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MSC INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS

Especially designed for international students.

 

 

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Institution C58

UCAS

1 year Full Time

Entry Requirements and Fees

Fees:

2021/22 UK fee: £8,800

2021/22 International fee: £14,900

For further details about fees, please see our Tuition Fee page.

Entry requirements:

Applicants will require the equivalent to a UK Bachelors degree with honours at 2:2 or above.  For more information on equivalencies visit our Country Specific Entry Requirements page.

Applicants will also need to meet the minimum English language requirement of an IELTS score of 6.5 overall with no component below 5.5, or an equivalent recognised test. Visit our English Language Requirements page for more information.

If your current IELTS or equivalent score is below the standard requirement, we also offer Pre Sessional English programmes and you can find out more on our Pre-sessional Programme page.

International applicants

If you are an international student and you don’t meet the entry requirements to this degree, we are offering international pathways run by the University of Chichester International College.

Course start date: 13th September 2021

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The atmosphere at the university is lovely due to the small size of the institution, and I love being around like-minded people.

Course content

 

MSc International Business Studies

The MSc prepares you to work as a business manager in an international environment. It gives you experience of a wide range of modules covering many aspects of international business. These include:

  • Accounting and Finance
  • Global Economics
  • Management
  • Marketing and  Global Marketing
  • International Business
  • Research Methods
  • Strategic Management

You finish your course by completing a Dissertation.

For more details of course content, see the indicative modules section below.

Our facilities

From September 2021, this course will be taught on the Bishop Otter campus in Chichester. This is so we can balance teaching space across both campuses and ensure our students have the best experience.

Both campuses have modern lecture theatre spaces along with seminar rooms for smaller group work and discussions. Our Learning Resource Centres are at the heart of our campuses, providing students with PC and Mac access areas, journals, books and online resources. Your subject librarian is available to help you find the right resources, guide you through assessments and order in any materials you might need.

The Support and Information Zone (SIZ) will be able to assist with many aspects of University life including:

  • General IT and library support
  • Booking laptops and computers
  • Queries relating to Academic Registry or Finance
  • Arranging appointments to see a full range of dedicated student support services such as careers, academic skills service, disability and dyslexia, and more

Both our campuses have lots of options for drinks, snacks and meal including Otters Restaurants, Costa Coffee and the SU shop.

Take a look at our campus tour page for videos and a virtual tour of all our facilities.

Where this can take you

This programme focuses on developing your managerial and general business knowledge and skills required to operate successfully and excel in an international business environment. You will develop the cultural awareness to enable you to make an impact in an international commercial environment. After completing the course, you will have a strong grounding in international business and will be well placed to pursue careers relating to international business within a range of organisations or business environments.

Indicative modules

Semester One Modules

Accounting and Finance

Principles underlying financial accounting and management accounting and investment.

Global Economics

Managerial economics with a focus on markets and companies, international macroeconomics issues and global sustainability.

Management

Organisational behaviour including personal and inter-personal skills involved in management issues.

Marketing

Management of key elements of marketing strategies including critical assessment of marketing scenarios.

 

Semester Two Modules

International Marketing

Practices of international marketing with a focus on multinational companies.  

International Business

Exploration of economic, financial, psychological, sociological, logistical and management issues at an international scale.

Research Methods

Approaches, methods and data collection for research in international business including market research strategies.

Strategic Management

Concepts of strategic management in multi-national corporations and smaller businesses. 

Dissertation

During the final 3 months of your programme, you work individually with a personal tutor to carry out and report on your own original research. You can, in agreement with your tutor, focus on any aspect of international business.

International English Studies

Include International English Studies: 

Teaching and assessment

MSc International Business

Our approach to supporting your learning, and how your learning is assessed, is designed to support the workplace environment.  With this in mind, we place a lot of emphasis on course work related activity.

There will be group work both assessed and non-assessed and individual assignments based on real life scenarios and current affairs. You will have 10 weeks of course work per module and a final assignment for each module.

Additional Costs

Include Additional Costs: