Dr Jun Hou - Programme Leader
Jun Hou is a Senior Lecturer in Economics at Lincoln International Business School. Jun was previously a research officer (Post-doc) at the Department of International Development (QEH), University of Oxford. He engaged in several EC and ESRC funded projects, focusing on MNEs, FDI, innovation and development issues in developing countries. Jun also worked in several international organisations including the Overseas Development Institute, London (ODI) and The United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP).Academic Staff List Make an Enquiry
† Some courses may offer optional modules. The availability of optional modules may vary from year to year and will be subject to minimum student numbers being achieved. This means that the availability of specific optional modules cannot be guaranteed. Optional module selection may also be affected by staff availability.
Please note that international applications for taught postgraduate programmes starting in September 2022 have now closed.
At Lincoln International Business School, our aim is to deliver excellent research which benefits businesses and policy-makers while at the same time deepening understanding and contributing to our teaching.
To do so we engage actively with a wide array of collaborative partners drawn from other universities, business, non-profit, government, and non-government organisations across the world.
Our research is organised primarily around six research groups which draw together staff from across disciplinary boundaries within the School. These groups are:
To find out more, please visit Lincoln International Business School research pages.
Lincoln International Business School has an experienced team of staff, which is made up of academically and professionally qualified lecturers with relevant industrial experience and finance experts with wide research interests.
The Business School hosts a series of visiting speakers each year. As part of the School, students will have the opportunity to learn from industry experts. Previous speakers have included representatives from organisations such as Deloitte, Santander, HSBC, Innocent, The Institute of Internal Auditors and Sir David Tweedie (ex-Chairman of the IASB).
Students also have the chance to build their skills and knowledge further with extra-curricular activities such as joining a society, volunteering or becoming a Student Ambassador.
Lincoln International Business School students can expand their horizons and see international business in action by joining funded international trips to exciting overseas destinations.
LIBS 100 gives students the opportunity to enhance their global mindset, connect with our global community and partners, and learn from international experts through 100 funded field trip places each academic year.
Places are open to all students enrolled on a programme within Lincoln International Business School.
Find out more about our 100 funded field trip places for students.
MSc International Business Economics is designed to help students develop a set of skills and subject knowledge to compete effectively in the domestic and international labour markets as a professional economist.
Future career opportunities include roles in government, international organisations, banks, or private sectors such as economic consultancies. The advanced and quantitative aspects of the programme also equip students with a solid foundation for research-oriented roles at research institutions or progressing to PhD programmes.
Lincoln International Business School works with students and organisations to enhance the contribution of business to society. For students, that means developing their business skills and knowledge to improve their career readiness.
The University of Lincoln is a member of AACSB, a global nonprofit association connecting educators, students, and businesses to achieve a common goal: to create the next generation of great leaders. Find out more.
Find out more about how postgraduate study can help further your career, develop your knowledge, or even prepare you to start your own business at one of our postgraduate events.Find out More
Knowledge across a range of disciplines is required by students looking to understand business operations in an international context.
Management at Lincoln incorporates a range of innovative learning activities to develop leadership, decision-making, and problem-solving skills.
Combining the theory of international relations and development studies with core management and organisational skills.
At Lincoln, we strive to make sure our student experience is engaging, supportive, and academically challenging. That is why, in response to the issues presented by the Covid-19 pandemic, we have been prioritising face-to-face teaching sessions for our new and returning students in areas where they are the most valuable, such as seminars, tutorials, workshops, and lab and practical sessions. Additional online opportunities have been introduced where they support learning and have been shown to be successful and popular with our current students.
Safety remains a key focus. We are fully prepared to adapt our plans if changes in Government guidance makes this necessary, and we will endeavour to keep current and prospective students informed. For more information about how we are working to keep our community safe, please visit our coronavirus web pages.