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International Business and Management MSc by Research, MPhil, PhD

Abertay University

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  • Qualification

    MSc - Master of Science

  • Location

    Abertay University

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    JUN-21, OCT-21

  • Duration

    1 year

Course summary

Overview

This is a potential research degree area, subject to the approval of the University. If you are interested in undertaking a research degree in this area.

The study of international business and management is a broad subject, which involves many topics such as: the evaluation of an international company performance in coordinating and managing business activities in a cross-cultural context; the analysis of the international business environment utilising a range of models and concepts drawn from relevant international business theories; the analysis of the relationship between national culture, organisational behaviour and management practice; and the investigation of contemporary issues in the management of international business.

A research degree at Abertay is excellent preparation for a career as a researcher and an academic, as well as a diverse range of professions outside of academia, for example, in consultancy work.

Our research degrees

You have the option of studying an MSc by Research, an MPhil or a PhD.

When deciding which degree is right for you, you should consider the level of commitment required, the duration, cost and your career aspirations.

That being said, our research degrees are flexible. You can begin an MSc or an MPhil and then seek to transfer to a PhD without having to start your project all over again. You can also switch from full-time to part-time study, and vice versa.

MSc by Research

The award of Master of Science by Research (MSc by Research) demonstrates a practical ability to undertake research studies, a systematic understanding of knowledge and a critical awareness of current problems and/or the application of original thought.

How long is an MSc by Research?

If you are studying full-time, you will be expected to complete the award in 12 months. The minimum period to receive this award is 10 months and the maximum is 14 months.

If you are studying part-time, you will be expected to complete the award in 24 months. The minimum period to receive this award on a part-time basis is 20 months and the maximum is 28 months.

Application deadline

30/04/21, 31/08/21

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
(international fees)

£ 13,750per year

Tuition fees shown are for indicative purposes and may vary. Please check with the institution for most up to date details.

University information

Abertay University

  • University League Table

    109th

  • Campus address

    Abertay University, Bell Street, Dundee, Dundee, City Of, DD1 1HG, Scotland

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    100th out of 122 32

  • Entry standards

    / Max 209
    127 60%

    51st

    14
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    50 50%

    98th

    35
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.04 81%

    38th

    31

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