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International Trade, Strategy and Operations

Module Requirements for International Trade, Strategy and Operations


Candidates for the MSc will be required to take 180 credits overall, to include 10 credits from the Core list, 50 credits from the Required list, and 30 credits from the Defined Elective list, as well as a dissertation project.

Candidates for the Postgraduate Diploma will be required to take 10 credits from the Core list and 50 credits from the Required list, as well as a dissertation project considered by an Exam Board to be a pass at Postgraduate Diploma level.

Candidates for the Postgraduate Certificate will be required to pass 60 credits, with at least 10 credits from the Core list, 30 credits from the Required list, and 20 credits from the Defined Elective list.

Candidates for the Postgraduate Award will be required to pass 30 credits, with at least 10 credits from the Core list, 10 credits from the Required list, and 10 credits from the Defined Elective list.

Definition of terms:

  • Core: students must pass the module (50% or above)
  • Optional core: students must take the stated proportion of modules from this list and must achieve a pass (50% or above).
  • Required: students must achieve mark of 40% or above on the module
  • Defined Elective: students must take the stated proportion of modules from this limited list
  • Optional (elective) modules: students may take any remaining credits from this list after satisfying the list requirements outlined above
  • Students are still required to achieve the stated amount of passed credits and credits failed in the 40s for award as per General PGT Regulations page