal and literature review, and the production of a dissertation. The assessments may include individual or group essays or reports.

Career opportunities

You graduate with the knowledge, experience and confidence to succeed in a management role on a global scale. You acquire a unique mix of skills to work in roles including global strategic management, leadership and management, strategic marketing management, managing people, operations, and finance, or you could even strike out in business on your own. By specialising in digital business you could also secure roles in e-commerce and digital marketing.

Modules

The module seeks to explain the emerging business models that are enabled by information technologies in the internet age. It provides a way of thinking and crafting strategy that transforms digital opportunities into sustainable competitive advantages. You will be equipped with critical theories and concepts to analyse and differentiate the strategic values of emerging technologies (cloud computing, social media, big data, the internet of things etc), and evaluate different methods of aligning technological opportunities with business strategy. By examining the business models and strategies of a wide range of internet business, you will be capable of not only identifying the patterns and explaining the mechanisms by which internet business evolves, but also, more importantly, critically evaluating the strategic choices to effectively convert digital opportunities into competitiveness.

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK students

For this course (per year)

6,100

International fees
Course fees for EU and international students

For this course (per year)

14,000

Entry requirements

The normal entry requirement is one of the following: an honours degree (at least a 2:2); a post-experience or professional qualification; equivalent qualifications (including international qualifications).

Department profile

At Teesside University International Business School we're proud to do things differently. We're a modern, enterprising and dynamic business school offering a blend of academic excellence, entrepreneurial thinking and real-world orientation. Through entrepreneurship education, we develop leaders with the skills, knowledge and mindset to make a real, practical difference to people's lives and the success of businesses and economies. Our...more

University information

Based on its vibrant campus in the heart of Middlesbrough in North East England, Teesside University is a friendly, modern university offering a broad portfolio of courses. The University has recently invested more than £275m in its town-centre campus giving it a leading edge in digital innovation, forensic facilities and sport and health sciences buildings. The University is investing an additional £300m over the next ten years to further...more

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