Development and International Business MSc

Course Introduction

Explore the changing relationship between states and markets. In recent years, interest in the relationship between international business and development has increased. On this joint MSc, you will study the politics of development, foreign direct investment and international institutions of global political-economic governance.

* A joint programme, taught in partnership with the School of Business and Management

* Gain an advanced theoretical grounding in the core aspects of business, considering its history and politics and its growing internationalisation

* Gain insight into global working lives, economic restructuring, migrant labour, multinational companies, work, geo-politics, industrialisation and development

* Conduct independent field-based research in diverse locations

Facilities

* Geospatial analysis, remote sensing and environmental modelling software and computing facilities

* Field equipment and laboratory facilities to analyse environmental samples, the River Laboratory, a micromorphology and micropalaeontology suite and a luminescence dating laboratory

* Learning resources and libraries at Queen Mary, the University of London and other collections such as the British Library

Career paths

This programme will prepare you for a broad range of careers but will specifically deliver the research skills and substantive knowledge required by NGOs, development organisations and national government departments. Previous graduates have gone onto undertake PhDs. They have also worked in an environmental waste management department, in consultancy, as a trader and marketer and in management.

Start Date

EXPECTED SEP-2019.

Tuition & Fees

Duration & Attendance Qualification Tuition fees Fee type
2 years
Part Time
MSc Home Fees
2 years
Part Time
MSc £9,000 Overseas Fees
2 years
Part Time
MSc £5,000 European Fees
1 year
Full Time
MSc Home Fees
1 year
Full Time
MSc £18,000 Overseas Fees
1 year
Full Time
MSc £9,950 European Fees

Qualifications Required

  • Domestic entry requirements: Students need to have a 2:1 or above at undergraduate level in a relevant subject. Candidates that do not currently meet the set entry requirements may also have the option to study the Graduate Diploma in Humanities and Social Sciences. Meeting the required grades on completion of this programme will provide a pathway to study MA Global Development, MSc Development and International Business, and MA Development and Global Health.