Why study this course? Our four-year International Business Management (including foundation year) BA (Hons) degree has a built-in foundation year (Year 0) that provides you with an alternative route into higher education if you don't have traditional qualifications, or can't meet the entry requirements for an undergraduate degree in business. During the foundation year, you’ll be introduced to a number of areas of business and learn more about what it’s like to study in a university environment. This will give you the confidence to progress on to the following three years of study on our International Business Management BSc course. In the 2020 National Student Survey, our International Business Management BSc received a 93% overall student satisfaction score. More about this course This International Business Management (including foundation year) BSc (Hons) degree will prepare you for an exciting career in business management. You’ll gain insight into business practices from across the globe and benefit from lecturers with professional consulting experience in a range of specialisms, including bilingual business psychology, productivity and improving business competitiveness. In your foundation year, you’ll learn alongside other business-related degree students. This gives you the flexibility to change on to another business degree if you’d like to change courses following your foundation year. The foundation year will help develop your academic skills and build your confidence in the study of business. Once you successfully complete your foundation year, you’ll progress to study the same content and modules as our International Business Management BSc (Hons) course. You’ll graduate with the same title and award as people who studied on the traditional three-year programme.
Example Year 0 modules include: Development for Success in Business (core, 30 credits); Orientation for Success in Higher Education (core, 30 credits); The Context of Business (core, 30 credits); Using and Managing Data and Information (core, 30 credits). Example Year 1 modules include: Digital Business Management and Emerging Technology; Financial Accounting; Learning Through Organisations; Managing People in Organisations; Principles of Management; Principles of Marketing; Understanding and Managing Data; Understanding the Business and Economic Environment. Example Year 2 modules include: Business Research Methods; International Business; Transnational Business Management; Creating a Winning Business 1; Learning through Work; Digital Marketing; People Management and Performance in Contemporary Organisations; Politics of the Middle East; The Politics of the European Union. Example Year 3 modules include: Business without Frontiers; Management Dissertation; Organising and Managing Across Cultures; Strategy: Choices and Change; Achieve Your Potential; Business Writing and Communication; Economics of Multinational Business; International Trade and Finance; Managing Corporate Reputation; Professional Experience Year Placement; Project Management; Quantitative Data Analysis.
You’ll develop your learning through a variety of practical activities including interactive group sessions, workshops and assessments. The focus of the course will be on industry projects, case studies, executive summary reports, computer-based projects, group presentations, scenario simulations and seen/unseen examinations.
How to apply
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Points of entry
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English language requirements
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Fees and funding
|Northern Ireland||£9250||Year 1|
|Channel Islands||£9250||Year 1|