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International Business with Japanese MA (Hons)

The University of Edinburgh

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UCAS CODE: N1T2

Course options

  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Central area campus

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    11-SEP-23

  • 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 Japanese. 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 innovation Taught 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 *Japanese *Over the past 150 years, Japan has experienced change at breakneck pace, but has nevertheless retained its fascinating cultural heritage. Study with us, and you will develop the linguistic skills to engage with this dynamic society. In Years 1 and 2, you will study the Japanese language from beginner, post-beginner or advanced level, depending on your existing language skills. You will use your language abroad in Year 3.You will also gain an appreciation of Japan's place in East Asia, now one of the world's most important and influential regions. **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 / NAFTA Your 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 investors **Compulsory year abroad** You will have a compulsory study year abroad in Year 3 at one of our international partner institutions in Japan. 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 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. **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

25 January

Tuition fees

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£ 24,500per year

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

Entry requirements

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A level : AAB - A*AA

Required subjects: A Levels: no specific A Level subjects required. GCSEs: Mathematics at B or 6, a language other than English at A or 7, and English at C or 4.

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University information

The 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

    15th out of 124 2

    7th out of 15 3

  • Entry standards

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    177 83%

    11th

    4
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    82.0 82%

    11th

    23
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.69 74%

    95th

    9
  • Entry standards

    / Max 226
    193 95%

    3rd

  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    70.0 70%

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    1
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.45 69%

    11th

    1

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