- Course overview
Discover how and why businesses innovate and why enterprise is critical in our core global enterprise module. Choose modules that align with your interests – discover more about international marketing and organisational leadership. Learn about the key elements of human resource management, look into current concepts, trends and issues within global supply chains and develop your understanding of international trade and finance.
What if my first language is not English?
This course includes specific modules aimed at students whose first language is not English. As a non native English speaker you can further develop and refine your ability to use English appropriately and effectively in professional and academic contexts with the Professional and Academic Communications and International Business Communications modules, both of which are only available to non-native speakers.
ECN3013B International Trade and International Finance
This module explores the economic implications of globalisation by investigating current trends in international trade and international financial markets.
STO300 Global Enterprise
A module providing advanced study of contemporary international business and theory.
STO306 Current Issues in Management
This module exposes students to current debates within the field of business and management. The content will be fluid as it will draw on contemporary case studies, technological innovation, government legislation and philosophical, ethical or environmental debates.
ELC314 International Business Communication
The module is designed to help students to develop and refine their ability to communicate effectively in English in the global business environment encompassing different national cultures, business practices and systems. Students will engage in a range of written and oral tasks and assessments which will develop their business communication skills.
ELC315 Professional and Academic Communication
This module is designed to help students to further develop and refine their ability to use English appropriately and effectively in professional and academic contexts at Year 3. They will do this by reviewing their language development by identifying an area of weakness and adopting appropriate strategies to make progress in that area; engaging in a small research project which they will present to the class; writing an essay and practising relevant professional and academic English skills in small class groups. This course requires consistent, steady work throughout the semester.
HRL306 Leadership Practice
Through study, reflection and exercises, this module seeks to develop knowledge and embed the practice of doing leadership. You will explore four different ‘practice’ realms essential to leading: 1) self practices (understanding one’s self as a leader), 2) presentational practices, 3) relational practices and 4) strategic practices. Although theoretical perspectives will provide the substance of lectures, seminars will use arts-based methods to create spaces in which students can experiment with the significance of these ideas for their own enactment of leadership.
HRL313 International HRM
Students are introduced to: the implications of globalisation for HRM and labour, the particular human resource management problems confronted by Multinational organisations; human resource management systems in a range of different national contexts; and the social dimension of the EU and its implications for HRM.
MKT310 International Marketing
The module introduces students to the key concepts of international marketing. It provides students with an understanding of the environmental factors, international marketing strategies and the international marketing planning process.
STO301 Operations Management for Competitive Advantage
This module brings a strategic and problem-focused view to operations management, concentrating on spheres key to operations based competitive advantage, both in goods and service based industries. Particular consideration is given to operations strategy, supply chain management, lean thinking, performance measurement, quality management, project management and topical developments.
STO303 Global Supply Chains
This module deals with issues in the Global Supply Chain, this would typically involve, logistics, customer service, inventory management, transportation, materials handling, management of logistical information, inbound logistics and purchasing, the global logistics environment, supply chain strategy(ies), performance measurement.
Every undergraduate taught course has a detailed programme specification document describing the course aims, the course structure, the teaching and learning methods, the learning outcomes and the rules of assessment.
The following programme specification represents the latest course structure and may be subject to change:
The modules shown for this course are those currently being studied by our students, or are proposed new modules. Please note that programme structures and individual modules are subject to amendment from time to time as part of the University’s curriculum enrichment programme and in line with changes in the University’s policies and requirements.