Kingston University

Degree level: Undergraduate

International Business with Professional Placement Year

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Course summary

Reasons to choose Kingston – In just three years, you’ll graduate with both a degree and the business experience that employers are looking for. – This course has been recognised for quality by the European Foundation for Management Development (EFMD). – You’ll be exposed to all aspects of global business and supported to pursue your individual career ambitions. You’ll also build a business network of peers and future colleagues from the UK and around the globe. About this course Do you aspire to be a leader and decision-maker in an international business? If so, this course is ideal for you. It’ll give you an understanding of business management practices all over the world and prepare you to work in global organisations. It includes hands-on, practical experience through working on real business problems, consultancy projects with real clients and opportunities for internships. You’ll also have lots of support to set up your own business too. A personal development programme will help you discover your career ambitions and strengths and prepare you for your next step. The experiences you’ll gain will help you establish a business network and stand out from the crowd when starting your career. You’ll learn from academic tutors, senior people and experts from industry and each other. Sandwich Year This course has a sandwich year which takes place between Year 2 and your Final Year. During this sandwich year you will take a placement within a business setting, ensuring you gain essential experience to add to your CV and help you secure a graduate job.


Examples of modules: Year 1

  • Data Analytics for international Business
  • Economics for Business
  • International Marketing
  • Organisations and Entrepreneurship
Year 2
  • HRM in an International Context
  • International Business Operations
  • Culture and International Business
  • Financial and Management Accounting
Final Year
  • Strategic Management
  • International Business Practice
  • Global Corporate Citizenship and Sustainability
For a full list of modules please visit the Kingston university course webpage

Assessment method

Year 1 - Coursework: 58%, Practical: 29%, Exam: 13% Year 2 - Coursework: 43%, Practical: 8%, Exam: 49% Year 3 - Coursework: 98%, Practical: 0%, Exam: 2%

How to apply

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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

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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

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International Business with Professional Placement Year at Kingston University - UCAS