The Master of International Business (MIntBus) is a 12-month coursework degree designed to provide graduates with the knowledge and practical skills to work across cultural boundaries in the expanding global business environment. Designed for graduates who are looking to advance their career opportunities, the programme offers a range of papers across business disciplines. For those students with appropriate language ability, there is the opportunity to further develop their language skills.
Three compulsory papers (20 points each): MANT 414 Research Process MANT 454 Global Management MANT 460 Advanced Global Business Strategy
Four of the following elective papers (20 points each): ACCT 412 International Accounting BSNS 401 The Environment of Business and Economics ECON 404 International Economics ENTR 411 Introduction to Entrepreneurship ENTR 415 New Venture Strategy FINC 410 Advanced International Financial Management MANT 415 Advanced Research Practice MANT 458 Advanced Management Studies TOUR 422 Tourism and Global Environmental Change CHIN 441 Topics in Advanced Chinese FREN 441 Topics in Advanced French GERM 441 Topics in Advanced German JAPA 441 Topics in Advanced Japanese SPAN 441 Special Topic in Marketing
Plus one of the following (40 points each): BSNS 501 Applied Project BSNS 580* Research Project
Structure of the Programme
-The programme of study shall consist of seven 20-point papers, together with a 40-point project. (See table above). -A candidate shall secure the approval of the Head of Department concerned before enrolling in the above named language papers and will need to demonstrate appropriate language ability as determined by the Department of Languages and Cultures. -A candidate may be exempted from some of the required described on the basis of previous study. Alternative papers will be required at an equivalent level of study. -A candidate shall, before commencing the investigation to be described in the project, secure the approval of the Head of the Department concerned for the topic, the supervisor(s) and the proposed course of the investigation. -A candidate may not present a project that has previously been accepted for another degree. -A candidate must pass both the papers and the project components of the programme.
Admission to the programme shall be subject to the approval of the Pro-Vice-Chancellor (Commerce). Every applicant must either: be a graduate and normally have achieved an average grade of B+ in the relevant 300-level papers, or: have equivalent alternative qualifications or experience acceptable to the Pro-Vice-Chancellor (Commerce). In considering an applicant’s qualifications, regard will be had to the detail of the course of study followed to gain the qualification, as well as the applicant’s performance in the programme.
Recipient: University of Otago
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