This programme presents students with the opportunity to analyse and understand the theory and practice of today's global business environment.
Structure and content
Students can choose from two pathways in the International Management programme; 9-months or 12-months. Both programmes equip students with the analytical and practical skills required to become competent players in the international business environment.
International Strategic Management*
Comparative and Inter-Cultural Management
Evolution of the Multinational Enterprise*
Contemporary Management Practice (incorporating a 5000 word project for the 9-month pathway)
(* only 1 of these two modules to be taken)
For the 9-month programme students select a further 5 modules, 2 of which must be critical core. For the 12-month programme students select a further 4 modules, including 2 from critical core.
Critical core modules
Corporate Social Responsibility
Global Marketing Management
International Human Resource Management
Understanding the Global Firm
Research and Development in the Multinational Enterprise
International Business Practice
Business Management and European Integration
Strategy, Policy and Impact of the Multinational Enterprise
The Emergence of Modern Marketing
Written examinations, assignments, case studies, group presentations.
You are expected to have obtained an upper second class honours degree or equivalent. For those whose first language is not English, a pass in an approved test in English is required. Applicants need either an average score of 7.0 on IELTS, 600 in written TOEFL, or at least 250 overall in computer-based TOEFL.
How and when to apply
Complete, as fully as possible, the University of Reading postgraduate application form available from http://www.rdg.ac.uk/pg/pages/apply/pg-applicationform.asp
- Obtain two academic references.
- Enclose a copy of your degree certificate and academic transcripts.
- Apply as early as possible.
Fees, expenses and scholarships
For up to date information regarding living costs, please see the Postgraduate accommodation and living costs section at: http://www.rdg.ac.uk/pg For details of awards and studentships please see: http://www.rdg.ac.uk/studentfinance
Each year, the Business School offers scholarships covering tuition fees to outstanding students pursuing masters programmes. For further information, please see the news and events section of: http://www.rdg.ac.uk/business
Career development loans are government sponsored and allow UK-based applicants to borrow up to 80 per cent of course costs for a programme of no more than one-year duration. Application details can be obtained directly from the bank or by calling Free phone 0800 585505. See also: http://www.lifelonglearning.co.uk/cdl
For further information please contact:
Postgraduate Admissions Office, The University of Reading Business School, P.O Box 218, Whiteknights, Reading, RG6 6AA, United Kingdom
Tel: +44 (0) 118 378 6205, Fax: +44 (0) 118 975 0236, Email: firstname.lastname@example.org, www.rdg.ac.uk/business