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International Business and Management MSc

About the course

This innovative course is for graduates and professionals who would like to give themselves a competitive edge in today’s international job market. The modules are designed to reinforce key business and management fundamentals, whilst developing your understanding of international business issues and management practices.

Tutors are drawn from the multi-disciplinary staff of Leicester Business School. They are involved in a wide range of research and consultancy projects which help to contribute to the richness of the learning experience.  

Students from the EU and other regions of the world are welcomed as their diverse experiences and background enrich the overall learning environment.

 

Key facts

Duration: One year full-time                     

Institution code: D26

Teaching and assessment

Teaching takes place in the postgraduate section of the Hugh Aston Building, dedicated to teaching business students, and which is equipped with up-to-date facilities for student learning. Student progress is assessed through individual and group written assignments, presentations, exams and a dissertation.

Course modules

This innovative course is for graduates and professionals who would like to give themselves a competitive edge in today’s international job market.

You will gain an advanced knowledge of business and management principles, through both practical application and challenging theory. The course begins in the first semester with a number of compulsory modules designed to reinforce key business and management fundamentals.
These are:

  • Critical Perspectives in Global Management
  • Accounting for Managers
  • Organisational Context and Analysis
  • Research Methodology

During the second semester, you will study one compulsory module – International Strategic Management, Markets and Resources – plus three elective modules which may include:

  • International Marketing and Ethics
  • International Human Resource Management
  • International Finance
  • Globalisation
  • Creative Action in International Organisations
  • Strategic and Financial Decision Making
  • International Trade
  • Knowledge Management in aGlobal Context
  • Managing the Client Experience & Expectations

These electives are aimed at developing strategic management skills in relation to specialist areas such as marketing, entrepreneurship or accounting.

During the year, you will also be required to carry out research and write a dissertation on a business/ management topic of your choice. You will be allocated a supervisor, who will guide you in this task.

Programme/Module Information Handbooks: 

International Business and Management MSc|

Academic expertise

Tutors are drawn from the multidisciplinary staff of Leicester Business School. They are involved in a wide range of research and consultancy projects which help to contribute to the richness of the learning experiences for students.

Graduate careers

Enhance your existing qualifications and career prospects with a specialist focus on management in an international context.

Fees and funding

Home/EU students: For 2014/15 entry the tuition fee for this course is £6,500 

There are many options open to postgraduate students looking for funding and finance to support their studies. Visit our scholarships pages| to find out more.

International students:  For 2014/15 entry the tuition fee for this course is £11,700

A range of scholarships and early payment discounts are available for eligible students. UK students should visit our domestic postgraduate funding and finance pages for further information. International students should visit the dedicated international fees and scholarships| web pages.

Facilities

Students are taught in the state-of-the-art £35 million Hugh Aston Building, complete with a selection of purpose built lecture theatres with capacities ranging from 50 to 250.

The building also features breakout spaces for group work, quiet study zones for individual work, high spec computer labs and an integrated bookshop.

An onsite coffee shop is also situated in the building for students to meet with friends and classmates.

How to apply

Students can apply directly to study this postgraduate taught course at DMU by using our online applications portal|.

Contact details

 

For more information please contact:

T: +44 (0) 116 257 7458
Online enquiry form|


 
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