If you are a graduate looking for your first managerial position, then the MSc in International Business and Management is the stepping stone you need. It will give you a thorough grounding in all the most important management disciplines, and is targeted specifically at people who have limited work experience and who might not have studied business before.
However, it is goes beyond the business fundamentals, to look at cutting edge research in areas like innovation, entrepreneurship, corporate sustainability, supply chain management, leadership, change management and strategy. You will gain a deep understanding of current issues in the international business environment, and their impact on companies and their strategies. The MScIBM is ideal, not just for aspiring managers, but also if you want to go on to a research degree in business or management.
MSc in International Business Management at UEL
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Modern waterside campus close to the financial centre of Canary Wharf
A vibrant and diverse student body – a truly international part of one of the world’s liveliest cities and most connected economies
In-depth coverage of key emerging issues in the management of international businesses
February as well as September intake (our Malaysian partner, Olympia College has three intakes: September, January and May)
Outstanding opportunities for international study through our Global Scholars and Going Global programmes
Opportunities to have internships accredited as part of your Masters studies.
Big business is big news and by studying this course with us you will learn the facts behind the headlines.
As a master’s student, you will hone your ability to critically analyse concepts and issues in international business by studying the latest thinking and research as you examine real-world business practice through case studies of global companies.
For the bulk of the course you will study core modules to deepen your knowledge of managing resources, innovation, supply chains, strategy, leadership, change management, marketing and research.
You can choose to do a dissertation or you can study an additional module and produce a management report based on independent research. Or you could produce the business plan for your new venture..
Throughout your time with us you’ll learn how to collect and analyse information and data from a wide range of sources in order to enhance your understanding and insight of the topics you study.
You can choose to do this programme part-time or full-time.Full-time
You need the following IELTS score:
Minimum required score:
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.Take IELTS test
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You need the following GPA score:
Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to Lower Second Class on the UK Honour scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of or better on the UK Honour scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).
Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).
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