Heriot-Watt University

Heriot-Watt University

International Management and Business Communication

This course aims to develop a high level of language competence and intercultural communication skills in a business context alongside providing specific business knowledge so that you can respond to the demands of the modern international business environment.

Entry requirements

1st or 2nd Class Honours degree, or its non-UK equivalent, from a recognised British or overseas university; a high level of competence in the chosen language of study (Arabic/Chinese/French/German/Spanish). This level of competence can be acquired either through the completion of an undergraduate language degree, or by the fact that the language of study is their native language. Non-native speakers of English must provide evidence of their English language ability. This must be IELTS, or equivalent, of 6.5 (with no element below 6.0).

Course modules

Semester 1: international business; business communication. Two optional courses to be chosen from a range including: competitive strategy; contemporary consumers; corporate social responsibility; global heritage; intercultural communication in the workplace; international politics; marketing; operations management; work culture and organisations; beginner language courses in French, German, Spanish, Arabic, Chinese, British sign language, Gaelic. Semester 2: business economics; research in international business communication. 2 optional courses to be chosen from a range including: branding and communications; human resource management; intercultural perspectives on sustainable development; international marketing; international trade law; issues and trends in tourism; managing diversity in business; project management; beginner language courses in French, German, Spanish, Arabic, Chinese, British Sign Language, Gaelic.

Assessment methods

Dissertation.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,640 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,640 per Year 1 (EU) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,640 per Year 1 (England) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 14,400 per Year 1 (International) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,640 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,640 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 3,430 per Year 1 (EU) 2 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 4,050 per Year 1 (England) 2 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 7,290 per Year 1 (International) 2 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 4,050 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 2 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 3,430 per Year 1 (Scotland) 2 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 4,050 per Year 1 (Wales) 2 years
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 14,400 per Year 1 (International) 9 months
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,640 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 9 months
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,640 per Year 1 (Scotland) 9 months
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,640 per Year 1 (Wales) 9 months
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,640 per Year 1 (EU) 9 months
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,640 per Year 1 (England) 9 months
PgDip Part-time September 2016 GBP 3,430 per Year 1 (EU) 21 months
PgDip Part-time September 2016 GBP 4,050 per Year 1 (England) 21 months
PgDip Part-time September 2016 GBP 7,290 per Year 1 (International) 21 months
PgDip Part-time September 2016 GBP 4,050 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 21 months
PgDip Part-time September 2016 GBP 3,430 per Year 1 (Scotland) 21 months
PgDip Part-time September 2016 GBP 4,050 per Year 1 (Wales) 21 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Edinburgh Campus Edinburgh EH14 4AS Scotland

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Key information

Contact: 
Postgraduate Office
Telephone number: 
0131 4513284