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Global Retailing, M.Sc.

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University rank #201 (ARWU) , TX,
Technology is bringing radical changes to retailing. The Master of Science (MS) in Global Retailing offers unmatched opportunities to learn new strategies and gain deeper insight into the worldwide dynamics and impact of multi-cultural consumer behavior, data analytics, profitability, financial models, and channel strategies.

About

This program goes beyond teaching theory to practical applications. Executives in residence and UH faculty provide a stimulating experience where students will explore cross-cultural trends in retail management such as international product sourcing and distribution, applied retail market research and evaluation, and international trade regulations.The 36-hour program uniquely prepares innovative, agile retail marketers to successfully propel their careers and emerge as leaders of businesses throughout the global marketplace.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Consumer Issues and Applications for Global Retailing
  • Retail Management and Cross-Cultural Perspectives
  • Global E-Tailing Systems

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

You only need to take one of these language tests:

  • Minimum required score:

    79

    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:

    550

    The TOEFL®PBT is administered in a paper format and measures your ability to use and understand English in a classroom setting at the college or university level. It accurately measures how well you can listen, read and write in English while performing academic tasks. Read more about TOEFL®PBT.

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  • 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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Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: 3

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to 3 on a US 4.0 grading scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of or better on a 4.0 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).

You only need to take one of these tests:

  • This programme accepts GRE® scores, however, has not provided a recommended or minimum required score range.

    The GRE® General Test is a widely administered admissions test that measures the skills needed in today's graduate and business school programs worldwide. The GRE® General Test contains three sections - Verbal Reasoning, Quantitative Reasoning, and Analytical Writing. Three scores are reported: a Verbal Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, a Quantitative Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, and an Analytical Writing score on a 0 - 6 score scale in half-point increments.

  • You need the following GMAT score:

    Required score: 550

    The GMAT - or Graduate Management Admission Test - is a frequent requirement for admission at management and business schools across the world. The GMAT score ranges between 200 and 800 and measures the verbal and quantitative reasoning of test-takers.

  • Submit an online application through the Office of the Graduate School.
  • Application Fee: The application fee for all applicants to graduate programs in the College of Technology is $75 for domestic applications and $150 for international applicants.
  • An Official Transcript from all institutions of higher education previously attended.
  • 3 Letters of Recommendation.
  • Personal/Goal Statement: 
  • Resume (optional)
  • Appropriate Exam Scores
  • GPA Requirement

Tuition Fee

  • International Applies to you

    1101 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1101 USD per credit and a duration of  .
  • National Applies to you

    586 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 586 USD per credit and a duration of  .
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Living costs for Houston

  • 1067 - 1950 USD/month
    Living Costs

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