Postgraduate

Advanced Int Business Mgt MSc MSc

Advanced International Business Management (Dual Award) MSc, MSc

Full time: 17 months

Profile

Our innovative Advanced International Business Management Dual Award course is for those aspiring towards an international career in business management.

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On completion of this course, you will be awarded:

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

The course covers the main aspects of business in an international context, including:

  • strategic management and organisation
  • managing across cultures
  • financial management and financial risk
  • economics and marketing

What you'll learn

You will focus on the comparative analyses of countries, institutions and cultures. This is in context with the strategic decision-making of companies in an international environment.

You will develop crucial interpersonal skills and learn how to:

  • improve the quality of organisational management, leadership and practice
  • develop your capacity for enquiryproblem solvingcritical thinking and analysis
  • communicate and cooperate with people from different cultural backgrounds
  • develop skills for operations management within international, multinational or transnational enterprises

Your development

On completion of this 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
  • Marketing Account Executive

Delivery

Semester one is taught at Newcastle University Business School. Semester two is taught at the Faculty of Economics and Business at the University of Groningen. 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.

Related Degrees

  • International Business Management MSc

    Our MSc will suit those looking to study business with an international focus. It will enable you to develop a career within business management.

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Module changes

Module changes

Modules change annually to take account of:

  • changing staff expertise
  • developments in the discipline
  • the requirements of external bodies and partners
  • student feedback.

Most module information for 2018 entry will be available from mid-May 2018.

Semester Two

During semester two, you will study the following modules at the University of Groningen:

  • GRON121 International Business Strategy
  • GRON127 Comparative Environmental Analysis
  • GRON105 Emerging Markets
  • GRON126 Research Seminar for MSc International Business and Management
  • GRON128 CSR and Global Value Chain

Modules will be offered subject to availability. 

While in Groningen, you will select two optional modules from a list provided by the University of Groningen. 

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.

MA, MSc

UK

Full time: £5,200

EU

Full time: £5,200

International

Full time: £18,600

Find out more about our tuition fees, including how to pay them and available discounts.

EU students starting at Newcastle in 2018 will pay the UK (Home) tuition fee for the full duration of their course.

Funding opportunities

Entry Requirements

A 2:1 honours degree, or international equivalent, in a business or social science subject.

The course is taught in English, so you do not need to be able to understand Dutch.

Find out the equivalent qualifications for your country.

Use the drop down above to find your country. If your country isn't listed please email: international.recruitment@ncl.ac.uk for further information.

English Language Requirements

Select an English language test from the list to view our English language entry requirements.

Please email us at international.recruitment@ncl.ac.uk for further information.

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

How to Apply

Use our Applicant Portal to apply for your course. We have a step-by-step guide to help you.

There is no application closing date for this course.

We advise international students to apply at least two months before the course starts. This is so that you have enough time to make the necessary arrangements.

Deposit

If you live outside the UK/EU you must:

  • pay a deposit of £1,500
  • or submit an official letter of sponsorship

The deposit is payable after you receive an offer to study at Newcastle University. The deposit is non-refundable, but is deducted from your tuition fees when you register.

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