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MScInternational Business and Entrepreneurship

University of Essex
United Kingdom, Colchester
Tuition fee £15,500 per year
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Our MSc International Business and Entrepreneurship explores the theoretical and practical aspects of starting, growing and developing businesses across international borders. You examine different types of international business activity and the theories and innovative approaches to new business creation in different cultural and economic contexts. You do not need to have previously studied business to apply for this course.

You explore topics including:

- international expansion models
- applying economic theory to business management
- international trade theories and practices
- international business environments
- economic, sociological, psychological and managerial theories of entrepreneurship
- how to develop an international business plan

This course develops your practical business skills and theoretical knowledge, so you’re best prepared to launch your own venture, or apply entrepreneurship in an existing company.

Essex is an exciting and highly relevant place to study international business and entrepreneurship. Our county has more start-up businesses than any other in the UK and Essex Business School, where this course is taught, attracts students and academics from all over the world; our current Masters students join us from more than 40 countries across our Colchester and Southend campuses. Our School is ranked in the UK top 20 by the Chartered Association of Business Schools and in the top 25 for research excellence (REF 2014).

Programme structure

Year 1

International Business and Strategy
International Business Plan (optional)
Managerial Economics
Global Supply Chain and Operations Management
Research Methods
The International Business Environment
Theories and Practice of Entrepreneurship
Global Project and Product Development (optional)
International Human Resource Management (optional)

Career opportunities

Our degrees open up careers in financial analysis, management, public administration and accountancy. We also inspire you with the confidence to start your own business, should you wish.

Apply now! Fall semester 2020/21
This intake is not applicable

We are currently NOT ACCEPTING applications from NON-EU countries, except Georgia and Serbia.

Studies commence
Sep 20, 2020

Application deadlines apply to citizens of: United States