Level of study:
Postgraduate degree
Tuition fees 2018/19:

UK/EU – £5,150

International – £11,500 (London), £10,000 (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

 

Other English language tests are accepted, click here to find out more.

Mode of study:
Full-time - daytime, or evening and weekend
Duration:
1 year
Assessment method:
Coursework only (may include class tests)
Student finance:
Available
Locations:
London and Birmingham
Start dates:
January, May, September
Application deadline:

UK/EU: 21 January 2019

UK based International students: 14 January 2019

International: 7 January 2019

About this course

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.

Teaching methods

You will be taught using a wide variety of teaching methods across the modules including lectures and seminars, around 12 hours per week. In addition to your time in class, you will also be expected to engage in approximately 30 hours of self-study time per week.

You will have access to Blackboard, our online learning environment, where you can access module resources and reading lists that will assist your preparation for classes and self-study.

Evening and weekend study

One of our study options available for UK and EU nationals includes evenings and weekends. This study option offers exactly the same levels of student support and the ability to balance your full-time studies with your personal life. Find out more about evening and weekend study options here.

Assessment

Each module is assessed by coursework only (may include class tests).

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 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.

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

Check our entry requirements here, including equivalences for local country qualifications.