B.A. International Business

  • N/A
    Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
  • 11200
    Tuition (Year)
    9000
    Tuition (Year)
  • English
    Language
London,
On completion of the International Business programme, graduates will be equipped with a portfolio of business skills, knowledge and experience which will make them ready for the job market or for postgraduate studies.

Description

Advertisement

If you have the ability but not the qualifications, an extended degree is the first step to graduation. This four-year programme is identical to the three-year BA Hons International Business degree, but includes a foundation year, and has a lower entry tariff.

If you're looking for a business degree with a truly global outlook, choose this practical programme designed in conjunction with experienced international business experts. You will gain an introduction to broad business concepts in the first year and progress to focus on topics including international business management and strategy; globalisation, trade and markets; and emerging economies. You'll also learn how cultural differences affect business operations.

The aims of this degree are:

  • To prepare for and develop a career in business and management
  • To enhance lifelong learning skills and personal development.

The foundation year is designed to give you:

  • A thorough introduction to business
  • Essential computing skills
  • Improved communication
  • Academic writing skills
  • An understanding of enterprise, leadership and ethics
  • The ability to manage your studies independently.

Detailed Course Facts

Start dates and application deadlines

Started in

  • There is no deadline for this start date.

Dates reflect the university's timezone.

Tuition fee
  • GBP11200 per year ( International

    Tuition fee for the international students.

    )
  • GBP9000 per year ( EEA

    European Economic Area tuition fee is applicable to the students from EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway and Switzerland.

    )
Credits (ECTS) 240 ECTS
Credits 480
Duration full-time 48 months
Delivery mode On Campus
Educational variant Part-time, Full-time
Intensity Flexible
Part-time variant Flexible

Course Content

Full time

Year 0

Option Set 1

Students are required to study the following compulsory courses.

  • The Art of Communication (15 credits)
  • Introduction to Management (15 credits)
  • Introduction to Business Context (15 credits)
  • Computer Fundamentals 1 (15 credits)
  • Leadership and Enterprise (15 credits)
  • Introduction to Ethics and Society (15 credits)

Students are required to choose 30 credits from this list of options.

  • Study Skills (15 credits)
  • Academic Writing (15 credits)

Option Set 2

Students are required to study the following compulsory courses.

  • The Art of Communication (15 credits)
  • Introduction to Management (15 credits)
  • Introduction to Business Context (15 credits)
  • Computer Fundamentals 1 (15 credits)
  • Leadership and Enterprise (15 credits)
  • Introduction to Ethics and Society (15 credits)

Students are also required to choose 30 credits from this list of options.

  • English for Academic Purposes 1 (15 credits)
  • English for Academic Purposes 2 (15 credits)

Year 1

Students are required to study the following compulsory courses.

  • Context and Regulatory Framework of Business (30 credits)
  • Business Planning and Development - Quantitative Methods 1 (30 credits)
  • Personal and Professional Development 1 (IBE) (15 credits)
  • Business Research Methods (Level 4) (15 credits)

Students are required to choose 1 course from this list of options.

  • Introduction to Business Processes (30 credits)
  • Tourism, Entrepreneurship and Technology (30 credits)
  • Introduction to Economics for Business (30 credits)
  • Introduction to Business Law (30 credits)
  • Principles and Practice of Marketing (30 credits)

Year 2

Option Set 1

Students are required to study the following compulsory courses.

  • Professional Practice in International Business & Economics (15 credits)
  • Internationalisation, Trade and Markets (15 credits)
  • Managing the Network Organization (15 credits)
  • Doing Business in Emerging Economies (15 credits)
  • Quantitative Methods in International Business (15 credits)

Students are required to choose 45 credits from this list of options.

  • Business Ethics and Governance (30 credits)
  • Employment Law (15 credits)

Option Set 2

Students are required to study the following compulsory courses.

  • Professional Practice in International Business & Economics (15 credits)
  • Internationalisation, Trade and Markets (15 credits)
  • Managing the Network Organization (15 credits)
  • Doing Business in Emerging Economies (15 credits)
  • Quantitative Methods in International Business (15 credits)

Students are also required to choose 45 credits from this list of options.

