International Business at Nottingham Trent University - UCAS

Course summary

In the fast-paced business world, companies are looking to gain a more competitive global presence. This course is a chance to put yourself ahead of the crowd by developing your knowledge of international business and management and gain valuable experiences during your placement year. This time spent working in business provides you with crucial work experience, which is highly prized and much sought after by employers upon graduation. The course will equip you with the understanding of accounting, finance, culture, marketing, logistics and operations within an international business and how these impact the real world. We’re one of the only UK universities to offer language training on this type of course, giving our students a real advantage when it comes to competing for the best jobs. This course will broaden your industry knowledge and cultural horizons. You will examine topics from a broad, international perspective and have opportunities to gain international experiences. Our BA (Hons) International Business course achieved a 91% student satisfaction rating (National Student Survey, 2022). During your placement year, you can undertake an industry placement, a study abroad experience at a partner university, or a combination of the two. You will even have opportunities to take part in international competitions, and build your transferable skills as you organise NTU’s annual Living, Working and Studying Abroad conference. This course has dual award status with the Chartered Management Institute (CMI). EFMD Global has awarded EFMD Programme Accreditation to our suite of undergraduate BA (Hons) International Business courses. Nottingham Business School is accredited by EQUIS and AACSB, which are internationally recognised hallmarks of excellence and quality for business education. We are one of only six UK business schools recognised as a PRME Champion, and held up as an exemplar by the United Nations Principles of Responsible Management Education (PRME). NBS is also recognised by the Small Business Charter, as we play an effective role in supporting small businesses, local economies and student entrepreneurship.


Year One: Six core modules. Year Two: Five core modules plus one optional module. Full-time students (three year course) have the opportunity to replace modules in the second half of the year with one of our Unique Opportunities, completing an internship, studying abroad or setting up an enterprise. Year Three: Placement/study abroad year for those on the four-year course. Final Year: Five core modules (including a research project) plus one optional module. Throughout the course you will study a variety of subjects including: Foundations of Managing and Organising, Accounting and Finance for International Managers, Economics for International Business, International Business Environment, International Strategic Management, International Tourism; Sustainability Development and Impact and Global Business in a Changing World.

Professional bodies

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

  • Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business
  • Chartered Management Institute

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

A lower offer may be made based on a range of factors, including your background (such as where you live and the school or college you attended), your experiences and individual circumstances (you may have been in care, for example). This is called a contextual offer and we get data from UCAS to make these decisions. NTU offers a student experience like no other, and this approach helps us to find students who have the potential to succeed here, but may have faced barriers that can make it more difficult to access university. We also consider equivalent qualifications and combinations. Please contact Nottingham Trent University Admissions team for further information.

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £9250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9250 Year 1
Scotland £9250 Year 1
Wales £9250 Year 1
EU £17900 Year 1
International £17900 Year 1

Tuition fee status depends on a number of criteria and varies according to where in the UK you will study. For further guidance on the criteria for home or overseas tuition fees, please refer to the UKCISA website .

Additional fee information

Tuition fees are payable for each year that you are at University. The level of tuition fees for the second and subsequent years of your undergraduate course may increase in line with inflation and as specified by the UK government.

Provider information

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Nottingham Trent University
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International Business at Nottingham Trent University - UCAS