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

9/10 of our business graduates are employed or in further study with 6 months of graduating (DLHE 2017)

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Course code B778

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UCAS

Course code B778

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Duration Full-time, 4 Years
Start date September 2020
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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.

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.

So, get set on the right path by studying a business and management degree, specialising in international business, that’ll kick-start your exciting future.

Course Study Options

This course is also available without a foundation year or with a sandwich placement.

Standard course

Sandwich placement

Graduate destinations

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 skills

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