Overview The MSc International Business consists of eight taught modules, Global Business in Context, International Finance, International Marketing, The Digital Landscape, International HRM, Global Strategy, Applied Research Methods, and International Entrepreneurship, and either a Dissertation or an Applied Research Project. Successful completion of the eight taught modules, will allow you to acquire mastery of both the macro and micro contexts of international business, specifically the ability to acquire, develop, and integrate international business theory whilst developing the skills to apply such theories in terms of international business practice. The Masters Dissertation option, provides the opportunity to conceive, design and satisfactorily implement a substantial research project within the broad subject area of international business, whilst the Applied Research Project option enables students to apply the theoretical concepts encountered on the MSc International Business program.
Modules Global Business in Context; International Finance; International Marketing; The Digital Landscape; International HRM; Global Strateg; Applied Research Methods; International Entrepreneurship; Dissertation OR Applied Research Project
Universities in the United Kingdom use a centralized system of undergraduate application: University and College Admissions Service (UCAS). It is used by both domestic and international students. Students have to register on the UCAS website before applying to the university. They will find all the necessary information about the application process on this website. Some graduate courses also require registration on this website, but in most cases students have to apply directly to the university. Some universities also accept undergraduate application through Common App (the information about it could be found on universities' websites).
Both undergraduate and graduate students may receive three types of responses from the university. The first one, “unconditional offer” means that you already reached all requirements and may be admitted to the university. The second one, “conditional offer” makes your admission possible if you fulfill some criteria – for example, have good grades on final exams. The third one, “unsuccessful application” means that you, unfortunately, could not be admitted to the university of you choice.
All universities require personal statement, which should include the reasons to study in the UK and the information about personal and professional goals of the student and a transcript, which includes grades received in high school or in the previous university.
Applicants must hold at least 2:2 (second class) honours degree or International equivalent In exceptional circumstances, if you do not meet the entry requirements above but have substantial and significant experiential learning, you may be able to apply as a non-standard applicant. Alternatively, you may be eligible to study our Extended MSc International Business which integrates our Graduate Certificate programme to allow entry for students with equivalent to a standard degree (third class, pass or ordinary). Upon successfully completing the Pre-masters Graduate Certificate with a minimum overall mark of 50%, you will be guaranteed progression on to the MSc International Business. If you are unsure whether your qualifications meet the entry requirements, please contact us and one of our team will contact you to discuss your options. English language requirements Applicants must satisfy our general entry requirements as well as meeting specific requirements. You will need to provide evidence of competence in written and spoken English (GCSE grade C or equivalent). The general entry requirements are any of the following: IELTS 6.0 with no band score less than 5.5, or equivalent If you do not have the required IELTS, you may be eligible to study on our Pre-Sessional programmes. If you have IELTS 5.5, with a maximum one score of 5.0, you may be eligible to study on our Pre-Sessional Standard programme. If you have IELTS 5.0, with a maximum one score of 4.5, you may be eligible to study on our Pre-Sessional Plus programme
Tuition fees for 2018/19 UK/EU students: £5,150 This course is eligible for postgraduate government funding. Please contact us for details. International students: London: £11,500 Birmingham: £10,000 Please note that the fees outlined are for your tuition only and do not include the cost of any course books that you may choose to purchase, stationery, accommodation etc. As an Ulster University London and Birmingham branch campus student you will also have access to our on campus libraries and a range of e-learning resources. Scholarships and discounts For self-funding students, we offer a range of scholarships and early payment fee discounts.
Careers and further study 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 number of graduates are successful in gaining promotion in their chosen fields or alter their career paths on successful completion of the MSc International Business. A number of graduates from the MSc International Business programme have progressed to undertake doctoral studies.