Gain technical and strategic business expertise and research to thrive in a changing global environment.
In a world that is increasingly interconnected – economically, politically and socially – today’s leaders need a wide-ranging understanding of today’s business issues, plus the wider management, entrepreneurial and communication skills that will enable them to thrive in a changing global environment. The MA International Business is designed for students seeking to build a career in an international business setting. It will enable you to develop a sound understanding of international business, together with capability in the key linked disciplines of international marketing, human resource management, finance and entrepreneurship. The option to study a language is an important aspect of the programme, enabling you to communicate effectively in an international business context. Options for language study include Arabic, Chinese, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Portuguese, Russian and Spanish.
Why should I choose this programme?
The programme will develop your knowledge and critical understanding of international business issues. You will increase your awareness of change and the dynamics of different cultures, and develop evaluative and problem-solving skills. There is a strong focus on developing your personal as well as professional attributes. You will evaluate your own strengths and abilities, and plan your own development, learning to act on your own initiative and take responsibility for your actions.
The MA International Business programme has been dual accredited by CMI. Upon successful completion of the degree programme, you will be eligible to receive a CMI Level 7 qualification in Strategic Management and Leadership (*subject to CMI moderation and student registration request per set deadline).
Key skills, aims and objectives
You will gain -
Develop your interests and knowledge through options in a range of specialist areas, such as family business, international negotiation or coaching develop evaluative and problem-solving skills increase your awareness of change and the dynamics of different cultures ability to analyse complex situations, respond with creative solutions and communicate effectively in almost any situation.
The diverse, practical nature of the programme will enable you to develop a range of transferable skills that will enhance your employment prospects across a wide range of businesses. Your skills will also open doors to you in areas such as management strategy, consulting, marketing and developing business start-ups.
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Last updated October 12, 2017