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International Business (with Placement) MSc
International Business (with Placement) MSc

International Business (with Placement) MSc

  • ID:LC440056
  • Level:Master's Degree
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  • Type:Full-time

Fees (GBP)

  • TuitionFee/Month:£1,062.50
  • LivingFee/Month:£833.33
  • InsuranceFee/Month:£41.67
  • TuitionFee/Month:£1,062.50
  • LivingFee/Month:£833.33
  • InsuranceFee/Month:£41.67
Estimated Total/program:
£42,625.00
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Admission Requirements

Entry requirement

  • Applicants with a good honours degree 2.2 or above in a relevant academic discipline from a recognised University.
  • A Business degree or any other degree indicating basic quantitative skills is required.
  • You are required to pass the four 30 credit taught credits in order to progress to the final research phase of the Course. If these are not passed or an appropriate placement is not found, you will be transferred to the 12 month version of the MSc International Business.

English requirement

  • IELTS overall score of 6.0 with minimum 5.5 in each element
  • GCSE or O Level English language grade C or above validated in the UK 
  • IGCSE English as a First Language Grade C and the following individual scores: Reading Grade E, Writing Grade E, Speaking and Listening: Speaking Grade D (0522) or 2 (0500), Listening Grade D (0522) or 2 (0500)
  • IGCSE English as a Second Language Grade C and the following individual scores: Reading and Writing: Reading Grade D, Writing Grade D, Oral (Speaking) Grade C (0511) or 2 (0510), Listening Grade A
  • Scottish Certificate of Education Standard Grade English, minimum grade C
  • Scottish Certificate of Education Higher Grade English, minimum grade D
  • Irish Leaving Certificate – Ordinary Level English, minimum grade C
  • Irish Leaving Certificate – Higher Level English, minimum grade D
  • West African Examinations Council School Certificate (WAEC SSCE): Minimum Grade C/6
  • TOEFL iBT - Listening: 17, Reading: 18, Speaking: 20, Writing: 17
  • Pearson PTE - Listening: 51, Reading: 51, Speaking: 51, Writing: 51

Course Information

This course offers you the opportunity to develop a particular strength in the management of international business issues. You will focus on strategic areas of management, international business, intercultural competencies, brand management, and financial management, all framed by the lens of developing patterns of world trade and the global marketplace. You will develop the skills required to adopt appropriate strategic responses to different market environments through the study of and working with an organisation. You will also understand and experience at first hand the impact of contextual forces on international organisations, including the management functions of business such as corporate and brand reputation, corporate governance and ethical, economic and environmental change issues. You will develop your knowledge of the financing of organisations including the sources, uses and management of finance and the use of accounting for managerial and financial reporting. You will also study and experience the management and development of people in organisations within a cross-cultural context, the use of relevant communications within the global economy. You will appreciate how cultural differences affect both buying behaviour and marketing approaches. As well as specific knowledge relating to international business, you will develop enhanced personal and interpersonal skills through work experience in a professional placement. These include critical thinking, team working, problem solving, numeracy and quantitative skills, self-management and negotiation skills. The placement will provide the basis for the delivery of the Business Placement Dissertation and comprise one block of study on Campus preparing for the project in the organisation followed by four blocks of study in the organisation and a final block back in the University to complete the write up. The project will be fully academically supervised throughout the six blocks of study. At the end of this course, you will have the ability to use confidently your employability skills, and strategic and analytical skills to solve strategic international business and management problems.

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