BA Honours International Business

Bachelor's degree

En Dubai (United Arab Emirates)

$ 36.094.613

*Precio estimado

Importe original en GBP:

£ 36.762

Descripción

  • Tipología

    Bachelor's degree

  • Lugar

    Dubai (United Arab Emirates)

  • Duración

    3


In this programme you will study within a truly international Business School with the support of expert tutors who bring extensive international experience drawn from across the business disciplines. Our degree is focused on global strategy, cultural communication and intercultural ethics and through studying a broad range of modules you will learn the fundamentals of marketing, human resource management, economics, operations management and accounting. You will also develop the professional communication skills required to succeed in a fast-paced international business environment.

Why Study BA Honours International Business?

Middlesex University Dubai provides students with the opportunity to achieve an Honours degree in International Business in three years. A degree in International Business will provide you with an understanding of the complexities and challenges across a broad range of managerial processes that impact organisations, as they strive to gain advantage in a globalised and competitive business landscape. The programme is structured to enable students to develop a range of theoretical and practical skills, within an international business context, including; financial and operations management, (international) strategy development, marketing and people management. Such skills are necessary to be effective within a professional context. In today’s economy the parameters of business are global and not confined to location; therefore our innovative degree allows you to shape your studies towards your career ambitions and build the knowledge, skills and experience necessary to be a successful business manager, in a global marketplace, across a wide range of industries.

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Materias

  • IT Law
  • Operations Management
  • Business and Management
  • Investment
  • Ethics
  • Marketing
  • International
  • Global
  • Finance
  • Financial
  • Law
  • University
  • International Business
  • Resource Management
  • People Management
  • Trade
  • Communication Training
  • Accounting and Finance
  • Financial Training
  • Emerging Markets
  • IT Law
  • Emerging Markets

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Programme Content

Your studies will be focused on a progressively international business syllabus. Through tailored modules you will gain specialist knowledge in international trade and ethics and explore the challenges associated with taking a business to the global market. In addition, you will cover the fundamentals of business finance which are essential to making effective decisions in a globalised environment.

You will develop a suite of transferable skills which are essential for business professionals, including: communication, critical thinking, team-working, numerical and information technology skills.

You will also gain effective communication skills through in-class presentations, optional real-life consulting projects and writing reports that focus on the globalised environment.

Please refer to our Academic Calendar for further information: http://www.mdx.ac.ae/life-at-university/academic-calendar

Module and programme information is indicative and may be subject to change.

Note: Both core and optional modules are constantly updated and under review. As with most academic programmes, please remember that it is possible that a module may not be offered in any particular year, for instance because too few students opt for it. Middlesex University reserves the right to vary or withdraw any course or module.

