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Sheffield Hallam University: International Business Management

Institution Sheffield Hallam University
Department Sheffield Hallam University
Web http://www.shu.ac.uk
Email admissions@shu.ac.uk
Telephone (+44) 0114 225 5533
Study type Taught

Summary

1. Course summary - Build knowledge and intellectual abilities through an academically rigorous course of study, informed by the latest developments.

  • Develop skills, competencies and personal attributes relevant to the international business manager.

  • Strengthen independent learning, personal responsibility and initiative and develop team working skills.

  • Refine abilities in problem solving, communication and the application of information technology.

This course is open to students who have an interest in developing and furthering their knowledge on international business to meet their career aspirations. Students who apply for this course normally have a 2:1 bachelor's degree or suitable work experience.

2. How you learn

You learn through

  • work experience

  • workshops

  • traditional formal lectures

  • supporting seminars

  • problem solving exercises

  • case studies

  • individual and group presentations

  • directed learning activities

  • direct engagement with industry

  • Applied learning

  • Work placements

The work experience part of the course includes: business simulations, an international consultancy project, visits to companies and organisations and guest speakers. These opportunities give you the chance to develop your practical skills in a real world setting.

Live projects

The course features an international consultancy project opportunity, supported by Venture Matrix, where you carry out assessed projects based on real-world business solutions for local organisations.

The project aims to enhance your business awareness and improve your employment prospects. The opportunity to visit and communicate regularly with a company will be particularly beneficial to international students from the point of view of business engagement and real-life practical experience.

Networking opportunities

You will have access to postgraduate career development initiatives provided by SBS, for example, leadership programmes, management skills workshops, CV writing, networking opportunities and career management activities led by the SBS careers team.

MSc

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