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BScInternational Business

University of Birmingham
United Kingdom, Birmingham
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Overview

Today’s business is increasingly global in scope. The BSc International Business programme combines in-depth learning with the chance to experience business in action within another culture. Ideal for students considering a career in international management but who don’t wish to study a language to degree level, you will develop the skills and knowledge you need to begin your career in business, wherever in the world it takes you.

Programme structure

First Year
Core modules
Managing Financial Resources (20 credits)
Introduction to Marketing and Communications (IMAC) (20 credits)
Economics for Business (A) or Economics for Business (B)* (20 credits)
Organisations, Management and Entrepreneurship (20 credits)
Personal, Professional and Academic Development (20 credits)
Widening Horizons Module (20 credits)
*Depending on prior learning

Second Year
Core modules
Research Methods (20 credits)
Responsible Business (20 credits)

Optional modules
Students must choose a further 80 credits of optional modules from a minimum of three themes. Equal numbers of credits must be taken in each semester:

Accounting and Finance theme
Accounting, Management & Accountability (20 credits)
Managerial Finance (20 credits)
Communications theme
Public Relations and Reputation Management (20 credits)
Event Management and Destination Marketing (20 credits)
Marketing theme
Consumer Behaviour (20 credits)
Services and Retail Strategy (20 credits)
Business Economics theme
Business, the Economy and Government (20 credits)
Intermediate Business Economics and the Macroeconomy (20 credits)
Models of Business (20 credits
Organisations & Entrepreneurship theme
Managing in Business to Business Networks & Markets (20 credits)
Managing Operations and Projects (20 credits)
Human Resource Management (20 credits)
Organisational Behaviour (20 credits)
Strategy and International Business theme
Change Management (20 credits)
Contemporary Capitalism (20 credits)

Third Year
International Study Year (120 credits) or International Work Year (120 credits)

Final Year
Core modules
Students must complete either a Dissertation (40 credits) or Extended Essay (20 credits).

Optional modules
Students must then choose a further 100 or 80 credits from a minimum of three themes:

Accounting and Finance theme
Accounting, Decision-Making & Governance (20 credits)
Entrepreneurial Finance (20 credits)
Communications theme
Strategic Global Communications (20 credits)
Marketing theme
Contemporary Issues in Marketing (20 credits)
Marketing Society and Sustainability (20 credits)
Business Economics theme
Economics of Labour Markets (20 credits)
Advanced Business Economics (20 credits)
Britain and the EU (20 credits)
Globalisation, Innovation and Competitiveness (20 credits)
Organisations & Entrepreneurship theme
Organisation Studies: Past, Present and Future (20 credits)
Small Business and Entrepreneurship (20 credits)
Fundamentals of Leadership (20 credits)
Crisis Management (20 credits)
Strategy and International Business theme
International Human Resource Management (20 credits)
International Employment Relations (20 credits)
Business Strategies in Developing Countries (20 credits)
Professional Development Module (20 credits)

Career opportunities

The nature of our degrees is such that you’ll be prepared for and capable of adapting to a diverse range of jobs, such as advertising, banking, law, accounting, marketing, management consulting, telecommunications, personnel and distribution. Many employers visit the Business School to run seminars for our students. In fact, companies such as Procter & Gamble, BP, Deloitte and L’Oreal see these sessions as an opportunity to look for suitable candidates for their summer internship programmes and graduate training schemes.

Apply now! Fall semester 2021/22
This intake is not applicable

We are currently NOT ACCEPTING applications from NON-EU countries, except Georgia and Serbia.

Application deadlines apply to citizens of: United States

Apply now! Fall semester 2021/22
This intake is not applicable

We are currently NOT ACCEPTING applications from NON-EU countries, except Georgia and Serbia.

Application deadlines apply to citizens of: United States