MA International Business
The MA International Business will enable you to examine and understand the complexities and processes involved in the international business community. The coursework will expose you to the historical, legal, political and economic factors that are key elements in a study of this subject. You will also examine the dynamics of conducting business in an international context.
There is a strong emphasis on the application of theory, and you will learn through the analysis of real-life problems and examples.
The programme aims to stimulate you to think about possible futures, and to prepare for international business as it will be conducted over the next 10 to 20 years.
Key skills, aims and objectives: -Understand the context, the conduct, the theories and the strategies of international business -Appreciate the importance of culture, ethics and corporate social responsibility -Learn to analyse real situations, critique management behaviour, and make/justify recommendations for future decisions -Be able to prepare and give extensive consultancy-style presentations on an analytical level, not merely a descriptive level -Learnhow to cope with risk and uncertainty and the possibility of alternative (unknown) futures -Be prepared to work under time pressure, both individually and in teams
The MA International Business educates, trains, and prepares you for a successful career in the global economy.
It enables you to learn and put to practice a key set of skills that will be of fundamental importance in the working world.
The 39 credit hours required for the MA International Business must include the following modules:
Core programme 36 credit hours
INTB 5000 International Business
INTL 5000 Introduction to International Relations
BUSN 5200 Basic Finance for Managers OR
FINC 5000 Finance
INTL 5400 International Political Economy
INTB 5630 International Law and Business
MNGT 5710 Cross-Cultural Management
MRKT 5980 International Marketing
BUSN 5220 Global Supply Chain Management
INTB 5600 International Accounting
FINC 5840 International Finance
INTB 5740 Global Topics 1
INTB 5750 Global Topics 2
INTB 5760 Global Topics 3
INTB 6000 Integrated Studies in International Business
Electives 3 credit hours
One elective module
In addition, you are required to meet one of the following criteria:
A study-abroad course experience OR A hybrid course experience
You will choose either an overseas graduate-level course OR an online-hybrid course involving approximately one week of international experience and company visits.
For a list of online-hybrid courses, see our website.
This degree is recognised by the Chartered Management Institute (CMI). Students on this programme are provided with access to CMI resources during their studies, and can apply for membership to the CMI on degree completion.
This programme is accredited by Webster University, St Louis USA
International Student Requirements:
Please refer to our website for further details.
Facts & Figures
Financial Aid: Yes
International Financial Aid: Yes
# of Credits Required: 39
In State Tuition (per year): 16224 GBP