Newcastle University Business School

Advanced International Business Management & M

Advanced International Business Management and Marketing (Dual Award) MSc, MSc

Full time: 17 months

Profile

Our Advanced International Business Management and Marketing Dual Award course meets the needs of excellent graduates who aspire to a global role in marketing.

On successful completion of this course, you will be awarded:

  • Advanced International Business Management and Marketing MSc from Newcastle University
  • International Business Management MSc from the University of Groningen

This course covers the main aspects of business management and marketing in an international context, including:

  • business strategy
  • corporate finance
  • customer relations management

What you'll learn

Your studies will involve comparative analyses of countries, institutions, cultures and markets. The course also covers the strategic decision making of companies operating within this environment. 

You will learn how to:

  • analyse operations functions in different countries
  • understand various institutional environments
  • develop a 'sharp eye' for operations management within international, multinational and transnational enterprises

Your development

On completion of the course, you will be able to demonstrate:

  • knowledge of how to improve the quality of management, leadership and practice in international organisations
  • improved capacity for enquiry, problem solving, critical thinking and analysis
  • the ability to communicate and cooperate with individuals from different cultural backgrounds 

Career focus

A sample of job titles our graduates now hold include:

  • Managing Director
  • Financial Analyst
  • Legal Contracts Advisor
  • Project Technical Leader
  • Procurement Agent
  • Category Analyst
  • Corporate Strategy Intern

Our graduates work for employers such as:

  • L'Oréal
  • Heineken
  • Continental
  • Axel Springer SE
  • TCD Foods Ltd
  • Unilever
  • EY
  • Bosch
  • Mintel

Delivery

Semester one is taught at the Faculty of Economics and Business at the University of Groningen. Semester two is at Newcastle University Business School. Both universities teach the course in English, so you do not need knowledge of the Dutch language.

You will also complete a dissertation on a topic that you have studied during the course. You can choose whether to study at Newcastle or Groningen during this process. You will receive joint support and guidance, with a supervisor from each institution.

There are many opportunities to engage with organisations through guest lectures and live case studies. We also encourage you to engage with organisations through your dissertation research.

Modules

Modules for 2017 entry

Semester One

Semester one is undertaken at the University of Groningen where you will study the following compulsory modules:

  • International Business Strategy (10 credits, 5ECTS)
  • Comparative Environmental Analysis (10 credits, 5ECTS)
  • International Corporate Finance (10 credits, 5ECTS)
  • International Strategic Alliances (10 credits, 5ECTS)

While in Groningen, you will select three optional module from a list provide by the University of Groningen. Modules will be offered subject to availability.

Semester Two

Semester two is undertaken at Newcastle University Business School where you will study the following compulsory modules:

While in Newcastle you will select one elective module (10 credits, 5ECTS) from the following:

You may select up to one elective module from this list:

The compulsory dissertation will be taken over semester three of year one and semester one of year two, and will be jointly supervised and delivered by Newcastle and Groningen.

Fees & Funding

2018-2019 fees

The fees displayed here are per course.

MSc, MSc

UK

Full time: £5,200

EU

Full time: £5,200

International

Full time: £18,600

Entry Requirements

A 2:1 honours degree, or international equivalent, in a relevant discipline. The course is taught in English and no knowledge of the Dutch language is required.

International Students

To study this course you need to meet the following English Language requirements:

Direct Entry : IELTS 6.5 overall (with a minimum of 6.0 in all sub-skills)

Pre-sessional English Language courses are not accepted as an alternative entry to this course.

Our typical English Language requirements are listed as IELTS scores but we also accept a wide range of English Language tests.

The equivalent academic qualifications that we accept are listed on our country pages.

How to Apply

The application deadline for 2017 entry has now passed. We will be accepting applications for 2018 from September onwards. Applications should be made to the University of Groningen. For more information contact us.

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