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International Business (Hons), B.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
University rank #601 (WUR) Glasgow, United Kingdom
This International Business (Hons) programme of Glasgow Caledonian University provides you the opportunities to experience and challenge the industry that you are most passionate about .
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At the International Business (Hons) programme of Glasgow Caledonian University you will enjoy working alongside students from different business disciplines and learning from international leaders of enterprise and social enterprise. Research-based teaching and live casework cover core subjects like international finance, human resources, business economics, and international marketing. Through masterclass and guest lecture events, you will explore real examples of professional practice that have had a positive impact on international business and society.

Key facts

BA (Hons) International Business can be studied on its own or in combination with a specialist subject that will help you match your degree to your career aspirations.

Human Resource Management option - A specialism in HRM can be taken as a single option or studied in more depth in Years 2, 3 and 4 to provide you with a BA (Hons) International Business and Human Resource Management joint degree award on graduation.


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 include:
  • Enterprising Behaviours for the Business Professional
  • Essentials of Managing Human Resources

  • Principles of Marketing

  • Fundamentals of Financial Management

  • International Economic Issues and Challenges

  • Ethics and Responsible Leadership

  • International Work

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

Year 1

  • SQA Higher: ABBBB including English plus Nat 5 Maths at C

  • A level: BCC plus GCSE Maths and English at C/4
  • ILC Higher: H1, H2, H3, H3, H3, including English at H2 or above plus Maths at H5 or O2
  • IB Diploma: 25 points must include English and Maths
  • BTEC: Level 3 Extended Diploma at DMM plus GCSE Maths and English at C/4
  • SWAP: Humanities at ABB

Studyportals Tip: Students should consider taking one of the Pre-Bachelor's below. these courses will be necessary if:

  • You are considered ineligible for admission
  • You need to improve your academic, study, research or language skills

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.
We've labeled the tuition fee that applies to you because we think you are from and prefer over other currencies.
  • 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.

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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