MSc International Business and Economic Development
It explores the highly significant interdependence between international business and economic development. You will examine both the collaborative and confrontational roles of multinational enterprises and the process of economic growth, development and transformation.
Throughout MSc International Business and Economic Development you will utilise key techniques and evidence and develop an understanding of how MNEs, competing on a global scale, interface with national or regional economies, with differing and specific needs.
Within MSc International Business and Economic Development you will complete a mix of core and optional modules, allowing you to tailor the programme towards your own interests.
- The Economics of the Multinational Enterprise
- Strategic Diversity and the Political Economy of Multinationals
- Macroeconomics for Developing Countries
In addition you are invited to select optional modules. These include, but are not limited to, areas including banking and finance, economic development, econometrics, international business, business economics, emerging markets.
MSc International Business and Economic Development students will be assessed through written examinations, dissertation, assignments, case studies and group presentations.
You are expected to have obtained a UK upper second class honours degree, or the international equivalent, involving a good understanding of core Economics and quantitative methods at an undergraduate level. Students whose first language is not English are required to provide evidence of proficiency. Please see entry requirements for MSc International Business and Economic Development.
A wide range of nationalities are represented on our postgraduate masters courses in 2009/10, with students coming from countries including Brazil, Canada, China, India, Malaysia, Nigeria, Taiwan, Thailand, Turkmenistan, Turkey, mainland Europe and the UK.
Our graduates have outstanding career prospects. MSc International Business and Economic Development will prepare you for roles such as policymaker, corporate manager and consultant where it is useful to understand the key economic principles that underpin both international business strategy and the role of multinational organisations in the processes through which national economies develop and grow.