Bath Spa University

Degree level: Undergraduate

Business and Management (International Business)

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Course summary

Want to run an internationally successful business? Interested in how it operates around the globe? BA (Hons) Business and Management (International Business) at Bath Spa University is an innovative and creative course offering specialism in International Business. You’ll develop the subject knowledge and core skills needed to excel in all kinds of businesses. You’ll experience exceptional learning environments, supported by academic staff with subject expertise who will assist you along the way.

  • Choice of work placement length – 10 months or 10 weeks.
  • Develop as a person to achieve your potential through learning about international business theories and practices.
  • Have the flexibility to choose modules that you’re interested in.
  • Bring in modules from areas outside of your course, such as Sustainability or Marketing.

Course details


Year One will give you a broad understanding of today’s business environment, from organisational operation, to trends in economic thinking, to the importance of data in business. You’ll cover topics such as Organisations and the Business Environment; Economics and Globalisation; and Managing Data. In Year Two you’ll take your skills forward and focus on the inner workings of businesses, developing the skills that employers look. During this year you’ll also have the chance to plan a simulated business by yourself or with fellow students in the pathway module. You will also learn to form opinions on how businesses manage challenges, you’ll work on projects and use business techniques to solve problems. Finally, Year Three will see you undertake an in-depth business research project in International Business, and explore the knowledge and obtain the skills in cross-cultural management by taking the pathway module. Again, you’ll choose other topics that excite you, from Managing Sustainability to Organisational Strategy. Please refer to our website for further information.

Assessment method

You'll be assessed in a wide range of ways that will test your business knowledge and management skills. These could include presentations, work related projects, group-work, computer based simulations, podcasts, examinations, essays, videos and business reports.

How to apply

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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1
  • Year 2
  • Year 3

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

English language requirements

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IELTS (Academic)6IELTS 6.0 - for visa nationals, with a minimum score of IELTS 5.5 in each element.

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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

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No additional fees or cost information has been supplied for this course, please contact the provider directly.
Business and Management (International Business) at Bath Spa University - UCAS