Kingston University

Degree level: Undergraduate

International Business (including Foundation Year)

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Course summary

Reasons to choose Kingston – In just three years, you’ll graduate with both a degree and the business experience that employers are looking for. – This course has been recognised for quality by the European Foundation for Management Development (EFMD). – You’ll be exposed to all aspects of global business and supported to pursue your individual career ambitions. You’ll also build a business network of peers and future colleagues from the UK and around the globe. This course is offered with a Foundation Year in Business The foundation year in business is taught at Kingston College, close to Kingston University’s Penrhyn Road campus. You’ll be introduced to professional skills, numerical concepts, business IT, marketing, customer care and business law. This foundation year is available with the following courses. About this course Do you aspire to be a leader and decision-maker in an international business? If so, this course is ideal for you. It’ll give you an understanding of business management practices all over the world and prepare you to work in global organisations. It includes hands-on, practical experience through working on real business problems, consultancy projects with real clients and opportunities for internships. You’ll also have lots of support to set up your own business too. A personal development programme will help you discover your career ambitions and strengths and prepare you for your next step. The experiences you’ll gain will help you establish a business network and stand out from the crowd when starting your career. You’ll learn from academic tutors, senior people and experts from industry and each other.

Modules

Examples of modules: Year 1

  • Global Business Environments
  • Data and Digital in Business
  • Service Mindset in Business Relationships
  • Business Design Thinking
Year 2
  • Unlocking Business Value
  • Developing Effective Marketing Programmes
  • Sustainable and Responsible Management
  • Operating in a Global Organisation
Final Year
  • Building Business Strategy
  • Leadership, Transformation and Complexity
  • Global Business Futures
For a full list of modules please visit the Kingston university course webpage

Assessment method

Year 1 - Coursework: 58%, Practical: 29%, Exam: 13% Year 2 - Coursework: 43%, Practical: 8%, Exam: 49% Year 3 - Coursework: 98%, Practical: 0%, Exam: 2%


How to apply

Application codes

Course code:
N121
Institution code:
K84
Campus name:
Main Site
Campus code:
-

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Please click the following link to find out more about qualification requirements for this course

https://www.kingston.ac.uk/undergraduate-course/foundation-year-in-business/


Unistats information

Operated by the Office for Students
68%
Student satisfaction
68%
Employment after 15 months (Most common jobs)
85%
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

Additional fee information

For international fees, please visit: https://www.kingston.ac.uk/undergraduate/fees-and-funding/fees/ Please visit the provider course webpage for further information regarding additional course costs
International Business (including Foundation Year) at Kingston University - UCAS