This course is for both recent graduates and those with work experience wishing to start their own business or develop enterprising skills for larger organisations. It is also designed to produce master’s graduates who are conversant with international business and entrepreneurship, through both practical application and relevant leading-edge theory. •Global business school The diverse nature of the staff and student cohort means you will experience and benefit from a truly international learning environment allowing you to identify new opportunities in a range of contexts •Apply theory in an international context By embracing two different business approaches, you will gain the ability to identify and exploit opportunities to launch and grow businesses in an international setting thereby enhancing your employability •Tailor your course depending on your interests This course offers a carefully selected relevant range of optional modules allowing you to tailor the course to your career aspirations, be that launching a small business or growing an established company •Excellent student experience Enjoy trips to multi-national companies such as Mini (BMW) which will allow you to apply and understand theory in industry.
Teaching and assessment
Teaching will be delivered through formal lectures, informal seminars, tutorials, workshops, discussions, and e-learning packages. You will also benefit from exciting guest lectures and visits to companies such as Mini (BMW). Assessment will usually be through a combination of individual and group work, presentations, essays, reports and exams. In addition, a particular feature of the course will be to take part in a state-of-the-art, computer driven business simulation exercise, which will integrate many aspects of your learning and development.
This innovative one year MSc will help graduates wishing to start their own business develop entrepreneurial skills for large businesses, or pursue a career in management or SME development within an international business environment. You will be encouraged to take part in the Campus Enterprise Opportunities Business Venture Competition, the perfect opportunity for any DMU student, staff member or graduate to turn a business idea into reality.
You should hold a good honours degree or overseas equivalent, in any subject. Professional qualifications of equivalent standing will also be considered on an individual basis. If English is not your first language, an IELTS score of 6.5 (including a minimum of 5.5 in each component) or equivalent is normally required. English language tuition is available both before and during the course if required.