About This Course
This programme is accredited by the Chartered Management Institute (CMI). Students of this programme will graduate with the dual award of a Bangor University Masters and a Level 7 Diploma in Strategic Management and Leadership.
The aim of the course is to provide students with an international outlook on business and an understanding of the particular demands and restrictions of conducting and managing business globally.
On this course students will develop advanced, specialised knowledge and skills across a broad range of business and management subjects, developing knowledge and understanding of international organisations, their management and the changing global external environment in which they operate; thus developing a strategic overview of business and organisational issues. Students will also develop advanced theoretical knowledge of international business and management subjects including finance, marketing and entrepreneurship and how these are affected by culture.
January intake: Taught modules are undertaken in the period of January to June and September to January and will involve the study of 120 credits. The dissertation (or equivalent) is valued at 60 credits and is undertaken during the period of June to September.
September intake: Taught modules are undertaken in the period of September to June and will involve the study of 120 credits. The dissertation (or equivalent) is valued at 60 credits and is undertaken during the period of June to September.
What will you study on this course?
- Marketing Strategy
- International Strategic Management
- Management Research
- Organisations and People
- Finance for Managers
Optional Module (choose 3):
- Corporate Risk Management
- Contemporary Issues in Mgmt
- Consumers in Global & Digital
- Management & Innov of Gov & Non-Profit
- Int'l Marketing Communication
- Global Brand Management
Modules for the current academic year
Module listings are for guide purposes only and are subject to change. Find out what our students are currently studying on the International Business Modules page.
Course content is for guidance purposes only and may be subject to change.
International Year Zero: HSD GPA 2.0 OR SAT 1500+
International Year 1: HSD GPA 3.0 OR SAT 500+ each section OR ACTs 26+
Undergraduate Courses: HSD GPA 3.0 OR SAT 550+ each section OR ACTs 26+
Postgraduate Courses: Bachelor Degree GPA of 3.0. GRE not required
PhD/Research Course: Masters Degree
Note: Some courses may require higher entry requirements. Refer Individual Course page for details.
Applicants from USA need NOT provide additional evidence of English Language ability, if previous education was with English medium of instruction. Otherwise, an IELTS overall 6.0 with 5.5 in each component or equivalent is normally required (some courses may require a higher score).
Candidates should have a good first degree (2:2 or higher) or equivalent from a university or another approved degree-awarding body. Non-graduate qualifications deemed to be of a satisfactory standard for the purpose of postgraduate admission may also be considered. Work experience is desirable.
If your native language is not English, you must provide satisfactory evidence that you have an adequate knowledge and understanding of written and spoken English:
- IELTS: 6.0 (with no element below 5.5)
- Pearson PTE: a score of 56 (with no element lower than 51)
- Cambridge English Test – Advanced: 169 (with no element lower than 162)
The course will prepare students for a career in business and management by encouraging the development of specific business skills, together with improved self-awareness and the personal development required to progress on to international careers in management positions, as well as promoting positive and critical attitudes towards change and enterprise.