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Overview

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This one-year full time programme has been designed to give you the opportunity to gain critical awareness of the key concepts and issues organisations face within a rapidly transforming international business environment. This includes; mega trends driving transitions within the global business, demands of the digital era, and cross-cultural perspectives on management of international business.

You’ll also have a unique opportunity to develop independent and employability-focused skills to help build on your emotional intelligence, preparing you for the workplace and the jobs of the future.

What makes this course different

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Excellent London location

Our prime location in East London’s burgeoning Docklands – in the heart of London’s only enterprise zone – and neighbouring the City and Canary Wharf – ensures you are primed for a professional career at some of the capital’s most advanced global companies.

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Diverse community

We are an inclusive and diverse community with students, academics and guest speakers drawn from all over the world who come to share their experience, knowledge and insight – whether in the lecture theatre, at one of the many workshops and events we host, or among friends and peers.

WHAT YOU'LL LEARN

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  • Demonstrate a comprehensive knowledge and understanding of the main features and dynamics of a broad range of areas of business and management, their interrelationship from an international and intercultural context.
  • Analyse data sets and learn techniques to utilise data to create, evaluate and propose solutions to complex business problems.
  • Understand the key drivers influencing decision-making in a global environment by senior managers.
  • Communicate complex business ideas and arguments in a timely and effective manner both individually and as part of a group/team.
  • To understand the theories, methods and techniques of accounting and apply their knowledge and understanding in an International Business Context.
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This course is subject to validation. You can still apply for this course while it is being approved.

MODULES

  • Core Modules
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    Mental Wealth 3: Global Enterprise and Consultancy Practice

    This module will develop core employability skills and allow you to develop and demonstrate skills in (i) the analysis of a problem (ii) planning and organising a task, including time management (iii) exercising judgement in the light of observed and published data (iv) compiling a report, (v) teamwork and collaboration and (vi) use of appropriate technologies.

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    Corporate Social Responsibility and Ethics

    The aims of the module are to develop a critical appreciation of the key principles of business ethics, corporate responsibility/citizenship and sustainability, and the relation of these to the workplace and encourage you to critique theories of management and leadership from the perspective of ethics.

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    Contemporary Issues in Marketing

     

    In this module you will locate the development of both marketing ideas and applications within

    the wider global, social and economic contexts. It is less driven by textbook and more driven by

    journals, special reports and sundry publications such as professional Marketing periodicals. Its

    aim is to get you to actively participate in your own learning, take responsibility for your

    learning, enhance currency and balance of knowledge, relate leaning to everydayness of

    marketing practices/ challenges and develop the capacity to trailing/analyse/synthesise

    latest marketing issues.

     
     
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    Contemporary Issues in Marketing

     

    In this module you will locate the development of both marketing ideas and applications within

    the wider global, social and economic contexts. It is less driven by textbook and more driven by

    journals, special reports and sundry publications such as professional Marketing periodicals. Its

    aim is to get you to actively participate in your own learning, take responsibility for your

    learning, enhance currency and balance of knowledge, relate leaning to everydayness of

    marketing practices/ challenges and develop the capacity to trailing/analyse/synthesise

    latest marketing issues.

     
     
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    Intrapreneurship and Entrepreneurship in Practice

    This module will enable you to critically appreciate a range of tools and techniques that aid the development of entrepreneurial activity from the position of the entrepreneur and that of the intrapreneur. You will engage in activities which will develop your abilities for idea prioritisation and recognise those that are worthy of pursuit in terms of the wider operational framework, market and economic conditions.

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    International Economics

    This module is designed to expand your knowledge of contemporary developments over trading relations in an international sphere, with emphasis on different theoretical approaches as well as contemporary developments in the global financial system.

HOW YOU'LL LEARN

We pride ourselves on giving students a fantastic experience and great support from day one. We’re an inclusive university with a close-knit community of students and our teaching reflects that.

Teaching is delivered through a diverse range of methods, not only to develop your different skills but also to enrich the learning experience. As well as traditional seminars and lectures, you’ll have the chance to go on trips to businesses across London, learn from guest speakers and gain useful, practical experience. Our location in East London - near Canary Wharf in Docklands and hundreds of booming businesses in Stratford and the surrounding area - gives us incredible access to exciting business partners in one of the world's greatest cities.

We also work closely with the Chartered Management Institute (CMI), delivering workshops and events in partnership at UEL. Students really benefit from the industry insight that these events provide, as well as the networking opportunities they present.

We encourage students to find internships during the course of their studies, offer a work-based learning module in the second year and allow you to arrange a year of work between years 2 and 3; through our Global Scholars scheme, you'll also be able to study abroad for a full year, enriching your CV and your own student experience.

Day-to-day teaching reflects the world of work in order to prepare you for your future career. You'll work on projects, deliver presentations, maintain a portfolio and work on group tasks - all ways of working that you will encounter after you leave university.

HOW YOU'LL BE ASSESSED

Assessment: 10% group practical, 10% group presentation, 63% individual coursework and 17% portfolio.

We aim to provide feedback on assessments within 15 working days.

Students with disabilities and/or particular learning needs should discuss assessments with the Course Leader to ensure they are able to fully engage with all assessment within the course. 

CAMPUS and FACILITIES

Docklands Campus

Docklands Campus, Docklands Campus, London, E16 2RD

WHO TEACHES THIS COURSE

The teaching team includes qualified academics, practitioners and industry experts as guest speakers. Full details of the academics will be provided in the student handbook and module guides.

Dr Stephanie Sandland

Stephanie has held a number of roles including Lead Personal Tutor and Leader in Teaching and Learning and she retains a keen interest in both activities.  She is also a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy, a Member of the Chartered Management Institute and a certified Microsoft Innovative Educator.

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What we're researching

At the University of East London we are working on the some of the big issues that will define our future; from sustainable architecture and ethical AI, to health inequality and breaking down barriers in the creative industries.

Our students and academics are more critically engaged and socially conscious than ever before. Discover some of the positive changes our students, alumni and academics are making in the world.

Please visit our Research section to find out more.

YOUR FUTURE CAREER

This course equips you for a wide range of careers, such as Marketing manager, HRM strategist, or executive and is particularly suited for those with an international presence.  It also equips students to take up the role of consultant or entrepreneur.

Explore the different career options you can pursue with this degree and see the median salaries of the sector on our Career Coach portal