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International Business BA (Hons)

University of Bedfordshire

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UCAS CODE: PP34

Course options

  • Qualification

    Bachelor of Arts (with Honours) - BA (Hons)

  • Location

    Luton Campus

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP-22

  • Duration

    3 Years

Course summary

Economies are increasingly global. With this degree - designed to give you the knowledge and skills to manage a business effectively in the global context - show potential employers that you understand how business operates on an international scale.Alongside traditional business skills and disciplines such as strategy, human resource management, finance, operations and marketing, you will acquire global skills via units such as international economics, global marketing, and Intercultural awareness in business.In your final year you are supported in finding a placement which delivers invaluable international experience, as well as credit towards your degree, as you apply your learning to project work in a live setting.**Choose International Business at Bedfordshire and:**- Learn through lectures, seminars and workshops, plus projects, research exercises, presentations, and case study analyses with a focus on using your knowledge and understanding in practice- Study business management, business research, marketing, finance, accounting, operations management and human resource management- Develop your communication and collaborative skills as well as a recognisable high level of professionalism, enabling you to fit in and be effective from day one- Gain an understanding of the roles and relationships of businesses in the international arena, and the specific operational and strategic issues, challenges and opportunities that they face at an international level- Explore opportunities for further postgraduate and professional study- Benefit from a degree which gives you understanding of global business operations, analytical and problem-solving skills, and personal effectiveness and credibility when working across cultures in international teams – attributes which are highly attractive to potential employers**Why choose this course?**This innovative and interdisciplinary course will help you to gain the skills and knowledge required in key business disciplines coupled with a broader global business perspective. The course provides you with a deeper appreciation of the roles and relationships of businesses in an international context, together with the specific operational and strategic issues, challenges and opportunities that businesses face when they start operating at an international level.You will also gain a working understanding of foundational concepts in the key functional and operational areas, including business management, business research, marketing, finance, accounting, operations management, human resource management, interpersonal and collaborative communication skills, covering important aspects of working in an international and multi-cultural environment.The course offers a rich learning experience which:- Is highly vocational with a focus on knowledge and understanding of business organisations from a global perspective;- Focuses on both large and small organisational contexts;- Instils a high level of professionalism from the outset;- Has a strong theoretical base in each unit;- Develops interpersonal and collaborative communication skills- Includes a supervised final year dissertation involving an individually conducted research element;- Provides further opportunity for professional development in a work placement relevant to international business- Has small class interactive teaching environments;- Focuses on hard and soft management skills for the 21st century

Application deadline

26 January

Tuition fees

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£ 13,200per year

Tuition fees shown are for indicative purposes and may vary. Please check with the institution for most up to date details.

University information

University of Bedfordshire

  • University League Table

    130th

  • Campus address

    University of Bedfordshire, Park Square, Luton, Luton, LU1 3JU, England

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    116th out of 122 12

  • Entry standards

    / Max 209
    89 42%

    114th

  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    54.0 54%

    91st

    9
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.70 74%

    118th

    33

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