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International Management (Applied) MSc

Key information
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Qualification type

MSc - Master of Science

Subject areas

Management (General)

Course type

Taught

Course Summary

Course overview:

If you are a recent graduate, or working in a management role, and are looking for a master’s-level programme which combines general management with a strong international dimension, then this programme will appeal to you.

This two-year full-time programme includes structured time for you to spend working with a business on a work-based project, to enhance your skills and gain experience.

This course equips you with the skills and knowledge for a higher-level career in business management and allows you to develop employability skills and UK experience to further enhance your employability. It provides clear links between theory and international business practice, and places discussion of relevant management techniques and themes in the context of the international stage. It focuses on areas such as global decision-making within operations and finance, global economics and cultural issues within management in an international environment. The work-based module in your second year provides access to an organization to enable you to put into practice these skills and gain valuable experience of working within a UK-based organization’s programme concludes with the dissertation, which provides the opportunity for you to carry out a major international business project. It provides a basis for students from business or other disciplines looking for management careers but who do not yet have significant management experience. It equips you with:

  • knowledge and understanding of the global influences on business and an ability to analyze management decisions in an international setting
  • an understanding of recent advances in management theory, research and practice.

How you are assessed:

The programme 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 formative assessment opportunities throughout the programme which support your summative assessments. The overall assessment load has been balanced to prevent, as far as possible, bunching of assessments.

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

The assessment criteria, where appropriate, will include assessment of presentation skills and report writing.

Career opportunities:

This course includes 120 hours of work-based learning, where you will work with a business on a project so you can gain valuable UK experience to enhance your global career prospects.

Successful completion of this programme will open opportunities in international business and management.

Different course options

Study mode

Full time

Duration

2 years

Start date

21-SEP-20

Modules

You develop a critical understanding of the international business environment, concentrating particularly on the impact of cultural differences on individuals and organisations, and the effects of developments in the global economy. Teaching on the module is divided into two parts. The cultural aspects look at topics such as the nature of culture and its implications for management, communication, conflict and negotiation. The economics part develops the tools needed to analyse some of the principal issues facing business in the global economy, for example, international trade, economic development and growth, shifts in world economic activity and the effects of policies on the environment.

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK / EU students

For this course (per year)

£3,935

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£5,202

International fees
Course fees for non-UK / EU students

For this course (per year)

£7,500

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£12,227

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).

University information

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