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MSc International Business

Course Overview

The MSc International Business aims to allow students to acquire mastery of both the macro and micro contexts of international business, and is designed to enable students to acquire, develop, and integrate international business theory, and develop the skills to then apply this in terms of international business practice. The Masters dissertation provides the opportunity to conceive, design and implement satisfactorily a substantial research project within the broad subject area of international business. The course is offered on both a full-time and part-time basis at the Magee campus, and as such it 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, and 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. In recent years the course has also attracted growing numbers of EU and international students keen to pursue careers in this field.

WHAT WILL I STUDY?

This programme will enable students to acquire a knowledge and understanding of the political, social and cultural aspects of different trade blocs, particularly the European Union, Asia and the USA. This on-line programme is designed to provide a coherent academic progression for students who will explore the overall environment in which international business takes place. Core management techniques are analysed from varying perspectives to understand their application on an international scale. The unique selling point of this programme is the richness that evident from the diverse student base which progresses through this programme of study. Sharing experiences from varied cultural, economic and employment backgrounds is invaluable.
Modules

Semester 1

BMG705 Global Business in Context (15 credits)

MKT744 International Marketing (15 credits)

BMG704 International Finance (15 credits)

BMG814 The Digital landscape (15 credits)

Semester 2

BMG935 International HRM (15 credits)

BMG827 Research Skills for International Business (15 credits)

BMG936 International Entrepreneurship (15 credits)

BMG872 Global Strategy Development and Implementation (15 credits)

Semester 3

BMG847 Dissertation 60 credits

or

BMG858 Applied Research Project 60 credits

Entry Requirements

a) have gained (i) a second class honours degree or better from a university of the United Kingdom or the Republic of Ireland, or from a recognised national awarding body or from an institution or another country which has been recognised as being of an equivalent standard, or an equivalent standard (normally 50%) in a Graduate Diploma, Graduate Certificate, Postgraduate Certificate or Postgraduate Diploma or an approved alternative qualification;

Funding Options

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