English for Business Masters


University of Edinburgh

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Language courses

Location

Edinburgh

United Kingdom

Start Date:

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Location

United Kingdom

Edinburgh

Type

Language courses


English for Business Masters students follow a programme designed to improve their English for use in the business and academic environments with a particular focus on improving English language skills for effective participation in the University of Edinburgh Business School MBA and MSc programmes. .... *Content* * English for Business Masters Reading and Writing Skills: Practice in reading for and writing academic assignments for the MBA. Students will write two assignments comprising of an essay and a case study analysis. * Business Communication Skills: Development of core business communication skills, including giving presentations, participating in meetings, and negotiating. * Business Topics: Development of English language skills through the exploration of key business topics. These will include presentations by guest lecturers relating to key English for Business Masters and other business topics and video material, including an MBA class in action. * Team Projects: Participants will work in teams on three micro-projects, leading to group presentations. * Language Review: Language review sessions focus on the language used in the lecture room including strategies and skills for effective participation as well as core business and management vocabulary. .... *Approach* There is an emphasis on the development of both academic writing skills and oral presentation skills with opportunities for both individual and team work. A series of talks by guest speakers and video sessions is programmed to develop listening skills. Participants will be required to produce several assignments to deadlines - a necessary preparation for the potential English for Business Masters student.