International Business with Foundation Year (Hons) course has been designed especially for students who don’t meet the formal entry requirements to embark on our honours degree right now.
By starting with the Foundation Year, you’ll gain an invaluable introduction to business on a global scale, building your skills, knowledge and confidence so that you can complete the full BA (Hons) in four years.
From day one, you’ll enjoy all the benefits of being a University of Derby student and you won’t need to apply again to complete your full BA (Hons) degree. Once you pass the Foundation Year, you will be able to progress directly to stage one of the degree.
From the repercussions of the global financial crisis to the impact of Brexit, from the emergence of new international markets to complex trade regulations, this is an exciting time to study International Business.
This degree will equip you with the high-level skills and in-depth knowledge you need to deal with change in the global business arena. You will gain a full appreciation of the economic, financial, political, legal and cultural factors facing international organisations.
This distinctive degree will help set you apart as a forward-thinking, dynamic professional with a thorough understanding of current business and economic issues from a global perspective. It offers a broader and deeper business education than is available on many more traditional degrees. Further qualifications such as the Bloomberg Certificate and the Futures Award make an impressive addition to your CV too.
You will be ideally prepared for graduate management and consultancy training positions. You can look forward to senior roles in international trade, transport and logistics corporations, financial institutions involved with trade and investment, firms engaged with business process outsourcing, government agencies and international business consultancies – to name but a few areas.
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You can choose to do this programme part-time or full-time.Full-time
You need the following IELTS score:
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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.Schedule IELTS
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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.
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.
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