University of Birmingham: International Business
|Institution||University of Birmingham View institution profile|
|Department||Birmingham Business School|
The programme offers a range of specialist professionally orientated modules designed for managers with procurement responsibilities across a range of sectors and industries. It provides an opportunity for those involved in procurement to develop their general management knowledge and skills, and to gain access to leading-edge thinking and research in procurement and supply management. Those teaching the specialist components of this programme have had substantial practical and consultancy experience of the modern procurement function in a range of manufacturing, service and public sector organizations. The programme is available in both part-time and full-time delivery modes.
|Telephone||+44 (0)121 415 8273|
|Level||RQF Level 7|
12 month route: A good Honours degree (or equivalent), or equivalent professional qualification. Five years of work experience with evidence of extensive managerial experience or professional responsibility. Three years exceptional work experience meeting this criteria will also be considered. IELTS 7.0 (with no less than 6.5 in any band); TOEFL IBT 95 (with no less than 22 in any band); Pearson Academic Test of English 67 (in all four skills)
21 month route: A good Honours degree, demonstrated numeracy, and adequate preparation in Economics and Accounting. A minimum of three years full-time work experience. IELTS 6.5 (with no less than 6.0 in any band); TOEFL IBT 88 (21 in Reading, 20 in Listening, 22 in Speaking and 21 in Writing); Pearson Academic Test of English 59 (in all four skills).
24 month route: A good Honours degree (or equivalent),or equivalent professional qualification
Assessment is based on a 12,000 word research-based dissertation.
Strategic analysis of business; human resource management; marketing concepts and practice; finance for managers; accounting for managers; managing operations and projects; global business development; developing leadership practice; strategic purchasing and supply chain management; strategic purchasing and supply chain management (part 2). Choose 2 optional modules from the following: global marketing leadership; ethical finance and sustainability; the international business experience; implementing strategy and managing change; international co-operative strategy; business communications; the effective director; ethics in global business; international banking regulation and supervision; international business finance; entrepreneurial finance; perspectives on strategic management; international business environment; strategic marketing; operations management; human resource management; strategic purchasing and supply chain management part 1 and Part 2; financial management. As well as these modules, students will also participate in a dissertation skills workshop.
|EU||27000 GBP for Year 1|
|England||27000 GBP for Year 1|
|Northern Ireland||27000 GBP for Year 1|
|Scotland||27000 GBP for Year 1|
|Wales||27000 GBP for Year 1|
|Channel Islands||27000 GBP for Year 1|
|International||27000 GBP for Year 1|
This programme covers: globalisation; the international aspects of accounting and finance; corporate governance; e-commerce; human resource management; marketing; organisation of multinational corporations; operations and procurement. This programme also provides a select group of students with the opportunity to gain hands-on experience in companies abroad; the Dissertation Abroad Programme currently allows students to study and work in countries such as Brazil and China for a period of 6 weeks during June and July.
|Level||RQF Level 7|
At least an Upper 2nd Class degree or postgraduate diploma from a UK university or equivalent.
Modules are assessed using written examinations and coursework. Coursework can take a variety of forms, including reports, essays, group presentations and practical assignments. Some coursework is group based.
Core modules. Semester 1: global shift; issues in management; international finance and accounting; international marketing.
|EU||13680 GBP for Year 1|
|England||13680 GBP for Year 1|
|Northern Ireland||13680 GBP for Year 1|
|Scotland||13680 GBP for Year 1|
|Wales||13680 GBP for Year 1|
|Channel Islands||13680 GBP for Year 1|
|International||22500 GBP for Year 1|
University of Birmingham
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