BA (Hons) International Business

BA (Hons) International Business

Businesses in the 21st century face constant changes that impact upon their success. Developments in innovation, advances in technology, economic fluctuations, political movements and social shifts all present issues that businesses must respond to. As globalisation makes the business environment more competitive and challenging, organisations need highly skilled employees. This degree will help you to develop essential business skills in preparation for your future career.

Learn how businesses operate and how skilled managers can contribute to their success. Whether you are thinking of setting up your own business, working in a large corporation, the public sector or the tourist industry, this course will help you achieve your goals.

If you do not yet meet the minimum requirements for entry straight onto this degree course, or feel you are not quite ready for the transition to Higher Education, this is a great option for you. Passing a foundation year guarantees you a place on this degree course the following academic year.

Entry Requirements


  • 104 UCAS Tariff points
  • 3 GCSEs at grade C/4 (or equivalent) including English Language.

International Students

If you are an international student you will need to show that your qualifications match our entry requirements.

Information about international qualifications and entry requirements can be found on our International pages.

If English is not your first language you will need to show that you have English Language competence at IELTS level 6.0 (with no skill below 5.5) or equivalent.

Mature Learners Entry Scheme

If you have been out of education for 3 years or more and have a grade C GCSE in English Language or equivalent, you are eligible for our entry scheme for mature learners. It's a scheme that recognises non-traditional entry qualifications and experience for entry onto this course. Information on how to apply can be found on our dedicated page.

Career Prospects

This course will give you the knowledge you need to succeed in a range of business roles. The skills you develop in analytical thinking, problem solving and decision making are also transferrable to a variety of other career paths.

This degree could be the first step toward your career as a:

  • Business development manager
  • Compliance officer
  • External auditor
  • Financial trader
  • Marketing executive
  • Supply chain manager

Course Details

Optional Placement Year

As with all of our Business courses, you have the option to go on a placement year between years 2 and 3 of your degree. If you choose not to do a full year, you can do a shorter placement module in Year 2. You can also choose to study abroad for a semester at one of our partner universities.

Year 1

Practising Responsible Business Behaviours
Principles of Applied Economics
Leading Global Business
Business Analytics and the Block Chain
Bond and Equity Markets
The Politics of Business

Year 2

International Finance
Managing Cultural Complexity
International Strategy and Global Dynamism
Research Methods
Professional Placement
Business, Creativity and Opportunism Skills for the Workplace of Today
Controversies in International Trade

Year 3

Research Investigation
Contemporary Business Economics
Multinational Corporations in Emerging Markets
Global and Cross Cultural Marketing
Beyond Economics: Understanding the Changing Global Economy

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