Queen Mary University of London: Development and International Business

InstitutionQueen Mary University of London View institution profile
Department Geography
Web http://www.qmul.ac.uk/
Email Geog-PGAdmin@qmul.ac.uk
Telephone 020 7882 8165
Study type Taught

Summary

In recent years interest in the relationship between international business and (especially international) development has increased. This new degree offers a framework for exploring the changing relationship between states and markets, politics of development, foreign direct investment, international institutions of global political-economic governance, global working lives, economic restructuring, migrant labour, multinational companies, work, geo-politics, industrialization and development.

This programme:
- will help you to develop advanced and critical understandings of the development of international business from various intellectual perspectives. From neo-liberal and mainstream business studies approaches, through to more critical approaches which engage with questions of power and resistance;

- will give you an advanced theoretical grounding in the core aspects, and history and politics of, business and its growing internationalisation;

- will equip you with the skills to conduct rigorous empirical analysis and enquiry;

- offers distinctive opportunities to conduct independent field-based research in diverse locations;

- will prepare you for a broad range of careers but will specifically deliver the research skills and substantive knowledge required by NGOs, development organisations and national government departments.

MSc

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Queen Mary University of London offers two types of postgraduate degrees, taught programmes and research degrees.

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