MBA in International Business

Awarded By

Universidad Catolica San Antonio de Murcia (UCAM), Spain

Study Mode

On Campus & Hybrid

Credits

90 ECTS

Course Duration

2 Years

Recognised by :

WES Canada & UK ENIC (NARIC)

MBA in International Business​

In an ever-changing global business and economic environment, studying business from an international perspective is vital for future leaders who are ambitious to work across international boundaries and cultures. It allows you to see how globalization has brought about an increasing ‘connectedness’ of businesses, markets, people, and information across countries.

This degree will help you develop a global perspective which is a prerequisite to be successful in this business. You will get to understand the various cultures, markets, and geographies in a better way. It will also help you see the larger picture when it comes to developing solutions for a future employer with global implications. This enables you to obtain a strong background in practical business studies as well as an understanding of the sociopolitical issues that concern multinational corporations. Your unique global perspective will put you at an advantage as employers need people that can help with making critical business decisions.

Working across countries is a necessity for most firms today. Hence, there is a growing need for business and management experts with an international perspective, who are capable of operating effectively in a globalized world. An MBA degree in this course will help you step up in leadership roles enabling you to drive effective reforms across organizations. The probability of being absorbed by an MNC would be much higher than that of being hired by a local firm.

Business meeting and teamwork by business people

Why take up MBA in International Business?

A Global Worldview/International perspective – You can get an opportunity to travel internationally and interact with individuals and teams from different geographies, thereby gaining the invaluable experience of working in a multicultural environment. You will develop a global perspective on challenges companies face, looking at international boundaries, trade, global economics, and how to negotiate with diverse cultures, thereby broadening your worldview and helping you understand different perspectives.

Increased Business Acumen and Skills – Managing diverse teams, improving financial performance, researching international competitors, and redesigning business processes are just some examples of what you’ll learn during this course. This core knowledge is essential to running any business, and you will further develop your skills through specialized modules in key areas. International business students take more specialized courses and graduate with a higher level of acumen, due to taking courses that focus on these essential concepts within the context of a global economy. 

International Networking – While opportunities can arise from hard work and persistence, many arise through personal networks formed by the development of interpersonal relationships. Sometimes referred to as social capital, those with a global network are often offered jobs and various opportunities through their list of professional contacts that develop throughout their career. Those with strong networks that include both a domestic and international base are bound to have opportunities come their way – even without actively seeking them. 

Improved Cultural Awareness and Global Mobility – Effective communication is critical when it comes to engaging with international stakeholders, clients, and customers from a variety of cultures. . The ability to effectively navigate the cultural norms of an unfamiliar society is important in international business, and it can mean the difference between failure and success. As an international business major, there are plenty of opportunities to travel the globe. 

Earning prospects – As per a report by PayScale, the average salary for a graduate in International Business Management is $65,000 whereas, for an MBA, it is $93,000. Speaking of the highest bracket, the BLS reports an average salary of $185,850 for the C-suite of International management, which has a scope of going even higher(in millions).

Some of the exciting opportunities that would open up across industries after pursuing this degree would be:

  • Opportunities - Business Adviser, Sales Manager, Corporate Investment banker, Human Resources Officer, Management Consultant, Procurement Manager, Product Manager, Marketing Manager, Finance Analyst, Business Development Manager, Supply Chain Manager, Business Analytics Manager, International Brand Manager, International Trader, Financial Controller, Mediator/Arbitrator, External Auditor, and Compliance Officer
  • Entrepreneurial edge -  There is a possibility of Entrepreneurial opportunities opening up in the Global Business context. Once you get a deep understanding of how a business operates in the global scenario, you could potentially start your own business whereby you can leverage the strength of the anomalies in the global supply chain, giving you an edge owing to your rich and diverse experience. It will help you operate transnationally and apply all your learnings.

At the end of this, you won’t just be called a Business leader, you will earn the title of an International Leader, driving reforms across the globe. 

Bachelors/Graduation in any stream

  • Language proficiency documents
  1. A university master’s degree awarded by Universidad Católica San Antonio de Murcia (UCAM), (título propio), a state-recognized university in Spain.
  2. PG diploma at level 7 awarded by British-awarding ATHE UK

Part A

Module List

Part A consists of eight modules. These modules will be delivered over a period of one year(fast-track nine months). All the learners who complete Part A will attain 60 ECTS which is equivalent to 120 UK credits.

Part B

Module List

Part B consists of two modules(a mandatory module and thesis work). These modules will be delivered over a period of six to nine months(fast-track three months). All the learners who complete Part A and Part B will be awarded an MBA degree in International Business from UCAM, Spain, and will attain 90 ECTS which is equivalent to 180 UK credits.

About Universidad Católica San Antonio de Murcia(UCAM), Spain

  • Amongst the first universities , to adapt its programs to the European Quality System for Education, following the Bologna Process.
  • With more than 15,000 students and various uniquely tailored degree programs and specializations, it is one of the largest and most reputed universities of Spain.
  • Europe’s Top 10: UCAM is ranked as one of the top 10 universities in Europe. Also announced as one of the ‘most beautiful campus in the world.
  • Academic Collaborations: UCAM has established more than fifty research groups in close collaboration with enterprises such as, Coca Cola, DANONE, Vodafone and Siemens, providing some students the opportunity to contribute academically.
  • Partnerships & tie-ups: UCAM has around 200 renowned international strategic partners including UC Berkeley, Stanford, NTU, NUS or Università degli Studi di Bologna.
  • Individual attention: UCAM’s teaching method is based on personalized attention with a reduced number of students per class and a personal tutor assigned to each student.
  • Prestige: UCAM functions as the educational body of the Spanish LFP (Professional Football League).
  • Students can take transfer to the UCAM campuses in Spain for a dual country experience and the benefits of a Schengen region country (Dubai + Spain).
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