Lancaster University

Lancaster University

International Business

This programme combines the global perspective of international business with the up to date strategic thinking required to develop and defend competitive advantage and implement effective organisational designs. Students will be examining contemporary issues and developments in many different areas of international business and strategy, from market entry, mergers and acquisitions, global trade and exchange rates to leadership in cross-cultural settings. A feature of the programme is its recognition of the influence of political, historical and cultural factors on international business issues. Overall, the programme gives students a strong interdisciplinary grounding in all aspects of international business and strategy.

Entry requirements

A degree in any business, management or economics related subject. Applicants whose 1st language is not English require an IELTS score of 7.0 or equivalent qualification (minimum element scores apply).

Course modules

Subject areas: Business skills and analytics; career skills; competition in global markets; cross border mergers and acquisitions; cross national management and leadership; firms in the global economy; international business strategy; international corporate strategy and structure; world economic forum.

Assessment methods

Assessment methods include coursework, group work, examinations and a dissertation.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 10,000 per Year 1 (EU) 12 months
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 10,000 per Year 1 (England) 12 months
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 16,000 per Year 1 (International) 12 months
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 10,000 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 12 months
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 10,000 per Year 1 (Scotland) 12 months
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 10,000 per Year 1 (Wales) 12 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Lancaster University Lancaster LA1 4YW North West

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Key information

Contact: 
Postgraduate Enquiries
Telephone number: 
01524 510733