International Business Management, B.A.

International Business Management, B.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
Become a business leader in the global market. In your first year you will gain solid grounding in all aspects of business management including business law, marketing principles and understanding financial information. Throughout the degree you will also study business on an international scale, covering areas such as how to manage operations globally and cultural issues in management, perfectly preparing you for an international career.

About

Alongside this, the Make It business experiences are designed to ensure that stand out from the crowd when you graduate.

Make It international: work with businesses abroad. You will study the principles of modern enterprise from an international perspective while engaging and working with businesses in the thriving capitals of either New York or Hong Kong- the choice is yours. New York offers the opportunity to see Wall Street, the iconic NASDAQ building and the world’s largest stock exchange. Hong Kong is ranked the third leading financial centre in the world and home to the International Commerce Centre. Having global exposure will help you stand out in the jobs market, no matter whether you plan on having an international career or not. For this vital reason, the trip is included in the cost of your fees.

Make It real: learn from people who have been there and done it. Leading international brands and business figures give you real insight into how to succeed in global business. Real-world application is embedded throughout your learning and you will analyse actual case studies, take part in work simulations and pitch your ideas to business experts. In your final year you will be able to take part in an exciting business challenge with an international or UK brand.

Detailed Programme Facts

Programme Structure

Develop skills in managing people, projects, finance, HR, marketing and logistics across different cultures and environments. Understand the global economy and explore global sustainability issues and ethics. You'll learn through lectures, workshops, reflective practice and business simulations. Learn with 'real-world' business challenges and industry experts. You'll explore global business in China and benefit from business links with the university’s Growth Hub.

Courses included

  • Introduction to Business Law 
  • Personal and Professional Portfolio 
  • The Global Business Environment 
  • Understanding Organizations 
  • Understanding Business and Financial Information 
  • Management Contexts 
  • Marketing Principles 

                                    English Language Requirements

                                    You need the following IELTS score:

                                    • Minimum required score:

                                      6

                                      The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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                                    Academic Requirements

                                    • 120 tariff points
                                    • BBB at A levels, DDM at BTEC or use a combination of your qualifications to achieve the required tariff total.
                                    • Grade C in GCSE English and Mathematics (or equivalent) are normally required. If you don't meet your tariff points total we may still consider your application.

                                    StudyPortals Tip: Students should consider taking one of the Pre-Bachelor's below. these courses will be necessary if:

                                    • You are considered ineligible for admission
                                    • You need to improve your academic, study, research or language skills
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                                    Tuition Fee

                                    • International Applies to you

                                      13500 GBP/year
                                      Tuition Fee
                                      Based on the original amount of 13500 GBP per year and a duration of 48 months.
                                    • EU/EEA Applies to you

                                      9250 GBP/year
                                      Tuition Fee
                                      Based on the original amount of 9250 GBP per year and a duration of 48 months.
                                    We've labeled the tuition fee that applies to you because we think you are from and prefer over other currencies.

                                    Living costs for Cheltenham

                                    • 660 - 1140 GBP/month
                                      Living Costs

                                    The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

                                    Funding

                                    • No upfront tuition fees. You won’t have to pay any fees while you are studying; you can apply for a student tuition fee loan to cover the fees. This will be paid directly to the university.
                                    • You can also apply for a student maintenance loan to help towards your living costs up to £8,200 if you live away from home to study and up to £6,904 if you stay at home.
                                    • Additional non-repayable grants may be available for students with dependents and for students with disabilities.
                                    • Living cost loans and grants will be paid to students in three equal instalments over the academic year – one at the beginning of each term.
                                    • You will only start to repay the loan after you have graduated and are in employment and earning over £21,000. You will repay 9% of your income above £21,000. For example if you earn £25,000 you would repay £30 a month. (i.e. 9% of £4,000/12 months).

                                    StudyPortals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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                                    Together with the ISIC Association and British Council IELTS, StudyPortals offers you the chance to receive up to £10000 to expand your horizon and study abroad. We want to ultimately encourage you to study abroad in order to experience and explore new countries, cultures and languages.