(Hons) International Business (Extended), B.A.

  • N/A
    Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
  • English (book IELTS)
    Language
University rank #601 (WUR) ,
On completion of the International Business programme, graduates will be equipped with a portfolio of business skills, knowledge and experience which will make them ready for the job market or for postgraduate studies.

About

If you have the ability but not the qualifications, an extended degree is the first step to graduation. This four-year programme is identical to the three-year BA Hons International Business degree, but includes a foundation year, and has a lower entry tariff.

If you're looking for a business degree with a truly global outlook, choose this practical programme designed in conjunction with experienced international business experts. You will gain an introduction to broad business concepts in the first year and progress to focus on topics including international business management and strategy; globalisation, trade and markets; and emerging economies. You'll also learn how cultural differences affect business operations.

The aims of this degree are:

  • To prepare for and develop a career in business and management
  • To enhance lifelong learning skills and personal development.

The foundation year is designed to give you:

  • A thorough introduction to business
  • Essential computing skills
  • Improved communication
  • Academic writing skills
  • An understanding of enterprise, leadership and ethics
  • The ability to manage your studies independently.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Deadline and start date Application deadline and start date were not specified by the programme.
  • Programme intensity

    You can choose to do this programme part-time or full-time.

    Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
    Part-time
    • Average part-time duration 60 months
    • Intensity Flexible
    • Part-time variant
      Flexible
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses included:
  • The Art of Communication
  • Introduction to Management
  • Introduction to Business Context
  • Computer Fundamentals
  • Leadership and Enterprise
  • Introduction to Ethics and Society
  • Study Skills
  • Academic Writing

English Language Requirements

You need the following IELTS score:

  • Minimum required score:

    5.5

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Academic Requirements

Applicants would normally apply with the equivalent of 64 UCAS points (or above), plus GCSE English and maths grade C (or above). This might include:

  • Applications from those with an A-level background if the applicant has two D grades and one E grade (or above) in relevant subjects
  • Applications from those with 64 UCAS points including points from at least two AS-levels in relevant subjects
  • Applications from those with an AS-Level background if the applicant has studied three/four AS subjects and achieved at least three C grades (or above) in relevant subjects
  • Applications from those with an International Baccalaureate (Certificate or Diploma) background if the applicant has at least 20 points arising from at least three relevant subjects
  • Other qualifications, which will be considered on application.

In addition:

  • Applicants would normally be a minimum of 17 years of age, but entry at younger age is a
  • possibility for the highest quality applicants
  • We welcome applications from mature students
  • Applicants who have significant work experience relevant to their preferred study path, but who do not have the minimum expected formal entry qualifications, are welcome to apply by citing the relevant work experience to demonstrate their potential capability. Applicants following this method may be asked to complete additional application processes.

Tuition Fee

  • International Applies to you

    11200 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 11200 GBP per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • EU/EEA Applies to you

    9000 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 9000 GBP per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for London

684 - 830 GBP/month
Living Costs

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

Funding

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