One of the most important skills graduates of the Master’s specialisation in International Business will acquire is to report independently and thoroughly on various issues within the broad realm of international business. You will learn to include empirical and theoretical studies as well as the outcomes of your own independent research, not as a means to an end but in as far as it is relevant to the given advice. In other words, creating a strategy or policy paper of academic quality that is both understandable and practicable for businesses. And in order to remain a strong, self-sufficient professional you will learn how to continually maintain a critical attitude towards your own work and that of others in your field.
As a result, our graduates have the necessary knowledge and skills to be able to work for large and medium sized international companies, consultancy firms, government and not-for-profit organisations, banks or within research or education. It prepares you for a position as a manager, overseeing the international operations of a multinational or a domestic firm looking to internationalise. There is also the option to pursue a PhD in Business Administration or to join a graduate programme at a reputed multinational.
After your studies
With a strong analytical attitude, empirical skills and broad knowledge of the field, alumni are well prepared for a career as:
- Consultant for or at internationally operating firms
- Policy maker at (supra)-national governmental agencies
- Advisor at international trade agencies and regulators
Radboud Career Service
Radboud Career Service helps students with finding internships, gives career advice and can offer tips and guidance when applying for jobs.
Why stop learning after graduation?
In order to keep pace with the rapid progress in our current society, you must continue to work on your development even after getting a degree. This allows you to keep up with societal change and make a worthwhile contribution to both your personal development and to wider society. For any questions regarding this lifelong development, Radboud Academy is pleased to help you.
So, are you looking to deepen your knowledge after obtaining a Master’s degree? Then a post-master might be something for you. Or do you want to learn to translate your academic skills into an actual job? Then you can participate in our Young Professional Programme after your master's (in Dutch).