Ulster University

Ulster University

International Business (QABS)

This programme aims to allow students to acquire mastery of both the macro and micro contexts of international business, and is designed to enable students to acquire, develop, and integrate international business theory, and develop the skills to then apply this in terms of international business practice; the Master's dissertation provides the opportunity to conceive, design and implement satisfactorily a substantial research project within the broad subject area of international business; the course is offered on a full-time basis at both London and Birmingham campuses.

Entry requirements

2nd class Honours degree in business studies or a related subject or an equivalent academic or professional qualification; exceptionally, applicants who do not satisfy the above requirements may be admitted at the discretion of the Committee if they have prior experiential learning; an interview may form part of the selection process; progression to the MSc requires a minimum of 50 percent in each of the postgraduate diploma modules; International students: IELTS 6.0 / TOEFL 550.

Course modules

Semester 1: the international business environment; international management; international marketing; e-business; semester 2: business research methods; international entrepreneurship; international leadership and human resource management in a global context; global policy and strategy; semester 3: dissertation.

Assessment methods

Consists of various forms of coursework and examinations, as detailed by each module co-ordinator.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time - 1 years
Full-time - 1 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Queen Anne Business Centre, Birmingham Birmingham B5 4UA West Midlands
Queen Anne Business Centre, London Islington EC1R 4TF South East

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