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International Business, B.A.

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University rank #501 (WUR) ,
International Business degree offered at the University of the West of Scotland challenges students’ understanding and judgement of a range of core business practices, including finance, marketing, human resources, general business and economics, and tests your ability to problem solve in a variety of business situations.


International Business degree offered at the University of the West of Scotland welcomes UK and international students and consider all applicants on an individual basis. 

The course is deivered over four years, including teaching activities coupled with independent learning.

The course explores how students can put what they’ve learned over the four years into practice within a business, and how they could implement change in an organisation through the knowledge they’ve gained.

The course is delivered by UWS lecturers, senior lecturers, and other associated staff with significant industry and academic experience who provide expert advice and insight to prepare you for the business world. Students may also have guest lectures from employers and have the opportunity to visit local and national companies, enabling you to build your knowledge and networks.


With the BA (Hons) International Business at UWS you can tailor your degree to focus on areas that are related to your future career aspirations, such as enterprise and entrepreneurship or human resource management.

Upon completion students with the BA International Business can pursue careers in general business in a variety of different sectors. These include:

  • local government;
  • national/international business;
  • third sector organisations;
  • health sector;
  • retail.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    480 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Accounting for business 
  • Business in the 21st Century 
  • Foundations of HRM 
  • Fundamantals of Marketing 
  • The Economic Environment 
  • Business English
  • Entrepreneurial Opportunities
  • Exploring Global Citizenship 

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:


    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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  • Minimum required score:


    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120. Read more about TOEFL iBT ®.

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General Requirements

  • A levels: CCD or 88 UCAS Tariff points
  • Irish Leaving Certificate: H3 H3 H3 H4 including English
  • International Baccalaureate (IB) Diploma: 24 points (4, 4 at HL)
  • SCQF Level 6 International Foundation Programme (Business)
  • Appropriate international qualifications

Tuition Fee

  • International

    12000 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 12000 GBP per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • EU/EEA

    9250 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 9250 GBP per year and a duration of 48 months.
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