Awarding Institute: 
Overview: 

The MBA in Global Business is designed to develop a theoretical understanding and critical awareness of the major strategic challenges facing today’s global business. The programme has an international focus, along with its multidisciplinary and integrative curriculum, reinforcing the strategic, international and ethical dimensions of business.

Discipline: 
Programme Structure: 

Core Modules:

Marketing Management  Accounting For Managers  Finance For Managers  Economics For Managers 
  • Focuses on the establishment of competitive advantage.
  • Marketing methods on formulating short and medium term plans will be applied, using a range of analytical models and techniques.
  • Provides sufficient knowledge on the importance of contribution that financial accounts play in the effective running of an organisation.
  • Focuses on capital budgeting, investment appraisal, financial decisions, portfolio approach, business valuation techniques and foreign exchange management. 
  • Provides an understanding of economics and its role in managerial decision-making.
  • Focuses on modern economic thinking and its relevance to business and management.
  • Covers macroeconomic and microeconornic topics with attention to some international economic perspectives. 
Managing In The International Economy Organisational Behaviour  Operations & Quality Management  Strategic Management
  • Exploring a variety of topics utilising discussion, researched reports and case analysis.
  • This includes the nature of international business, the external environment of international business, trade practices, financial management and operations management in an international environment.
  • Develops an understanding of organisational behavior.
  • Understanding how people behave in the context of an organisational structure.
  • Provides a theoretical foundation that students may use to evaluate organisational phenomena and managerial practices. 
  • Enables students to understand the concepts underlying in an operation and quality management system function.
  • Understanding the different nature of the tasks and issues involved in managing the operation and quality management functions.
  • Identifying and articulating the strategic issues that organisations are faced with.
  • Provides a framework for analysis and integration by focusing attention on the development of an organisation's strategic directions, strategic capabilities, plus internal and external dynamics. 
Research Methodology 
  • Provides leaders the opportunity to gain new knowledge that can subsequently change the understanding of themselves, the business and the business environment.
  • Expose yourself to enhance management decisions and improve leadership effectiveness in the production, finance, marketing and management area of business.

 

Specialised Modules:

International Entrepreneurship Development International Marketing

Master's Project

  • Designed for those who intend to venture into entrepreneurship and expand on existing understanding of international business.
  • Focusing on entrepreneurship issues such as changing global environment, expansion through franchising and the dark side of entrepreneurship.
  • Case studies, local and international, and recent research findings are used extensively for analysis and application of theories to current environment.
  • Introduces students to marketing concepts used by domestic and foreign companies seeking to market products globally.
  • Understanding the opportunities and challenges are important in modern marketing strategies and planning.
  • Developing a designated marketing plan/national audit of a specific product for the specific foreign market.
  • The dissertation comprises of research and a thesis (maximum of 30,000 words).
  • Candidates are required to submit a research proposal to the head of department and faculty research or higher degrees committee for approval and endorsement by the dean prior to the commencement of research.
  • The dissertation will be a significant piece of independently conducted and written research.
Entry Requirements: 

Applicants must have completed a relevant Bachelor degree and have obtained an IELTS score of 6.0. Students who have completed studies at master’s level may also be eligible to apply for exemptions.

Students who do not meet these entry requirements but have a significant amount of related work experience may also apply.

All applications will be individually assessed.

Career Opportunities: 

Global business is a crucial area for many companies (both large and small) with increasing number of companies branching into global markets; there is a high demand of professionals and managers with skills and qualifications in international business.

For graduates who are working in a business environment, studying the programme is ideal way to progress your career and enjoy improved promotional prospects. Alternatively, as graduates, you’ll have the ability to pursue a new career path in global business management, enjoying a rewarding and challenging career ahead of you.