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International Business Management (with integrated foundation year) BA (Hons)

University of Cumbria

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  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Lancaster

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    20-SEP-21

  • Duration

    4 Years

Course summary

**Course Overview**If you aspire to work in the global business world and with multi-national companies, our course is the springboard for your career. We've designed you a foundation course, so you learn the core academic skills to progress onto the full BA (Hons) degree.You'll critically evaluate the relationships between international business strategy and operational needs, and learn how to provide creative and innovative solutions through the essential attributes of management and leadership.You will be taught to critically evaluate the relationships between international business strategy and operational needs, and learn how to provide creative and innovative solutions through the essential attributes of management and leadership.We will teach you to contextualise business management and practice across a range of public, private and third stream organisations in local, regional, national, international and global contexts.**Why Choose University of Cumbria**You'll get a firm grasp of the fundamentals of international business and communication in small, medium and large organisations with a sound knowledge. But you won't just learn theoretically about business - you'll be doing it.Our innovative teaching can bolster your international business practice - and especially cross-cultural boundaries - because you'll find yourself leading a lecture, or turning the classroom into a boardroom, giving you every opportunity to build your business confidence.- 9/10 of our business graduates are employed or in further study with 6 months of graduating (DLHE 2017)- Opportunity to study at our collaborative partner FAME in Malaysia- Graduate with a solid portfolio of work to present to a future employer- Our strong links with regional, national and international businesses boost your placement and employment prospects- You'll get the opportunity to work with real businesses on project-based assignments- You'll use the latest technology and packages of that in the real business world- We get to know you due to small class sizes and provide a personal tutor system- Taught by academic tutors who are current industry consultants and published experts- Tutors conduct international research giving you dynamic and research-informed teaching - Study in a professional and interactive environment of our dedicated Business School- We'll push you to your academic limit, so you graduate being the best you can be- We'll help build your confidence and prepare you for the real nature of the business world because your career post-graduation is important to us.With the skills you develop on this course, you will be equipped with a significant understanding of advanced intercultural communication skills that will serve you well in a wide range of businesses. Your course will equip you with a wide variety of transferable skills which are valued by employers such as:- An understanding of organisational behaviour and structure- Analytical and critical thinking- A creative approach to problem solving- Keen decision-making- Persuasive written and oral communication- Numeracy and the ability to research, interpret and use business and financial data- Self-reliance, initiative and the ability to manage time, projects and resources- Appreciation of the causes and effects of economic and other external changes- Research skillsSo, get set on the right path by studying a business and management degree, specialising in international business, that'll kick-start your exciting future.

Application deadline

15 January

Tuition fees

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£ 7,500per year

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

University information

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University of Cumbria

  • University League Table

    117th

  • Campus address

    University of Cumbria, Registered Office, Fusehill Street, Carlisle, Cumbria, CA1 2HH, England

Distinct and pioneering, the University of Cumbria’s heritage dates from 1820. Its campuses include two in a World Heritage Site, the idyllic Lake District.
An international scholarship scheme offers a range of awards to all eligible students. The university also offers a £1,000 early payment discount.
For the 2021/22 transition year, all eligible EU, EEA or Swiss students will receive a Fee Discount Scholarship to bring fees in line with UK/home fees.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    110th out of 123 6

  • Entry standards

    / Max 209
    112 52%

    86th

    36
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    55 55%

    109th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.62 72%

    123rd

    23

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