This course enables entry onto the MSc International Business Management if you did not gain a first or second class honours at degree level (or equivalent). It will add to your existing skills and knowledge providing you with enhanced understanding and abilities which will prepare you for Masters courses, whilst also providing English support if you need help in this area
The MSc International Business Management offers an exciting opportunity to develop your knowledge in an area of high growth and global demand. The MSc IBM has been developed to offer you the opportunity to engage with a number of specific subjects relevant to global, national, and local business. Students who are considering starting their own company, joining a graduate training scheme with a multinational, or developing a broader understanding of international business will not only find the course highly relevant, but equally rewarding towards developing future career prospects in established and emerging global markets.
The programme delivery of the MSc IBM benefits from a number of close links with large multinational enterprises and innovative agile firms in providing a rich, exciting and challenging active learning environment. The team of Professionals and senior Academics on the course provide an extensive level of expertise in their respective disciplines from research to practitioner background. This will enrich your learning experience in a dynamic environment where you will be expected to participate at the highest level towards furnishing you with a Masters Degree for your future career.
In today’s highly dynamic global environment, a complexity of factors, including global logistics, supply chain management, technology, finance, HR, marketing and cross-border management, have a significant impact on business systems and functions. As such this programme is designed to develop the mix of skills, knowledge and understanding you need as a manager with a global mindset. The MSc IBM has been designed to be equally applicable to those with wide ranging managerial experience or management education and those who come with limited knowledge in these areas. You will be provided opportunities to develop a blend of functional and operational perspectives for a range of managerial levels, roles and responsibilities in an international setting. You will integrate and contextualise your knowledge and skills in a range of modules which have an international focus.
The comprehensive study of management and the use of a range of learning strategies such as live case studies, visiting industry speakers and a wide range of active learning approaches will enhance your career in business and management.
September start (full time)
7BE011 Masters Learning
7HR007 Contemporary Issues in International HRM
7IB006 Global Supply Chain & Project Management
7AC006 Managing Financial Performance
7MG001 Independent Business Analysis Project (12 months in length)
7IB005 Managing Across Borders
7IB003 International Business Environment
7MK003 Global Marketing Strategy and Practice
Applications are also welcome from individuals who do not possess the above qualifications but who have significant management experience and are able to demonstrate previous non-certificated learning equivalent to the above. In such cases, admission to the programme will be based on an evaluation of the applicant’s ability to continue to benefit from and achieve the award.
These fees are applicable for new entrants in 2019/0. Fees are for the academic year only, any subsequent years may be subject to an annual increase, usually in line with inflation.
Postgraduate Loans: A new system of loans for taught and research Masters courses for students resident in England was introduced from September 2016. For more information and how to apply online visit: www.gov.uk/postgraduate-loan
Charitable Funding: You might also want to explore the possibility of funding from charitable trusts; please see the following websites www.acf.org.uk, www.dsc.org.uk/fundingwebsites or www.family-action.org.uk. Most charities and trust funds offer limited bursaries targeted to specific groups of students so you will need to research whether any of them are relevant to your situation.
University Postgraduate Loyalty Discount: The University also offers a postgraduate loyalty discount (//www.wlv.ac.uk/study-here/money-matters/financial-support/postgraduate-study/postgraduate-loyalty-discount/): If you have completed an undergraduate degree at the University of Wolverhampton, you may be eligible for a 20% discount on the first year of a taught postgraduate programme.
Financial Hardship: Students can apply to the Dennis Turner Opportunity Fund (//www.wlv.ac.uk/study-here/money-matters/financial-support/dennis-turner-opportunity-fund/) for help with course related costs however this cannot be used for fees or to cover general living costs.
If you are paying for the fees yourself then the fees can be paid in 3 instalments: November, January and April. More information can be found at www.wlv.ac.uk/howtopay.