MSc International Management (Middle East and North Africa)
On Campus Programmes
Duration: One calendar year (full-time) Two calendar years (part-time)
Minimum Entry Requirements: Minimum first degree with good grades in any subject equivalent to a UK upper second class honours. Relevant professional qualifications or experience will be considered.
Start of programme: September intake onlyThis programme focuses on management and its environment in the Middle East and North Africa, and includes high-level courses in international management and finance disciplines. It also draws upon regional experts and management specialists within the University and from positions within based commerce, finance and government. The core modules enable you to study the principles and applications of international management and the interplay between global and local factors influencing management in the Middle East and North Africa. You can use the elective modules to focus on either management skills that can be applied worldwide or specialise in understanding the regional business environment.
The MSc International Management for Middle East and North Africa (MENA) has three components:
- Four compulsory courses
- Elective course(s) to the value of 1.0 unit
- Dissertation of 10,000 words on an approved topic
The 10,000-word dissertation is worth 25% of your final mark. During term 2 you will submit your dissertation proposal and select an academic supervisor. Over the ensuing months you should meet with your supervisor at least three times before the end of term 3 for guidance. The bulk of your dissertation will be written over the summer to meet the September 15th deadline(or the Monday imediately following this date if it falls on a weekend).
Not all elective courses are offered every year; please check your preferences with the Programme Convenor. Also note that if half units are selected, one term 1 course and one term 2 course needs to be chosen across Regional and General electives.
Part-time students are required to complete three of the core courses during their first year, then one core and two elective courses plus the dissertation during the second year.
Those enrolled on the three-year programme are required to complete three of the core courses during their first year, one core and two elective courses in the second year, and the dissertation in the third year.
- International management - 15PFMC072 (0.5 Unit) - Term 1
- Economic, business and institutional environment of the Middle East and North Africa - 15PFMC066 (0.5 Unit) - Term 1
- Management perspectives and sectoral issues in the Middle East and North Africa - 15PFMC065 (0.5 Unit) - Term 2
- Research methods in management - 15PFMC062 (0.5 Unit) - Term 2
Regional Elective Modules
- Islamic banking and finance - 15PFMC074 (0.5 Unit) - Term 2
General Elective Modules
- Corporate finance - 15PFMC070 (0.5 Unit) - Term 1
- Corporate governance - 15PFMC069 (0.5 Unit) - Term 2
- Cross-cultural management - 15PFMC076 (0.5 Unit) - Term 2
- International Business Strategy - 15PFMC082 (0.5 Unit) - Term 2
- International human resource management - 15PFMC078 (0.5 Unit) - Term 1
- International Marketing - 15PFMC080 (0.5 Unit) - Term 1
- Risk management - 15PFMC071 (0.5 Unit) - Term 1
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Application Deadline: 2015-03-20 17:00
Application Deadline: 2015-05-01 17:00
A Student's Perspective
Erum Abdullah Al-Howaish
It is only at SOAS is where you would find your Jamaican friends enjoying listening to classic Arabic music at the student’s union, the Japanese classmates enthusiastically taking part at the African societies’ activities, and prayer rooms where students from different faiths would gather in one place in full peace.