The MSc International Business will prepare you for the world of international business and of operating in the global markets. The course offers applied knowledge alongside practical management skills development.
Studying on this course will provide you with a comprehensive and up-to-date knowledge of international business management, including key theories and concepts and also the ability to apply a significant range of professional skills, practices and techniques in international business management. Students have the option to focus in the areas of international business management relevant to their needs and interests.
The course can be studied full-time over 1 year or online by distance learning over 3 years. The distance learning mode is delivered through CampusMoodle the university's online virtual learning environment.
In full time mode, you will learn through a combination of lectures, seminars and workshop sessions. These comprise of a mix of group study, discussion, simulation and presentations of findings by teams and individuals. You will work as an individual and also as part of a team teams on case studies, team activities, presentations and discussions.
Access to our virtual learning environment, CampusMoodle, is also provided giving you access from home to learning materials (including videos, e-books and journals).
Our supported distance learning mode of delivery allows you to study online from any location and is designed to fit in around your work commitments. You will be taught and supported by experienced industry professionals who will recreate the same challenging interactive format of the on-campus courses for those studying at a distance.
Our virtual learning environment, CampusMoodle offers students flexibility of where and when they can study, offering full and open access to tutors and other class members. Students have the benefit of being part of a group of learners with the invaluable opportunity to participate in active, group-related learning within a supportive online community setting. The online campus provides students with lectures and course materials and it also includes:
•Virtual tutorials •Live chat •Discussion forums - student and tutor led •Up-to-date web technology for delivery methods •User friendly material •Access to our online library
As online learners, students are part of a 'virtual cohort' and the communication and interaction amongst members of the cohort is a significant aspect of the learning process.
An MSc International Business can enhance the career options of junior and middle managers. It also provides graduates from a non-business discipline with the opportunity to gain entry to careers within business and management.
This course is particularly suited for those who wish to enter higher level posts in the international business and management sector and several of our graduates have gone on to set up their own businesses.