You’re motivated by the possibilities that international business will unlock for you and you know how important is to make your own career decisions. Our MSc International Business with Placement Year has been designed with your ambitions in mind so we offer you a wide range of options to complete your degree: study abroad and graduate with a dual degree, choose your optional modules, or undertake a year-long placement. The choice is yours.
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. This 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. Our optional modules will allow you to tailor your learnings to suit your ambitions, while gaining a global perspective on managing people and business operations.
As part of this course, you’ll do a 34-week work placement and project, what will give you practical experience and the opportunity to apply all your knowledge in a real company and enhance your skills and confidence. You’ll determine your area of expertise and choose a company that fits with your values and professional goals.
When you study International Business 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.
This course 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.
Through our Intern programme, around 40 students each year get a business mentor, work experience, exclusive training and development, and a reference from our Dean.
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.
This is a 24-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.
If you're a UK or EU student, you won't need to pay fees until you've accepted an offer to study with us – though you must pay your fees upfront, in full or in instalments.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, which provide extra financial support while you're at university. Find out more about eligibility and how to apply.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org for further information.
We welcome applications from international and EU students, and accept a range of international qualifications.
If English is not your first language, you'll need to make sure you meet our English language requirements for postgraduate courses.
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 onto a degree course.
Full-time postgraduate (12 months, 16 months)
Full-time postgraduate (12 months, 15 months)
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