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

Course summary

Develop an in-depth understanding of the international business landscape. Our International Business with a Year Abroad BSc (4 years) will equip you with the skills you need to analyse complex business issues and operate 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 exposure to a different cultural setting. You'll have the opportunity to:

  • Examine the key strategic issues and challenges that organisations face in their efforts to compete in a globalised world.
  • Learn to apply theoretical concepts to case studies, and make reasoned and substantiated judgments.
  • Study topics such as: international competitive strategies, globalisation, regional studies, economics, information and communication technologies, data analytics, global supply chains, cross-cultural management, global sustainability and global marketing.
  • Explore the institutional and social contexts that inform the execution of business.


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.

Assessment method

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

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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

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

Student Outcomes

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Employment after 15 months (Most common jobs)
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.

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