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International Business Management MSc

OVERVIEW

This course starts in May and September 2017.

This is a one year course open to applicants from all backgrounds and has been designed as a generalist masters course for students who may have not previously studied business and management subjects.

This course will enable individuals to think, work and integrate across the emerging global borderless economy with an understanding of international business skill sets and capabilities. Offering a range of employer interactions, internships and opportunities to develop practical skills, the course is expected to develop global business skills valued by employers.

WHY CHOOSE THIS COURSE?

The course offers several distinctive features such as:

  • Offering a clear pathway for students from non-business background to convert into a business and management career.
  • Providing students with a sophisticated understanding of the potential and pitfalls of big data analysis for those seeking to build or  lead global business organisations.
  • Opportunities to gain valuable practical business experience through the internship module.
  • The opportunity to specialise in a specific type of dissertation to match specific career aspirations.
  • The potential for international field trips through Coventry University’s Centre for Global Engagement (CGE).
  •  An interactive and internationally diverse learning environment.
  • Focus on the practical process of doing business globally.
  • Using real life experiential methods on teaching core themes.

You will also be engaging with real business issues from highly innovative companies ranging from SMEs to large multinational corporations, through the whole course.

 

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WHAT WILL I LEARN?

The course is designed around seven compulsory modules and one optional module.

Semester 1

In semester one, all students will be introduced to contemporary business practice, management theory and techniques. The mandatory modules for this semester are:

  • International Dimensions of Marketing
  • The Global Business Environment, Evolution & Dynamics
  • Organisations and Strategy
  • Financial analysis and decision-making

Semester 2

In semester two, students will be exposed to critical understanding of the operational nature of doing business globally. The mandatory modules in this semester are:

  • International business and global strategy
  • Global operations
  • Business analytics and intelligence

In addition, students will have to choose from any one of the following optional modules:

  • International leadership and management
  • Creating business ventures

Semester 3

In Semester 3 all students undertake the Dissertation or Company Internship modules. 

HOW WILL THIS COURSE BE TAUGHT?

The underlying focus is on developing international business skill sets, cultural perception in graduates who will be exposed to the ability to think strategically and implement complex international business projects in the new global economy.

The course will use innovative business techniques and tools, including practical market entry software tools to achieve this.

Entry Requirements

To be accepted for the programme students must possess as a minimum either: 

  • A second class honours undergraduate degree from any discipline.
  • Applications from candidates who can demonstrate considerable experience at an appropriate professional level but who do not have formal academic entry qualifications may also be admitted on an individual basis

HOW TO APPLY

To find out more about how to apply, click on the Apply For This Course button above. Many of our courses offer a part-time study option. Note that the part-time mode of study is not applicable to international students, unless you hold a relevant visa – please check with the international office.

Please note: we have a range of taught postgraduate awards to suit your needs, from Postgraduate Certificate or Postgraduate Diploma to a full Master's Degree (MA, MBA, MSc, LLM). In most cases you can decide to exit at Postgraduate Certificate or Diploma level, without carrying onto the full Master's qualification.

WORK PLACEMENTS

As part of the International Business Management MSc degree, students have the option of enrolling on the internship programme.

This module normally lasts between 8–12 weeks and provides students with an opportunity to undertake a workplace project on behalf of an organisation. Coventry Business School works closely with companies across the UK and Europe to offer a wide variety of internships

OPPORTUNITIES FOR AN INTERNATIONAL EXPERIENCE

The course offers the potential for international field trips through Coventry University’s Centre for Global Engagement (CGE)

GLOBAL LEADERS PROGRAMME

Centre for Global Engagement logoTo prepare students for the challenges of the global employment market and to strengthen and develop their broader personal and professional skills Coventry University has developed a unique Global Leaders Programme.

The objectives of the programme, in which postgraduate and eligible undergraduate students can participate, is to provide practical career workshops and enable participants to experience different business cultures.

Click here for further details on the Global Leaders Programme.

 

Further information

If you click on the Order a Prospectus button above, we will send you a printed Postgraduate Prospectus; alternatively you can download a pdf prospectus.

To find out more information about Postgraduate Study at Coventry University, including finance and funding and the benefits of further study, see our Postgraduate Study pages.

APPLY FOR THIS COURSE ORDER A PROSPECTUS
Course code:
FBLT001
Duration:
  • 1 year full-time
  • 2 years part-time

Qualification:
  • Postgraduate Degree (MBA / MSc / MA / MPA)

Course type:
  • Full time
  • Part time

Fees:
January 2017 start - £12,068 | May 2017 start - £12,068 | September 2017 start - £14,311

Contact Details:

International Office

+44 (0) 24 7765 2152