Taught course

International Business

Institution
University of Chester · Chester Business School
Qualifications
MSc

Entry requirements

Applicants will normally be expected to hold a degree with a minimum 2:2 honours, or equivalent. Applications are also welcome from those with non-standard entry qualifications.

A typical applicant may be a new/recent graduate, who has attained an honours degree and wishes to augment that with further study to optimise their career opportunities.

Months of entry

February, October

Course content

Course overview

Our course offers aspiring and developing managers the opportunity to gain valuable knowledge, skills and understanding of International Business.

Understanding the principles and practices of business management enables an aspiring or developing manager to make better quality decisions, enabling improved personal and organisational performance. This course develops an in-depth understanding of the management tools, techniques and controls available, and the ability to apply this understanding in the workplace.

Why Study International Business with us?

Our course will introduce you to management tools and techniques that will enhance your business management knowledge. We combine academic study with workplace application, so you will get many opportunities to understand how to manage, and make management decisions.

Extensive use of case studies will give you the chance to develop valuable skills and understanding that will provide you with a strategic appreciation of the many facets of business management. Our tutors encourage discussion in class, so that you can gradually learn to form, express and defend your own opinions.

Guest speakers from industry are also invited into class to share their experience with you, enabling you to appreciate the real-world application of academic theory. In assocation with the course, there are opportunities for you to apply for an internship.

How will I be taught?

ou will learn by attending regular, scheduled sessions, which could be lectures, project work, presentations, discussions or case studies, as well as one-to-one sessions with your tutors. The course includes six taught modules plus the Management Research Project.

Each taught module has three hours' contact time per week over a ten-week semester, amounting to 30 hours' tutor contact time per module. In addition, each module is designed with a notional 170 hours' private study.

How will I be assessed?

Assessment of your learning could be through written assignments, in-class tests, examinations or presentations, as well as completion of an individual management report.

Fees and funding

UK students
https://www1.chester.ac.uk/postgraduate/postgraduate-finance/postgraduate-fees/postgraduate-fees-2020-21/postgraduate-taught
International students
https://www1.chester.ac.uk/international/fees-scholarships-and-finance/tuition-fees

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • MSc
    part time
    24 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
    full time
    12 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

Name
Chester Business School
Email
businessschool@chester.ac.uk