MSc International Business and Management (Research)

University of Manchester
En Manchester (Inglaterra)

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Course overview In today's globalised economy, the ability to think and work across boundaries and borders is imperative. Make the move into the fast paced world of international commerce with a degree designed to give you up-to-the-minute knowledge of global management issues. This stream focuses on research for those looking to progress to a PhD or into a research oriented role.

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Requisitos: Academic entry qualification overview: We normally look for a UK bachelor degree with first or upper second class honours, or the overseas equivalent, in any discipline.  It would be an advantage if a student has studied a degree in business, management, psychology, economics or social sciences with  undergraduate research methods training.When assessing your academic record, we take into account your grade average, position in class, references and the standing of the institution where you studied your qualification. Once we have received your application (together with...

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Oxford Road, M13 9PL, Greater Manchester, Inglaterra
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Management
Business and Management
IT
Marketing
International
Global
International Business
International Business Management
IT Management

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Make the move into the fast paced world of international commerce with a degree designed to give you cutting-edge knowledge of global management issues. In today's globalised economy, the ability to think and work across boundaries and borders is imperative.

Taking a multidisciplinary approach, drawing on economics, finance, organisational theory, marketing and human resource management, you examine areas of international business and management in depth, including economic, financial, technological, marketing and managerial issues facing multinational enterprises. This allows you to apply your skills anywhere in the world.

This stream focuses on research, including techniques of quantitative and qualitative data collection, analysis and interpretation. The course includes a Masters thesis (research dissertation) on an international business-related topic.

Aims

The research pathway aims to equip students with advanced knowledge and understand of social science research issues and methods, including advanced techniques of quantitative and qualitative data collection, analysis and interpretation.

It will prepare students for the demands of research-oriented career paths or doctoral training programmes.

Special features

Students will have the opportunity to participate in an organised company visit to illustrate real-life applications of international business and management concepts covered on the course.

Course units details

  Semester one:

Compulsory units:

  • Comparative Business and Management
  • Fundamentals of International Business and Management
  • Research Methods and Data Analysis
  • Theories in International Business

Semester two:

Compulsory units:

  • International Business Strategy (Capstone course)
  • Research Methods and Data Analysis II
  • Topics in International Business research

One elective unit from:

  • Institutions and Firms' Internationalisation Strategies
  • Institutions and Knowledge Management in MNEs
  • International Business and Emerging Markets
  • International Trade: Theory, Policy and Practice
  • Marketing Issues in International Business
  • Managing Across Cultures
  • Multinational Business Finance
  • Multinationals and Technology Transfer in Economic Development
  • Responsible Business in a Global Environment

Semester three:

  • Dissertation - research project

Coursework and assessment

Assessment across the course units varies, and includes a combination of examinations, individual essay, course work and presentations. Problem-solving exercises are prepared and evaluated in groups.

A dissertation of between 12,000 and 25,000 words is also undertaken.

Open days

Masters information sessions

We are hosting a series of informal information sessions for undergraduates who are thinking about pursuing a masters course at Alliance Manchester Business School.

Our Masters courses aren't just for business graduates - from business analytics to operations, and marketing to finance, we have 17 courses to choose from. Join us to meet a careers advisor, admissions staff and current students and discover how our courses can boost your career prospects.

Also, a number of graduates have the opportunity to progress directly onto the Full-time MBA programme as a Young Potential Leader - could you be one of them?

Choose from the following dates:

- Wednesday 17 February 2016, 12.00 - 1.30pm

- Wednesday 9 March 2016, 12.00 - 1.30pm

- Wednesday 13 April 2016, 12.00 - 1.30pm

- Wednesday 11 May 2016, 12.00 - 1.30pm

All events are held in the Atrium, Alliance MBS East building (on the corner of Oxford Road and Booth Street East) - number 26 on the campus map.

For further information and to register your interest in attending, please see the  Alliance MBS website  .

Events round the world

We take part in events both at home and around the world, and we'd be delighted to  meet you in your country  . If you are visiting Manchester and you are unable to attend one of the Masters Information Sessions, you are welcome to  organise a personal visit  .

Disability support

Practical support and advice for current students and applicants is available from the Disability Advisory and Support Service. Email: dass@manchester.ac.uk