Postgraduate study2016

MSc

Diplomacy, Business and Trade

Loughborough University London

Year of entry: 2016

1 year full-time or up to 4 years part-time

This programme provides an extensive in-depth - analysis of the practice and development of international business and trade.

MSc

Diplomacy, Business and Trade

Loughborough University London

Year of entry: 2016

1 year full-time or up to 4 years part-time

This programme provides an extensive in-depth - analysis of the practice and development of international business and trade.

Programme information

The challenges of trading in the global village, 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 skills in globalisation and will be supported in acquiring a critical awareness of the current issues involved in the study of relations between governments, diplomacy and international business and trade.

Core study areas include: diplomacy: policy, practice and procedures; emergency simulations; international business and trade; economic global governance; an individual project (which can be a dissertation or business plan or placement project).

Optional study areas (choose two modules only): the politics and practice of the European Union; economic diplomacy; diplomatic discourse; cultural projection and perception; diplomacy and religion.

Subject Enhancement (choose one module only): design thinking; media and creative industries: context and practices; media and creative industries: critical perspectives; introduction to mobile internet and media clouds; leadership models and practices: applications to a sport context; principles of entrepreneurship and innovation; management skills.

Assessment

Modules are assessed by a combination of essays, group exercises, presentations and time constrained assignments. Subject to your choices, there may also be exams.

Entry qualification

Minimum of a lower second class honours degree from a UK university or equivalent overseas qualification recognised by Loughborough University.

English Language requirements: IELTS 6.5 overall, with a minimum of 6.0 in each subtest (Reading, Listening, Writing and Speaking) or equivalent. 

Careers and further study

This programme will prepare you for a career in business and trade, including the function and purpose of diplomacy in international business development.

Programme modules

Core Modules

  • Individual Project, Dissertation, Business Plan or Placement
  • Diplomacy: Policy, Practice and Procedures 1
  • Diplomacy: Policy, Practice and Procedures 2
  • Emergency Simulations
  • International Business and Trade
  • Economic Global Governance
  • Second Subject Modules

 Optional Modules

  • The Politics and Practice of the European Union
  • Economic Diplomacy
  • Diplomatic Discourse
  • Cultural Projection and Perception
  • Diplomacy and Religion

 

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We are delighted that you are considering Loughborough University in London as your postgraduate destination.

We have a long tradition of producing graduates who are highly sought after by employers.

All applications for postgraduate degrees should be made online. For further advice and guidance on how to make a successful application, and access to the Application Portal please visit www.lboro.ac.uk/study/apply/postgraduate/.