Taught at our Queen's Pak Campus in Chester, this course offers aspiring and developing managers the opportunity to gain valuable knowledge, skills and understanding that can make a positive difference in the real business world.
Globalisation is an increasingly important and dominant aspect of the business environment. This International Business pathway explores international business strategy, and considers the impact of the local environment and culture on business decisions. This approach aims to develop your skills and abilities to design and apply successful business strategies for a global environment.
Why Study International Business with us?
Our course will help you to achieve your management aspirations by being relevant to the modern work environment. We combine academic study with workplace application, so you will get lots of opportunities to understand how to manage, and make management decisions, in the real world.
Extensive use of case studies will give you the chance to develop valuable skills and understanding that will provide you with a strategic appreciation of the many facets of management. Our tutors encourage discussion in class, so that you can gradually learn to form, express and defend your own opinions.
Modules have been carefully designed to provide you with a relevant set of skills, knowledge and understanding that will enable you to perform successfully, and this course has the potential to offer you a springboard to a new career.
What will I learn?
You will develop your knowledge and understanding of managing business in a global context, and gain an appreciation of how business strategy and operations are affected by the international business environment. These subjects combine with other modules to develop your knowledge and understanding in the essential areas of management.
How will I be taught?
You will learn by attending regular, scheduled sessions, which could be lectures, project work, presentations, discussions or case studies, as well as one-to-one sessions with your tutors.
The course includes six taught modules plus the Management Research Project.
How will I be assessed?
Assessment of your learning could be through written assignments, in-class tests, examinations or presentations, as well as completion of an individual management report.
Postgraduate Visit Opportunities
If you are interested in this courses we have a number of opportunities to visit us and our campuses. To find out more about these options and to book a visit, please go to: https://www1.chester.ac.uk/study/postgraduate/postgraduate-visit-opportunities
Request a Prospectus
If you would like to know more about the University please request a prospectus at: http://prospectus.chester.ac.uk/form.php
Applicants will normally be expected to hold a degree with a minimum 2:2 honours, or equivalent. Applications are also welcome from those with non-standard entry qualifications.