International Business MSc

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International Business MSc

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    Key Information

    • Study Level:

      Master

    • Duration:

      1 Years

    • Study Mode:

      Full Time

    • Tuition Fees EU/EEA:

      £ 8,700 Per Year

      These fees apply to students from the EU/EEA

    • Tuition Fees International :

      £ 14,250

      These fees apply to students from outside the EU/EEA

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    Course Summary

    An MSc degree in International Business from the University of Gloucestershire’s celebrated School of Business and Technology is a great way to found a rewarding career in a wide range of industries operating in the modern global economy. Not only is the school well respected by industry all around the world, it has been listed as one of the UK’s top 5 institutions for international support.

    You’ll learn everything you need to know to become a success at the university’s state of the art facilities at the award winning Oxstalls Campus, including how to anticipate, plan for and meet the challenges which confront today’s international business organisations.

    In addition to classroom studies, you’ll engage in practical projects in answer to live briefs in order to better understand the demands of high level business employers and clients. You’ll even have the opportunity to participate in a professional placement, learning skills in an actual business context.

    If you are changing direction after starting in another career area, you will possess valuable work experience and professional awareness. Many employers actively seek candidates with these benefits. Our network of contacts, a dedicated employability service and a reputation in the legal profession mean we also have an outstanding track-record of finding students legal employment.Many employers favour GDL students in an increasingly competitive legal job market. Through studying another degree subject, you will have gained many transferable skills. By taking the conversion route into law, you are showing motivation and determination by choosing law at a later stage than some others. This looks good to employers.

    If you are changing direction after starting in another career area, you will possess valuable work experience and professional awareness. Many employers actively seek candidates with these benefits. Our network of contacts, a dedicated employability service and a reputation in the legal profession mean we also have an outstanding track-record of finding students legal employment.Many employers favour GDL students in an increasingly competitive legal job market. Through studying another degree subject, you will have gained many transferable skills. By taking the conversion route into law, you are showing motivation and determination by choosing law at a later stage than some others. This looks good to employers.

    Course Outline

    This degree program is typically delivered over a single year at full time.

    Modules Include:

    • International Business

    Here you’ll explore the process of internationalisation of a business, with an eye towards effective strategy.

    • Global Operations Management

    You’ll learn the management and strategy skills organisations need on the global level.

    • Cross-Cultural Issues in International Business

    Here you’ll learn enhanced sensitivity to the needs of diverse customers, co-workers and ertner organisations.

    • Global Employability Skills and Enterprise Placement Project

    This module will help you make yourself a more desirable job candidate.

    Placement

    You are encouraged to take advantage of the opportunity to learn specialised international business skills and techniques in a working placement with one of the university’s partner organisations in the UK or abroad. It will also be a great chance to begin developing your professional contact network and will looking great on your CV. It can even lead to a permanent position, though this is by no means guaranteed.

    Learning & Teaching

    The University of Gloucestershire’s MSc in International Business is primarily delivered through the modules listed above. Each of these, in turn, includes teaching methods appropriate to the subject matter. You will learn in lectures and guest lectures and in smaller, more interactive seminars. You’ll expand on that learning in small groups performing case study analysis and working on real world applications for what you’ve learned.

    Career Possiblities

    This degree is presented by the University of Gloucestershire’s School of Business and Technology, and is well respected on the local, national and international levels. As such, few students have difficulty finding a suitable role. In fact, some 95% of the university’s Business graduates are employed or enrolled in higher degree programs within 6 months of graduation. Many become HR Professionals, Management Consultants, Operations or Logistics Specialists, or take roles in Sales, Marketing or Finance.

    Entry Credit

    Successful completion will result in a 1 year MSc degree.

    Applicants must typically have earned a 2:2 honours degree in a related subject or the international equivalent. The full list of accepted qualifications can be found here.

    All classes are taught in English, and international students will be required to show proficiency in English by scoring well on an approved test. An IELTS score of 6.0 overall with no section scoring less than 5.5 would qualify, for example.

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