MSc International Business Management
MSc International Business Management is a programme provided by the University of the West of England, UK. This programme offers you the unique opportunity of gaining an internationally recognised Masters degree in Nepal from a distinguished British university. The MSc International Business Management is designed for those who have recently completed their undergraduate degree and who wish to progress to a career in management within a corporation, government, or an international organisation.
The primary aims of the programme are to equip students with an advanced understanding of the concepts and current/pervasive issues within international business, as well as develop the analytical and research skills needed to make reasoned and creative contributions to business and management practice. In addition, the programme also aims to prepare students for a career in international business and management by extending their personal and interpersonal skills and enhancing lifelong learning skills. Finally, the course includes personal development aspects, allowing the student to be self-starting, original and innovative when contributing to business and society at large.
Head of the School of Business:
Dr Arun Bajracharya
Associate Programme Leader:
Ms Sunita Basnet
Award Title: MSc International Business Management
Awarding Institution: University of the West of England
Teaching Institution: The British College
Duration: Two years, four semesters (including the one-semester pre-masters)
Entry: Jan and Sept.
There are many specialist areas in which graduates can find in international management. This degree opens up a number of job opportunities in management not just nationally but on a global scale. You could work in roles such as: international project manager, international sales manager, service manager, communications manager, product manager, retail programme manager, business development manager.
Pre-Masters: A Bachelor degree or equivalent from a recognised university
Duration: Pre-Masters + 3 Semesters
Direct Entry: A pass in TBC's Pre-Masters degree and IELTS 6.0 with no skills below 5.5 (Students meeting university entry criteria can join directly to the University programme)
The Pre-masters programme is structured as follows and is made up of four modules:
|Academic English||15 credits|
|Business Research||15 credits|
|Financial Accounting||15 credits|
|Fundamentals of Business and Management||15 credits|
The MSc IBM programme is structured as follows and is made up of six core modules, three option modules, and dissertation work.
|Evaluating the Global Context||15 credits|
|The Strategic Context||15 credits|
|The Service Concept: Design and Delivery||15 credits|
|Managing Finance||15 credits|
|People and Global Organisations||15 credits|
|Personal and Professional Development||15 credits|
|Innovation, Creativity & Enterprise||15 credits|
|Digital Business Information Systems||15 credits|
|Global Marketing||15 credits|
To achieve a Masters, students must complete a dissertation which gives them a chance to research an area of international management that is of particular interest to them and is and relevant to their career or company.
The MSc IBM programme is a modular one, providing elements of common provision but also the flexibility to meet the needs and interests of participants. The structure totals 60 +180 credits.
This is broken down into:
- 3+8 taught modules (total 60+120 credits)
- A research-based dissertation (60 credits).
Each of the 15 and 20-credit modules is equivalent to 150 and 200 hours of student effort respectively so that the whole programme is 600+1,800 hours of student effort.
The hours of student effort comprises
- The face-to-face teaching and tutorials
- Private study hours
- Coursework and examinations.