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  • Qualification

    MSc - Master of Science

  • Location

    Lanarkshire Campus

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    JAN-21

  • Duration

    1 year

Course summary

OVERVIEW

Our MSc International Management is designed to help you build a career in management where an understanding of global contexts and issues is becoming increasingly important. The MSc will equip you with the theoretical knowledge and conceptual skills to work in environments requiring high levels of international managerial competence. International guest lecturers and case studies will help you better understand the international contexts of management.

Leadership and management skills are essential for organisational success, and through the course, you will acquire a robust set of analytic tools enabling you to play a productive role in the management of international business organisations. You will develop global perspectives of business and management, informed by a sound understanding of the wider cultural and national contexts in which organisations exist.

Contemporary businesses need managers who relish and adapt to the ever-changing complex challenges that shape today’s globalised marketplace.

Career & Further Study Prospects

You will be equipped to work in professional practice in middle management at international level, where you can make an early and significant contribution to your employer.

You will acquire important analytical and management skills suitable for various generalist managerial roles.

You will have a strong understanding of organisational performance, strategy, ethics, leadership and general business management.

Graduates from this MSc can progress to undertake a doctoral research programme of study.

Teaching & Assessment

Our MSc International Management programme runs across three terms, containing a mixture of theory and practice core and optional modules in the first two terms, with the third term consisting of a 60-credit dissertation module.

You will gain a thorough grounding in the essential knowledge and skills for a management career in business and industry. Particular emphasis is on strategy, creativity, leadership and internationalisation within the context of rapidly changing external environments. You will learn to think and work strategically and creatively.

Tuition fees

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£ 13,000per year

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

University information

University of the West of Scotland

  • University League Table

    109th

  • Campus address

    University of the West of Scotland, Paisley Campus, High Street, Paisley, Renfrewshire, PA1 2BE, Scotland

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    90th out of 123 3

  • Entry standards

    / Max 209
    124 57%

    58th

    13
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    56 56%

    107th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.96 79%

    64th

    29

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