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Course summary

Start your journey towards becoming a future business leader and shape your international career. On this four year BSc you'll study business management with an international focus. We'll equip you with the skills to meet the challenges of the international business environment. You'll study key principles across accounting, marketing, finance, strategy and entrepreneurship. The course looks at how organisations succeed in a globalised world. You'll explore new markets, customer relationships, products, services and processes. You'll also gain practical experience whilst spending your third year abroad studying at one of our international partner institutions with the opportunity to learn new skills and enhance your employability. The study abroad year is a unique opportunity to experience another culture, improve your language skills and enhance your CV. Gain a competitive edge by: • engaging with the latest theoretical and practical developments • using state-of-the-art theoretical frameworks and case studies • undertaking an extended business project analysing a real-life business problem • gaining hands-on experience through industry-orientated assessments, created with international businesses We also offer a variant of this course with a paid placement year instead of the study abroad year to gain valuable industry experience.


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Assessment method

We'll assess you using dissertations; essays; individual and group projects; written exams

Professional bodies

Professionally accredited courses provide industry-wide recognition of the quality of your qualification.

  • Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business

How to apply

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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

We welcome applicants with other qualifications eg. European Baccalaureate. You will be expected to attain an equivalent standard to the A level applicant. For more details on the suitability of your qualifications please contact the Faculty of Social Sciences Admissions Team at [email protected]

Please click the following link to find out more about qualification requirements for this course

English language requirements

English Language proficiency for international students: All programmes at the University of Southampton are taught and assessed in the medium of English (other than those in modern foreign languages). Therefore, all applicants must demonstrate they possess at least a minimum standard of English language proficiency. For more information on the University of Southampton’s English Language entry requirements, please see the English Language Proficiency webpage at

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

Republic of Ireland £9250 Year 1
International £22300 Year 1
EU £22300 Year 1
England £9250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9250 Year 1
Scotland £9250 Year 1
Wales £9250 Year 1
Channel Islands £9250 Year 1

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International Business with Study Abroad Year at University of Southampton - UCAS