  • Year 1
    • People Management (15 Credits) - Compulsory The aim of this module is to develop students understanding of how people in organisations interact. It will introduce various people management concepts and human resource processes and practices. Students will develop the ability to compare and contrast a variety of organisational psychology and sociological theories and their application in the management of people.
    • Principles of International Business Management (15 Credits) - Compulsory The aim of this module is to develop students understanding of the management of organisations in the international context. It will introduce management concepts such as the business and management functions, organisational structure, entrepreneurship, and business ethics. Students will develop the ability to analyse the strengths and weaknesses of various management theories and their application in the management of international organisations. The module also introduces the students to the principle notions of international business.
    • Marketing Theory and Practice (30 Credits) - Compulsory This module is designed to provide students with an overview of key marketing concepts and techniques, as they apply in a variety of organisations and in both conventional and online environments. Students will develop knowledge and understanding of the core role of marketing in determining the growth potential of an enterprise, including the value of the marketing mix in ensuring successful marketing implementation and the significance of external and internal operating environments for marketing practice.
    • Quantitative Methods for Business (30 Credits) - Compulsory The aim of this module is to provide an introduction to the use of computer software to collect, analyse and present business data. Students will learn to solve business and management problems using Excel or other appropriate software with an emphasis on the application of methods to solve problems, and the interpretation and communication of results. The main aim is to enable the student to become a discerning user of quantitative methods and computers in business analysis, which can be built upon in further study.
    • Financial Concepts of Business (30 Credits) - Compulsory This module aims to develop the financial understanding and knowledge of students within business organisations so as to enable them to make effective decisions and to assess the cost, economic and financial implications of these decisions. It aims to provide an understanding of the fundamental roles of accounting and finance for business students who do not need to develop specialist knowledge as well as to provide an understanding of key economic principles that inform business thought and practice.
  • Year 2
    • Global Organisations (15 Credits) - Compulsory The aim of this module is to introduce students to the key global players, such as the UN, WTO, World Bank, IMF, EU, G8, the emerging and the developing markets, and the Multinational Corporations (MNCs). This module helps students untangle the relations among these key global players in an increasingly complex international investment scene, by examining the evolution of these global organisations, their roles in the global economy and the ways they operate
    • International Human Resource Management (15 Credits) - Compulsory The aim of this module is to provide students with the foundations of and critical insights intoInternational Human Resource Management (IHRM) and to critically explore the relationshipbetween IHRM and organisational performance; within both domestic and internationalcontexts. In addition, the module examines how, in a globalised environment, organisationsmanage the turbulent international economic environment. Cultural and institutional factorsthat influence IHRM will be evaluated and discussed in the context of their impact uponpractice. This will develop student competence to effectively manage a diverse workforce byengaging in a critical reflection of both theory and practice from both ethical andorganisational standpoints.
    • Operations and Information Management (15 Credits) - Compulsory
    • International Business Environment (15 Credits) - Compulsory In this module you will acquire the knowledge and skills required to investigate the complexity of businesses operating across borders. You will learn to analyse business environments and handle information using techniques, models and frameworks that will also start to build higher level employability skills.
    • Accounting and Finance for Business (30 Credits) - Optional This module aims to further develop and enhance the financial understanding and knowledge of students within business organisations on the subject areas of financial accounting, management accounting and financial management. It aims to provide a more in-depth understanding of the roles of accounting and finance for business students who do not need to develop specialist knowledge and to train students to apply their accounting and finance knowledge and skills into a range of different business situations.
    • International Business Law (30 Credits) - Optional The aims of the module are to examine the laws regulating the conduct of business, specifically, an international perspective of how business is regulated. The first part of the module provides the essential knowledge and understanding of English law (English Legal System, Contract, Tort and Employment, Company law and Corporate Governance). The second part covers international aspects of conducting business (Corporate Social Responsibility, International HRM, Comparative Corporate Governance and International Commercial Arbitration)
    • International Entrepreneurship (30 Credits) - Optional The aim of this module is to provide students with an understanding of international entrepreneurship and its contributions to the global economy. This will allow the student to confidently discover and develop business opportunities on a global scale. The module uses a combination of workshops and self-directed learning to develop their skills.
    • Trade and International Business (30 Credits) - Optional The aim of this module is to provide an understanding of the theories relating to trade and international business and how they are being applied in an increasingly interdependent world. The module commences with an introduction to the world trade system, the process of trade liberalisation and multilateral trade negotiations, the pros and cons of free trade. In the second part of the course we introduce the perspective of international business, in particular a focus on the role of multinational enterprise in the world trade system. Taken together these elements should equip students with a broader sense of running a business beyond the domestic market.
  • Year 3
    • Professional Communication (15 Credits) - Compulsory This module enables students to develop an understanding of strategies commonly used in professional discourse. It integrates concepts and approaches from applied linguistics and social psychology into the management of professional communication in a range of business settings. By exploring and contextualising professional discourse strategies,students will develop systematic and explicit approaches to analysing, evaluating and constructing strategic communication.
    • International Management (15 Credits) - Compulsory This module aims to further develop and enhance students’ cross-cultural understanding and knowledge on the subject areas of globalisation, decision making, negotiation & communication, leadership & cultural intelligence. Students will analyse the complex context of international management so they know how to apply their cross-cultural knowledge and skills into a range of different business situations, using quantitative evidence to support their views
    • International Business Strategy (30 Credits) - Compulsory This module aims to introduce students to the main concepts, analytical tools and theoretical frameworks in the field of international business strategy. The module is interdisciplinary in nature, bringing together and integrating knowledge and skills that students have learned previously, and applying them to the issues that typically faced by organizations when they operate internationally. It intends to develop students awareness to and sensitivity of the differences between international and domestic business, and improve their analytical, critical and problem solving abilities. It also develops students employability skills through various learning, teaching, and assessment strategies.
    • Business Analytics (15 Credits) - Optional This module aims to develop students’ knowledge and skills in business analytics. It examines the roles of data analytics in today’s business world using real world examples of businesses that have applied business analytics tools to solve critical problems. The module aims to equip students with a wide variety of data mining, visual and analytical techniques which can be applied to data generated from different markets, businesses, and business functions.
    • Financial Decisions for Business (15 Credits) - Optional The aim of this module is to develop an understanding of the financial decisions required ofbusinesses. Two broad decisions will be explored, one is Investment decision and anotheris financing decision. Students will be equipped with theories and practical tools to helpmake the most suitable investment and financing decisions for different types of businesses.
    • Emerging Markets (15 Credits) - Optional . This module aims to develop students’ understanding of the role of emerging markets in international business. It offers insights into the key characteristics of emerging markets and the different opportunities and challenges available in such contexts for multinational enterprises (MNEs)

Información adicional

Start: September
Duration: 3 Years
Attendance: Full Time
Course leader: Rory McConnon MSc MBA FHEA PMPFees (Total) 37.149,84 GBP
September 2020
Year 1 - 12.384,26 GBP
Year 2 - 12.384,26 GBP
Year 3 - 12.384,26 GBP

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BA Honours International Business

$ 36.094.613

*Precio estimado

Importe original en GBP:

£ 36.762