MSc Entrepreneurship & International Business

Aston University
A Birmingham (Inghilterra)

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  • Postgraduate
  • Birmingham (Inghilterra)
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Key benefits Deepen your understanding of the global business environment and the factors that inform entrepreneurial business decisions Gain the knowledge required for developing innovation based business strategies Develop the analytical and strategic skills needed to set up and manage new enterprises in the national and international contexts Enhance your career with the the opportunity to complete an integrated work internship or study abroad placement with one of our highly ranked international partners. 

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Requisiti: MSc Entrepreneurship & International Business focuses on the development of entrepreneurial skills. Combined with an understanding of the international business environment, these skills are increasingly important for a career in the modern business environment. Entrepreneurial and innovation driven firms from mature and emerging economies are increasingly taking advantage of global markets and seeking to improve their international strategies and operations. You will develop an understanding of the global business environment and the factors that should inform both...


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West Midlands, B4 7ET, West Midlands, Inghilterra
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Cosa impari in questo corso?

International Business
IT Development
IT Management
Skills and Training


Core Modules:
  • Entrepreneurial Strategies
  • International Business

  • Entrepreneurial & Innovation in Emerging Economies
  • Strategic Management

  • International Entrepreneurship 
  • Professional Development Programme
  • Ethics in Academic Practice

Optional Modules:

Select 3 optional modules (one from Block A and two more, either both from block A or both from block B, or one from each), subject to pre-requisites and restrictions on some modules and combinations:

Group A

  • Intellectual Property Strategy & Management
  • Business Finance
  • Accounting for Non-Financial Managers
  • People & World Organisations
  • Marketing Management
  • International Marketing Management 
  • Management of Innovation
  • Economic Environment of Business
Group B
  • International Finance
  • Strategic Business Sustainability 
  • Strategic Global Outsourcing and Offshoring 
  • Operations Management
  • Management Consulting

The programme then concludes with a dissertation project.

Professional Development Programme Module

Business skills for life: the essential Aston Professional Development Programme

The Aston Professional Development Programme (PDP) is an integral module that forms part of your MSc taught course from day one.This compulsory module runs throughout the academic year. We have designed it around knowledge through practice - to enhance your employability as you customise the PDP experience to suit your own learning goals and skills development needs.

We take a multidimensional, qualitative and individually tailored approach. Using reflective models, we integrate a competency-based framework into our existing academic programmes.  You will engage with different kinds of experiential learning, such as skills workshops, work-based experience, study abroad and develop your own unique skillset. 

This pathway between theory and the world of work brings together Aston’s faculty, careers practitioners and business and academic partnerships teams to help you step into your future careers as culturally aware, global professionals.

You will be assessed through a mixture of examinations and coursework. In addition, you will prepare a dissertation which will either be a business plan for an entrepreneurial venture or an investigation with a focus on entrepreneurship.

Course director

Dr Bettina Becker
Bettina joined Aston Business School in January 2014. Her research focus includes innovation and R&D, small businesses & entrepreneurship. She has also worked in research positions at the National Institute of Economic & Social Research (NIESR) in London and the Ifo Institute for Economic Research at the University of Munich.