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International Business with German MA (Hons)

University of Edinburgh

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UCAS CODE: N1R2

Course options

  • Qualification

    Master of Arts (with Honours) - MA (Hons)

  • Location

    Central area campus

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    12-SEP-22

  • Duration

    4 Years

Course summary

Prepare for the social, political and cultural challenges facing contemporary businesses, governments and not-for-profit organisations by studying International Business with German.You will develop the personal and professional competences required to work across a range of roles in contemporary business including:* accountancy and finance* strategy* marketing* human resource management* data analytics* entrepreneurship and innovationTaught by world-leading industry professionals and researchers, you can specialise in areas of business such as:* Global Business* Entrepreneurship and New Venture Creation* Eco Innovation* Future of Work* Theories and Techniques of Persuasion**German**Ranking in the World Top 20 languages, with more native speakers in Europe than any other, German makes an excellent partner subject to International Business. On this programme, you will learn spoken and written German, enabling you to communicate effectively in a range of contexts.**International Business**You will specialise in international business in Year 2 and examine areas such as:* the different types of foreign market entry strategy* the world trade regime* the various elements that comprise this environment e.g. EU / NAFTAYour studies will also include: * the role of the multinational enterprise and the process of foreign direct investment* cultural issues* technology* intellectual property rights and finance* interaction between governments and investorsYour language skills in German will be further developed in writing, translation and grammar, including oral language practicals. You will choose from a range of courses in German culture and society, enabling you to acquire vital cultural competence in the areas of your choice.**Compulsory year abroad**You will have a compulsory study abroad year in Year 3 at one of our international partner institutions in a German-speaking country. You will experience at first hand different cultures and approaches and develop your understanding of the international environment, including foreign language study.**Who is the programme is for?**This programme is particularly suitable if you are looking for a breadth of international business understanding. The programme is appropriate for those aspiring to undertake a career in international management, and those seeking further educational opportunities. German speakers are highly sought after by British employers, particularly those with links to the German economy, the fourth largest in the world.**Environment for learning**We offer a supportive and encouraging environment where you can grow and develop. Our student experience team offer an extensive range of pastoral and professional provision to support you on your undergraduate journey.We provide many and varied opportunities for you to engage in co- and extra-curricular activities. Our dedicated Student Development Team can help you develop a range of essential business graduate competencies.**Further development opportunities**You may take undergraduate Edinburgh Awards supported by an alumni professional mentor and trained coaches:* Personal and Professional Development (Year 2)* Effective and Responsible Leadership (Year 3 or 4)You can also participate in a large number of business societies, business events and peer-support schemes.

Application deadline

15 January

Tuition fees

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£ 23,100per year

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

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QUALIFICATION TYPE

A level : ABB - AAA

Required subjects: A Levels: no specific A Level subjects required. GCSEs: Mathematics at B or 6, a language other than English at B or 6 and English at C or 4.

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University information

University of Edinburgh

  • University League Table

    12th

  • Campus address

    University of Edinburgh, Student Recruitment and Admissions, 33 Buccleuch Place, Edinburgh, Edinburgh, City Of, EH8 9JS, Scotland

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    17th out of 122 15

    19th out of 40 11

  • Entry standards

    / Max 209
    179 85%

    7th

    3
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    76.0 76%

    34th

    18
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.79 76%

    104th

    16
  • Entry standards

    / Max 226
    175 90%

    7th

    1
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    70.0 70%

    19th

    12
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.82 76%

    29th

    5

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