University of Cumbria

Degree level: Undergraduate

International Business Management (with sandwich placement)

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Course summary

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Course Overview If you aspire to work in the global business world and with multi-national companies, our course is the springboard for your career. You'll critically evaluate the relationships between international business strategy and operational needs, and learn how to provide creative and innovative solutions through the essential attributes of management and leadership. And, our strong links with regional businesses, national and international partnerships will boost your Sandwich Year placement prospects in gaining good work experience. You will be taught to critically evaluate the relationships between international business strategy and operational needs, and learn how to provide creative and innovative solutions through the essential attributes of management and leadership. We will teach you to contextualise business management and practice across a range of public, private and third stream organisations in local, regional, national, international and global contexts. In addition to studying at our Lancaster campus, you can also choose to study at our collaborative partner FAME based in Malaysia. Why Choose University of Cumbria You'll get a firm grasp of the fundamentals of international business and communication in small, medium and large organisations with a sound knowledge. But you won't just learn theoretically about business - you'll be doing it. Our innovative teaching can bolster your international business practice - and especially cross-cultural boundaries - because you'll find yourself leading a lecture, or turning the classroom into a boardroom, giving you every opportunity to build your business confidence.

  • 9/10 of our business graduates are employed or in further study with 6 months of graduating (DLHE 2017)
  • Opportunity to study at our collaborative partner FAME in Malaysia
  • Graduate with a solid portfolio of work to present to a future employer
  • Our strong links with regional, national and international businesses boost your placement and employment prospects
  • Opportunity to work with real businesses on project-based assignments
  • Use the latest technology and packages of that in the real business world
  • We get to know you due to small class sizes and provide a personal tutor system
  • Taught by academic tutors who are current industry consultants and published experts
  • Tutors conduct international research giving you dynamic and research-informed teaching
  • Study in a professional and interactive environment of our dedicated Business School
  • We'll push you to your academic limit, so you graduate being the best you can be
  • We'll help build your confidence and prepare you for the real nature of the business world because your career post-graduation is important to us.
So, get set on the right path by studying a business and management degree, specialising in international business, that'll kick-start your exciting future.

Course details

Modules

Year one - Compulsory modules: Managing People and Organisations, The Business Environment, Introduction to Business Finance, Fundamentals of Business, Principles of Marketing, Management Accounting. Year two - Compulsory modules: Organisational Behaviour, Responsibility, Ethics and Sustainability in Practice, Global Systems Business and Culture, Sandwich Placement, Services Marketing, Managing Operations, International Economics. Year three - Compulsory modules: Strategic Analysis, International Marketing, Global Business, International Human Resource Management. Optional modules (subject to availability and demand): Applied Business Research, Independent Project, Innovation and Entrepreneurship.


How to apply

Application deadlines

If your application is completed by the following date, it’s guaranteed to be considered:

15 January

*If you apply after this deadline, universities or colleges don’t have to consider your application if they’ve filled their spaces, so the sooner you apply, the better!

Application codes

You will need these codes when you add a choice to your application.

Course codeN213
Institution code C99
Campus nameLancaster
Campus codeL

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

QualificationOfferFurther information
UCAS Tariff 96 - 112 points
A level CCC - BBC
Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016) MMM - DMM
Access to HE Diploma D: 15 credits M: 30 credits Must pass all 60 credits, 45 at level 3
Scottish Higher BBCC - ABBB

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £9250 Year 1
Scotland £9250 Year 1
Wales £9250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9250 Year 1
EU £9250 Year 1
International £10500 Year 1

Additional fee information

No additional fees or cost information has been supplied for this course, please contact the provider directly.
International Business Management (with sandwich placement) at University of Cumbria - UCAS