International Business Management (MA/ PG Diploma/ PG Certificate), Short Course

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  • 15 months
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This 15 month masters course has been designed for students who are looking to develop their academic and practical business skills and gain a solid grounding in key business concepts, in addition to gaining advanced-level international business management expertise.
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About

This 15 month masters course has been designed for students who are looking to develop their academic and practical business skills and gain a solid grounding in key business concepts, in addition to gaining advanced-level international business management expertise.

Rapid development in communication and transportation technologies together with the drive towards both a global market for employment and for products and services has created new opportunities and threats for businesses of all sizes. On this popular course you will focus on the global context of work and global marketplace for goods and services. Middlesex has a highly international London campus and expert staff, making it the ideal location to prepare for a career in international business.

You will develop your knowledge of the concepts, issues and practices of international business and explore the complexity and challenges of this business environment. The course will develop your knowledge and understanding of the theories that inform contemporary international business practice and allow you to specialise your interests through the variety of optional modules.

The programme can be started in July or October and its strong international orientation is reflected in the structure of our student population and the focus of our modules. Full-time students usually attend three or four days a week.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Application deadline We advise you to apply as early as possible because places do fill quickly.
  • Start date
    , October 2017

    October 2016 EU/International induction: September 2016

  • Full-time duration 15 months
  • Study intensity Full-time
  • Credits
    210 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus
  • Entry Level
    Highschool

Programme Structure

What you will study?
The MA International Business Management will develop your knowledge and understanding of the theories that inform contemporary international business practice. Your decision-making abilities will be developed in the context of complex business environments and you develop your ability to participate in different areas of organisations' international operations. This course will also give you the necessary knowledge and skills to enable you manage people and organisational activities in dynamic business environments and manage products and services in international markets.

Your knowledge and understanding will be assessed through by a combination of individual and group coursework, presentations, examinations and a dissertation. Your knowledge and understanding will be assessed throughout the course by a combination of individual and group coursework, presentations, examinations and a dissertation.

Year 1
  • Academic Practice in Business (30 Credits) - Compulsory
  • Contemporary Issues in International Business (15 Credits) - Optional
  • Decision Making for International Managers (15 Credits) - Compulsory
  • Financial Analysis for International Managers (15 Credits) - Optional
  • Global Supply Chain Management (15 Credits) - Optional
  • International Business Strategy (30 Credits) - Compulsory
  • International Entrepreneurship (15 Credits) - Optional
  • Key Management Concepts (30 Credits) - Compulsory
  • Management in a Globalised World (30 Credits) - Compulsory
  • Trade and the Multinational Enterprise (15 Credits) - Compulsory

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Academic Requirements

Qualifications

  • A third class UK Honours degree, or equivalent in any subject area
  • Exceptionally, applicants without a first degree might be considered based on professional or other qualifications approved for this purpose.

Eligibility

UK/EU and international students are eligible to apply for this course.

Academic credit for previous study or experience

If you have relevant qualifications or work experience, academic credit may be awarded towards your Middlesex University programme of study..

International entry requirements

We accept the equivalent of the above qualifications from a recognised overseas qualification.

Visas and immigration

You will not need a visa to study in the UK if you are a citizen of the European Union, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway or Switzerland. If you are a national of any other country you may need a visa to study in the UK.

Interviews, entrance tests, portfolios and auditions

Entry onto this course does not require an interview, portfolio or audition.

Tuition Fee

Funding

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