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MSc in International Management


Course Description

This MSc is aimed at students intending to pursue a career working in an international enterprise, and those who wish to understand the complexities of doing business in the contemporary global business environment.

The course adopts a broad perspective, looking at the business systems in place in different countries, how globalisation and integration are shaping the competitive environment, why and how firms engage in foreign trade and investment, and at various issues concerned with the strategy and management of international enterprises.

This MSc also introduces you to certain key functional areas of international management: marketing, finance, and entrepreneurship. A distinctive feature of the course is the choice of options focusing on issues of particular importance in selected regions of the world such as Europe, East Asia, and emerging economies.

Course Structure

We continue to develop and update our modules for 2016 entry to ensure you have the best student experience. In addition to the course structure below, you may find it helpful to refer to the Modules tab.

Autumn term: you take Accounting for Decision-Makers • Comparative Business Systems • International Business • Marketing Management.

Spring term: you take Research Methods for International Management and one from Business in Context (Asia) • Business in Context (Emerging Economies) • Business in Context (Europe). You also choose three from Corporate Governance • Corporate Governance and Social Responsibility • Globalisation and Integration • Global Marketing Management • International Entrepreneurship • International Human Resource Management • Multinational Financial Management.

Summer term: you carry out your research project.

Assessment

Modules are assessed by a combination of coursework, unseen tests, essays, extended essays and a research project.

Scholarships

The University of Sussex aims to attract the most talented students to postgraduate study and offers one of the most generous scholarship programmes of any UK university. For full details of our scholarships please visit: http://www.sussex.ac.uk/study/money/scholarships/pgt2016/

Visit the MSc in International Management page on the University of Sussex website for more details!

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Chancellor's Masters Scholarship (2015) - 20+ Awards

The University is delighted to offer 100 Masters scholarships to attract the most talented students to study at Sussex. Our awards include enhanced scholarships of £10,000 which are available for 2015 only and standard scholarships of £3,000. The scholarships are available on a competitive basis to UK/EU and non-EU students and confirm Sussex's position as one of the UK's leading universities for postgraduate study. Further details are as follows:[[Type of award]]
Taught full-time Masters[[Award amount]]
Up to £10,000[[Timetable]]
The application deadline is 1st August 2015.Scholarships will be allocated in a number of separate rounds during 2015 (February, April, June and August).The first allocation of awards will take place in February. Scholarships will be awarded in a number of separate rounds, in February, April, June and August, with successful applicants notified after each round. If you are not immediately successful in being awarded a scholarship, but meet the eligibility criteria, you will automatically be re-considered in the following allocation round alongside any new applications. The final allocation will be after the August deadline, with all remaining decisions notified then.[[Further information]]
If you accept a Chancellor's Masters Scholarship you will be required to undertake occasional promotional or support duties for the University of Sussex at times agreed between yourself and the University (e.g. providing text for the prospectus or web page). Schools of study may have specific duties they wish you to assist with.

Value of Scholarship(s)

Up to £10,000

Eligibility

• You must graduate with a first-class honours degree from any UK higher education institution
• You must have paid annual tuition fees of £9,000 or more in each of the last three years of undergraduate study
• You must have applied for your chosen full-time Masters course by 1 August
• You must accept and meet any conditions of your offer.

Application Procedure

To be considered for a scholarship you should apply online for an eligible full-time Masters course between 1 October 2014 and 1 August 2015 via the University's postgraduate application system.

To be considered for the scholarship (standard or enhanced), please complete the Chancellor's Masters Scholarship application form by 1 August. You are only required to submit one application, your eligibility for the standard or enhanced award will be assessed if you are made an offer of a scholarship.

Further Information

http://www.sussex.ac.uk/study/money/scholarships/pgt2015/view/398


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Chancellor's International Scholarship (2015) - 20+ Awards

25 scholarships are available in the majority of Sussex Schools, and are awarded on the basis of academic performance and potential. The scholarships are offered for one year.[[Type of award]]
Postgraduate taught[[Award amount]]
50% off International Student tuition fee[[Timetable]]
By 1 May: Deadline for all applications to be received
By 19 June: Notification to first choice and short-listed candidates
After 3 July: Notification to successful short-listed candidates if first choice candidates do not take up the scholarship[[Further information]]
Successful applicants
Students accepting a Chancellor's International Scholarship may be required to undertake occasional promotional or support duties for the University of Sussex at times agreed between the student and the University

Value of Scholarship(s)

50% off International Student tuition fee

Eligibility

In order to be considered for a Chancellor's International Scholarship you must meet all of the following criteria:Have applied for and accepted a place to start a Postgraduate taught degree at the University of Sussex (e.g., MA, MSc, LLM, MRes, Postgraduate Diploma, and Graduate Diploma) excluding certain degrees listed on our website.Be assessed as liable to pay fees at the "overseas" (namely the non-EU) rate.Have sufficient funds to meet your tuition fees and living expenses, after taking account of the possible award of a Chancellor's International Scholarship.

