University of Huddersfield

International Business with Entrepreneurship Professional Practice MSc

This course is specifically aimed at International students, supporting those wishing to gain practical work based experiential learning. Together with studying your chosen course we are offering an additional 6-month placement opportunity, making the course 18 months in length. This allows students to put into practice the skills and techniques developed throughout the Master’s degree within a UK environment after completing the 12-month taught programme.

This course aims to develop an entrepreneurial mind-set, giving emphasis to curiosity, creative future thinking, vision and imagination on an international scale – the precursors to identifying and developing opportunities for enterprise, including starting and running new ventures both nationally and internationally.

You’ll have the opportunity to gain a critical understanding of the rapidly changing and dynamic international business environment, and the skills needed to analyse the activities and operations of multinational enterprise and strategies available to firms operating at an international level. This programme will provide the opportunity for you to study a wide range of topics in international business, from both a theoretical and practical perspective. The course is designed to enable you to tailor it to your own personal and career interests, with a number of option modules available

Entry Requirements

Entry requirements for Professional Practice courses are normally:

  • An Honours degree (2:1 or above) or equivalent professional qualification, in Business Studies, Marketing, Management, Logistics, Accountancy or Economics.
  • Applicants with other appropriate professional qualifications and/or experience will be considered on an individual basis.

If your first language is not English, you will need to meet the minimum requirements of an English Language qualification. The minimum for IELTS is 7.0 overall with no element lower than 6.5, (a minimum of TOEFL 550 (Computer Based Toefl 213) score) or equivalent will be considered acceptable

Career Prospects

This course offers you the chance to undertake a 6 month placement at the end of the taught element. A placement can help you build on the knowledge and skills developed on the course.

The placement is a valuable tool that can enhance your employability and help you to develop as an individual. It is acknowledged that graduates with work experience are generally much more attractive to employers.

Our Employability and Placements Office are available to support you in finding placement opportunities and can provide advice in areas such as interview skills and preparing CVs and covering letters.

Course Details

The Context of International Business
The Curious Mindset
The Strategy of International Business
New Venture Creation
The Global Professional
Option modules may include (choose 1)

Supply Chain Planning and Control
The Circular Economy and Responsible Resource Management
Productivity Improvement
Management Science Modelling
Investment and Portfolio Management
International Finance
The Curious Mindset
Leading Managing and Developing People
Reward Management
Humanitarian Challenges
Ageing Societies
Society, Culture and Philosophy
Management Accounting
Strategic Management

Final Project
Research Route
Research Methods
Individual Research Project

Consultancy Route
Consultancy Skills
Group Consultancy Project

New Venture Creation
Launch a venture
New Venture Creation

MSc Professional Practice Placement

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