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Strategy and International Business MSc

Aston University, Birmingham

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Course options

  • Qualification

    MSc - Master of Science

  • Location

    Aston University

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP

  • Duration

    1 year

Course summary

Course summary

A unique combination of strategy, management consulting and international business, our MSc Strategy and International Business can kick-start your career.

The course will equip you with the skills to analyse companies’ strategic situations and develop practical strategic solutions for complex commercial problems. You’ll learn the vital role middle managers play in implementing strategy and how you can make strategy work in practice.

The course concludes with a Business Project; a substantial piece of work designed to provide you with an opportunity to analyse a business problem and practically apply the knowledge and skills developed during the course.

Course outline

This cutting-edge programme will give you a detailed understanding of strategy and its application in a wide variety of business settings. It will enable you to become strategically minded. You’ll learn to evaluate organisations’ positions within their competitive environments and then develop viable strategic options. By the end of this course, you’ll have a well-rounded business knowledge as well as the strategic skills to pursue a wide range of career options in strategy development, management consulting or a managerial role in a variety of business functions.

Why choose us?

We have a world-class reputation for student satisfaction, teaching quality and research.

We’re tripled accredited by AACSB, EQUIS and AMBA, making us just one of 1% of business schools in the world to hold this. The Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF) presented us with its highest accolade - a Gold Award, for consistently outstanding outcomes. We’re also in the top 20 universities in the UK and top 50 in the world for international outlook.

We benefit from strong links to businesses across a wide range of sectors, both in the UK and internationally.

Learning, teaching and assessment

There’s a range of teaching methods used on the course. This will allow you to explore, test and apply strategy in a way that suits you and ensures you get the most out of your studies.

Lectures will teach you key strategic concepts and frameworks, providing you with a fundamental understanding of the topics. We welcome a series of guest speakers from industry throughout the course. These are either business leaders or specialists in strategic management. They will share their expertise and experiences, which will help to enhance your understanding of strategy in practise.

Overseas opportunities

We benefit from an extensive network of partner institutions, including some of the highest ranked business schools in Europe, such as Kedge Business School in France. We also have partnerships with univesities worldwide, from Australia, to China, and USA to Singapore.

This course gives you numerous opportunities to gain valuable work experience, which will enhance your CV and boost your employability.

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
(international fees)

£ 20,350per year

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

University information

Aston University, Birmingham

  • University League Table

    43rd

  • Campus address

    Aston University, Aston Triangle, Birmingham, Birmingham, B4 7ET, England

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    42nd out of 123 5

  • Entry standards

    / Max 209
    133 61%

    45th

    5
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    77 77%

    36th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.96 79%

    64th

    20

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