International Business

Leeds Trinity University

Degree level: Undergraduate
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Course summary

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Do you dream of a business career that takes you around the world? Do you want to understand what it takes to enter businesses into international markets? We live in an international world. Technology has closed the gap between borders and oceans, putting international markets within every organisation's reach. International Business will enable you to develop the essential knowledge and skills to effectively operate in the international business and management environment. You'll get a grounding in the fundamental principles of business, marketing and accounting, exploring them from a global perspective. Many of your modules will focus on specific countries and regions, analysing business practice and culture across varied parts of the world. You'll learn in and out of the classroom, with field trips and opportunities to meet expert speakers from different sectors of the economy. Putting theory into practice, you'll complete two professional work placements – one in the UK and one in an international setting. You'll also have the opportunity to study abroad and complete work-based international business research projects. You'll graduate with the confidence, skills and commitment to make a successful impact in an international business environment. Placement opportunities ​We are one of only a few UK universities to build professional work placements into every degree. You'll complete two professional work placements, which will give you the chance to graduate with up to three months' professional work experience without having to take a sandwich year out. You'll complete a five-week professional work placement in your first year and a six-week placement in your second year. Recent students have completed placements at the Arcadia Group, ASDA Walmart, Smart Aid, Thomas Cook and British African Business Links, as well as at start-ups such as Custom Controllers – a business set up by Leeds Trinity graduate Ben Lawton. Graduate opportunities You'll be well-prepared for a professional career in international business and management. You'll be able to develop the skills and knowledge to join companies operating in the UK and internationally in roles within the marketing, business/customer development, human resources, supply chain and finance functions of all sectors.

Course details

Modules

Many of the modules will focus on specific countries and regions as part of your exploration of international business subjects. You will be expected to show an interest in exploring business practice and culture across varied parts of the world and draw widely on this in your assignments. The degree isn’t just classroom-based, you will have field trips and meet guest speakers from various sectors of the economy from international giants like ASDA Walmart.


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 codeN1W3
Institution code L24
Campus nameMain Site
Campus code-

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

QualificationOfferFurther information
UCAS Tariff 112 points GCSEs in English language and maths at grade C or 4 (or higher) will be required

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

EU £9250* Year 1
England £9250* Year 1
Northern Ireland £9250* Year 1
Scotland £9250* Year 1
Wales £9250* Year 1
Channel Islands £9250* Year 1
International £11250* Year 1

*This is a provisional fee and subject to change.

Additional fee information

We advise students to budget for the following in addition to annual tuition fees: Recommended and required reading lists will be provided at the start of your course. All the books and e-books are available from our Library to borrow but you may choose to purchase your own. We recommend £390* as an average annual budget for learning resources if you decide this is for you. *This figure is based on the Department of Work and Pensions course costs allowance 2015 Field trips may occur during this course and either fully or partly subsidised by the University. You'll need to include placement/s travel and associated costs too, however the University will contribute a standard amount towards your total expenditure. The University provides students with a £6 printing credit each academic year which can be topped up either on campus or online.
International Business at Leeds Trinity University - UCAS