BSc International Management (the Middle East and North Africa)(Year Abroad)

Programme Code: NT56

Duration: 4 years

Entry Requirements

  • Access to HE: Minimum of 30 Level 3 Credits at Distinction
  • Scottish Highers: AAABB
  • Scottish Advanced Highers: AAB
  • Irish LC: 340 points from 5 Higher level subjects at grade C1 or above
  • Advanced Placement: 4 4 5 (Two semesters - UCAS Group A) plus US HSGD with GPA 3.0
  • Euro Bacc: 80%
  • French Bacc: 14/20
  • German Abitur: 2.0
  • Italy DES: 80/100
  • Austria Mat: 2.0
  • Polish Mat: Overall 75% including 3 extended level subjects

Interested in a career in business or banking with a specific focus in the Middle East and North Africa? Then BSc International Management Middle East and North Africa could be the perfect fit for you. In this programme, you will gain specialist knowledge of business and management including modules in accounting, finance, managerial economics, marketing, corporate governance, research methods and international business strategy, as well as a deep understanding of the regions history, culture, and language. The third year of study is normally spent abroad at a partner institution in the Middle East or North Africa.


This is a 4-year programme. You will spend 3 years studying on campus, while normally spending Year 3 overseas allocated at a partner institution in the Middle East or North Africa. Students take 120 credits per year composed of the core and optional modules, which allows for students to design their own intellectual journey while maintaining a strong grasp of the fundamentals.

The programme has been designed so that second and third-year modules build on modules taken in earlier years. In your final year, you will complete an Independent Study Project or Dissertation on an agreed topic in International Management.

If selecting a language option at a non-beginner level, please contact for details of the language placement test prior to the start of Term 1.

Year One

  • Management in the Middle East and North Africa: Domestic and International Developments 151030024 (30credits) Full Year
  • Introduction to accounting 151030001 (15 credits) Term 1
  • Understanding company accounts and reports 151030002 (15 credits) Term 2
  • Arabic 100 155901202 (30credits) Full Year
  • Quantitative and analytical techniques for managers 151030005 (15 credits) Term 2


  • Principles and management of marketing 151030004 (15 credits) Term 1

OR an approved open option course to the value of 0.5 unit in term 1

Year Two

  • Corporate finance and financial accounting 151030006 (15 credits) Term 2
  • Managerial Accounting 151030007 (15 credits) Term 1
  • International business strategy 151030008 (15 credits) Term 1
  • Managerial Economics 151030009 (15 credits) Term 2
  • Arabic 200 155901203 (30credits) Full Year
  • Qualitative and case study research 151030011 (15 credits) Term 2


  • International marketing 1: the environment 151030010 (15 credits) Term 1

OR an approved open option course to the value of 0.5 unit in term 1

Year Three

In year three students follow an approved programme of study at a partner institution, normally, in the Middle East or North Africa.

Year Four

  • Independent study project in international management 151030016 (30credits) Full Year
  • Arabic 300 155901204 (30credits) Full Year

*Please note that you may be placed in a different language module to Arabic 300, depending on your level of language proficiency.

You may also choose courses to the value of 2 units from the list below:

  • FINANCE IN THE MIDDLE EAST AND NORTH AFRICA 151030022 (15 credits) Term 2
  • Financial strategy 151030012 (15 credits) Term 1
  • International human resource management 151030018 (15 credits) Term 1
  • Corporate Governance 151030017 (15 credits) Term 2
  • International marketing 2: global markets 151030015 (15 credits) Term 2
Program taught in:
  • English

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Last updated January 22, 2019
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