International Business Studies at Buckinghamshire New University - UCAS

Course summary

If you are looking to improve your knowledge of business and dream of a career overseas, our BSc International Business Studies programme is your next step. Designed by our industry experienced academics, this course will give you the skills to manage diverse projects, teams and organisations across international borders. We are proud to be ranked 14th for the UK’s top universities for producing CEOs and MDs. Why study this subject? Our BSc International Business Studies programme has been specifically designed by our industry experienced lecturers to reflect the ins and outs of international business and allow you to understand the function and operations knowledge needed to succeed in global business industries. This course aims to develop your knowledge and understanding of organisations across the globe, and the differences in the external environment in which they operate. Why study at Buckinghamshire New University? BNU is a vibrant and diverse university, with student experience at its heart. Our high lecturer-to-student ratio ensures that you receive continual and first-hand support throughout your degree. We will help you excel in your abilities and graduate with a versatile and in-demand degree. Our industry-experienced academics will support you to develop the knowledge and understanding of agile project planning and management skills for local, regional, national and international organisations and groups. Our strong links with industry and knowledge of their requirements for graduates helped to shape this programme. We will also introduce key business speakers and live briefs as assessments throughout the course. What will I study? With our BSc (Hons) International Business Studies programme, you will gain knowledge and expertise in managing global organisations. You’ll cover diverse subject areas, including global strategies in digital business and managing people across cultures. Alongside developing key skills such as understanding financial decision making, enhancing your attention to detail and analytical thinking. Studying such varied topics will help you understand the impact of global businesses. During your second year you will study international trade and leading and managing diverse teams. This will help you develop skills including working effectively in a team as well as an understanding of how external environments impact organisations across the globe. You will be able to choose optional modules including intergenerational business: family business growth and business law. In your final year, you will focus on preparing for your future and career after graduation. In addition to learning about international finance, supply chain resilience and sustainable strategic agility and innovation, you will undertake an independent professional project. This allows you to examine a contemporary global business management issue, whilst using your time management, professionalism, and personal discipline skills. What are my career prospects? We see your journey with us as much more than a degree, we are committed to supporting you to carve out the route to your chosen career. We’ll help you to develop crucial skills in managing global businesses, encouraging you to become enterprising, employable and good leaders. We also help you find employment after graduation. You will have gained a wide range of knowledge and skills, so that you can pursue a career in any profession or business role around the globe. This programme offers the opportunity to go on to postgraduate study, either on a full-time basis or part-time whilst working. You may choose to study for the MSc (Hons) International Business Management course offered by the University.

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.






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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

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Student Outcomes

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Employment after 15 months (Most common jobs)
Go onto work and study

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

Channel Islands £9250 Year 1
Republic of Ireland £9250 Year 1
England £9250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9250 Year 1
Scotland £9250 Year 1
Wales £9250 Year 1
EU £15000 Year 1
International £15000 Year 1

Additional fee information

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International Business Studies at Buckinghamshire New University - UCAS