You’ll learn from research-active academics with extensive industry experience in a range of international business contexts. Their approach to learning and teaching is based on contemporary international business concepts and case studies, and they’ll work with you to develop analytical approaches needed to solve complex problems and implement appropriate solutions.
On this course, you’ll look at the increasing significance of the global/local marketplace, including traditional export/import operations, international expansion and e-commerce. You’ll gain an understanding of international customers and their requirements, focusing on customer relationship management, customer service and cross-cultural management issues associated with diverse international business teams. You’ll also learn about International Business strategy development, including acquisitions, international partnerships, global supply chains and joint ventures.
Our approach to International Business is interdisciplinary, covering key business principles such as strategy, operations and global supply chain management, retailing and services marketing, and leadership and professional development.
We focus on complex social and economic activities in the international context, looking at how to achieve stakeholder objectives.
By the time you graduate, you’ll have developed:
You will study a variety of modules across your programme of study. The module details given below are subject to change and are the latest example of the curriculum available on this course of study.
The Leadership and Professional Development module will support your strategic career planning and the development of your management and leadership capabilities.
Other core modules such as International Business, Operations and Global Supply Chain Management, Corporate and International Strategy and International Marketing and Management aim to give you an in-depth understanding of fundamental international business areas. Theory and practice are integrated through the extensive use of UK and international case studies and real business examples.
You will also get the chance to develop a specialism through the option modules which you can extend further in your organisation-based research project.
You’ll complete the Business Research module and a Research Project/Dissertation, ideally in conjunction with an appropriate business organisation. This will allow you to generate business recommendations and conduct research in the same way that professional management researchers and consultants might operate.
Your programme runs throughout the year and comprises Semester One, Semester Two and the Summer period. Each semester is 12 weeks and you will need to commit one day per week (usually timetabled on a Tuesday) to attend your postgraduate business classes. During the Summer period you will be working with your research/consultancy project supervisors according to individually agreed schedules and locations.
Each semester you will complete three modules (3 x 20 credits, total 60 credits). Each module has 24 hours of scheduled teaching via lectures and seminars which are normally delivered between 9.00am and 6.00pm each Tuesday.
Leeds Trinity University is committed to recruiting students with talent and potential and who we feel will benefit greatly from their academic and non-academic experiences here. We treat every application on its own merits; we value highly the experience you illustrate in your personal statement.
The following information is designed to give you a general overview of the qualifications we accept.
You do not need to provide evidence of your English Language if any of the following conditions apply: