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International Business MSc

Keele University

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Course options

  • Qualification

    MSc - Master of Science

  • Location

    Keele University

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    OCT

  • Duration

    1 year

Course summary

Business today is global. This brings both opportunities and challenges that require managers and leaders who have an expansive knowledge and understanding of operating businesses internationally. The MSc in International Business focuses on developing your understanding of business and management within a global context, offering a deep insight into areas such as strategic management, cultural management issues, ethical and environmental issues and international value chains. You will develop an integrated and critically-aware understanding of how organisations operate across borders at both a strategic and operational level, preparing you for a career in a leadership or management role in a variety of settings throughout the world.

The programme covers core international business subjects such as International Business Context, International Strategic Management, International Human Resources, International Operations and Supply and Accounting. A distinctive feature of this programme is the opportunity to select a particular pathway for the final 60 credits which best suits your ambitions and development needs. You will get the opportunity to select one of the following:

Assessment

The rich and varied assessment strategy adopted by this programme ensures student development of employability and academic skills, providing an opportunity to demonstrate both professional and academic attainment. Assessment design is largely driven by a number of key principles which include: promotion of independent learning, student autonomy, responsibility for personal learning and development of innovation and originality within one’s chosen area of interest. Note that not all modules culminate in a final examination.

Careers

MSc International Business prepares you to work in the context of international business in which you will use newly acquired knowledge and skills dealing with international business issues such as international operations and supply, international strategy business environment analysis, and cross-culture management. Graduates from this programme have gone to pursue a range of managerial and professional careers from management consultant and business analyst to marketing officer and foreign sales representative. Recent employers include large multinational corporations and small- and medium-sized companies in various sectors.

Tuition fees

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£ 16,250per year

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

University information

Keele University

  • University League Table

    56th

  • Campus address

    Keele University, Keele, ST5 5BG, England

Keele students represent over 120 different nationalities. A welcoming campus, Keele recognises the benefits of such a diverse population of cultures and ideas.
Keele provides individual and group language and academic skills guidance for international students at all levels, through its language centre on campus.
Keele provides a friendly and supportive environment for international students. A range of cultural events are arranged and celebrated throughout the year.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    65th out of 123 5

  • Entry standards

    / Max 209
    121 56%

    66th

  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    66 66%

    80th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.01 80%

    52nd

    18

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