At Keele University, we’re proud to be consistently ranked in the Top 3 UK universities for student satisfaction, which is testimony to the safe, supportive and welcoming campus we hope you’ll soon call home. International Business Management opens a gateway into the exciting and fast-paced world of multinational enterprises and global management. You will gain a solid grounding in the major areas of international business to pursue a rewarding sustainable international management career in an increasingly changing globalised economy. With options to study abroad, study a language, take a placement year or entrepreneurship year, you will graduate with the skills and knowledge that provide a truly international outlook on business. This course aims to provide you with a realistic perspective on how to manage across borders. You will explore the contemporary concepts, debates and practical challenges in sustainable global management. Through a selection of real-life projects, international virtual teamwork activities and other innovative learning methods, you will learn about the difficulties and benefits of managing people, strategies, processes and structures across cultures and languages. Your first year will introduce basic concepts and practices for the study of management and international business. During the second year, you will have the opportunity to deepen your understanding of international management by studying specialised modules. In your final year, amongst other interesting modules, you will be required to conduct individual research, consultancy or an entrepreneurship project. You will graduate with a wide range of skills to bring to the global employment market with a solid understanding of both business and the global context. This will prepare you for a wide range of careers in the public, private and third sectors. You might choose to work in management consultancy, IT, banking, import/export, sales, marketing or logistics, or to use your transferable skills to an indirectly related career of your choice. Equally you might choose to go on to study for a postgraduate qualification.
For a list of indicative and likely optional modules please visit the course website
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.
Please select a course option – you will then see the application code you need to use to apply for the course.
Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
Please click the following link to find out more about qualification requirements for this course
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Fees and funding
|Northern Ireland||£9250*||Year 1|
*This is a provisional fee and subject to change.