Overview Global business is making the world smaller by the day. Technology and innovation give growing testament to the old saying, ‘It’s a small world’. This degree will give you a clear understanding of the complexities of managing business on an international scale. You’ll learn how to compare and contrast business environments across the globe, from highly developed to newly emerging markets. You will develop a good understanding of the challenges and opportunities that vary from region to region, country to country and become confident in critiquing global business strategies. If you aspire to a career working in a multinational or in an international environment, this degree will give you a great head start. About This Course On this course, you’ll gain a vital understanding of the inherent complexities involved with managing business in an international context. This course will primarily enable you to compare and contrast business environments across the globe, encompassing both developed and emerging markets. You’ll develop a good understanding of the challenges and opportunities that exist in different regions of the world, and will become adept at critiquing the global strategies of firms. You’ll learn to assess market potential and risks in different markets, recommend market entry strategies for firms willing to explore new international markets, manage a culturally diverse work force, and manage globally dispersed supply chains and operations. You will also be able to better appreciate the role of international trade, trading blocs and trade agreements on global operations of firms. This course will also help you develop a range of analytical, critical and other employability skills that employers value and seek. As part of this course, you’ll take core modules that help establish a strong foundation in the theories and concepts underpinning international business and management. You will also have a lot of freedom to tailor your own course, choosing from a range of optional modules on HR management, operations management, information systems management and marketing. NBS is a friendly and supportive school, with a lively and international cohort. We are in a region that is safe and welcoming, with a thriving business innovation and enterprise community. All our teaching is informed by our world-leading research and real-world business experience. That’s means you’ll gain knowledge of the latest issues and debates facing industry and employers. Our current research interests include finance, accounting, employment systems and institutions, responsible business regulation, marketing, entrepreneurship and international business strategy, and innovation, technology and operations management. Disclaimer Course details are subject to change. You should always confirm the details on the provider's website: www.uea.ac.uk
How to apply
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Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
GCSE Requirements: GCSE English Language grade 4 or C and GCSE Mathematics grade 4 or C. We welcome a wide range of qualifications - for further information please contact us at https://www.uea.ac.uk/study/enquiries
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English language requirements
|IELTS (Academic)||6||IELTS score of 6.0 overall with minimum of 5.5 in each component|
We welcome applications from students from all academic backgrounds. We require evidence of proficiency in English (including speaking, listening, reading and writing). We will also accept a number of other English language qualifications. Please check our website for details.
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Fees and funding
|Northern Ireland||£9250||Year 1|
|Channel Islands||£9250||Year 1|