If you are a graduate looking to develop a career in international business, this course will give you the skills and knowledge needed to do business in a global context. You’ll develop an appreciation of the special requirements for successfully conducting business across national boundaries along with knowledge of relevant theories and their practical application to business cases.
There is a choice of Dissertation or Business in Practice route. If you are considering further academic study (PhD) and you would like the opportunity to research a topic relating to international business, the dissertation enables you to test and apply the techniques and theories you have gained. If you would like to develop further applied skills to suit your career aspirations, you can complete your studies with two elective modules and our applied Business in Practice module.
- Accounting and Finance (MSc)
- Business Analytics (MSc)
- Business with Accounting and Finance (MSc)
- Business with Consulting (MSc)
- Business with Operations Management (MSc)
- Business with Marketing (MSc)
- Finance (MSc)
- Finance and Economics (MSc)
- Financial Mathematics (MSc)
- Human Resource Management and Employment Relations (MSc)
- Management (MSc)
- Management of Information Systems and Digital Innovation (MSc)
- Marketing and Strategy (MSc)
If you would like to view detailed descriptions of each please visit this page.
- Work and Human Resource in a Global Context
- International Business
- Strategy Analysis and Practice
- Foundations of Financial & Management Accounting
- Quantitative Methods for Business
- Marketing in an International Environment
- Fundamentals of Economic Behaviour
- International Business Strategy
As a research led institution, optional module lists are subject to change each year to keep the student learning experience current. For more information about modules available on this course please visit this page.
* The modules mentioned above may be subject to change. Please read our terms and conditions for more detailed information.
Choice of Dissertation or Business in Practice route:
- Dissertation route - If you are considering further academic study (PhD) and you would like the opportunity to research a topic relating to international business, the dissertation enables you to test and apply the techniques and theories you have gained. You will be supervised and supported throughout and will usually submit your dissertation in early September. The Research Methodology module will help prepare you for the dissertation. In total you will study eight compulsory modules and one elective, and complete the Research Methodology module and a dissertation.
- Business in Practice route - If you would like to develop further applied skills and specialist knowledge to suit your career aspirations, you can complete your studies with two additional elective modules and our applied Business in Practice module. You will develop deep functional and industry expertise with practical insights from our faculty and our CareersPlus and Corporate Relations team. In total you will study eight compulsory modules, two optional modules and also complete the compulsory Business in Practice capstone module.
Typically students will receive between 27 to 30 contact hours per module.
Mix of exams, individual assignments, group work and tests, with your capstone module bringing all your learning together.
Our graduates have gone on to work for organisations including:
- JC Social Media
- BNP Paribas
- Protiviti (Dubai)
They have progressed into roles such as:
- Analyst and Graduate Trainee
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Full-time: 1 year
(September 2019 - September 2020)
2:i undergraduate degree (or equivalent). This course will suit a wide variety of candidates
looking to break into business, and we welcome applicants from all academic fields.
English Language Requirements
IELTS overall score of 7.0, minimum component scores of two at 6.0/6.5 and the rest at 7.0 or above.
Department of Study
Location of Study
University of Warwick
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Additional Course Costs
Students are required to purchase their own text books.
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