Aims of the course
The MA in International Business develops specialist knowledge and skills in managing business internationally. Critical analysis of the complex and volatile economic, political, cultural and competitive environments is mapped to the intents and operations of business.
The international mix of students ensures that you will gain valuable exposure to the differences in expectations, interpretations and values, which are typical of management teams in global companies.
Research centres that support the course include the Centre for International Capital Markets, Transport Research and Consultancy, the Centre for Leisure and Tourism Studies, the Management Research Centre and the Centre for Equality Research in Business. The University's provision in Economics, Business and Management was rated 'Excellent' in recent subject reviews by the Quality Assurance Agency for Higher Education.
Economic and Political Environment of International Business
International Business Strategy
Optional modules (you are expected to take two of the following):
Global Financial Markets
International Business Finance and Investment
International Financial Management
Mergers and Acquisitions
European Monetary Integration
Competition Law in the International Market
European Union: Law and Integration
Legal Environment of International Business
Perspectives in European Union Law
International Business Law
International Marketing Law
International Business in Japan and South Asia
International Hospitality and Tourism Environment
Transnationalism, Globalism, and Political Economy of Tourism
Tourism and Business Culture in Pacific Asia
Managing Diversity in a European Context
International Personnel and Development
Ethics and the International Economy
You also undertake a dissertation of between 12,000 and 15,000 words.