International Business and Finance MSc

About the course

This rewarding course is for graduates and professionals seeking a competitive advantage in today’s international financial job market. You will acquire a highly-developed knowledge of business, management and financial principles, through both practical application and relevant leading-edge theory.


Key facts

Duration: One year full-time

Institution code: D26

Entry and admission criteria

You should hold a good honours degree or overseas equivalent in any subject. Applications from those without formal qualifications but with significant professional experience in business or finance will be considered individually.

If English is not your first language, an IELTS score of 6.5 (including a minimum of 5.5 in each component) or equivalent is normally required. English language tuition is available both before and during the course if required.

Teaching and assessment

Teaching will be delivered through formal lectures, informal seminars, tutorials, workshops, discussions, and e-learning packages. Assessment will usually be through a combination of individual and group work, presentations, essays, reports and exams.

Course modules

This rewarding course is for graduates and professionals seeking a competitive advantage in today’s international financial job market. You will acquire a highly developed knowledge of business, management and financial principles, through both practical application and relevant leading-edge theory. The course begins with a range of core modules designed to underpin key business and financial principles.

  • Critical Perspectives in Management
  • Operations and Human Resource Management
  • Accounting for Managers
  • International Strategic Management, Markets and Resources
  • International Finance
  • Research Methodology

These are followed by a choice of electives aimed at developing strategic knowledge and skills in relation to the specialist area of international finance. You also select two elective modules which might include:

  • International Taxation Policies
  • Strategic and Financial Decision Making
  • Globalisation
  • International Trade – Theory and Policy

The final stage is the dissertation, a detailed piece of written research with an international focus,

Fast-track entry is available on a part-time basis to fully qualified CIMA graduates (three years’ experience plus the exams) who will be exempted 90 credits and will have to undertake

the following remaining credits:

  • International Finance
  • Research Methods
  • Dissertation

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Graduate careers

Enhance your existing qualifications and global career prospects with a specialist master’s in business and finance. This course will provide advanced preparation for a career in the financial world.

Fees and funding

Home/EU students: For 2014/15 entry the tuition fee for this course is £6,500 

International students:  For 2014/15 entry the tuition fee for this course is £11,700

A range of scholarships and early payment discounts are available for eligible students. UK students should visit our domestic postgraduate funding and finance| pages for further information. International students should visit the dedicated international fees and scholarships| web pages.

Facilities

Students are taught in the state-of-the-art £35 million Hugh Aston Building, complete with a selection of purpose built lecture theatres with capacities ranging from 50 to 250.

The building also features breakout spaces for group work, quiet study zones for individual work, high spec computer labs and an integrated bookshop.

An onsite coffee shop is also situated in the building for students to meet with friends and classmates.

How to apply

Students can apply directly to study this postgraduate taught course at DMU by using our online applications portal|.

Contact details

For more information please contact:

T: +44 (0) 116 257 7458
Online enquiry form|


 
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