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International Business with Languages (Hons), B.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
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At the International Business with Languages (Hons) at Glasgow Caledonian University you will have the opportunity to master two foreign languages including French, Spanish, German or Italian, to study abroad with your chosen languages via international study exchange, and to gain experience in the business, management and leadership skills you will use throughout your international business career.

Events taking place around the world can and do impact the global economy and our ability to trade across borders. International businesses across sectors recognise the impact that global issues can have on their bottom line. Business graduates who understand regional and cultural differences are in demand as industries seek to find sustainable and ethical ways of working that have a positive impact on profit, people and planet.

Key facts:

You will develop the business and language skills and confidence you need to become a responsible leader and an effective global citizen. You will enjoy working alongside students from a wide range of business disciplines and learning from leaders of enterprise and social enterprise. Research-based teaching and live casework covers core subjects like international finance, human resources, business economics and international marketing. Through masterclass and guest lecture events, you will analyse professional practice and its impact on international business and society.


This programme has been awarded EPAS accreditation by the European Foundation for Management Development (EFMD). EFMD is an organisation that promotes excellence in management development internationally and accredits programmes throughout the world that meet the high-quality standards it sets for programme delivery. 

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses included:
  • Enterprising Behaviours for the Business Professional;
  •  Essentials of Managing Human Resources; 
  • Language 1
  • Fundamentals of Financial Management; 
  • International Economic Issues and Challenges; 
  • Language 2

English Language Requirements

You need the following IELTS score:

  • 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.

General Requirements

All entry requirements listed here should be used as a guide and represent the minimum required to be considered for entry. Applicants who are made a conditional offer of a place may be asked to achieve more than is stated.

Year 1
  • SQA Higher: ABBBB including English and language (French, German, Italian or Spanish) PLUS Nat 5 Maths at C
  • A Level: BCC including AS Level French, German, Italian or Spanish at B, PLUS GCSE Maths and English at C/4
  • ILC Higher: H1, H2, H3, H3, H3, including English and language at H2 or above PLUS Maths at O1
  • IB Diploma: 25 points must include Maths
  • BTEC: Level 3 Extended Diploma at DMM including AS Level French, German, Italian or Spanish at B PLUS GCSE Maths and English at C/4

Tuition Fee

  • International

    12250 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 12250 GBP per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • EU/EEA

    1820 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1820 GBP per year and a duration of 48 months.
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  • RUK: £9250

Living costs for Glasgow

  • 620 - 1020 GBP/month
    Living Costs

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


We provide high-quality education for a fair price; as the University for the Common Good, we are committed to offering accessible higher education for talented students by keeping our tuition fees low and providing a generous scholarship package of over £2.5 million per year.

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