The University is committed to helping students develop and enhance employability and this is an integral part of many programmes. Specialist support is available throughout the course from Career and Employability Services including help to find part-time work while studying, placements, vacation work and graduate vacancies. Students are encouraged to access this support at an early stage and to use the extensive resources on theCareerswebsite. Global consultancy firm Capgemini works exclusively with Birmingham Business School every year to create and deliver a second-to-none consultancy training experience that you won’t find at any other UK university. All our undergraduates have the opportunity to apply to take part in the unique Capgemini Community Challenge in your first or second year. This takes place over one week at Capgemini’s world-renowned client-solutions facilities, with students carrying out tangible solutions-based consultancy projects for actual third-sector clients.
You’ll be allocated a Personal Academic Tutor, who will provide you with personal guidance and support. In addition, the programme will also include activities to promote teamwork, confidence, communication and many other skills sought by employers. All learners will have the opportunity to seek professional certification with the skills gained through AWS Academy content, delivered by University staff that are AWS Academy accredited. Exams – these might be closed book, multiple choice, oral , short questions, seen case study/unseen exam question, open book, timed submission, etc.
Learning And Assessment
The programme is summatively assessed by a mixture of written examinations, assessed coursework, case studies, group projects, simulation and multimedia presentations. For more information on how much it will cost to study with us and the financial support available see our fees and funding information. You must demonstrate a level of English language competency at a level that will enable you to succeed in your studies, regardless of your nationality or country of residence. During your time as a student in the Business School and following graduation, the Careers Service will help you fully develop your potential and achieve your future goals. International Business graduates are highly valued by employers across the world and graduates of our programmes are highly sought after by a wide range of employers. You will conduct an independent research project on a topic of your choosing that is closely linked to your degree programme.
You will leave the programme with a range of transferable skills, including the ability to assess situations, develop creative solutions to fast-moving challenges, and to communicate effectively in an international business context. A global degree designed for students seeking to build an international career in a dynamic business environment. Should you wish to take a pre-sessional English course to improve your English prior to starting your degree course, you must sit the test at an approved SELT provider for the same reason.
If you join the Institute as a student member and complete the mapped modules, you will receive a Level 7 Diploma in Strategic Management and Leadership Practice on completion of your degree. Please check our Admissionspages for more information on other factors we use to assess applicants. This information is for guidance only and each application is assessed on a case-by-case basis. You will receive training in research methods with particular application to the empirical study of international management situations, issues and process. The international business MSc is designed for those seeking to operate within an international business setting or within companies and jobs where an understanding of international business is an asset. The course will help you to develop a sound understanding of international business contexts and to make integrative links across various disciplines.
- Once you are happy that you have all of the information required you can apply using our online postgraduate application form (the blue ‘Apply now’ icon on this page).
- Our award-winning Careers Network team is here to help and support you, offering everything from CV workshops, one-to-one advice sessions and mock interview practice sessions to high-profile employer events.
- It may be that for some programmes students will not have the option to request a placement period to be added to their programme before they arrive in the UK and would need to apply for a new visa.
- We will consider students who have taken A Level examinations and/or the International Baccalaureate for entrance to undergraduate programmes.
- Field trips to multinational organisations within a range of sectors and industries.
The University will consider students who have taken GCE A Level examinations, the International Baccalaureate , or a suitable foundation programme, such as theBirmingham Foundation Academy, for entrance to undergraduate programmes. The University will consider students who have taken GCE A Level examination, the International Baccalaureate , or a suitable foundation programme , for entrance to undergraduate programmes. We will consider students who have taken GCE A Level examinations, the International Baccalaureate , or a suitable foundation programme, such as one of our Foundation Pathways, for entrance to undergraduate programmes.
For students taking the SlovakianMatura (Vysvedčenie o maturitnej skúške), typical offers range from2.00to1.00average from best 4 subjects with specific subject marks required for some courses. Students taking the Greek Apolyterion are normally required to also take the Panhellenic Exams. Typical offers are based on the General Access Grade in the Panhellenics and range from 16.5 to 19.0 depending on the course applied for.
Developing Your Skills And Career Prospects
The above grades are based on the 2 to 5 scale, where 3 is the pass mark and 5 is the highest mark. Professor Gulnur Muradoglu Professor of Finance Professor Muradoglu is Director of the Behavioural Finance Working Group. Her main research interests include issues in behavioural finance with emphasis on financial crisis, corporate leverage and finance professionals’ behaviour. Dr Giuliano Maielli Reader in Organisation Studies; Head of Department of Business and Society Dr Maielli has published in several journals including Organization Studies, Business History and the International Journal of Innovation Management. He is currently engaged in research projects focusing on architectural knowledge and power across supply chains. Professor Brigitte Granville Professor of International Economics and Economic Policy; Head of Department of Business Analytics and Applied Economics Dr Granville’s research focuses on macroeconomics and monetary policy.
International Business and Finance This module will define the international business framework within which MNEs are born and grow, as well as provide analytical tools for dissecting varying motivations for MNE behaviour. You will also learn to identify ways in which companies seek to gain international competitive advantage and apply current research to interpretations of international business strategies. Research Methods In order to make proper use of research-based information for decision making it is necessary to understand the strengths and weaknesses of the methods and techniques used to collect and analyse such information. There is a wide range of possible approaches to conducting research or consultancy studies which vary in terms of the kinds of questions they seek to answer and the methods used to provide answers are explored in this module.