  • Fundamentals of Entrepreneurship (15 credits)
  • Innovation in Competitive Environments (15 credits)
  • Business Ethics and Corporate Social Responsibility (15 credits)

Option Set 3

Students are required to study the following compulsory courses.

  • Professional Practice in International Business & Economics (15 credits)
  • Internationalisation, Trade and Markets (15 credits)
  • Managing the Network Organization (15 credits)
  • Doing Business in Emerging Economies (15 credits)
  • Quantitative Methods in International Business (15 credits)

Students are also required to choose 45 credits from this list of options.

  • Business Ethics and Corporate Social Responsibility (15 credits)
  • Marketing for Tourism and Hospitality (30 credits)

Option Set 4

Students are required to study the following compulsory courses.

  • Professional Practice in International Business & Economics (15 credits)
  • Internationalisation, Trade and Markets (15 credits)
  • Managing the Network Organization (15 credits)
  • Doing Business in Emerging Economies (15 credits)
  • Quantitative Methods in International Business (15 credits)

Students are also required to choose 45 credits from this list of options.

  • Business Ethics and Corporate Social Responsibility (15 credits)
  • Intermediate Economics for Business (30 credits)

Option Set 5

Students are required to study the following compulsory courses.

  • Professional Practice in International Business & Economics (15 credits)
  • Internationalisation, Trade and Markets (15 credits)
  • Managing the Network Organization (15 credits)
  • Doing Business in Emerging Economies (15 credits)
  • Quantitative Methods in International Business (15 credits)

Students are also required to choose 45 credits from this list of options.

  • Business Ethics and Corporate Social Responsibility (15 credits)
  • Strategic Brand Management (15 credits)
  • Global Marketing Management (15 credits)

Year 3

Students are required to study the following compulsory courses.

  • International Business Management (30 credits)
  • Personal & Professional Development 3 (15 credits)
  • International Business Strategy (15 credits)

Students are required to choose 30 credits from this list of options.

  • Small Business Development (30 credits)
  • Tourism Innovation and Product Design (30 credits)
  • Economics of International Development and Finance (30 credits)
  • International Human Resource Management (30 credits)
  • International Business Law (30 credits)
  • Direct, Interactive and Digital Marketing (30 credits)

Students are required to choose 30 credits from this list of options.

  • Final Year Project: Business Creation Project (30 credits)
  • Project (Economics & International Business) (30 credits)

English Language Requirements

IELTS Take IELTS test
6

IMPORTANT NOTE: The UK government confirmed new requirements for secure English language testing for visa and immigration purposes. Learn more

Requirements

Applicants should have:

280 UCAS points

PLUS GCSEs at grade C or above in English and mathematics or equivalent qualifications.

• Applications from mature students are welcome.

•Applicants who do not have English as their first language require IELTS 6 (with a minimum of 5.5 in each skill) or equivalent rating in another Secure English Language Test.

• Direct entry to Year 2 and 3 is available for qualified applicants.

Admission to UK universities often requires that students have completed 13 years of formal education with recognized qualifications. International students should consider taking a Pre-Bachelor to gain access to UK universities when:

  • You are considered ineligible for admission
  • You need to improve your academic, study, research or language skills
Search all Pre-Bachelors

Work Experience

No work experience is required.

We Are Helping Thousands of Students to Find a University Abroad!

Shivprasad
Fortunately enough I was able to find StudyPortals. Right from the start of the application to getting the confirmation of admission I was using StudyPortals.

Sign up for your personal newsletter and we will help you too.

We will send you all the information you need to find your dream study programme!

The Global Study Awards: get funded with up to £10,000 to study abroad

Together with the ISIC Association and British Council IELTS, StudyPortals offers you the chance to receive up to £10000 to expand your horizon and study abroad. We want to ultimately encourage you to study abroad in order to experience and explore new countries, cultures and languages.

University of Greenwich

London, United Kingdom

United Kingdom The University of Greenwich, founded in 1890, has three campuses at Greenwich (London), Avery Hill (London) and Medway (Kent), each with modern learning facilities, in beautiful historic buildings. The University has a resource base of highly qualified staff with wide-ranging expertise and significant links with business and industry. Innovation and strong links to industry and commerce, complemented by research excellence and an international agenda are what make the University of Greenwich a leading modern university.