The course

This industry-focused degree puts specialist business theory through a real-world filter to develop graduates who can add real value to any organisation.

Contact

This specialism is part of MA (Hons) International Business Management

Overview

This degree specialism puts functional areas of business and management alongside advanced Operations Management courses such as Project Management, Logistics and Supply Chain Management and Managing Business Performance. Our expert Operations and Logistics faculty call on their industry experience and research-led knowledge to bring these enterprise subjects to life.

Course content

In Year 1 you will follow a common course in the principles and practices of modern international business management.

In Year 2 you will be introduced to functional areas of Business Management such as marketing, human resources, business law and economic policy. Then in Years 3 and 4, you will complete a number of optional and specialist courses which introduce advanced learning across the key principles of Operations Management and Business Management from a global perspective.

Throughout your degree, you have the opportunity to take electives and options. Electives courses are a free choice from across the University portfolio and optional courses are a free choice from the Business Management portfolio.

Year 2

Semester 1 Semester 2
Fundamentals of Marketing Operations Management
Human Resource Management Management Theories in Practice - Professional Development Track
Commercial Law Managing the Service Experience
Intercultural Issues in Business Management Option or elective

Optional courses available include Business Entities, Organisational Behaviour, Marketing Perspectives.

Year 3

Semester 1 Semester 2
Business Research Methods Strategic Management
Project Management Business Analysis and Consultancy - Professional Development Track
Option Logistics and Supply Chain Management
Option or elective Option or elective

Optional courses are a choice from our Business Management portfolio, including: Employment Law, Employment Relations, Consumer Behaviour, Marketing Communications.

Year 4

Semester 1 Semester 2
International Business Global Trends and Ethics - Professional Development Track
Managing Business Performance Option
Option Option
Dissertation 1 Dissertation 2

Optional courses are a choice from our Business Management portfolio, including: Employment Law, Employment Relations, Consumer Behaviour, Marketing Communications.

Employability

In highly skilled work

  • 75% of those are in highly skilled work 15 months after graduating.

Salary

  • The average salary of students 15 months after graduating: £23000
  • The average UK salary of students 15 months after graduating from a similar course: £24000

Jobs

These are the most common jobs students go into 15 months after graduating:

  • Business and public service associate professionals
  • Managers, directors and senior officials
  • Information technology and telecommunications professionals