After successfully completing the core modules at the IGC in Bremen, students of the IBSA Dual Degree Master’s Program with a specialization in International Finance & Investments will study in the US at the University of North Carolina Wilmington (UNCW). The Economics and Finance Department at the Cameron School of Business at UNCW is highly ranked due to its AACBS business accreditation and state-of-the-art facilities. Through the Economics and Finance Department, you will have free access to the Bloomberg computer software, including terminals and certificates. As a student at Cameron School of Business, you will gather new experiences and perspectives, as well as gain skills and competencies necessary for making financing and investment decisions in the global economy.
- AACSB accredited MBA (UNCW)
- 1 year, 2 degrees, 2 countries: MBA & MBA
- Program in English
- Professional soft- and hardware equipment
- Develop intercultural competencies
- International student assistance team on campus (Germany)
- German language course (optional)
- Field trip to Berlin (optional)
Core modules - referenced
This module aims to introduce students to business analytics concepts required to understand contemporary business challenges. Analytical techniques will be applied to assess and resolve some of the complex challenges faced by business professionals in global industries.
Global marketing strategies
You will gain skill and confidence in developing strong marketing plans for global business. The course addresses marketing performance in a global context; assesses differences in country environments; and applies techniques for international market segmentation, entry strategies, risk analysis, and comprehensive marketing plans
Global strategic analysis
In this core module, students understand strategic business planning: This module introduces students to global business challenges and the methods used to address them, through careful review of effective managerial techniques, in order to ensure a winning international business strategy.
Human resource management in a global environment
Students investigate critical human resource management (HRM) topics within this module. The aim is to examine relevant elements of HRM as they relate to global business, organizational policies, and standard management practices.
Multinational financial management
The goal of the course is to train highly effective global managers who have advanced analytical and decision-making skills essential for conducting successful business across borders.
International leadership (elective)
The main objective of the module Leadership is to give the course participants a general leadership overview, to explore their individual leadership styles, and set feasible goals for developing their management skills.
Studying at the University of North Carolina Wilmington (UNCW)
Located in the heart of the US port city Wilmington, UNCW takes pride in providing world-class education on a park-like campus. The Economics and Finance Department at the Cameron School of Business holds an AACSB business accreditation and ranks among top business schools in the USA according to prestigious sources such as the Princeton Review. Compared internationally, its economics program is among the top 30 percent. In addition, the proximity to the sea and the thriving coastal community between the Atlantic Ocean and Cape Fear River ensure a high quality of life. The UNCW offers a variety of accommodation options that include student dormitories and apartments with a fully equipped kitchen right on campus. Other campus amenities include a swimming pool, fitness center, washers, dryers, and quiet study rooms.
- Bachelor´s degree in a business-related topic (210 ECTS)
- One year of post-graduate work experience
- High English proficiency (IELTS 6,5)
- Funding for tuition fee and ~800 Euro/month for living costs
- A global mindset
About the School
The International Graduate Center (IGC) was founded by the University of Applied Sciences Bremen as an interdisciplinary Graduate School for Management and Leadership.