|Location||United Kingdom, London (Greenwich Campus)/France Business School (Poitiers, France)|
|Type||Master courses, full-time|
|Nominal duration||1 year|
|Tuition fee||£12,500.00 per year|
Undergraduate diploma (or higher)
Applicants should submit a research proposal and will be interviewed; applicants may also be asked to give a presentation.
IELTS with a minimum of 5.5 in each skill or equivalent english test (CAE)
At least 2 reference(s) must be provided.
A motivation letter must be added to your application.
The MA International Business programme is designed in such a way as to reflect the increased emphasis on multi-disciplinarity and international perspective arising from today’s market developments as well as the employers expectation to integrate the theoretical knowledge and applied skills in training a modern workforce. This programme intends to develop the range of intellectual and practical skills in students who can then become effective specialists in the global knowledge economy with traditional boundaries between sectors breaking down.
The programme provides students who may not have a first degree in business with a grounding in business management, followed by specialised international business modules and an independent specialist project. A distinctive characteristic of the programme is its teaching and learning emphasis on business developments in fast growing economies.
The aims of the programme are:
To provide students with the knowledge, skills and competencies needed to operate in global business environment
To facilitate the advanced study of international business organisations and their management
To enable students to systematically and creatively analyze, critique and apply knowledge and understanding of complex international business and management issues
To enable students to master new, apply and distinguish the most relevant research methodologies, techniques and tools in the analytical, creative, and intellectual ways
To build interpersonal skills so as to be able to interact effectively with a range of specialists and to implement solutions effectively and efficiently, thereby enhancing employability potential.
Students are required to study the following compulsory courses.
Financial and Management Accounting (15 credits)
E-Logistics and International Supply Chain Management (15credits) (15 credits)
Global Strategy: Analysis and Practice (15 credits)
Pathway Specialisation Project (30 credits)
Global Business and Sustainability (30 credits)
Global Networks and Innovation (30 credits)
Foundations of Scholarship and Research (15 credits)
Business English for Academic Purposes – Level 4
Managing and Leading People Across Cultural Borders (15 credits)
International Marketing (15 credits)
Graduates may pursue opportunities in management in multinational firms, small- or medium-sized exporters, local or central government agencies involved in business development, consultancies and media companies. Some of our graduates have joined ABN AMRO, Accenture, CNN, Hertz and Kerry Foods Management.