Oxford Brookes University

Degree level: Undergraduate

International Business Management

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Course summary

Our International Business Management course will prepare you for a career in international organisations. You will understand the challenges managers face in a global world. And gain the confidence to work in a range of international environments. You will learn about:

  • international management
  • critical thinking
  • international strategic enquiry
  • how diverse organisations make decisions
  • how businesses distribute resources to ensure success
  • the challenges of long-term economic and environmental sustainability.
Our teaching staff have professional experience and links with industry, and they write leading textbooks on business and management. You'll also attend guest lectures with industry leaders. To offer you flexibility, after the first year, you can switch to one of our other courses:
  • Business and Management
  • Business, Enterprise and Entrepreneurship.

Course details


In Year 1, you will learn about the fundamentals of business and management within an international business context. Your first year compulsory modules will teach you about the influence of the external environment, particularly the economy, on the decisions of business. You will develop an understanding of management theory in practice and develop the academic and digital skills necessary to support you through your later learning. In Years 2 and 3 you will learn about international management, critical thinking and international strategic enquiry. You will also have the opportunity to study one of a range of languages. The course culminates in the International Business Consultancy Project, enabling you to work outside the UK and in multicultural teams. The cost of this field trip is not included in your course tuition fee, a separate fee will apply. We also encourage you to undertake an exchange for one semester at a partner institution in Europe, USA, Asia or Australia.

How to apply

This course has limited vacancies, and is no longer accepting applications from some students. See the list below for where you normally live, to check if you’re eligible to apply.






Northern Ireland

Republic of Ireland

Application codes

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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

English language requirements

TestGradeAdditional details
IELTS (Academic)6Reading 6.0. Writing 6.0. Listening 5.5. Speaking 5.5.

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £9250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9250 Year 1
Scotland £9250 Year 1
Wales £9250 Year 1
Channel Islands £9250 Year 1
EU £14500 Year 1
International £14500 Year 1

Additional fee information

Please note tuition fees may increase in subsequent years both for new and continuing students in line with an inflationary amount determined by government. Oxford Brookes University intends to continue to set fees at the maximum level permitted for new and returning Home/EU students. The current tuition fee for the placement year is £1500. This fee may also be subject to revision for later years of study.

Sponsorship information

At Oxford Brookes, we have always warmly welcomed students from the EU. We deeply value the enormous contributions they make, and we will continue to do all we can to welcome EU students long into the future. We are therefore delighted to announce that we will be offering scholarships of £4,000 to all EU students who wish to join our degree programmes in the academic year 2021/22. If you meet the criteria, this scholarship will be applied automatically as a discount to your tuition fees across all years of study. For full details including eligibility criteria, please see our website at https://www.brookes.ac.uk/studying-at-brookes/finance/undergraduate-finance---eu-students/2021-22/financial-help-for-undergraduate-eu-students/

International Business Management at Oxford Brookes University - UCAS