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MBA International Business


Course Description

The MBA International Business programme is designed to reflect the increased emphasis on multidisciplinary and international perspective arising from todays' market developments and explores the complexity and diversity of business in an increasingly interconnected world. The programme takes account of the consolidation of managerial and institutional economic interpretations of international business issues in academic research.

MBA International Business graduates are expected to develop critical analytical skills in assessing the global environment for business; identify new international business opportunities and analysing international markets and industries; deal with complex issues both systematically and creatively; and communicate clearly to a range of audiences.

This programme will provide those without a first degree in business with a good grounding in business management, followed by specialised international business modules, specialist project and guided internship. A particular feature of the programme is commercial relevance and employability, designed to enhance knowledge and skills particularly sought by global employers.

The aims of the programme are:

- To consolidate, in a practical context, advanced knowledge and management of organisations competing internationally

- To challenge to question preconceptions and to remove boundaries to handle complex situations holistically

- To build interpersonal skills and leadership potential so as to be able to interact effectively with a range of specialists and to implement agreed solutions effectively and efficiently

- To provide students with a conceptual approach and transferable skills that can be applied when operating in other markets and cultures, thereby enhancing student's employability.

Visit the website http://www2.gre.ac.uk/study/courses/pg/intlbus/intmba

Business - International

The importance of the international dimension for many businesses today is creating a demand for graduates with sound business skills and the ability to operate effectively outside their country of origin. Redesigned in consultation with the business community our current programmes aim to meet this demand.

What you'll study

Full time
- Year 1:
Students are required to study the following compulsory courses.

Financial and Management Accounting (15 credits)
E-Logistics and International Supply Chain Management (15credits) (15 credits)
Global Strategy: Analysis and Practice (15 credits)
Pathway Specialisation Project (30 credits)
Global Business and Sustainability (30 credits)
Global Networks and Innovation (30 credits)
Foundations of Scholarship and Research (15 credits)
Business English for Academic Purposes - Level 4
Managing and Leading People Across Cultural Borders (15 credits)
International Marketing (15 credits)

- Year 2:
Students are required to study the following compulsory courses.

Pathway Specialisation Project (30 credits)
Professional Practice (60 credits)

Part time
- Year 1:
Students are required to study the following compulsory courses.

Global Business and Sustainability (30 credits)
Global Networks and Innovation (30 credits)
Foundations of Scholarship and Research (15 credits)
Business English for Academic Purposes - Level 4
International Marketing (15 credits)

- Year 2:
Students are required to study the following compulsory courses.

Financial and Management Accounting (15 credits)
E-Logistics and International Supply Chain Management (15credits) (15 credits)
Global Strategy: Analysis and Practice (15 credits)
Pathway Specialisation Project (30 credits)
Managing and Leading People Across Cultural Borders (15 credits)

- Year 3:
Students are required to study the following compulsory courses.

Pathway Specialisation Project (30 credits)
Professional Practice (60 credits)

Distance learning
- Year 1:
Students are required to study the following compulsory courses.

Financial and Management Accounting (15 credits)
E-Logistics and International Supply Chain Management (15credits) (15 credits)
Global Strategy: Analysis and Practice (15 credits)
Pathway Specialisation Project (30 credits)
Global Business and Sustainability (30 credits)
Global Networks and Innovation (30 credits)
Foundations of Scholarship and Research (15 credits)
Business English for Academic Purposes - Level 4
Managing and Leading People Across Cultural Borders (15 credits)
International Marketing (15 credits)

- Year 2:
Students are required to study the following compulsory courses.

Pathway Specialisation Project (30 credits)
Professional Practice (60 credits)

Fees and finance

Your time at university should be enjoyable and rewarding, and it is important that it is not spoilt by unnecessary financial worries. We recommend that you spend time planning your finances, both before coming to university and while you are here. We can offer advice on living costs and budgeting, as well as on awards, allowances and loans.

Assessment

Students are assessed via a range of innovative methods including group and individual projects and presentations, tests, examinations, coursework and a project.

Professional recognition

This programme provides associate membership of the Chartered Institute of Management.

Career options

Graduates can pursue opportunities in management in multinational firms, small or medium-sized exporters, local or central government agencies involved in business development, consultancies and media companies.

Find out how to apply here - http://www2.gre.ac.uk/study/apply

Visit the MBA International Business page on the University of Greenwich website for more details!

(Student Profile)

Sydney Sename Kwedeha

"Life at University of Greenwich was hectic but exciting. Apart from academic life, there was an enjoyable social life full of adventure. The whole journey was life changing."

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"Great teaching staff, great learning environment, and perfect campus. A real career boosting institution."


(Scholarship)

Fast Forward Master's Scholarships - 20+ Awards

Our Fast Forward Master's Scholarship will provide £5000 support which can be taken either as a discount from the normal fee or a cash bursary.Up to 80 scholarships will be available across the university.Criteria and who can apply?- Final year University of Greenwich home undergraduates (subject to a simple financial means threshold details below) who are predicted to achieve a First or Upper Second class degree. Offers for the Scholarship scheme will be made conditional upon achievement of that degree outcome.- Available for part time programmes. Part time fees will be split across the first two years of study.- Students will need to have a declared household income of £40,000 or less, and will be asked to demonstrate this by providing certain information as requested by the university.- Students funded by Student Finance England (SFE) will need to ensure that SFE have "consent to share" their household income assessment with the university.- Students who receive funding from Student Finance Services European Team, Student Finance Wales, Student Finance Northern Ireland or the Student Awards Agency for Scotland will be asked to by the University to provide documents from their funding provider to verify their household income.- Fees will be subject to a 5% prompt payment discount if paid in full by the end of September 2016. Other fee waivers (for example the Alumni and First Class Honours waivers) will not be payable in addition to Fast Forward Master's Scholarships.

Value of Scholarship(s)

£5000

Eligibility

Final year University of Greenwich home undergraduates (subject to a simple financial means threshold details below) who are predicted to achieve a First or Upper Second class degree. Offers for the Scholarship scheme will be made conditional upon achievement of that degree outcome.

Application Procedure

Before applying for this scheme you must first make an application for an eligible University of Greenwich Master's programme.Applications for Fast Forward Master's Scholarships will be addressed to check whether:- They meet the eligibility tests as summarised above and as set out more fully in the self-check eligibility test (see below)- They are predicted to achieve a First or Upper Second class degree.Those applications which pass this assessment will result in scholarship offers, on a first come/ first serve basis. These offers will be conditional on the achievement of a first or upper second class degree.

Further Information

http://www2.gre.ac.uk/study/finance/postgraduate/scholarships/fastforward



Entry Requirements

A good quality relevant first degree from a recognised university or higher education institute • Students without English as their first language should normally have an IELTS score of 6.5 (with a minimum of 5.5 in each skill) or equivalent in a secure English language test. Alternatively, students with an overall IELTS of 5 or 5.5 can study our Pre-Sessional English language programme prior to degree studies.

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