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International Business with Foundation Year BA (Hons)

Middlesex University

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UCAS CODE: N0FY

Course options

  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Hendon Campus

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    OCT-21

  • Duration

    4 Years

Course summary

The Foundation Year in Business is offered as an entry route to a business degree for those who don't yet meet the entry requirements for degree-level study.

The Foundation Year in Business is taught by the same lecturing staff who teach on our degree courses and you are taught in small group seminars, workshops and lectures. You will be able to develop transferable skills in business, communication and problem-solving.

You will enrol on a four-year course, which includes the one-year foundation course. If you complete this year successfully you progress directly onto one of our three-year degree courses in this subject area.

Overview

International business degrees are in high demand in our global world. With our course, you’ll develop a range of transferable skills which are essential in business settings. These include communication, information technology, critical thinking, and teamwork.

You’ll gain these skills alongside a deep theoretical foundation that’ll cover marketing, human resource management, global strategy, intercultural ethics, and many more. Our expert tutors, with years of international business experience, will prepare you for an exciting career in the global marketplace.

During your studies, you’ll have an opportunity to do a year of study abroad, linked with partner universities in Europe and the USA. This’ll deepen your understanding of what international business is and help you to apply your skills and knowledge in an international setting.

Course content

Your studies will be focused on a progressively international business syllabus. Through tailored modules you will gain specialist knowledge in international trade and ethics and explore the challenges associated with taking a business to the global market. In addition, you will cover the fundamentals of business finance which are essential to making effective decisions in a globalised environment.

What will you gain?

You will develop a suite of transferable skills which are essential for business professionals, including communication, critical thinking, team-working, numerical and information technology skills. You will also gain effective communication skills through in-class presentations, optional real-life consulting projects and writing reports that focus on the globalised environment.

Careers

Our International Business graduates find themselves working in a wide range of industries, predominantly in organisations that have an international profile. Previous graduates have gone on to find success in roles such as Investment Banking Analyst, Restaurant Owner, New Product Developer, Finance Assistant, Vehicle Purchaser, Market Researcher, Marketing Manager, Assistant Procurement Officer, and also in Sales. You could be working in organisations like:

  • Mitchells & Butlers
  • Liaison Financial Services
  • House of Lords
  • Chamber of Commerce
  • Quadrange Research
  • Limehouse Thai
  • Capital Partners
  • Spring Lodge Hotel

Application deadline

15 January 2020

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
(international fees)

£ 9,250per year

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

Entry requirements

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UCAS Points : 48

University information

Middlesex University

  • University League Table

    98th

  • Campus address

    Middlesex University, Hendon Campus, The Burroughs, Barnet, NW4 4BT, England

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    86th out of 123 1

  • Entry standards

    / Max 209
    116 53%

    75th

    1
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    57 57%

    104th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.85 77%

    103rd

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