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Many business degree courses are dual accredited by Chartered Management Institute (CMI)

Business professionals are relied upon to resolve complex issues in the business world, and advanced education can give you a competitive edge in your career.

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Business professionals are relied upon to resolve complex issues in the business world, and advanced education can give you a competitive edge in your career.

Course Structure

The IIM will give you the essential skills you need to continue studying on one of Dundee’s exceptional postgraduate degrees in Business.

For Entry:

  •   One Term: June | September
  •   Two Term: January | April | June

Duration:

  •   One Term + Master's: 3 months + 1 year
  •   Two Term + Master's: 6 months + 1 year

Delivery

Our courses are normally delivered face-to-face on-campus however due to the current global crisis, some of our courses are available to start online. Allowing you to start your academic journey to a postgraduate qualification as planned. Information on our flexible study options for IIM courses can be seen here.

Course Structure

You can study the IIM in Business over one or two terms depending on your academic qualifications and English language level.

The aim of this module is to investigate and assess the impact of different regional, social and political contexts on understanding and operationalising concepts such as Management, Human Resources and Marketing. You will be introduced to current international issues affecting contemporary businesses and provided with a greater appreciation of the role of business within society.

This module will help you to develop a greater understanding of some of the activities involved in managing a business. There is a focus on certain key business functions.

This module will introduce you to the research methods used to facilitate research activity within the study of Business. You will learn this by actively using scientific methods in planning, undertaking and interpreting research within Business Studies.

Two Term

On the two-term route, you will delve into business topics in greater depth so that you are fully prepared for the demands of your postgraduate degree.

Modules you will study:

This module considers key elements of both micro- and macro-economics and relates them to the experiences of entrepreneurs and their businesses. The rationale for, nature of and impact of the economic policies of national governments and wider economic groupings such as the European Union are examined.

This module provides an introduction to corporate finance, examining the concepts and principles underlying key financial decisions. Students are offered insights into the nature of financial instruments, financial markets and financial intermediaries, with particular focus on the banking business.

Taught over two terms, this module covers common statistical techniques for managerial decision making and offers a grounding in statistics with an emphasis on practical applications and extensive use of the Excel spreadsheet and its associated functions.

The main aim of this module is to develop a greater understanding of some of the key activities and functions associated with establishing and managing a business. Topics studied include:

  • Organisational Behaviour
  • Management Theory
  • Leadership and Operations Management

One Term

The one-term offers you a fast track route to your postgraduate degree in a wide range of  Business degrees at the University.

Two Term

On the two-term route, you will delve into business topics in greater depth so that you are fully prepared for the demands of your postgraduate degree.

Modules you will study:

Business Continuation Degrees

The One Term route is not available for a selection of business degrees. These are highlighted in the list below.

MFin

International Finance

International Finance, Risk and Regulation

International Finance and

Investment Management

MSc

Accountancy (not available in One Term route)

Accounting and Finance (not available in One Term route)

Accounting, Management and Strategy (not available in One Term route)

Digital and Social Media Marketing

Finance (not available in One Term route)

International Accounting (not available in One Term route)

International Banking

International Banking and Finance

International Banking, Finance,

Risk and Regulation

International Banking, Finance and

Investment Management

International Business

International Business, Accounting and Finance

International Business and Finance

International Business and Human

Resource Management

International Business and Management

International Business and Marketing

International Business and Strategy

International Marketing

International Marketing and Branding

International Business, Banking and Finance

International Business, Marketing and

Human Resource Management

International Business and Investment

International Business and Banking

International Business and Entrepreneurship

International Business and Investment

International Marketing and Finance

International Marketing and Management

Islamic Banking, Finance, and International Business

Islamic Banking and Finance

Islamic Finance

Management

Management and Entrepreneurship

Management and Finance

Management and International

Human Resource Management

Management and Marketing

Management, Strategy and Leadership

Professional Accountancy (not available in One Term route)

Entry Requirements

One Term: Bachelor Degree Ordinary

Two Term: Successful Completion of a degree or 3 year/NQF level 5 diploma equivalent, or a minimum of 15 years education.

English Language Requirements

One Term: IELTS 6.0 with no less than 5.5 or equivalent

One Term: +6 week PSE:  IELTS 5.5 with no less than 5.0 except writing which must be 5.5 or equivalent

Two Term: IELTS 5.5 with no less than 5.5 or equivalent

Two Term +6 week PSE:  IELTS 5.0 with no less than 4.5 or equivalent

Two Term +12 week PSE: IELTS 4.5 with no less than 4.0 or equivalent

How to apply