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BScInternational Business with Communications

University of Birmingham
United Kingdom, Birmingham
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Overview

Today’s business is increasingly global in scope. This 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.

The BSc International Business course will appeal to students who are considering a future career in international management. Today’s business is increasingly international in scope and there are obvious advantages in combining knowledge of modern business with the experience of another culture

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)
Pathway compulsory modules
Creative Campaign Production (20 credits)
Public Relations and Reputation Management (20 credits)
Marketing Communications (20 credits)

Optional modules
Students must choose 20 further credits from optional modules below:

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).

Pathway compulsory modules
Strategic Global Communications (20 credits)
Branding in a Digital Age (20 credits

Optional modules
Students studying on Communications pathways must choose a further 60 or 40 credits from
optional modules outlined below:

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

Our business degrees are highly regarded by employers and our graduates are very successful in the job market. Employers tell us that they value PR and communications skills highly, and organisations such as the BBC have recruited our graduates. In addition, internal communications specialists are increasingly sought after by human resource departments.

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