This course provides students with the opportunity to explore practice in the context of relevant contemporary theory and research in the field of International Business with particular reference to the management of organisations which operate across international boundaries.
Why choose this course?
This degree will enable participants to study business whilst providing an insight into cultural and international impacts. It will also provide participants with a greater cultural awareness.
The degree is distinctly multi-disciplinary in nature and aims to equip participants with a framework for improving their own management action.
The course includes the opportunity to see industry on an international scale by completing a two week study tour overseas.
There is also a unique opportunity to complete a consultancy project working for a real client on a live brief.
You will complete a comprehensive development programme, which includes a short residential team-building course, normally held in the Peak District.
You can learn from the best by attending guest lectures from leading organisations. Previous speakers have included representatives from organisations such as E.ON, Lego, Experian, Santander, and IBM.
You'll have the chance build you skills and knowledge further with extra-curricular activities such as joining a society, volunteering, and becoming a Student Ambassador.
Opportunities for progression
91% of our postgraduates* are employed or engaged in further study six months after leaving (*of those available to work - DHLE Survey 2011 / 12).
There are many opportunities for progression for graduates on this course including:
building on your existing expertise with up-to-date international disciplinary knowledge and skills to be able to gain accelerated promotion in your chosen profession
gaining employment within multinational corporations
carrying out consultancy work within a wide range of sectors (e.g. manufacturing, hospitality, distribution)
undertaking further study within the field of international business
changing career direction towards a managerial role.
Did you know? Nottingham is one of the fastest growing cities in the UK for job creation (RICS Foundation 2011)
Helping you find your feet after university
Following graduation, we will continue to support you, by providing a number of services that will help kick-start your career.
Our Employability Team are here to inspire and enhance every stage of your career planning, and as a graduate of NTU, you will be able to access their services for three years after your course has finished.
Services they provide include:
finding placements, internships and part-time work
taking gap years and time out
getting into volunteering
providing advice on further study.
Core modules include:
International Business Environment and Strategy
Social Responsibility, Compliance and Accountability
Contemporary Issues in International Business
Developing the Effective and Responsible Practitioner
Applied / Consultancy Project
Optional modules include:
Transition and Emerging Economies
International Value Chains
Cross-cultural Entrepreneurial Management
International Marketing Communications
International Finance and Investment
We are able to offer a number of competitive scholarships to both home / EU and international students. Our scholarships can cover up to half your tuition fees, and apply to all our full-time MSc courses starting in September and January.
Please note that these scholarships are only available to students who have been offered a place to study on their chosen master's course within the School.
For further information on the Nottingham Business School Scholarship Scheme, please visit our scholarships page.
The International Development Office at NTU also offer a number of scholarships. For further details visit our international scholarships page.