Postgraduate Certificate in International Business Practice
The School of Management and Social Sciences is pleased to announce that from September 2009 it will be offering a Postgraduate Certificate and full MBA in International Business Practice in conjunction with the Mountbatten Institute.
For the past 25 years, the Mountbatten Institute has provided thousands of graduates with international training in business through its highly acclaimed internship programmes in London and New York.
The new Postgraduate Certificate / MBA in International Business Practice programme is designed for aspiring managers of international business concerns and for those interested in seeing beyond their current workplace and exploring its international dimensions.
With the combined expertise of St Mary’s University and the Mountbatten Institute, this innovative degree emphasises the importance of personal growth, professional expertise and global knowledge.
Postgraduate Certificate in International Business Practice (PGC) combined with work placements in London or New York.
MBA in International Business Practice combined with work placements in London or New York, and followed by Asia Pacific field study based in Bangkok, Thailand.
PGC - 1 year, MBA - 16 months
March and August
The PGC coincides with a year's paid training
internship in either London or New York.
The MBA similarly proceeds through the placement
year and is followed by four months of full-time field
study and research in the Asia Pacific Region, based in
PGC (London and New York)
• International Business Core: Management,
Organizational Behavior, and International
• International Business Core
• 2 additional requirements: Strategic
Management and Research Methods
• 2 of the following: International Finance and
Accounting, Global Marketing, Change
Management, or Operations Management
• Non-credit course in Asian Politics and
• Methods review and Thesis consultation
Core Study Locations:
St Mary's University, Twickenham, London,
campus and select Manhattan and Asia Pacific
Classroom-based lectures, case studies, group work,
field study and seminars. Coursework and case studies
integrated with practical experience received through
the training internship in London and New York.
Included in the fees are shared, furnished apartments
for the London and New York Programmes and singleroom,
furnished apartments in Bangkok.
Fees and financing
Total PGC Fees:
GBP £6,100/ USD $10,000
Total MBA Fees:
• Application Fee
• Tuition in all locations
• Work Placement
• One year of paid work experience and training
• Housing (London/ New York/ Bangkok)
• Course Materials
• Health Insurance/ Coverage
• Professional support
• Visa Fee (Bangkok)
• Lunch and local transportation (Bangkok)
GBP £55/ USD $100
Living Allowance Provided:
Participants receive a living allowance while in London
and New York.
London: GBP £7,380 per year (£615 per month)
New York: USD $12,168 per year ($468 bi-weekly)