BA

International Business

Form of education:Full-time Languages: english Duration:36 months
Foreign:$ 9k / 1 Academic year(s) Deadline: Jan 15, 2021
StudyQA ranking:22773

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Description

This course develops outstanding graduates well equipped to influence and make significant contributions to international business and management. If you choose the placement option you will spend a year at an overseas company / at an international organisation in the UK, or studying abroad with a partner institution.
Demands are high for international management know-how and for graduates with a broad-based international business education. This is due to the growing economic independence between nations and the efforts of many companies to build a global presence.

Why choose this course?

  • 90% of our students said that they were satisfied with the BA (Hons) International Business placement course (National Student Survey, 2013).
  • The purpose of this course is to prepare you for a career with an organisation undertaking business across national borders.
  • You will combine studies in management and international business administration.
  • Language training and cultural studies are at the heart of the course and reinforce its international dimension.
  • The course is EPAS accredited.
  • The course can be studied over three years full-time or four years with a placement.
  • Opportunities to study abroad are available to both full-time and placement students.
  • Placement students can spend their year abroad or an internally-focused placement in the UK.
  • Full-time students can choose to complete a short internship, study abroad, set up their own enterprise, or run a community project, during the second half of Year Two.
Foreign languageWe are one of the few UK universities to offer language training on this type of course, giving you a real advantage when it comes to competing for the best jobs. The course offers language tuition at a range of ability levels and in a variety of languages. Advanced level courses are available for those with A-level pass grades in French, German and Spanish. Dutch, Japanese, Mandarin, French, German, Spanish and Italian are available at beginners' level or for those with limited knowledge.
English classes are available at a series of levels for those whose first language is not English.
Creating successful graduates91% of graduates who studied the BA (Hons) International Business placement course are employed or engaged in further study six months after leaving (DLHE survey 2011/2012)
Graduates from BA (Hons) International Business have landed successful careers in the international market in areas such as marketing, HR management, financial management, public policy-making and consultancy.

Detailed Course Facts

Application deadline January 15 Tuition fee
  • GBP 9000 Year (EEA)
Start date September 2015 Credits (ECTS) 180 ECTS
Credits 360
Duration full-time 36 months Languages Take an IELTS test
  • English
Delivery mode On Campus Educational variant Full-time More information Go To The Course Website

Course Content

This course starts in September. For more information take a look at our academic calendar for details of term start and end dates.

You will spend three full years at Nottingham Business School and a further optional year abroad at a partner-university and/or as supervised work experience. Placements will be tailored to suit individual interests and language abilities. Non-UK students may opt for UK-based placements.

What will I study?

Year One

Core modules include:

  • Foundations of Managing and Organising

  • Accounting and Finance for International Managers

  • Foreign Language

  • Marketing and Operations Management

  • Quantitative Methods for International Business

  • Culture, Communication and Learning.

Year Two

First six months

All students will study core modules.

  • Economics for International Business

  • International Business Environment

  • Intercultural Effectiveness and Language.

Second six months

Full-time students choose one from:

  • Study abroad

  • Enterprise project

  • Community project

  • Internship

  • Taught modules (see below)

Placement students and full-time students that have selected taught modules above will study:

  • Intercultural Effectiveness and Language

  • Exploring Strategy and Innovation.

Plus one optional module from:

  • Managing Global Supply Chain

  • Marketing Management.

Year Three

Placement year for those on the four-year course. Students can also choose to spend the year studying abroad with a partner institution.

Final Year

Core modules include:

  • Research Project

  • International Strategic Management

  • International Tourism - Sustainability Development and Impact

  • Global Business in a Changing World

  • Leadership and Employability (International Business).

Plus one optional module from:

  • Global Supply Chain Strategy

  • International Marketing and Communications

  • Jean Monnet Europe and the World Economy

  • Language.

Requirements

You will need:

  • 300 UCAS tariff points achieved from three A-levels or from two A-levels and two AS-levels (excluding General Studies) or equivalent qualifications.
  • GCSE Maths and English Language at grade C or above.

Work Experience

No work experience is required.

Related Scholarships*

  • Academic Excellence Scholarship

    "The Academic Excellence Scholarship can provide up to a 50 % reduction in tuition per semester. These scholarships will be renewed if the student maintains superior academic performance during each semester of their 3-year Bachelor programme. The scholarship will be directly applied to the student’s tuition fees."

  • Access Bursary

    Bursary for UK students all subjects where the variable tuition fee rate is payable.

  • Alumni Bursary

    Alumni Bursary for UK Undergraduate students

* The scholarships shown on this page are suggestions first and foremost. They could be offered by other organisations than Nottingham Trent University.

Accreditation

The course is EPAS accredited.

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