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Extended MSc International Business with Advanced Practice, Pre-Master

  • Application Deadline
  • 24 months
    Duration
Birmingham, United Kingdom
The Extended MSc International Business with Advanced Practice integrates the Graduate Certificate programme from Ulster University Birmingham Branch, and the MSc International Business with Advanced Practice, which includes a work internship or an applied consulting project before your final semester, offering you an opportunity to gain valuable workplace environment experience.
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Overview

This Extended MSc International Business with Advanced Practice programme from Ulster University Birmingham Branch aims to develop your academic and study skills from the outset of the programme. You will then be well equipped to acquire a mastery of both the macro and micro contexts of international business. 

These programmes will include the ability to acquire, develop, and integrate international business theory whilst developing the skills to then apply this in terms of international business practice.

The MSc International Business stage consists of eight taught modules, Global Business in Context, International Finance, International Marketing, The Digital Landscape, International HRM, Global Strategy, Applied Research Methods, and International Entrepreneurship, and either a Dissertation or an Applied Research Project.  

Successful completion of the eight taught modules, will allow you to acquire mastery of both the macro and micro contexts of international business, specifically the ability to acquire, develop, and integrate international business theory whilst developing the skills to apply such theories in terms of international business practice.

Careers and progression

Student and employer needs are reflected in the development of this programme and evidenced in the career destinations and further development of our graduates. The nature of the provision is such that it equips individuals for employment in a wide range of international roles within the public and private sectors and a number of graduates are successful in gaining promotion in their chosen fields or alter their career paths on successful completion of the MSc International Business.

A  number of graduates from the MSc International Business programme have progressed to undertake doctoral studies.

In light of Covid-19, start dates may vary and this course may initially be delivered online until a point where normal campus teaching can be resumed. Please check our website for the most up to date information regarding intakes and delivery

Programme Structure

Courses included:

Graduate Certificate

  • Research Methods for Postgraduate Studies 
  • Academic Essentials 
  • Enterprise Development 

MSc International Business with Advanced Practice

  • Level 7 MSc Workshop 
  • Global Business in Context 
  • International Finance
  • International Marketing 
  • The Digital Landscape 
  • International HRM 
  • Global Strategy 
  • Applied Research Methods 
  • International Entrepreneurship 

For students undertaking an internship

  • Internship & Professional Development Project 

For students not doing an internship

  • Applied Consulting Project 

And one of the following modules

  • Dissertation 
  • Applied Research Project 
Check university website for further information on the modules.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 24 months
  • Credits
    240 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

You need the following IELTS score:

  • Minimum required score:

    6

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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General Requirements

  • A third class or pass in a bachelors degree in any discipline, or equivalent; or
  • A pass in a non-honours degree with any classification in any discipline, or equivalent; or
  • 3 year Diploma (DAZhuan) or equivalent (China only)

Tuition Fee

  • International

    19000 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 19000 GBP per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    9500 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 9500 GBP per year and a duration of 24 months.
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Living costs for Birmingham

  • 765 - 1140 GBP/month
    Living Costs

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Funding

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