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International Business with French, MA

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
University rank #20 (QS) Edinburgh, United Kingdom
The International Business with French programme at The University of Edinburgh encompasses the study of public, private and not-for-profit organisations, both small and large, their management practices and processes, and the changing external, and increasingly global, environment in which they operate.
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Overview

International Business with French is a specialist programme at The University of Edinburgh designed to address internationalisation and globalisation of organisations, to reflect the dynamic climate of contemporary business and management.

International Business with French is a specialist programme within the MA Business programme portfolio and is designed to address the growing internationalisation and globalisation of business.

To reflect this, you are required, through the Year 3 exchange programme, to study abroad and experience at first hand different cultures and approaches and develop your understanding of the international environment. For students with good language skills, this will include foreign language study in France.

To participate in our study abroad programme, you will need to achieve an average mark of at least 55 per cent in Year 1 to be eligible to study abroad in Year 3.

Career opportunities

A key aim of our programmes is to combine academic knowledge with transferable skills in order to enhance employability.

Business graduates are highly valued by employers across the world. Our business-related programmes will help you develop the necessary personal and professional competences required to work across a range of roles central to contemporary business.

You will have a choice of careers open to you, including management, consulting, finance, marketing and human resources.

Accreditation

This programme holds double accreditation from international ranking bodies:

  • Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB)
  • EFMD Quality Improvement System (EQUIS)

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

  • Year 1

You will study Global Challenges for Business and The Business of Edinburgh which introduce key concepts of management and business including strategy, finance, marketing and the management of people.

  • Year 2

You will study Business Research Methods I: Introduction to Data Analysis, International Business courses and a course in French.

You may choose one option from the following business courses: Organisational Behaviour; Business Economics; Principles of Finance; Applications of Finance; HR Management and more.

  • Year 3

You must spend Year 3 abroad at a partner university in France, completing and passing a full year's diet of examinable subjects in business (equivalent to 120 credits), the majority (75%) of which must be undertaken and examined in French.

  • Year 4

You will choose a minimum of three courses in international business or strategy, or an international business oriented dissertation and one international business designated course.

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    100

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120.

  • Minimum required score:

    7

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

General Requirements

  • SQA Highers: AAAA-AABB by the end of S5 or AAAA-AAAB by the end of S6. BBB must be achieved in one year of S4-S6. 
  • A Levels: AAA - ABB. (Revised 08/04/2020 from A*AA - ABB)
  • IB: 43 points with 776 at HL - 39 points with 666 at HL.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    20950 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 20950 GBP per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • EU/EEA

    1820 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1820 GBP per year and a duration of 48 months.
We've labeled the tuition fee that applies to you because we think you are from and prefer over other currencies.
  • Home - RUK fees: £9,250

Living costs for Edinburgh

  • 725 - 1170 GBP/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

 

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