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:
The foundation year is designed to give you:
You can apply until:
Always verify the dates on the programme website.
You need the following IELTS 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.Take IELTS test
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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:
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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