Application Procedure

The closing date and time for applications to be received is 1st May 23:59:00 BST prior to the academic year commencing in September. Applications received after 1st May cannot be considered.

When completed, you should return the form by email, post or fax to:

Student Funding Team
Student Life Centre
University of Sussex
Chichester 1, Ci003
Falmer
East Sussex
BN1 9QJ
UK
Email:

Fax Number: +441273873344

Further Information

http://www.sussex.ac.uk/study/money/scholarships/pgt2014/view/267


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Sussex Graduate Scholarship (2015) - 20+ Awards

The University is delighted to announce the launch of an unlimited number of enhanced scholarships of £10,000 for Sussex students admitted to full-time Master's degree courses in September 2015. The scholarships are jointly funded by the government and the University, and confirm Sussex's position as one of the UK's leading universities for postgraduate study.The enhanced scholarships are available for admission in 2015 only and are based on progression from an undergraduate course where students have paid the higher tuition fee, in operation since 2012/13. Additionally, the University has provided funding to make enhanced scholarships available to international students at Sussex.In line with our sector leading Masters scholarship offer in 2014 we will continue to offer an unlimited number of standard scholarships at £3,000 and £2,000 for Sussex students admitted to full-time Master's degree courses in September 2015.[[Type of award]]
Taught full-time Masters[[Award amount]]
£3,000 fee waiver for First class degree, £2,000 fee waiver for 2:1 degreeFurther information
If you accept a Sussex Graduate Scholarship you will be required to undertake occasional promotional or support duties for the University of Sussex at times agreed between yourself and the University (e.g. providing text for the prospectus or web page). Schools of study may have specific duties they wish you to assist with.

Value of Scholarship(s)

Up to £10,000

Eligibility

• You must be a University of Sussex graduate progressing immediately onto an eligible full-time Masters degree in 2015 (see below);
• You must have applied for your chosen full-time Masters degree by 1 August 2015 and have accepted and met the conditions of your offer; and
• You must meet the University's entrance requirementsThe scholarship relates to all full-time taught Masters degree courses at the University of Sussex (e.g. MA, MSc, LLM) excluding the following courses:

Application Procedure

You must apply for admission to an eligible Masters course via the University's PG Apply online application system between 1 October 2014 and 1 August 2015.

If you are made an offer, you will be asked to indicate your interest in the Sussex Graduate Scholarship when you accept your offer online.

Further Information

http://www.sussex.ac.uk/study/money/scholarships/pgt2015/view/399


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Leverhulme Trade Charities Trust for Postgraduate Study (2015) - No. of awards TBC

Funds are intended for those in financial hardship requiring tuition and examination fees, travel costs, study materials and accommodation.[[Type of award]]
Postgradute Masters[[Award amount]]
The maximum value is £5,000 maintenance award per annum.[[Timetable]]
Deadline: 1st October 2014

Value of Scholarship(s)

The maximum value is £5,000 maintenance award per annum.

Eligibility

Students who are in financial need, are resident in the UK and have an immediate family member who is / was a commercial traveller, chemist or grocer.

Application Procedure

For further information visit the Leverhulme Trade Charities Trust website.

The university is not involved in the selection process and any questions about the scholarship should be directed to the Leverhulme Trade Charities Trust.

Further Information

http://www.sussex.ac.uk/study/money/scholarships/pgt2015/view/405


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Santander Scholarship (2015) - 2 Awards

There are two University of Sussex Santander Postgraduate Scholarships for 2015. These scholarships are available for students starting their postgraduate taught masters degree in any academic school in the University in September 2015. Each scholarship will take the form of a £5,000 tuition fee reduction for one year only.The University of Sussex Santander Postgraduate Scholarships 2015 will be awarded on the basis of academic merit and a short personal statement demonstrating an interest and passion in enterprise and entrepreneurship.Applicants cannot apply for the scholarship before being offered a study place at Sussex.Where awards are made in relation to a fee waiver no fee award will exceed the total fee payable.[[Type of award]]
Postgraduate Taught courses only[[Award amount]]
£5,000 fee waiver for one year only

Value of Scholarship(s)

£5,000 fee waiver for one year only

Eligibility

In order to be considered for the Santander scholarship you must meet all of the following criteria:Be permanently domiciled in one of the following countries:Argentina
Brazil
Chile
Colombia
Mexico
Peru
Puerto Rico
Uruguay
USA
VenezuelaTo be eligible you must hold an offer of a study place for entry in September 2015.

Application Procedure

Please fill out the application form.

This can be emailed to:



or posted to:

Student Funding Team
Student Life Centre
Bramber House
University of Sussex
Falmer
East Sussex
BN1 9QU

[[Timetable]]
Sunday 3 May: Close of Applications at 23:59 (BST)

By 14th June: Successful applicants informed

Further Information

http://www.sussex.ac.uk/study/money/scholarships/pgt2015/view/409



Entry Requirements

A first- or upper second-class undergraduate honours degree or equivalent professional qualification. Overseas entrance requirements: View Website

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