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BA (Hons) International Business with Foundation Year
This degree offers you the chance to strengthen your skills, knowledge and confidence before you advance to stage one of your honours degree.
Why choose this course?
BA (Hons) International Business ensures you can make a real and immediate impact in your career. You’ll gain a global perspective on economic analysis, strategy, law, finance, marketing and human resources so that you can meet the challenges of a rapidly changing business environment.
Is this course for you?
Including a foundation year as part of your four-year study programme will give you a head start in your academic and professional life. The foundation year offers the chance to strengthen your skills, knowledge and confidence – with extensive support from our expert staff – before you advance to stage one of your honours degree. It could also be beneficial if you are planning a career change and want to get to grips with aspects of subjects which are new to you. Our degrees with a foundation year are continuous, meaning that you won’t need to apply again once you have successfully completed the first year.
How you will learn
You’ll join a vibrant learning community, sharing ideas with students from across the globe and applying theory to practical projects. You’ll create strategy documents, produce international business reports and analyse up-to-the-minute information in our Bloomberg Financial Markets Lab.
Opportunities and experiences
Broaden your business horizons with masterclasses and networking events, optional placements in the UK or overseas, and the chance to study abroad with one of our international partners. You could also gain the Bloomberg Market Concepts Certificate alongside your degree.
This course is accredited by leading professional bodies the Chartered Management Institute (CMI), and the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA), meaning the course is mapped against the skills employers are looking for and provides you with additional awards and/or exemptions towards professional body memberships.
Careers and employability
As an International Business graduate, you can look forward to rapid career progression to senior roles in international trade, transport and logistics corporations, financial institutions, government agencies and global business consultancies.
How to apply
If your application is completed by the following date, it’s guaranteed to be considered:
15 January*If you apply after this deadline, universities or colleges don’t have to consider your application if they’ve filled their spaces, so the sooner you apply, the better!
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Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
|UCAS Tariff||96 - 112 points||Your offer will be based on your predicted grades from your core A2s (full A levels), BTEC Diploma etc. We will accept up to 16 points towards the total from level 3 qualifications such as AS (where those AS levels are not taken on to A2 level), the Extended Project, or Music qualifications. GCSE Maths and English are preferred, however if you don't have these qualifications you will be able to undertake Maths and English at L2 as part of your course of study|
Fees and funding
|Channel Islands||£9,250||Year 1|
|Northern Ireland||£9,250||Year 1|