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Our MSc in International Business Management prepares you for a huge variety of business roles in a global context, whether you’re interested in entrepreneurship, global innovation, corporate strategy, consultancy or multinational management. Our staff and students are drawn from all over the world with widely varied expertise, making this MSc a truly international programme.

The course looks toward future trends in business, from the changing role of business in society to the impact that rapidly evolving technology has on business in a global context. We train you to be mobile across different markets in high-tech, knowledge-intensive industries; remain flexible in the face of technological change; and maintain an international outlook as the world evolves.

You’ll learn about the way businesses can adapt to new challenges, from the importance of sustainability in the face of climate change, to the rise of robotics and the Internet of Things.

Based in University Square Stratford, close to the commercial and financial centres of the City of London and Canary Wharf, you will benefit from fantastic facilities in a purpose-built learning environment.

The course is designed to resonate with people from a variety of backgrounds, so you won’t need to have specific academic or work experience. Throughout the degree, you will develop crucial analytical, research and communication skills as you work on projects with your fellow students and undertake your own original research. Our personal tutoring scheme also gives you access to bespoke academic advice and exciting industry opportunities.

 

Our MSc in International Business Management prepares you for a huge variety of business roles in a global context, whether you’re interested in entrepreneurship, global innovation, corporate strategy, consultancy or multinational management. Our staff and students are drawn from all over the world with widely varied expertise, making this MSc a truly international...

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Course Content

We consistently review and develop our courses and modules to ensure they are up-to-date with sector and industry graduate skills demands. Course structure, modules and options are subject to change.

MODULES

  • Managing Resources in an International Business Environment (core)
  • Global Project Management in Practice (core)
  • Managing Sustainable Global Value Chains (core)
  • Organisational Behaviour and Global Strategy (core)
  • Mental Wealth 4: Mental Wealth and Applied Research (core)
  • Applied Business Project (core)

We consistently review and develop our courses and modules to ensure they are up-to-date with sector and industry graduate skills demands. Course structure, modules and options are subject to change. MODULES Managing Resources in an International Business Environment (core) Global Project Management in Practice (core) Managing...

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Entry Requirements

DEGREE :-  Minimum 2:2 Honours.

We would normally expect you to have Grade C in GCSE English and Maths. 

ALTERNATIVE ENTRY REQUIREMENTS :-  We will consider the Level 7 BTEC Extended Diploma in Strategic Management and Leadership acceptable. 

Please note that this qualification would not be considered if have failed and had to resit, more than one of the modules. 

ENGLISH LANGUAGE REQUIREMENTS :-  Overall IELTS 6.0 with a minimum of 6.0 in Writing, Speaking, Reading and Listening (or recognised equivalent). If you do not meet the academic English language requirements for your course, you may be eligible to enrol onto a pre-sessional English programme. The length of the course will depend on your current level of English and the requirements for your degree programme. We offer a 5-week and an 11-week pre-sessional course. Find out more here.

DEGREE :-  Minimum 2:2 Honours. We would normally expect you to have Grade C in GCSE English and Maths.  ALTERNATIVE ENTRY REQUIREMENTS :-  We will consider the Level 7 BTEC Extended Diploma in Strategic Management and Leadership acceptable.  Please note that this qualification would not be considered if have...

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Assessment Methods

You'll be assessed through a mixture of different methods, allowing you to develop multiple study skills and demonstrate your abilities in a variety of ways. Seminars and interactive case studies characterise this course. Each module is assessed separately – typically, there are two pieces of assessment for each taught module, so that you will have four assessments to complete in each term. One will be an examination, one a group project, and others coursework. All students have to complete a dissertation. All assessments count towards your Masters award.

You'll be assessed through a mixture of different methods, allowing you to develop multiple study skills and demonstrate your abilities in a variety of ways. Seminars and interactive case studies characterise this course. Each module is assessed separately – typically, there are two pieces of assessment for each taught module, so that you will have four assessments to complete in...

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Additional Information

Big business is big news and by studying this course with us you will learn the facts behind the headlines.

As a master’s student, you will hone your ability to critically analyse concepts and issues in international business by studying the latest thinking and research as you examine real-world business practice through case studies of global companies.

For the bulk of the course you will study core modules to deepen your knowledge of managing resources, innovation, supply chains, strategy, leadership, change management, marketing and research. 

You can choose to do a dissertation or you can study an additional module and produce a management report based on independent research. Or you could produce the business plan for your new venture.. 

Throughout your time with us you’ll learn how to collect and analyse information and data from a wide range of sources in order to enhance your understanding and insight of the topics you study.

Big business is big news and by studying this course with us you will learn the facts behind the headlines. As a master’s student, you will hone your ability to critically analyse concepts and issues in international business by studying the latest thinking and research as you examine real-world business practice through case studies of global companies. For...

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