University of Cumbria has opted into the TEF and received a Bronze award.
If you aspire to work in the global business world and with multi-national companies, our course is the springboard for your career.
We’ve designed you a foundation course, so you learn the core academic skills to progress onto the full BA(Hons) degree.
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.
Why Choose University of Cumbria
You’ll get a firm grasp of the fundamentals of international business and communication in small, medium and large organisations with a 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.
Opportunity to study at our collaborative partner FAME in Malaysia
Graduate with a solid portfolio of work to present to a future employer
Our strong links with regional, national and international businesses boost your placement and employment prospects
You’ll get the opportunity to work with real businesses on project-based assignments
You’ll use the latest technology and packages of that in the real business world
We get to know you due to small class sizes and provide a personal tutor system
Taught by academic tutors who are current industry consultants and published experts
Tutors conduct international research giving you dynamic and research-informed
teaching Study in a professional and interactive environment of our dedicated Business School
- We’ll push you to your academic limit, so you graduate being the best you can be
We’ll help build your confidence and prepare you for the real nature of the business world, because your career post-graduation is important to us.
So, get set on the right path by studying a business and management degree, specialising in international business, that’ll kick-start your exciting future.
Year 1 will prepare you for Years 2-4 by a mix of group and team-based projects and exercises. You will learn essential study tips and specific business skills including: IT, numeracy, team working and personal development. You will also have the opportunity to investigate marketing, human resource management, personal budgeting, current affairs, leisure, tourism and enterprise development. Course summary: This award enables you to critically evaluate the relationships between international business strategy and operational needs, providing creative and innovative solutions through the essential attributes of management and leadership. The award allows the student to contextualise business management and practice across a range of public, private and third stream organisations in local, regional, national, international and global contexts.
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.
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:
|UCAS Tariff||56 - 72 points|
|A level||CD - DDD|
|Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)||MPP - MMP|
|Access to HE Diploma||
M: 21 credits
P: 24 credits
|Must pass all 60 credits, 45 at level 3|
|Scottish Higher||DDDD - CCDD|
Fees and funding
|Northern Ireland||£6,000||Year 1|