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MA International Business


Course Description

The MA International Business programme is designed in such a way as to reflect the increased emphasis on multi-disciplinarity and international perspective arising from today's market developments as well as the employers expectation to integrate the theoretical knowledge and applied skills in training a modern workforce.

This programme intends to develop the range of intellectual and practical skills in students who can then become effective specialists in the global knowledge economy with traditional boundaries between sectors breaking down. The programme provides students who may not have a first degree in business with a grounding in business management, followed by specialised international business modules and an independent specialist project. A distinctive characteristic of the programme is its teaching and learning emphasis on business developments in fast growing economies.

The aims of the programme are:

- To provide students with the knowledge, skills and competencies needed to operate in global business environment

- To facilitate the advanced study of international business organisations and their management

- To enable students to systematically and creatively analyse, critique and apply knowledge and understanding of complex international business and management issues

- To enable students to master, apply and distinguish the most relevant research methodologies, techniques and tools in analytical, creative, and intellectual ways

- To build interpersonal skills so as to be able to interact effectively with a range of specialists and to implement solutions effectively and efficiently, thereby enhancing employability potential.

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

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)

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)

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 through a wide range of assessment methods and procedures, namely individual and group presentations, tests, reports and assignments, individual on-line journals, article reviews, examinations and a project.

Professional recognition

This programme provides student membership of the Chartered Management Institute (http://www.managers.org.uk/).

Career options

Graduates may 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. Some of our graduates have joined ABN AMRO, Accenture, CNN, Hertz and Kerry Foods Management.

Find out about the teaching and learning outcomes here - http://www2.gre.ac.uk/__data/assets/pdf_file/0014/644000/Programme-Specs-MBA-MA-Int-Business.pdf

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

Visit the MA 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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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 degree from a recognised university or higher education institute (equivalent to a UK 2.2 or above). Students educated in a language other than English 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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