This course is specifically aimed at International students, supporting those wishing to gain practical work based experiential learning. Together with studying your chosen course we are offering an additional 6-month placement opportunity, making the course 18 months in length. This allows students to put into practice the skills and techniques developed throughout the Master’s degree within a UK environment after completing the 12-month taught programme.
This course has a key focus on how national, regional and international initiatives regulate the ever-changing dynamics of financial and cultural globalisation, including how these affect respect for human rights in contemporary society.
You will have the opportunity to gain a critical understanding of the rapidly changing and dynamic international business environment, and the skills needed to analyse the activities and strategies of multinational enterprises. This programme will provide the opportunity for you to study a wide range of topics in international business, from both a theoretical and practical perspective. The course is designed to enable you to tailor it to your own personal and career interests, with a number of option modules available.
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You'll study the following modules:
- The Context of International Business
- Humanitarian Challenges
- The Strategy of International Business
- Global Business and Human Rights
- The Global Professional
Option modules may include (choose one)
- Productivity Improvement
- The Curious Mindset
- Leading Managing and Developing People
- Ageing Societies
- Society, Culture and Philosophy
- Artificial Intelligence and Mobility
An opportunity to pursue an area that interests you or which you are passionate about comes in your choice of project. You have a choice of three routes: Research Route, Consultancy Route and New Venture Creation Route (subject to tutor approval).
- Research Methods
- Individual Research Project
- Consultancy Skills
- Group Consultancy Project
New Venture Creation
- Launch a venture
- New Venture Creation
MSc Professional Practice Placement
The Professional Practice module gives you an opportunity to reflect on your personal and professional development and put theory into practice through professional work experience. This route must be chosen at the point of application by selecting the specific (Professional Practice) route as the placement adds a further 6 months to your duration of study. Due to the competitive nature of the placement route the Professional Practice course has limited availability and places are capped.
Placements are not guaranteed and are secured through a competitive process. You may be required to undertake formal application processes and interviews with placement providers in order to successfully secure a work placement.
Assessment of this module is in the form of a reflective log.