The Foundation Year of the four-year programme aims to provide understanding of the key subjects in business to meet the prerequisites for study on the associated degree programme. The key areas of study will be effective communication and study skills combined with key subjects in business. You will be introduced to basic theories and concepts within the disciplines to provide a basic knowledge in all related subject areas. The programme will introduce you to essential areas of business necessary for progression onto business, accounting or law degrees. You will learn how to apply business concepts to real life organisations and develop communication, IT and study skills. Following completion of the Foundation Year, you will progress on to year one of your selected degree for the remainder three years of your course (four years if you are choosing to do the professional placement year). This International Business Management course aims to prepare graduates for a long and successful career in today’s global marketplace. With technology enabling people from all over the globe to connect and collaborate like never before, professionals who understand how different cultural and economic influences impact business are highly sought after by organisations around the world. You will study at our University of Salford campus close to Manchester city centre but as part of your business degree you will have opportunities for international projects, study and exchanges. A further opportunity for International Business Management students comes through our partnership with TAMK University in Finland. Through the dual award option, you have the chance to apply to study part of your course at Tampere University of Applied Sciences and graduate with two degrees. Tobias Reynolds did it; he says. “The dual degree with TAMK University is a great way of getting two degrees for less than the price of one and having two great styles of teaching, at home and abroad.” Our academic and professional services teams are here to support you throughout your degree and prepare you for your future career. In 2020, 90% of students asked agreed that they have been able to contact staff when needed; 92% agreed that the library resources have supported their learning; and 100% agreed that they have had the right opportunities to work with other students as part of the course (University of Salford analysis of unpublished NSS 2020 data). Not sure which Business programme will suit you? Check out our full Business Management portfolio at www.salford.ac.uk/business-courses-salford All our undergraduate business courses are available with: • Placement Year - on the placement year option, you will not pay fees to the University and will earn a wage for the work that you do. • Study Abroad – study with one of our partner Universities for a semester or a year. • Foundation Year – start with the fundamental areas of business and the key skill you need to study at University level Find out more at www.salford.ac.uk/courses/undergraduate/international-business-management-foundation-year Our commitment to our students Our goal is to prepare you for a fulfilling life and professional career. Along the way, you’ll learn to be curious, adaptable and confident, ready to meet the digital, ethical and sustainability challenges of the 21st century. How will we - together - achieve this? Find out more at www.salford.ac.uk/salford-business-school/our-commitment-our-students.
Foundation Year: Foundations of Business, Academic and Personal Skills, Sustainable Business Development, Foundations of Human Resource Management, Digital Business, Business Project Year 1: Digital and Business Skills, Understanding Organisations, International Business, Data Analysis for Business, The Future of Business, Business Finance in Practice. Year 2: Professional Development, International Trade and Finance, Analysis for Comparative Business Practice, Project Management, International Logistics and Distribution Management, Live Project: International Business. Year 3: Contemporary Issues in International Business, Leadership and Management in International Business, Innovation and Entrepreneurship, Business Ethics and Sustainability, International Business Culture, Strategic International Business
We use different forms of assessment in different modules and wherever possible these will reflect the types of work you will do in the ‘real world’ for example, report writing, presentations and business pitches. Exams will only be used when it is a requirement for professional accreditation. Throughout your studies, the work you produce will help to build your personal portfolio of professional evidence that you will be able to use in job applications and interviews.
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