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International Business and Entrepreneurship (Including Placement Year) BSc (Hons)

University of Essex

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  • Qualification

    Bachelor of Science (with Honours) - BSc (Hons)

  • Location

    Southend Campus

  • Study mode

    Sandwich / Placement

  • Start date

    05-OCT-23

  • Duration

    4 Years

Course summary

How do entrepreneurs launch and grow businesses? How does globalisation impact firms of different types and sizes?Entrepreneurship is broader in scope than traditional business studies. It explores enterprising mind-sets, new venture creation and innovation in the private, public and voluntary sectors. It examines ways in which creative people, dynamic organisations and facilitative environments help to generate economic growth and social transformation.This course provides you with insight into new venture creation and growth, as well as the internationalism of business. We equip you with business knowledge and develop your practical skills through a combination of entrepreneurial theory, group work, business simulation games and interactive projects. Upon graduation, you may decide to use what you have learnt to launch your own business.You explore topics high on the agenda of international businesses, governments, policy-makers, researchers, educators and wider communities. For example:- business start-up and growth- strategic entrepreneurship- the international business environment- international business strategy- innovation- international trade- economics- technology- international human resource managementThe University of Essex is one of just three UK universities to have received Q-Step Affiliate status, including for our BSc International Business and Entrepreneurship, to support the way we develop the quantitative skills of our graduates.This means we can provide work placement bursaries to develop your skills in evaluating numerical evidence, analysing data and designing research. We also offer the opportunity to follow a specialised degree path, where you graduate with enhanced quantitative skills. These are evidenced on your degree transcript, to help give you the competitive edge in the graduate job market.You study at Essex Business School (EBS), the largest department at the University of Essex, at our Southend Campus. Essex is an exciting place to study entrepreneurship. Our county has more start-up businesses than any other in the UK.We empower you to take control of your career in business and create ideas, products and services with real value.BSc International Business and Entrepreneurship can also be taken with an optional study abroad or placement year.

Application deadline

25 January

Tuition fees

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£ 18,600per year

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University information

University of Essex

  • University League Table

    39th

  • Campus address

    University of Essex, Wivenhoe Park, Colchester, Essex, CO4 3SQ, England

The careers team offer dedicated international careers advice and support throughout studies and after graduation.
Central London is easily accessible from all of the university's campuses.
The University of Essex has a student body that represents over 140 nationalities and supports over 30 different cultural societies.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    54th out of 124 5

  • Entry standards

    / Max 209
    109 51%

    94th

    4
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    66.0 66%

    42nd

    31
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.73 75%

    84th

    8

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