All organisations from start-ups and SMEs to multinational firms work within and are impacted by rapidly changing international business dynamics. BSc International Business is a contemporary business studies course that concentrates on the links between the major business functions and their role in the international business context, including international comparisons. More than ever, business graduates are required to show cultural sensitivity and an internationally transferable skill set. By covering the key management disciplines from a global perspective, you will be equipped for a successful career in a wide range of business and management roles in any sector of your choosing, and from any geographical location. Your studies will build upon a core set of exclusive cutting edge international business modules plus the chance to develop your language skills in German, French, Spanish and Mandarin if you wish. Skills for employability is a key part of the Loughborough experience and can really boost your job prospects, and this degree has a module specifically built in to help you develop your study and employability skills. There are also specific modules in entrepreneurship to help those with aspirations to start or develop their own businesses.
For a full list of areas studied, see the 'What You'll Study' section of the course page on our website.
Depending on the nature of the material, some modules are assessed by a mixture of coursework and examination (for example 25% coursework and 75% examination), whilst other modules are assessed by 100% coursework or 100% examination. Coursework is based on a variety of tasks including individual essays, projects, contribution in tutorials, group work, class tests, problem sheets and computer-based exercises.
How to apply
This is the deadline for applications to be completed and sent for this course. If the university or college still has places available you can apply after this date, but your application is not guaranteed to be considered.
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Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
Loughborough accepts a wide range of qualifications for entry as outlined on our website www.lboro.ac.uk/study/undergraduate/getting-started/applying/entrance-requirements/ This information details the general requirements and should be read in conjunction with the information given for each course. Loughborough also accepts a wide range of international qualifications for entry as outlined on our website www.lboro.ac.uk/international/applicants/country/ Loughborough uses contextual data in the admissions process to provide insights into the context in which your academic qualifications have been achieved. This may influence the typical offers outlined in the information given for each course. www.lboro.ac.uk/study/undergraduate/getting-started/applying/contextual-data/
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Additional entry requirements
Applicants are usually selected solely on the basis of their UCAS application, but in exceptional cases an interview may be required. If applicants are made an offer of a place they will be invited to visit the department, giving them the opportunity to meet staff and students, see facilities and get an insight into what it is like to be a student at Loughborough.
English language requirements
All applicants are required to demonstrate that they have an appropriate level of English language. For full details of the acceptable English language requirements see our website.
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