You’re motivated by the possibilities that international business will unlock for you. And our International Business Masters degree has been designed with your ambitions in mind. You understand the importance of making your own career decisions, and what really sets this course apart are the many different options you can choose, such as a semester abroad in Switzerland or the Netherlands and graduating with a dual degree or choosing your optional modules. So you can personalise the course to suit your ambitions while getting the crucial tools of international business kit.
Find out more about teaching options and studying during COVID-19 in the Entry requirements section, below.
Our International Business Masters degree gives you an unparalleled opportunity to graduate with dual Master’s degrees. You’re able to study in Switzerland or the Netherlands for a semester, giving you first-hand experience in business operations on an international scale. This dual qualification is what will give you that competitive edge over other candidates on the modern business market. You’ll get the confidence and skill-set to carve your own career path in the direction that is most fitting for you.
It’s important for you to make your own choices. And you know best which route is right for you, so you can choose what will get you there sooner. While studying at ARU, we give you the opportunities, you pick which ones you need. Our optional modules (including Finance for Decision Making, Entrepreneurship and Innovation, and Professional and Organisational Development) will allow you to tailor your learnings to suit your ambitions, while gaining a global perspective on managing people and business operations. You’ll contribute to industry research by undertaking a dissertation. You’ll determine your area of expertise and the exciting places it will take you.
When you study an International Business Masters degree at ARU, you’re in for a truly international experience, learning in a multicultural environment that will compliment your curricular learning. You'll be exposed to a mixture of cultures, practices and global selection of experience to benefit from – all within your course.
Our International Business Masters degree is for you if you’re looking to forge a career in international business. It will prepare you for roles as diverse as business development, marketing, international supply chain management, logistics, project management, HR, banking, international finance and management consultancy.
We’ll asses your progress through a range of written assignments, portfolio and presentations. You’ll have the option to carry out both group and individual work. As part of this course, you will also create impact on current knowledge by contributing to existing research by undertaking a Postgraduate Major Project.
This is a 12 or 15 month programme
Please note that modules are subject to change and availability.
You have a highly active mind and see opportunity everywhere. Now you need theory and life-changing skills to sharpen your approach to management. At the Faculty of Business & Law, you will immerse yourself in a multicultural environment where technology blends with teaching to create a dynamic and innovative learning environment. An environment to help you gain those skills.
Semester at a European University
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You can pay your fees upfront, in full or in instalments – though you won't need to pay until you've accepted an offer to study with us.How to pay your fees directly
You can pay your fees upfront, in full or in two instalments. We will also ask you for a deposit of £4,000 or a sponsorship letter. Details will be in your offer letter.Paying your fees
It’s important to decide how to fund your course before applying. Use our finance guide for postgraduate students to learn more about postgraduate loans and other funding options.
We offer a fantastic range of ARU scholarships and bursaries, which provide extra financial support while you're at university.
Whether you're studying entirely online or through a blend of on-campus and online learning from September 2020, you'll need a computer and reliable internet access to successfully engage with your course. A small number of our courses require additional technical specifications or specialist materials. Before starting the course, we recommend that you check our technical requirements for online learning. Our website also has general information for new students about starting university in 2020-21.
Our published entry requirements are a guide only and our decision will be based on your overall suitability for the course as well as whether you meet the minimum entry requirements. Other equivalent qualifications may be accepted for entry to this course, please email email@example.com for further information.
Due to national restrictions all universities in England, including ARU, are only able to provide face to face teaching on campus for a limited number of courses.
In response to the COVID-19 global pandemic all our students can choose to either study face to face on campus or online only, and students are able to change their mode of delivery at given dates throughout the trimester.
For on-campus teaching, we offer at least four hours face-to-face teaching related contact time per week for our undergraduate full-time courses, supported by online learning using our established online learning systems. The number of contact hours vary course by course, and you can contact us for further information. The provision offered is subject to change due to the possibility of further Government restrictions, however we remain committed to delivering face-to-face teaching and ensuring a COVID-19 secure environment.
In the event that there are further changes to the current restrictions that are in place due to the pandemic, we may need to move some courses online only at short notice to remain in line with Government guidelines and ensure the continued safety of our students and staff.
We welcome applications from international and EU students, and accept a range of international qualifications.
Whether you're studying entirely online or through a blend of face-to-face and online learning from September 2020, you'll need a computer and reliable internet access to successfully engage with your course. Before starting the course, we recommend that you check our technical requirements for online learning.
If English is not your first language, you'll need to make sure you meet our English language requirements for postgraduate courses.
Check the standard entry requirements for IELTS requirements for this course.
If you don't meet our English language requirements, we offer a range of courses which could help you achieve the level required for entry.
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