East Asian Business MSc
The MSc in East Asian Business, combines comparative study of East Asian economic development and East Asian business environments with options focusing individually on China, Japan or Korea.
Units will address such questions as:
You may also choose from units on East Asian politics, economy and society, on management studies, or undertakes some language study.
Diploma (9 months) and Certificate (4 months) options are also available for this programme – please contact us for further details.
Studying an East Asian Language
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How does our MSc in East Asian Business differ from a typical MBA programme?
A typical MBA programme offered by business schools is structured around a number of disciplinary subjects such as finance, accounting, marketing, human resource management, etc. These subjects are often taught based on business paradigms of Anglo-Saxon countries. The typical textbooks tend to reflect the business approaches of Anglo-Saxon countries like the United States or the United Kingdom. Many MBA programmes will also require you to have taken an undergraduate course in a business-related subject and expect that you will have already gained some working experience.
Our MSc in East Asian Business takes a different approach:
Along with the dissertation, students must take two of the following modules.
International Business and East Asia
Work and Organisation in East Asia
Negotiation and Intercultural Communication
Along with your compulosry modules, you will be able to take 90 credits of optional modules including East Asian Studies modules, language modules and a selection of modules from the Sheffield University Management School
* The example modules listed above may be subject to change in future years. The content of our courses is reviewed annually to make sure it's up-to-date and relevant. Individual modules are occasionally updated or withdrawn. This is in response to discoveries through our world-leading research; funding changes; student or employer feedback; outcomes of reviews; and variations in staff or student numbers. In the event of any change we'll consult and inform students in good time and take reasonable steps to minimise disruption.