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Do you see yourself working in a leadership or management role? Our one-year International Business Management MSc is designed to develop your knowledge of HR management, finance, marketing, strategy, and supply chain management in the context of international business.
As technology has advanced, global trade has become increasingly accessible. So business is more competitive than ever and companies have new hurdles to overcome.
Our International Business Management MSc is geared towards developing your understanding of business in a global context, applying your knowledge and finding innovative solutions.
You’ll explore a range of areas to help you see the bigger picture – from the key factors impacting future patterns of global economic growth to asset value measurement systems.
Throughout this course, we’ll help you improve your decision-making skills and prepare you for a career in a leadership or management role.
On successful completion of study, we will issue the following award: MSc International Business Management
In your first semester, you’ll explore areas such as leadership, financial reporting, the global digital environment and factors influencing economic growth.
In semester two, we’ll challenge you to apply, analyse and evaluate a range of strategic tools, models and concepts. You’ll also get to grips with international supply chain management, HR management in a global context and research methods.
In your final semester, you’ll complete a dissertation. We’ll assign you a supervisor who will support you as you critically review your chosen area of International Business Management.
A UK 2.2 Honours degree (or equivalent) in any discipline.
Evidence of satisfactory English language skills is required for international candidates where English is not their first language, such as IELTS – overall score 6.0 (with a minimum of 5.5 in Speaking, Writing, Reading and Listening) or equivalent.
For equivalent entry requirements in your home country, please see the information on our country pages.
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A space dedicated to you. The room has all the tech you need to work in groups on assignments, project plan and talk through your ideas.
A cleverly designed room to allow you to work together in teams, communication is key in business and this space allows you to practice team dynamics in a safe space.
Home to dedicated business facilities including conference rooms and 'collaboratories' perfect for creative get-togethers.
Serving Starbucks coffee, our brand new business lounge is the perfect space for hot desking and networking.
After completing our International Business Management MSc, you’ll be equipped to work in the following roles in various business sectors:
Eager for more knowledge? Upon completion, you’ll be ideally placed for further academic study at PhD level.
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We know that everyone learns differently. So, not only do we use traditional ways of teaching like lectures, jwe also use problem-based learning to help you apply your skills.
For this course, you will:
Our teaching is supported through our Virtual Learning Environment called Blackboard. This means you can access a range of materials to support your lectures wherever you are.
We’ll also assign you a supervisor to support you throughout your research project – from choosing an area to study to making recommendations from a global perspective.
There are two types of assessments: practice (also called formative) or formal (also called summative).
Practice assessments do not count towards your final mark. These are your chance to test your understanding – and learn how to improve for the real thing.
You’ll have formal assessments at the end of each module. These could include essays, exams, or portfolios.
Your course tutors will provide lots of support. But you can also take advantage of our Academic Skills team, who can help you with:
If you have additional needs like dyslexia or a sensory impairment, then our AccessAbility Services are here to help make sure nothing stands in your way.
We know that it’s important for you to be able to gauge your progress. So your tutor will give you feedback on any practice assessments you do.
We usually give you feedback on formal assessments within 20 working days. The format will vary for each module.
Your study time will include scheduled classes, independent learning and assessments. It will vary depending on your module choices.
As well as timetabled sessions, we know it’s important for you to discover things on your own terms. This could involve:
We’ve invested in state-of-the-art facilities to help you make the most of your private study time. Whether you need a library, a computer, or a lab, you’ll find it at Staffs.
For the course starting on 21 September 2020 the tuition fees are:
If you would like to know more about the fees listed and what this means to you then please get in touch with our Enquiries Team.
If you have previously completed an undergraduate degree with us, you may be entitled to a discount off your course fee for any subsequent postgraduate taught course. For further information please contact Graduate Relations.
Accommodation and living costs are not included in our fees.
For more information on accommodation and living costs, please see: Accommodation
Providing you are studying towards a full Masters qualification you may be able to apply for a postgraduate loan of up to £10,609 to help with tuition fees, maintenance and other associated costs. Student loans are available for many of our postgraduate degrees and are provided by the Student Loans Company (SLC). The loan can cover a wide range of postgraduate study options - part-time, full-time and distance learning.
For more information and how to apply visit postgraduate loans.
As a postgraduate student at Staffordshire, you may be eligible for additional financial support through one of our scholarships and bursaries. You can visit our funding page to find out more and check your eligibility.
The program has helped me gain the international perspective of how business is run and the global challenges that firms face and how they are resolved to gain a competitive advantage over their competitors. Our lecturers took us through ways on how to solve cross-cultural complex problems and apply critical thinking in the areas of finances, marketing, strategy, HR management, and supply chain management in the context of international business. I appreciate the tremendous work that our Course Leader and the entire team of lecturers of this program have done imparting this precious knowledge to me.
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Students of Staffordshire University enter into a contract with us and are bound by these rules and regulations, which are subject to change. For more information, please see: University Policies and Regulations.
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