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Master of Science in International Business Communications

Offered by: Asia Pacific University of Technology & Innovation (APU)
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Exam BodyAPU Malaysia Degree
Course Duration1+ years
Part Time/Full TimeFull Time
FeesRM 29,500
Fees (International Student)RM 36,800
CampusAPU Malaysia
FacultySchool of Business
Conducted entirely in MalaysiaYes
Awarding CountryMalaysia
Level of StudyMasters Degree Level
Field of StudyCommunication & Broadcasting
Course Description

This programme is specifically designed to provide:

  • A broad and extensive knowledge of international and intercultural communication.
  • An overall understanding on how culture affects communication.

 

The Benefits of This Programme:

On successful completion of this programme, you will be able to:

  • Develop skills to be employed in an advisory or practical managerial capacity in international communications.
  • Manage business and corporate communication in multinational business environments.
  • Demonstrate the personal and interpersonal competencies and knowledge are necessary to manage communications in differing & complex cultures.
  • Understand behavioural science and marketing analytics' skills on tools and business intelligence applications allows to track user preferences and offer or direct that user to targeted content which is used to drive potential customers to specific products or advertisements leading to wider and larger market capture for sales.
  • Interact effectively & responsibly with individuals and organisations in this context.
  • Demonstrate ethical behaviour through appropriate communication in an international environment.
  • Build perceptiveness, transparency and capability to communicate in an unfamiliar cultural context.
  • Develop the ability to conduct an interdisciplinary analysis of business communications in an international environment.
  • Demonstrate creative and innovative approaches to solving communications problems and the development of new approaches to effective business communications.

 

Who Should Attend:

The Master of Science in International Business Communication focuses on business and corporate communication in multinational business environments. The interface of communication is between corporate communication, language and management. This programme is ideal for executives, managers and professionals who wish to become effective communication managers in today’s complex global environment. Our programme provides students with the opportunity to study various aspects of business and corporate communication knowledge, theories, techniques, media technologies and skills. Career paths for MIBC graduates include corporate communications, marketing communications, management consulting, public relations and advertising in international business environments.

Curriculum

Modules & Project:

The modules are designed to equip students with the knowledge, skills, techniques, and personal qualities to secure and prosper in appropriate employment or further research, with a comprehensive understanding of the different approaches to communicating in an international business context. The modules equip existing professionals with highly developed capabilities in relation to innovation, integration of ideas and concepts in business communications.

Modules

  • Communication Theory and Practice
  • Business Communication Research and Audit
  • Intercultural Communication in Business
  • Integrated Marketing Communications
  • Planning Business Communications Campaigns
  • Marketing and Sustainability in the Age of Globalisation
  • New Media Industries and Technologies
  • International Business Communications and Competencies
  • Research Methodology
  • Technology, Culture and People: A Global Perspective
  • Project

Project:

You will be expected to conduct effective research in relation to International Business Communications for both academic and industry purposes. Either route will require you to plan and conduct effective academic research in relation to the conduct of substantial and substantive individual research and analysis in relation to an aspect of International Business leading to a significant project or the conduct of appropriate research and analysis leading to one of an academic paper, consultancy report or case history in relation to an aspect of International Business Communications.

Entry Requirements

DIRECT ENTRY TO MASTER PROGRAMME:

• Bachelor’s degree with minimum CGPA of 2.50 out of 4.00, or its equivalent qualification as acceptable by the Senate.

• Bachelor’s degree with CGPA below 2.50 out of 4.00, or its equivalent qualification can be accepted with minimum 5 years relevant working experience in related field.

Intake Months

Full Time - Jan, May, Aug    

Career Prospects
  • International Communication Manager
  • Event Manager
  • Business Communication Advisor
  • Intercultural Consultant
  • Spokesperson
  • PR & Communications Manager
  • Global Marketing Manager
  • International Development Manager
  • Analytics & Reporting Manager
  • Decision Analytics Manager
  • Media Relations Manager
  • Communications Specialist
  • Sales & Marketing Manager

All fees are in RM (Ringgit Malaysia) currency unless stated otherwise.


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