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2019/20 Taught Postgraduate Programme Catalogue

MSc International Business

Programme code:MSC-BS/IBUCAS code:
Duration:12 Months Method of Attendance: Full Time
Programme manager:Surender Munjal Contact address:S.Munjal@lubs.leeds.ac.uk

Total credits: 180

Entry requirements:

- A good quality bachelors degree or equivalent qualification.
- Applicants without these qualifications but with significant work experience may be admitted at the discretion of the University.
- Whilst an interest in International Business is expected, prior experience or qualifications in this area are not required.

School/Unit responsible for the parenting of students and programme:

Leeds University Business School

Examination board through which the programme will be considered:

Leeds University Business School

Programme specification:

Our graduates will:

1. Demonstrate critical understanding of international organisations, their management, their cultures and the environment in which they operate.

2. Have critical understanding and knowledge of international business theories and frameworks and their practical application.

3. Be independent, critical thinkers, capable of generating insights and making judgements and decisions in an international business setting.

4. Demonstrate the independent research skills and advanced analytical abilities needed to approach complex issues in international business management.

5. Have the interpersonal and reflective skills required to operate effectively in a multicultural business environment and support and manage continued professional development within international business and management roles.

6. Have an understanding of the ethical and environmental issues that have emerged as a result of globalisation.


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[Learning Outcomes, Transferable (Key) Skills, Assessment]

Candidates are eligible for the award if they pass the 150 credits of modules (including compulsory to pass modules) and achieve an overall average mark of 50 or above, calculated across the 180 credits of modules studied.

Compulsory modules:

Candidates will be required to study the following compulsory modules:

LUBS5217MGlobalization of Innovation15 creditsSemester 2
LUBS5232MInternational Strategic Management15 creditsSemester 2
LUBS5233MDebates and Controversies in International Business10 creditsSemester 2
LUBS5261MCross Cultural Management10 creditsSemester 2
LUBS5267MInternational Business Theory15 creditsSemester 1
LUBS5901MQuantitative Methods for International Business15 creditsSemester 1
LUBS5903MProfessional Skills for International Business10 creditsSemester 1
LUBS5911MDissertation for International Business45 credits1 Feb to 30 Sep
LUBS5913MInternational Trade Environment15 creditsSemester 1

Optional modules:

Candidates will be required to study 30 credits of optional modules (15 credits in Semester 1 and 15 credits in Semester 2) to total 180 credits taken in all for the programme:

LUBS5006MInternational Business Finance15 creditsSemester 1
LUBS5140MGlobal Economic Coordination and Governance15 creditsSemester 1
LUBS5214MForeign Market Entry Strategy15 creditsSemester 2
LUBS5231MManaging Global Logistics and Supply Chains15 creditsSemester 2
LUBS5260MManaging and Exploiting Intellectual Capital15 creditsSemester 2
LUBS5263MThe Emerging Markets15 creditsSemester 2
LUBS5268MEuropean Business15 creditsSemester 1
LUBS5270MChinese Business15 creditsSemester 2
LUBS5526MGlobal Perspectives on Enterprise15 creditsSemester 1
LUBS5909MChina and India in the Global Context15 creditsSemester 1

Last updated: 30/04/2019

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