London Business: Operating as a Global City

University of Westminster

Course Description

  • Course Name

    London Business: Operating as a Global City

  • Host University

    University of Westminster

  • Location

    London, England

  • Area of Study


  • Language Level

    Taught In English

  • Course Level Recommendations


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    Hours & Credits

  • UK Credits

  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
  • Overview

    London is a pre-eminent world metropolis. Indeed, based on its location, international reach, dynamism, diversity and openness, it is (together only with New York) accorded ‘global city’ status. It is a growing city with extensive and expanding opportunities for businesses seeking a base for their operations or for individuals seeking to build their careers in a wide range of sectors and occupations. This module uses London as its ‘field of enquiry’ for exploring both global issues – involving financial services, high technology industries, international migration and tourism – and local concerns (like transport, employment opportunities and city ‘governance’) that affect the attractiveness and ease of doing business in London.

    Assessment: Coursework (25%), Examination - restricted (75%)

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