International Business Management with Performance ManagementEdinburgh Campus
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Rank: 29 (The Complete University Guide)
Location: Edinburgh Campus
Study mode full-time
Start Date: 2021/09/01
Duration: 12 months
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The Complete University Guide
Heriot-Watt University evaluation:
17.8 : 1
Business and management studies evaluation:
Heriot-Watt University has opted into the TEF and received a Silver award.
Our MSc International Business Management with Performance Management programme is aimed graduates who have little or no business or management background in their first degree and who wish to gain a broad based business qualification to enhance their future career prospects, or at those looking to develop business management knowledge and skills to allow them to change or further their careers.This is a Conversion MScMSc International Business Management with Performance Management is a conversion degree programme led by academics from Edinburgh Business School. It introduces the study of business and management to graduates and professionals from non-management backgrounds who wish to enhance their careers. This degree introduces vital business knowledge to those with limited academic experience in the subject and provides an opportunity to develop versatile management skills in just one year of study. Coupled with specialist learning in the area of performance management, it develops modern management skills to complement existing knowledge and prepare graduates for a career shift or management role.International Business Management pathwaysOur MSc International Business Management with Performance Management is one of eight specialist pathways we offer in International Business Management. The programmes cover key issues in international business management including the international business environment as well as the importance of strategy, finance, marketing, and organisational behaviour. You then focus on developing specific knowledge and skills in your chosen pathway subject in preparation for a career in that area.The international focus of the programme attracts students from all around the world, giving a rich learning environment where international experience and practice is shared.
Entry requirements for individual programmes vary.
IELTS: 6.5 (with no component under 5.5)
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About this university
Around 11,000 students travel from around 150 countries across the world to study at the university and the International Students Advisors Office or ISAO is available to assist them. They can provide help and support on everything from immigration to welfare as well as having connections across departments such as Student Support and the University Chaplaincy. They are based within the Hugh Nisbet Building on the Edinburgh campus. They can also provide help with practical matters concerning living in the UK as well as assistance for those wanting to bring their families with them to the university and accessing healthcare while here. The Student Association is the student-led organisation representing the students at both local and national level and is a member of the Edinburgh Students Forum and the National Union of Students. It was founded as the Students Representative Council in 1929 and it runs the Student Union as well as operates support for the 50 societies and clubs available to students. It also operates a number of services across the other campuses including catering, a nightclub, an advice centre and a shop. In addition, there are some 30 different sports clubs on offer and a number of annual events relating to the teams. There are also a number of events held during the year including for families and friends to visit the university and groups visits for schools and colleges.