This MSc in International Business at Birkbeck, University of London is distinctive in the way it presents the multidisciplinary context of international business and promotes a connection with cognate fields such as management, business, economics and organisation studies.
Compulsory modules provide core training in principles of international business and management and research methods, and a range of option modules allow you to focus on specific areas according to your personal interests or career requirements, including economics and finance, marketing, employment relations and human resource management, business ethics, globalisation and development. You may further tailor the programme to your needs by writing a dissertation on a topic that particularly interests you, using research-based skills which are emphasised throughout the programme.
On completing the programme you will have the knowledge, skills and competencies to analyse critical issues in international business with qualitative and quantitative methods, and to design and implement international business strategy and policy development. This Master's degree is particularly relevant if you are, or would like to be, a manager with responsibility for international business and policy affairs in a private or public sector organisation.
Career and Employability
Graduates can pursue careers in business or management in a domestic or international context or in any functional area (accounting, finance, marketing or human resources management) in the public or private sector. Possible professions include management consultant, accounting or finance executive, corporate investment banker, human resource officer, or marketing executive. This degree can also be useful in working for a multinational company as a logistics and distribution officer or a systems analyst.
- International Business Strategy
- International Business: Theories and Issues
- Principles of Organization and Management
- Research Methods in Management (Postgraduate)
- The Dynamics of Global Capitalism: Theory and Practice
- 12 months
- 24 months
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DisciplinesBusiness Administration International Relations International Business View 542 other Masters in International Relations in United Kingdom
Our standard postgraduate entry requirement is a second-class honours degree (2:2 or above) from a UK university, or an equivalent international qualification.
- On your application form, please list all your relevant qualifications and experience, including those you expect to achieve.
- Your personal details
- Your qualifications
- Your work experience
- Your personal statement
- Statistical information
- English proficiency
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International19200 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 19200 GBP per year during 12 months.
National12450 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 12450 GBP per year during 12 months.
- Part-time home students: £6225 pa
- Part-time international students: £9600 pa
Living costs for London
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