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BA (Hons)International Business

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Our BA International Business programme is a specialist degree that provides a solid grounding in the main management disciplines with a particular focus on international management and global strategy. The curriculum emphasises links between international business management and the financial, technological, political, and other forces affecting the world economy.

The programme includes some quantitative modules as well as a wide range of primarily qualitative modules. You will study International Management, International Finance, International Marketing, and the international dimensions and implications of other aspects of management.

You will also examine various international business contexts, including both the emerging markets of Asia, Africa, and Latin America as well as the advanced economies of Europe, Asia and North America.

Programme structure

Programme Year One

Students are introduced to both the fundamentals of management studies and the basic concepts and skills necessary for a broad understanding of the international business environment.

Programme Year Two

The second year aims to familiarise you with the main management functional areas (finance, marketing, HRM etc) and extends your knowledge of international business, primarily through modules in business ethics, international finance and development, and the global business environment.

Programme Year Three

This year will consolidate your knowledge and understanding through a much greater opportunity for personal study and research, as well as modules that probe more deeply into contemporary issues in global business.

Subject to performance in Year Two, final year students also have the opportunity to undertake an Independent Study Module, in which they research and write about an International Business-related issue of their choice.

Career opportunities

Our former students enjoy careers in many professions, including Trainee Accountant (Financial, Management and Chartered); Administration Manager; Recruitment Consultant; Tax Assistant; Trainee Investment Manager; Data Analyst; Mortgage Adviser; Banker; Fundraising Manager; Human Resources Officer; Advertising Executive; Marketing Coordinator; Strategic Development Analyst; Social Media Graduate; Graduate Trainee (including retail organisations, financial organisations, the Civil Service and other blue chip companies); Sales Executive.

Some graduates have pursued self-employment in areas including marketing and business consultancy, export and events promotion.

Apply now! Fall semester 2021/22
This intake is not applicable

Application deadlines apply to citizens of: United States

Apply now! Fall semester 2021/22
This intake is not applicable

Application deadlines apply to citizens of: United States