University of Kent

Degree level: Undergraduate

International Business with a Year Abroad

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Course summary

Our International Business degree equips you to respond to the challenges and opportunities faced by a global business while developing your understanding in all areas of enterprise such as marketing, finance, and management. This course is internationally focused by design. You will develop a broad understanding of business in a global context through modules that teach everything from international trade and finance, to international business in a digital economy, alongside introductory modules in finance, operations, and other essential business functions plus flexible options in more specialised areas of business. You’ll also have the option to take language modules that will support you if you decide to pursue the popular Year Abroad. Taking a Year Abroad and choosing to study in one of our partner universities will allow you to experience another country and culture as you study, and build valuable experience that bolsters your CV. Reasons to Study International Business at Kent

  • Our course is accredited by IOE&IT and the Chartered Management Institute (CMI) making you eligible to gain the CMI level 5 professional certificate in Management and Leadership
  • Tailor your degree to suit your aspirations with optional modules in stage 2 and 3.
  • We feature in the top 1% of business schools globally with triple accreditation status from AMBA, AACSB and EQUIS
  • Gain employability support during your studies and for three years after you graduate.
  • Add a Year Abroad or Year in Industry for real-world experience or take a 'Selfie Year' and launch your own business through ASPIRE.

Course details

Modules

Stage 1 Your first year is designed to provide you with a solid foundation in the understanding of business practices and their related functions, such as marketing and human resource management, and contexts, such as local, regional and global developments. Stage 2 Your second year becomes more specialised, allowing you to develop your critical thinking of international business with greater emphasis on the key concepts and theories to develop intellectual agility and provides an opportunity to apply theory to practice. Year Abroad: The Year Abroad is an amazing opportunity giving you the chance to develop personally, academically, and professionally. You will spend a year between Stages 2 and 3 studying at one of our partner universities in Europe or Asia gaining a new academic perspective and experiencing a different culture. Stage 3 Your final year allows you to develop your specialist knowledge of international business focusing on capstone modules such as global strategy, European business, international entrepreneurship, and global value chain management with flexibility to choose optional modules to tailor your degree with the opportunity to undertake an international business project.

Professional bodies

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

  • Chartered Management Institute
  • Export, Institute of

How to apply

Application codes

Course code:
N127
Institution code:
K24
Campus name:
Main Site
Campus code:
-

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1
  • Year 2

Entry requirements for advanced entry (i.e. into Year 2 and beyond)

Direct entry into Year 2 of this programme is considered on a case by case basis.

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements


English language requirements

Applicants should have grade C or 4 in English Language GCSE or a suitable equivalent level qualification.

Please visit our website for further information:

https://www.kent.ac.uk/courses/undergraduate/how-to-apply/english-language-requirements.html


Unistats information

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

No fee information has been provided for this course

Additional fee information

All fees for 2023/24 are to be confirmed. Please see the programme page at www.kent.ac.uk for further information on fees and funding options.
International Business with a Year Abroad at University of Kent - UCAS