Loughborough University

Diplomacy, Business and Trade

Loughborough University London
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Rank: 5 (UKEAS)

Location: Loughborough University London


Study mode full-time

Degree: Masters

Start Date: 2021/09/01

Duration: 12 months

Intl fees: £20500

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Our Diplomacy, Business and Trade MSc provides an extensive overview of the practices of international business diplomacy. The challenges of trading in the global village, and the multiple communities and markets driving world commerce through new and old trade routes are dissected in this programme.You will learn in an environment tailor-made for the development of the skills needed to critically understand globalisation, as well as the knowledge of the current issues characterising relations between diplomacy, international business, and international trade.Our master's in Diplomacy, Business and Trade will provide specialised, systematic and in-depth knowledge of the study of and the relationship between diplomacy and international business and trade deploying appropriate theories, concepts and methods associated with the specific subject area.By studying a master's in diplomacy and trade, you will combine the fundamental elements for those working in diplomatic service. Those who want to acquire a critical awareness of the current issues involved in the study of the relations between diplomacy, international business and trade. This master's in Diplomacy, Business and Trade programme is designed for those wishing to pursue a career in diplomatic service for government or intergovernmental organisations, as well as in non-governmental and the commercial sectors.


Entry requirements

A 2:2 honours degree (or equivalent international qualification) in a wide range of subjects.

Language qualifications

IELTS: 6.5 (6.0 in each individual element)

Notice: This score might not be totally accurate. It is the default IELTS grade for Loughborough University.

About this university

International students

Loughborough is home to students from over 130 countries around the world and the international student body normally numbers some 2,500. There are various resources available for those from outside the UK to help them prepare for their time at the university and make the most of it. these includes practical elements such as visa information and booking the free coach service from Heathrow airport as well as induction and welcome sessions. There is also plenty of information available to help adjust to life in the UK and making the most of your studies. There is a specialist International Student Support team on hand at the Student Support Centre to deal with a range of issues particular to international students as well religious facilities areas for all backgrounds and faiths. The Student Union building is found to the north-east end of the campus and is responsible for a range of clubs and societies. It also has five rooms, each with their own themes and has been awarded an International Experience Award for its quality. The students are represented by the Union Council and there are also academic support services on offer. There are 56 sports clubs and a Societies Federation numbering some 80 societies. These include those working from the media centre where the TV station, radio and student magazine operate from. There are also around 45 different projects involving the students working with elderly, special needs, homeless people or the environment. The fundraising organisation raises some £1 million a year for national and international charities.

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