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FY-Master of International Business Engineering

Postgraduate programs
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Master of International Business Engineering
(First Year)
Head of program:
Gilles SERE DE LANAUZE
Administrative officer:
Aurélie NOIROT

Overview

The Master in International Business is a two-year program which has been specifically designed for students who wish to acquire a dual competence in international business. The first year enables students to acquire knowledge and skills in core business and management disciplines (semester 1) taking an international focus (semester 2). The curriculum includes one semester of common-core courses, such as marketing, human resources management and finance. The second semester is devoted to courses that enable students to delve into one of two specific areas of business: international sales or purchase.

 

International learning experience

Internationalization of the teaching and learning environment at IAE Montpellier may take many forms. The course incorporates a mix of students from all over the world. This is the best way to use and improve a language.

 

Corporate learning experience

Business executives are involved in teaching the Master in International Business program. This ensures our students benefit from strong links with the business world. The final year internship is an assessed and compulsory part of the course.

 

Intended learning outcomes

The main objective of this program is to equip students with business and management skills supported by a global perspective.

  • Knowledge: Upon completion of the program, students will demonstrate understanding of the accurate tools to develop and manage an international business
  • Interpersonal skills: Students will be able to solve problems and to critically analyze. Students will also be able to demonstrate effective oral and written communication skills and decision-making skills.
  • Attitudes: Students will be able to work as part of a team and carry out a group project.
  • International perspective: Students will understand the specified discipline from a global perspective.
  • Understanding of the business world: Students will be able to understand business practices and related concepts and be able to integrate this functional knowledge in order to address business problems.
  • Awareness of the broader trends in society (eg social responsibility): Students will be able to demonstrate awareness of ethical and social responsibility issues.

 

Entry level

Access to the program is open to graduates holding a three-year degree or a foreign equivalent worth 180 credits (ECTS).

 

Entry requirements

All applicants to the first year of the program must provide evidence that they earned 180 ECTS credits at the time of submitting their application. Entry requirements for the program are first about academic qualities and exam results. The second element taken into consideration is international working experience (or time spent abroad) and English proficiency. Any applicant whose first language is not English must certify proficiency in English when applying to IAE Montpellier. Such applicants must submit scores received on the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) or the Test of English for International Communication (TOEIC) as part of their applications.  The IELTS test of English is also accepted. The third element taken into account is the applicant’s professional plan and motivation. A TOEFL score of at least 80 or a TOEIC score of at least 750 are the minimum required for applicants to the program. The minimum score required for IELTS test is 6.

 

Career opportunities

International sales engineers, International purchaser, marketing project manager, B to B seller, marketing assistant, transnational contracts negotiators, account managers, International human resources managers, project managers or Phd studies.

 

Contact

Head of the program
Mr Gilles Séré de Lanauze
Tel: (00 33) 4 67 14 40 96 
gilles.sere-de-lanauze@umontpellier.fr

International coordinator
Mrs Aurélie Noirot
Tel: (00 33) 4 67 14 49 59
outgoing.iae@um2.fr

 

Program schedule

Click here to view the program schedule for the 2017-2018 academic year

Click here to view the recruitment schedule for the 2017-2018 academic year

EPAS Accredited :
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SMBG ranking :
SMBG-2016
Rank: 16