STAND OUT FROM THE CROWD WITH A HULL MSC In the midst of challenging times for businesses around the world, it’s clear that organisations are looking for professionals who have the capacity to make sense of complex issues in order to make things work better.
This is why our MSc programmes will equip you with specialist skills, advanced knowledge and an appreciation of how these are put into practice in the global business environment – allowing you to fit smoothly into organisations of all kinds and add value from day one.
Funding for our MSc programmes is available through scholarships and bursaries for home/EU and international students.
MSc INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS One of the main challenges for managers operating in the international business environment is dealing with its erratic and dynamic nature. This means that managers need not only to be responsive, but also confident that they are making the right decisions at the right time – skills you will develop on our MSc in International Business.
On the programme you will explore topics including governance issues, cultural diversity and the additional complexity arising from cross-border transactions, while maintaining a strong strategic focus. You’ll become adept at formulating competitive strategies and conducting effective research, as you come into contact with current issues and the latest research.
You will study:
• International Business Context • The Region in International Business • The International Firm and its Strategy • Global Logistics and Supply Chain Management • Cross-Cultural Communication • Professional Skills • Research Methods
You will also: • choose one optional module from the wide choice available • engage in a dissertation or project in an area of interest
TRANSFERABLE SKILLS In addition to core modules related to your area of study, all MSc programmes include two common modules to help develop transferable academic and professional skills.
Professional Skills will help you to build the tools you need to achieve your academic and professional objectives, including personal development planning techniques, communication and presentation skills, and approaches to problem solving.
Research Methods enables the exploration of research paradigms in the context of business and management, providing you with tools and techniques ready for the dissertation or project and beyond.
DISSERTATION OR COMPANY-BASED PROJECT The dissertation provides the opportunity to pursue your interests and strengthen your analytical and critical skills as you undertake a major piece of work.
Your dissertation can be in the form of a company-based project, which involves the exploration a specific organisational issue related to your programme of study. You will put your learning into practice in a real organisation and feed your findings and recommendations back.
ENGAGE WITH THE WORLD OF WORK Our dedicated World of Work team coordinates the company-based projects, promotes job opportunities and arranges events throughout the year to support your career development.
This support does not end on graduation. We encourage all our students to keep in touch with us after they have finished their studies by joining our global community of 27,000 graduates , who work in roles from senior managers in functional areas to chief executives. Graduates are invited to take part in the stimulating network opportunities and management development programmes we offer, continuing their personal and professional development.
Twenty-five scholarships of £1,500 are available for new MSc students and these are awarded on the basis of academic excellence. If succesfull this scholarship is in addition to a £1000 bursary. For details of eligibility and an application form please visit: http://www2.hull.ac.uk/hubs/msc/msc-fees-and-finance.aspx