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BA (Hons) International Business and Finance
Interested in international financial markets and global economic challenges? This challenging degree provides a powerful platform for a career which could take you around the world.
Why choose this course?
With a strong economics core, our course focuses on the financial market dimension of international business but also covers many other factors affecting the way organisations operate globally. You’ll develop capabilities in applied economic analysis and invaluable decision-making and research skills.
Is this course for you?
BA (Hons) International Business and Finance offers genuine choice, with optional modules on accounting, marketing, human resource management, enterprise and logistics themes. You’ll build a degree which ensures you can adapt to fast-changing patterns of employment.
How you will learn
You’ll become skilled in applying theory to practice and solving business and organisational challenges. In our Bloomberg Financial Markets Lab, you can harness latest data and technology, with the chance to add to your skills portfolio with the Bloomberg Market Concepts Certificate.
Opportunities and experiences
From overseas study visits to business consultancy projects, vibrant experiences will open your eyes to international business in action. You could go on a year-long work placement or summer internship: our links with organisations like PwC, DHL, CPA Australia and the Institute of Directors enable you to compete for international placements.
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
With BA (Hons) International Business and Finance on your CV, you can look forward to career opportunities on a global scale. You could apply for prestigious management training schemes or consider specialist roles in areas like international trade, economic policy and analysis, export management, business process outsourcing or business consultancy.
Did you know? We also offer this course:
- With a Foundation Year
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!
You will need these codes when you add a choice to your application.
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This course may be available at alternative locations, please check if other course options are available
Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
|UCAS Tariff||120 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. We usually consider an A Level in General Studies as a supplementary qualification. A good application/performance will be taken into account if you do not meet the criteria / offer.|
|Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)||DDM|
|Access to HE Diploma||
D: 15 credits
M: 24 credits
P: 6 credits
|Pass Access to HE Diploma with 60 credits with 45 at Level 3|
|GCSE/National 4/National 5||GCSE Maths and English Grade C/Grade 4 (or above) or equivalent qualification|
English language requirements
IELTS overall score at a minimum of 6.0; with at least IELTS 5.5 in each band (Reading, Listening, Speaking, Writing) or another Secure English Language Test(SELT)at CEFR level B2 or above
Fees and funding
|Channel Islands||£9,250||Year 1|
|Northern Ireland||£9,250||Year 1|