Level of study:
Postgraduate degree
Tuition fees 2016/17:

UK/EU – £5,150

International – £11,000 (London), £9,500 (Birmingham)

Entry requirements:

A 2:2 (second class) honours degree, or equivalent

English language requirements:

IELTS 6.0 with no component less than 5.5, or equivalent

Mode of study:
Full-time classroom
Duration:
1 year
Assessment method:
Coursework only
Student finance:
Available
Locations:
London and Birmingham
Start dates:
January, May, September
Application deadline:

International: 09/01/2017
UK/EU: 16/01/2017
UK based International students: 16/01/2017

About this course

The MSc International Business is a one year degree which aims to allow students to acquire mastery of both the macro and micro contexts of international business. It is designed to enable students to build, 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 satisfactorily implement a substantial research project within the broad subject area of international business.

The course attracts a variety of students with different educational needs:

  • Business studies graduates wishing to pursue career in international business.
  • Mature students wishing to improve career options and develop expertise.
  • 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.

Teaching methods

You will be taught using a wide variety of teaching methods across the modules including lectures and seminars. In addition to your time in class, you will also be expected to engage in approximately 30 hours of self-study time per week.

Assessment

Each module is assessed by coursework only.

Careers and progression

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 significant number of graduates are successful in gaining promotion in their chosen fields or alter their career paths following completion of their programme of study.

A significant number of graduates from these programmes have also undertaken their doctoral studies, both within Ulster University and beyond.

Ulster University will provide you with an opportunity to think outside the box and challenge yourself. Dedication and determination are the keys to success, but it’s the overall Ulster University experience and outstanding support that will provide you with the confidence and tools to succeed.

- Fatima Amjad – Saudi Arabia – MSc International Business

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London London

Ideally located near many popular cafes, the West End and markets, our London campus is a great place for you to study in the heart of London.

Birmingham Birmingham

Our Birmingham campus can be found right in the heart of the city, close to key transport links, cafes, shopping centres and museums.

Dates and fees Dates and fees

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Entry requirements Entry requirements

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