University of Cumbria

Degree level: Undergraduate

International Business Management

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Course summary

All businesses need to be aware of the wider international environment in which they and their diverse stakeholders operate. The business environment is increasingly impacted by global issues, whether businesses operate globally or not. This programme explores this international business context and how it impacts and shapes the way business is conducted and how organisations develop and thrive. Course Overview If you aspire to work in the global business world and with multi-national companies, our course is the springboard for your career. You'll critically evaluate the relationships between international business strategy and operational needs, learn how to provide creative and innovative solutions through the essential attributes of management and leadership. You will be taught how to provide creative and innovative solutions through the essential attributes of management and leadership. We will teach you to contextualise business management and practice across a range of public, private, and third stream organisations in local, regional, national, international, and global contexts. In addition to studying at our Lancaster campus, you can also choose to study at our collaborative partner FAME based in Malaysia. On this course you will... Gain awareness of the broader contexts and sphere of influence within which international business operates. Study and practice international business management drawing on a range of perspectives in the fields of international marketing, strategic management, entrepreneurship and international human resources. Develop your critical thinking, conceptual thinking and reasoning skills relating to international business and management. Enhance your employability, career potential and personal effectiveness. Develop your ability to carry out independent research in the field of business and management. What you will learn You'll get a firm grasp of the fundamentals of international business and communication in small, medium, and large organisations with sound knowledge. But you won't just learn theoretically about business - you'll be doing it. Our innovative teaching can bolster your international business practice - and especially cross-cultural boundaries - because you'll find yourself leading a lecture, or turning the classroom into a boardroom, giving you every opportunity to build your business confidence. Year one

  • Managing People and Organisations
  • The Business Environment
  • Introduction to Business Finance
  • Fundamentals of Business
  • Principles of Marketing
  • Management Accounting
Year two
  • Organisational Behaviour
  • Responsibility, Ethics and Sustainability in Practice
  • Global Systems Business and Culture
  • In-year placement
  • Services Marketing
  • Managing Operations
  • International Economics
Year three
  • Strategic Analysis
  • International Marketing
  • Applied Business Research and Analysis (Optional)
  • Independent Project (Optional)
  • Innovation and Entrepreneurship (Optional)
  • Global Business (Optional)
  • International Human Resource Management (Optional)

Course details

Modules

Year one - Compulsory modules: Managing People and Organisations, The Business Environment, Introduction to Business Finance, Fundamentals of Business, Principles of Marketing, Management Accounting. Year two - Compulsory modules: Organisational Behaviour, Responsibility, Ethics and Sustainability in Practice, Global Systems Business and Culture, In year placement, Services Marketing, Managing Operations, International Economics. Year three - Compulsory modules: Strategic Analysis, International Marketing. Optional modules (subject to availability and demand): Applied Business Research and Analysis, Independent Project, Innovation and Entrepreneurship, Global Business, International Human Resource Management.


How to apply

Application codes

Course code:
N120
Institution code:
C99
Campus name:
Lancaster
Campus code:
L

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements


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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
International £13250 Year 1

Additional fee information

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