The curriculum has been carefully designed to ensure that there is a balance of theory to application and that there are regular opportunities for you to engage with the world of business. There will be regular guest input from business professionals, case studies and projects in modules that will allow you to apply your knowledge of the theory to a range of real-world business scenarios.
The programme offers opportunities to reflect upon, evaluate and apply key international business management theories and concepts as well as encouraging creative and innovative thinking in the application of relevant management models. As you progress through your studies you will not just be taught academic theory related to the subject, you will also be encouraged and supported to develop skills that will prepare you for developing your career in management, especially related to international business.
The overall aim of the programme is to educate you as a potential manager with a sound understanding of the international business context and within this to:
Modules may include:
All modules are delivered utilising a range of teaching, learning and assessment strategies including lectures, seminars, a guest speaker programme, tutorials, workshops and global café style learning activities. Each module tutor will adopt the best practices to facilitate your learning and development.
All modules are assessed through a programme of work undertaken whilst studying for the MSc International Business Management. A range of assessment tools are used including presentations, critical essays, portfolios and reflective journals, exams and case study work. Each module tutor will provide opportunities for formative assessment feedback to inform your work prior to submission.
All taught contact sessions at York Business School are supported by a wide range of materials such as online resources. Study beyond the classroom reinforces and prepares you for the classroom delivered contact sessions, as well as directing and encouraging supported open learning and independent learning. Each module has a Virtual Learning Environment (VLE) where you and other Masters level students will be encouraged to be involved with online debate and collaborative approaches to learning. This programme is underpinned by the latest industry insights and you will have access to a wide range of supporting resources whilst studying here.
You will receive detailed feedback on assessment to help you develop and continuously improve your performance whilst on the programme. Advice will be provided in relation to development, further areas for research and guidance on how to enhance your knowledge of business and practice.
All students of York Business School receive the opportunity for study support including academic writing and research skills to enhance employability and career development in the field of business management.