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International Business Management, M.Sc.

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  • 12 months
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University rank #194 (QS) ,
International Business Management at University of Aberdeen helps you connect with a deeper, more focused set of business skills, with an international orientation for an overview of how global organisations work. It is designed to provide an in-depth understanding of global practices across the spectrum of business fields in preparation for a career in global management.

About

he world’s economy is increasingly global. As a result, demand continues to grow for individuals who understand the global context of business. By specialising in international business, you are putting yourself in a more powerful, marketable position because a broad knowledge of the practice of business around the world is highly relevant, becoming increasingly valuable to employers.

International Business Management at University of Aberdeen  helps you connect with a deeper, more focused set of business skills, with an international orientation for an overview of how global organisations work. It is designed to provide an in-depth understanding of global practices across the spectrum of business fields in preparation for a career in global management. This programme also offers a direct pathway to a fast track MBA - after 3 years of work experience, during which you keep a professional diary, all it would take is 3 one week blocks of learning.

Combining academic rigour with real life examples and activities designed to develop practical skills, topics cover a range of business fields, from finance and marketing to management and accounting. You will be challenged to explore these fields within an international context to understand how globalization impacts the business community, locally, nationally and internationally.

Careers

The range of career opportunities and management roles is wide, across a variety of sectors and types of organisation. International Business Management graduates are typically hired by multinational corporations, businesses involved in foreign trade (import/export), government and public institutions, international relief and environmental organizations.

Whether you would like to develop your career in the private or public sector, a multinational or SME, this programme enables you to build commercial awareness and gain a deep understanding of the challenges and trends facing global business leaders today. Whether you want to move into a specific function (like Marketing or HR), or your goal is general management, this MSc is the degree to help you make those moves and contribute quickly and effectively to your chosen employer.

To help link up what you learn on the programme with your career path beyond it, you will be supported by a comprehensive range of career services focused on providing you with the tools and additional skills you need to advance and transform your career potential.

Career

The range of career opportunities and management roles is wide, across a variety of sectors and types of organisation. International Business Management graduates are typically hired by multinational corporations, businesses involved in foreign trade (import/export), government and public institutions, international relief and environmental organizations.

Whether you would like to develop your career in the private or public sector, a multinational or SME, this programme enables you to build commercial awareness and gain a deep understanding of the challenges and trends facing global business leaders today. Whether you want to move into a specific function (like Marketing or HR), or your goal is general management, this MSc is the degree to help you make those moves and contribute quickly and effectively to your chosen employer.

To help link up what you learn on the programme with your career path beyond it, you will be supported by a comprehensive range of career services focused on providing you with the tools and additional skills you need to advance and transform your career potential.

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Managing Human Resources 
  • Internationalisation 
  • Research Practice 
  • The Leadership Challenge 

      Detailed Programme Facts

      • Programme intensity

        You can choose to do this programme part-time or full-time.

        Full-time
        • Full-time duration 12 months
        Part-time
        • Average part-time duration 24 months
        • Intensity Flexible
      • Languages
        • English
      • Delivery mode
        On Campus

      English Language Requirements

      • Minimum required score:

        6.5

        The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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      • Minimum required score:

        90

        The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120. Read more about TOEFL iBT ®.

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      • Minimum required score:

        62

        PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. Delivered and marked by computer, it reports on a scale between 10 and 90.

      Academic Requirements

      You need the following GPA score:

      Required score: Lower Second Class

      Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to Lower Second Class on the UK Honour scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of or better on the UK Honour scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).

      Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

      General Requirements

      Qualifications

      The information below is provided as a guide only and does not guarantee entry to the University of Aberdeen.

      • This programme is open to graduates from any discipline and does not require business or management study to be completed at undergraduate level.
      • Our minimum entry requirement for this programme is a degree at 2:2 (lower second class) UK Honours level (or a degree from a non-UK institution which is judged by the University to be of equivalent worth).

      Tuition Fee

      • International

        17900 GBP/year
        Tuition Fee
        Based on the original amount of 17900 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.
      • EU/EEA

        8300 GBP/year
        Tuition Fee
        Based on the original amount of 8300 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.
      We've labeled the tuition fee that applies to you because we think you are from and prefer over other currencies.

      Living costs for Aberdeen

      • 729 - 1070 GBP/month
        Living Costs

      The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

      Funding

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