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International Business Degrees Abroad

Business is all about the connections; so if you are planning to take your business aspirations into the international arena, then there is no better place to start than earning your international business degree abroad. The global knowledge you will gain, as well as the vast network of international contacts you will make, are bound to set you up for tremendous success in the field. How many more reasons do you need?

Why Earn Your Degree Abroad

It only makes sense that if you want to enter into the world of international business, then you will be gaining an invaluable head start and foot in the door by earning your international business degree abroad. Making the leap early on to tackle the intra-national challenges of travel, language barriers, and culture shock will prime you to succeed down the road in your international business career. That, and it will be one unforgettable adventure to boot.

Locations

Most students aspiring to earn an international business degree abroad want to live in the major global cities, where multinational corporations are most influential and economies of trade most dynamic. “Global City” is a common term designated to major urban areas that are important nuclei the in the global economic system.

Within the West the most highly ranked global cities are New York City, London, Paris, and Sydney. All of these cities have very highly regarded universities where you can earn your international business degree abroad, and they are also majorly influential in most areas of culture and politics as well.

The rest of the top-ten ranked global cities which finish out the list are all located in Asia: Dubai, Tokyo, Beijing, Shanghai, Hong Kong, and Singapore. For students from Western industrialized nations looking for a drastically different cultural experience abroad, earning your international business degree abroad in any of these global nuclei can be an amazing and eye opening experience.

Of course you are not limited to these cities by any means; there are hundreds of opportunities to earn your international business degree abroad at top universities in other locations around the world. Above all else perhaps, it is important to earn your international business degree abroad in a country where you could see yourself doing business someday. Between language immersion and the amount of networking you will be doing, you never know what opportunities may arise!

Academics & Degrees

As the world economy increasingly continues to rely on interconnectivity, international  business has become an exceedingly popular course of study for young professionals who have set their aspirations high in the global marketplace. Yet while it is possible to take standard business courses pretty much anywhere in the world, often international business degrees abroad are limited to countries that have a strong degree of global economic influence.

If international business degrees are offered by a foreign university, then they are in accordance usually made available across the undergraduate, graduate, and doctoral levels. While countries differ in the details of their degree tracks, you can generally expect a Bachelor’s degree program to last three or four years, a Master’s degree program to last one or two years, and a PhD program to last up to several years on top of this.

The language barrier is an important factor to keep in mind when pursuing your degree abroad in international business. Some internationally oriented universities will offer English-language degree programs, but for the most part you will be expected to have a decent mastery of your host country’s language in order to earn your full degree abroad there. Becoming bilingual certainly won’t hurt down the line as take on the job market in international business!

Benefits & Challenges

Networking. By earning your international business degree abroad you will not only benefit from the professional networking opportunities in your host country, but from the process of travel itself. You will be surprised at how easy it is to make connections at hostels, hotels, and the like!

Firsthand Experience. Learning about the dynamics of international business in an academic setting is undeniably important, but this still often pales at the personal knowledge you can gain from actually traveling the world and witnessing these dynamics play out firsthand.

Cross Cultures. One of the most valuable skillsets you can gain in the world of international business is cross-cultural communication. Earning your degree abroad in international business is the perfect place to start.

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Peking University HSBC Business School features two-year Master's programs for both local and international students. They offer programs in Management, Economics, Quantitative Finance. PHBS also now has a MBA program that international students are welcome to apply for. The courses are taught exclusively in English. HSBC Business School currently hosts 76 international students from 25 dif...

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At Griffith, one of our goals is to develop graduates who will make a difference to the world in which we live. Griffith is a large public institution which offers more than 300 degrees across a diverse range of study areas. Griffith’s 5 campuses are located in sub-tropical South-East Queensland. Enjoy either the relaxed, beach lifestyle of the Gold Coast, or the bustling, inner-city life o...

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The experience of a lifetime awaits you. If you’re looking for a safe and friendly destination that offers a dynamic, multicultural experience while you study, then Macquarie University is the place for you. Just over 50 years old Macquarie is one of Australia’s leading universities, with nine subjects ranked in the top 100 globally and 100 per cent of our research rated at world standard...

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Through the Certificate in Middle Eastern Studies program at The American University in Dubai (AUD) students will develop an understanding of the environment, cultural, politics, and history of the Middle East. This understanding will serve any students well whether they are seeking employment within the Middle East (regardless of their profession) or have a strong interest in the region. P...

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London Graduate Internships: Apply Now! International experience is highly regarded by today's employers. Through full-time corporate placements, complemented by academic study in an intensive one-year program, the Mountbatten Institute equips recent graduates and young professionals with the diversity of skills necessary to top an increasingly competitive labor market. With c.150 trainee...

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Middlesex University offers a range of innovative and challenging courses. Students will experiment with the latest technology, access and contribute to world-leading research, meet like-minded practitioners and build international contacts through our exceptional industry practice links. Our students are provided with study areas, practice equipment, and support services ensuring a fully immer...

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Trinity College is ranked 1st in Ireland and 78th in the world (QS World University Rankings 2015-16). For over 400 years, this historic university has been a world leader in high-quality, internationally-recognised education. With a global reputation for excellence, Trinity promotes creativity and innovative thinking in students. Trinity Business School has been pioneering cutting-edge researc...