International Business with a Year Abroad and Integrated Foundation Year at Queen Mary University of London - UCAS

Queen Mary University of London

Degree level: Undergraduate
Awarded by: Queen Mary, University of London

International Business with a Year Abroad and Integrated Foundation Year

Course summary

Develop an in-depth understanding of the international business landscape and the challenges of competing in international markets. This programme combines a four-year degree in International Business with a bespoke foundation year, providing a smooth pathway for you as an international or EU student whose prior education or English language proficiency does not enable you to apply directly for a four-year degree. The programme will equip you with the skills you need to anyalyse complex business issues, make judgements and operate flexibly and effectively in business organisations. In the third year of your degree, you will spend a year abroad at one of our international partner universities, where you'll benefit from the exposure to different cultural settings and gain international experience. During your studies, you'll examine the key strategic issues and challenges that organisations face today in their effort to compete in a globalised world. You’ll understand the complexity of business, taking into account the institutional and social context within which business is executed. You’ll also be capable of opposite judgments on business concerns and learn to apply the concepts of business to particular cases and make reasoned and substantiated judgments. The programme will include aspects of international competitive strategies, globalisation, regional studies, quantitative methods, economics, open innovation and sharing economies, information and communication technologies, data analytics, global platforms, global supply chains, cross-cultural management, global sustainability and global marketing.

Modules

Year 1 Accounting for Business, Compulsory Economics for Business and Society Fundamentals of International Business Fundamentals of Management Studies and Skills Fundamentals of Quantitative Research Methods and Data Analytics Introduction to Marketing and Communications Introduction to Statistics Please note that all modules are subject to change. Further information about modules taken throughout the rest of the course can be found on our course webpage.

Assessment method

Assessment typically includes a combination of coursework (presentations, assignments, essay report writing, in-class tests, research and project work) and examinations in May or June.


How to apply

You can no longer submit a new application for courses starting in 2023.

If you already have a 2023 application and are in Clearing, you can add this course as a Clearing choice – contact the university or college first to check they have places.

Application codes

Course code:
N121
Institution code:
Q50
Campus name:
Main Site
Campus code:
-

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Foundation
  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Academic Requirements This programme combines a three-year degree in International Business with a bespoke foundation year, providing you with a smooth pathway as an international or EU student whose prior education or English language proficiency does not enable you to apply directly for a three-year degree. This programme is designed for students who have completed a good high school education that consists of at least 12 years’ study. For minimum requirements, please refer to details on our website. For full country specific entry requirements and qualification equivalencies visit: qmul.ac.uk/international/countries Applicants who have studied A levels in the UK will be considered on a case by case basis. If you have taken both GCSE and A level exams (or equivalent qualifications) in the UK you will not be considered for admission to this programme. In such cases we recommend that you apply for the relevant three year programme with entry in year 1. English Minimum of IELTS 6.0, with a minimum of 5.5 in each component.


English language requirements

All applicants to QMUL must show they meet a minimum academic English language standard for admission and to be successful on the course. Please refer to the website below for details on our English Language requirements by course and acceptable alternative qualifications. You will also find important information regarding UKVI's English requirements if you are applying as an international student who will require Tier 4 immigration permission to enter the UK.

Queen Mary University of London: English Language Requirements

http://www.qmul.ac.uk/international/englishlanguagerequirements/index.html#


Student Outcomes

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70%
Employment after 15 months (Most common jobs)
83%
Go onto work and study

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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

*This is a provisional fee and subject to change.

Additional fee information

Our most recent information regarding tuition fees can be found at http://www.qmul.ac.uk/tuitionfees/
International Business with a Year Abroad and Integrated Foundation Year at Queen Mary University of London - UCAS