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Study MA International Education or an International MBA at Birmingham City University

August 1, 2016

Have you considered studying in Birmingham?

\r\nBirmingham is the UK’s second largest city, after London. In Birmingham you have good transport links to both London and Manchester! Birmingham City University is the largest provider of undergraduate study in the Midlands. Birmingham City University is approved by the KSA Ministry of Education for Bachelors courses in Engineering and Arts & Humanities courses.\r\n\r\nMoreover, BCU has some excellent courses for international students.\r\n

PgCert/PgDip/MA International Education

\r\nGain an international perspective on education and develop a greater understanding of pedagogy and practice, educational leadership and the effectiveness of schools and school systems in international contexts.\r\n

Key facts

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  • The course provides a practice-based focus on developing your understanding of pedagogy and practice in international contexts. It offers a starting point for a future career in a range of settings.
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  • You will have the opportunity to explore a range of education issues including pedagogy, management and leadership and educational improvement.
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  • International aspects are addressed by drawing on a range of countries to exemplify education in global contexts
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  • Social and cultural events are a key feature of the programme.
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  • Exit awards are offered during the programme, including a Postgraduate Certificate and Postgraduate Diploma.
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  • It is not necessary to hold a Bachelor’s degree providing you have the relevant professional experience. A teaching qualification is also not necessary, nor is an intention to become a teacher.
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  • No exams!
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  • Personal tutor during course
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  • BCU School of Education is ranked 25th in UK
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  • Includes teaching experience in UK schools during summer
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International MBA

\r\nOur International Master of Business Administration course is perfect if you aspire to become successful in the field of business and management. If you don’t possess any previous work experience, the course\r\nhas been designed to help with your future employability and career development, providing many opportunities to develop your business and management skills. The broad nature of the course, as well\r\nas support from our expert team of lecturers, has seen our graduates move on to work with established companies including Rolls-Royce and HSBC.\r\n

Key facts

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  • The University is an active research centre, and the latest Research Excellence Framework 2014 report found we have doubled the amount of staff producing internationally recognised research.
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  • With our accreditations, excellent industry links and practice-based approach, Birmingham City Business School is one of the UK’s most respected schools.
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  • You will study as part of an international community, developing a truly global perspective on the relationship between accountancy, finance and business. As part of your learning experience, you will have the opportunity to go on site factory visits to companies such as JCB and Jaguar Land Rover.
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  • You will have the opportunity to do an internship with a reputable UK based company and gain valuable work experience.
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  • For those unable to complete the whole programme, the course offers exit awards such as the Postgraduate Certificate and the Postgraduate Diploma.
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  • No work experience needed!
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  • Includes 4-6 week placement during summer in UK company!
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  • 18 months option for 3rd class degree holders!
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  • based in brand new Curzon building in city centre of Birmingham!
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