Take your career global with an MA International Business. We’ll guide you through the fast-paced world of International Business by exploring three key themes: the global/local marketplace, international customers and international strategy development. You’ll learn from research-active academics with extensive industry experience in a range of international business contexts. Their approach to learning and teaching is based on contemporary international business concepts and case studies, and they’ll work with you to develop analytical approaches needed to solve complex problems and implement appropriate solutions. On this course, you’ll look at the increasing significance of the global/local marketplace, including traditional export/import operations, international expansion and e-commerce. You’ll gain an understanding of international customers and their requirements, focusing on customer relationship management, customer service and cross-cultural management issues associated with diverse international business teams. You’ll also learn about International Business strategy development, including acquisitions, international partnerships, global supply chains and joint ventures. Our approach to International Business is interdisciplinary, covering key business principles such as strategy, operations and global supply chain management, retailing and services marketing, and leadership and professional development. We focus on complex social and economic activities in the international context, looking at how to achieve stakeholder objectives. By the time you graduate, you’ll have developed:
- advanced knowledge of organisations, their management and the fast-changing international context
- your ability to apply knowledge and understanding of international business and management to complex issues, both systematically and creatively, to improve business and management practice
- a wide array of professional skills that will enhance your employability, such as communication/presentation, teamwork, leadership, problem-solving, analysis and decision-making
- lifelong learning skills that will enable you to work with self-direction and originality to contribute to business and society at large.
The module details given below are subject to change, and are the latest example of the curriculum available on this course of study. The Leadership and Professional Development module will support your strategic career planning and the development of your management and leadership capabilities. Other core modules such as International Business, Operations and Global Supply Chain Management, Corporate and International Strategy and International Marketing and Managementaim to give you an in-depth understanding of fundamental international business areas. Theory and practice are integrated through the extensive use of UK and international case studies and real business examples. You will also get the chance to develop a specialism through the option modules which you can extend further in your organisation-based research project. You’ll complete the Business Research module and a Research Project/Dissertation, ideally in conjunction with an appropriate business organisation. This will allow you to generate business recommendations and conduct research in the same way that professional management researchers and consultants might operate.
You’ll be assessed on your ability to present an academic argument, the application of theory into practice and the demonstration of a practical and integrative approach to a problem or issue. A range of assessment methods will be used, which may include: • case studies, market analysis and business reports • individual and team presentations • business and marketing project plans • business project portfolio • research project report or dissertation
Professionally accredited courses provide industry-wide recognition of the quality of your qualification.
- Chartered Institute of Management Accountants
Leeds Trinity University is committed to recruiting students with talent and potential and who we feel will benefit greatly from their academic and non-academic experiences here. We treat every application on its own merits; we value highly the experience you illustrate in your personal statement. The following information is designed to give you a general overview of the qualifications we accept. If you are taking qualifications that are not included below, please contact our Admissions Office who will be happy to advise you. An honours degree (minimum 2:2) in any discipline. Alternatively, we will consider applicants with below degree-level qualifications with appropriate employment/professional experience. If English is not your first language, IELTS 6.0 (with no less than 5.5 in any component) or equivalent is the minimum requirement.
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