Business and Management (International Business) at Bath Spa University - UCAS

Bath Spa University

Degree level: Undergraduate

Business and Management (International Business)

Course summary

Explore intercultural perspectives and the challenges of the international market to gain a global perspective with this International Business degree.

  • Increase your employability prospects internationally with an understanding of the world of work at home and abroad.
  • Build your knowledge of cultural relationships and how to manage intercultural communication in the ever-changing global landscape.
  • Learn from supportive academic staff and benefit from our international staff and student communities.
Want to run an internationally successful business? Or are you interested in how companies operate around the globe? If you want to work abroad or travel with your toolkit of business and management skills, it’s important to have a good understanding of global business and international markets. On our International Business and Management degree, you’ll develop the core skills you need to excel in all kinds of businesses, and start to build a clear picture of exactly where those skills could take you. You’ll explore international perspectives and develop your understanding of the challenges faced by corporations and organisations operating on a global scale. Whatever your aspirations, this course will give you a good grounding in the theory and practice of the modern international business environment.


In your first year, you'll gain a broad understanding of today’s business environment, from the context that organisations operate in, through to trends in economic thinking and the importance of data in business. Modules will cover topics such as organisations and the business environment; economics and globalisation; managing data. Year two focuses on the inner workings of businesses. Use business techniques to solve problems and start developing the skills that employers look for. Modules cover key themes including creativity and innovation in business. At the end of the year, you can choose to embark on a ten-month business placement or a ten-week summer placement – applying what you’ve learned so far in the real world. In the final year develop and explore your business learning, focusing on strategic human resource management. Undertake an in-depth business research project in human resource management. You’ll also have a chance to set up a business on your own or with fellow students. Other topics to explore include: managing sustainability; organisational strategy; new trends in management; cross cultural management in international business; and tourism: contemporary issues.

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, exams, 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.

Student Outcomes

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Employment after 15 months (Most common jobs)
Go onto work and study

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £9250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9250 Year 1
Scotland £9250 Year 1
Wales £9250 Year 1
Channel Islands £9250 Year 1
Republic of Ireland £9250 Year 1
EU £15750 Year 1
International £15750 Year 1

Additional fee information

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