The course

Course code
KPT/JPS (N/340/7/0718) (PA 8512) 12/21
Delivery type
Full-time/Part-time
Duration
1 year/2 years
Intake date
September
Location
Malaysia

Contact

  • Contact

    Heriot-Watt University Malaysia Campus

  • Telephone

    +603 8894 3888

  • Email

    hwum@hw.ac.uk

Overview

Our Masters in International Business Management with Finance (MSc) programme is aimed at graduates who have little or no business or management background in their first degree and who wish to gain a broad based business qualification to enhance their future career prospects, or at those looking to develop business management knowledge and skills to allow them to change or further their careers.

Detailed course information

Course content

We offer eight specialist pathways across our Masters portfolio of International Business Management programme. If you choose to study our Masters in International Business Management with Finance you will cover key issues in international business management including the international business environment as well as the importance of strategy, finance, marketing, and organisational behaviour. You will then focus on developing specific knowledge and skills in your chosen pathway subject in preparation for a career in that area.

The international focus of the programme attracts students from all around the world, giving a rich learning environment where international experience and practice is shared.

Students also have the opportunity to take part in team-building and leadership events during the first few weeks of the programme. View our Team Building 2015 photo gallery.

Core Courses:

  • International Business Context
  • Competitive Strategy Marketing
  • Business Economics
  • Research Philosophy and Practice
  • International Marketing
  • Dissertation
  • Select two optional subjects

Optional subjects available:

  • Financial Analysis
  • Leadership
  • Project Management

International Business Context

Explores the nature of a firm’s response to the challenges of internationalisation by examining the strategic basis, method and direction of international strategies. Examines both multi- and micro-nationals and utilises conventional strategic tools to study international strategies.

Competitive Strategy

Examines how companies compete by developing and understanding the interactions and relationships between theoretical concepts; examining the individual components of strategic management models and considering how companies may achieve and sustain competitive advantage.

Financial Analysis

Looks at how to analyse the financial performance of an organisation through the use of published financial information.

Business Economics

Provides knowledge and understanding of the basic principles and concepts of microeconomics and macroeconomics and to be able to apply this knowledge and understanding in the analysis of a range of economic problems.

Research Philosophy and Practice

Provides an understanding of the social science research process, as well as theory and approaches to research. Develops practical skills (i.e. quantitative and qualitative techniques) in data analysis to transform the raw data into information that guides marketing management valuations.

Finance (pathway module)

To fully understand the role of corporate finance and the application of its techniques in the business organisation

Entry requirements

A relevant first class or second class Honours degree or a degree qualification, or equivalent qualification recognised by the Malaysian Government, acceptable by the University.

English language requirements

If English is not your first language, then evidence of proficiency equivalent to IELTS 6.5 is required.

If you do not have IELTS 6.5, we offer a Pre-Sessional English Programme (PSEP) prior to commencing your studies.

Fees

View our tuition fees for this course.

Scholarships and bursaries

See our range of scholarships and sponsored scholarships.