International business and entrepreneurial expansion is a desirable business strategy as it opens more avenues for revenue, but careful consideration must be paid to differences in how countries and cultural nuance impact business decisions.
Our MSc International Business and Entrepreneurship explores the theoretical and practical aspects of starting, growing and developing businesses across international borders. You examine different types of international business activity and the theories and innovative approaches to new business creation in different cultural and economic contexts. You do not need to have previously studied business to apply for this course.
You explore topics including:
international expansion models
applying economic theory to business management
international trade theories and practices
international business environments
economic, sociological, psychological, and managerial theories of entrepreneurship
how to develop an international business plan
This course develops your practical business skills and theoretical knowledge, so you’re best prepared to launch your own venture, or apply entrepreneurship in an existing company.
A master’s degree in international business and Entrepreneurship will ensure you have a clear grasp of international business practices and how innovative approaches to new business creation can be applied across international borders - opening the door to global opportunities.
We seek to create the organisational leaders of the future. Our curriculum aims to prepare you for a career as an entrepreneur, an owner-manager, a policy maker in support services, or entrepreneurial management in organisations with a specific interest in international business. Core modules such as International Business and Strategy, Global Supply Chain and Operations Management and Theories and Practice of Entrepreneurship will equip you with an advanced understanding of international business practices and the range of economic, sociological, psychological, and managerial theories of enterprise creation and development.
90% of the University of Essex’s postgraduate graduates are in employment or further study (Graduate Outcomes 2021). Many of our graduates go on to set up their own businesses or consult on business practice straight after graduation as Essex Business School prepares you for the world of work from day one.