Taught course

International Business Management

Institution
Newcastle University · Newcastle University Business School
Qualifications
MSc

Entry requirements

A 2:1 honours degree, or international equivalent, in any subject.

Months of entry

September

Course content

Our International Business Management MSc is suited to you if you are looking to study a broad business based degree with an international focus. It will enable you to develop a career within business management in areas such as management consultancy, marketing or human resource management.
This course has been created in response to the growing internationalisation of business and management practice. It celebrates the diversity of living and working across cultures and focuses on the skills, competences and knowledge necessary for individuals working with today's global business environment.
You will develop:
•advanced knowledge of international business and management and how to improve the quality of management, leadership and practice in organisations
•applied skills in problem solving, decision-making, critical thinking and analysis
•direct experience of working in multi-cultural environments to analyse business issues and develop strategic approaches to address these issues
Core management areas covered by the course include strategy, marketing, and managing organisations and people. You will gain a rich introduction to the complexity of globalisation and cultural difference. In such a diverse environment developing effective international strategies and managing change are core competencies that you will progress to. You also have the opportunity to choose from a range of optional modules to tailor the course towards your personal interests
As the course develops, all these theoretical understandings are integrated through experiencing the challenges of multi-cultural teams on a variety of case studies, business-related projects and a major international business simulation.
In addition, throughout the year speakers from leading businesses will share with you their experiences of international business today so that you can directly connect and relate your learning to their current practices and ongoing challenges.

Information for international students

To study this course you need to meet our Band 6 English Language requirements: Direct Entry: IELTS 6.5 overall (with a minimum of 6.0 in all sub-skills). If you have lower English Language scores, you may be accepted onto a Pre-sessional English Language course.

Fees and funding

Please see online Prospectus for further information.

Qualification and course duration

MSc

full time
12 months

Course contact details

Name
Postgraduate Office, Business School
Email
nubs@ncl.ac.uk
Fax
+44 (0) 191 208 1503