MSc in International Business

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Program Description

MSc in International Business

Level of study: Postgraduate degree

Tuition fees 2019/20:

  • UK/EU – £5,150
  • International – £11,500 (London), £10,000 (Birmingham)

Entry requirements: A 2:2 (second class) honours degree, or equivalent

English language requirements: IELTS 6.0 with no component less than 5.5, or equivalent

Mode of study: Full-time classroom - daytime, or evening and weekend options available (subject to eligibility)

Duration: 1 year

Assessment method: Coursework only (may include class tests)

Student finance: Available

Locations: London and Birmingham

Start dates: January, May, September

About this course

The MSc International Business is a one-year degree which aims to allow students to acquire mastery of both the macro and micro contexts of international business. It is designed to enable students to build, develop, and integrate international business theory, and develop the skills to then apply this in terms of international business practice.

The master's dissertation provides the opportunity to conceive, design and satisfactorily implement a substantial research project within the broad subject area of international business. The course attracts a variety of students with different educational needs:

  • Business studies graduates wishing to pursue a career in international business.
  • Mature students wishing to improve career options and develop expertise.
  • Business practitioners wishing to acquire the knowledge, skills and tools necessary to enable them to compete in a rapidly developing and constantly evolving global business environment.

Teaching methods

You will be taught using a wide variety of teaching methods across the modules including lectures and seminars. In addition to your time in class, you will also be expected to engage in approximately 30 hours of self-study time per week.

Evening and weekend study

One of our study options available for UK and EU nationals includes evenings and weekends. This study option offers exactly the same levels of student support and the ability to balance your full-time studies with your personal life. This is only available in London.

Assessment

Each module is assessed by coursework only (may include class tests).

Careers and progression

Student and employer needs are reflected in the development of this programme and evidenced in the career destinations and further development of our graduates. The nature of the provision is such that it equips individuals for employment in a wide range of international roles within the public and private sectors and a significant number of graduates are successful in gaining promotion in their chosen fields or alter their career paths following completion of their programme of study. A significant number of graduates from these programmes have also undertaken their doctoral studies, both within Ulster University and beyond.

Our Ulster University Branch Campuses are run in partnership with QA Higher Education – a UK higher education provider. All of our programmes at our Branch Campuses are validated by the University and taught by QA Higher Education and University staff.

Last updated March 2019

About the School

Our London campus is situated right in the heart of the city, in historic Holborn. Close to many transport links, restaurants, bars and attractions, our campus still manages to have an intimate feel, ... Read More

Our London campus is situated right in the heart of the city, in historic Holborn. Close to many transport links, restaurants, bars and attractions, our campus still manages to have an intimate feel, with friendly staff and students alike. Our Birmingham campus has a great location in the city centre close to the main New Street rail station in the Centre City building. Read less
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