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The University of Law Business School Undergraduate BSc (Hons) International Strategic Business Management
The University of Law Business School Undergraduate

BSc (Hons) International Strategic Business Management

3 Years

English

Full time

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Sep 2024

GBP 9,250 *

On-Campus

* 2023/24: UK - £9,250; International - £16,700 London, £15,900 non-London. Please note the fee for the Placement Year is 20% of the usual tuition fee, i.e. £1,850 Home and £3,350 International - London, £3,200 International - non-London

Introduction

The BSc (Hons) International Strategic Business Management is aimed at students who have an interest in developing knowledge and understanding of the key aspects of international business management and in particular, who are looking to pursue an international career in business management. It seeks to give students a learning experience that allows them to develop proficiencies that create effective managerial behaviour in different organisations in today’s changing business environment.

The curriculum and learning and teaching strategy are complemented by guest lectures and ‘live’ workshops to promote independent learning and increase their employability skills for the future. Year 1 provides you with a good understanding of the foundations of business. Years 2 and 3 give you a thorough grounding in the more specialist concepts and applications of strategic management.

The programme provides the intellectual underpinnings required for a career in a rapidly changing work environment, a rigorous approach to self-awareness and personal development and significant exposure to the world of work and its current demands through work experience opportunities. The degree is ideal for those interested in a future career in International Business or Strategy. The programme offers students a thorough grounding in business and the more specialist concepts and applications of international management and strategy.

Through the learning experiences offered, and the skills and competencies gained, students will understand effective managerial behaviour developed in today’s complex organizations and turbulent international business environments. Students will have an opportunity to qualify for the CMI Level 5 Diploma in Management and Leadership (5D1V2) or the Level 5 Certificate in Leadership and Management (5C1V2) dependent on the successful completion of modules which are mapped to one of these CMI awards.

The emphasis in the course design has been to provide this strong business degree with a focus on employability. The course offers an excellent grounding in knowledge of the key aspects of business management that are covered by a range of modules from the Management and Marketing subject area. In turn, the degree seeks to inculcate in students many of the skills and competencies in research, presentation, critical analysis, problem-solving, team building and entrepreneurship, which all together should be helpful for future employment opportunities.

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BSc International Strategic Business Management

Want to do business on an international scale?

Understanding how to succeed and thrive in global business has never been more important. Learn the ways that international corporations are shaping the future from business professionals with real-world experience and expertise.

Starting with the solid foundations of business management, this course looks at specialist concepts and real-world applications of international management and strategy through critical analysis, problem-solving, team building and entrepreneurship to deliver a degree focused entirely on improving your career prospects.

Students will also have an opportunity to qualify for the CMI Level 5 Diploma in Management and Leadership (5D1V2) or the Level 5 Certificate in Leadership and Management (5C1V2) dependent on the successful completion of relevant modules.

Free Master's

On successful completion of an undergraduate degree, our Business School students can progress onto a business Master's with us for free. T&C's apply.

Leadership Summer School

Students can choose to attend our International Leadership Summer School in Berlin at the end of the second year to boost their leadership skills and sample Berlin.

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We have been ranked first amongst universities for overall student satisfaction in England in the 2020 National Student Survey.

Course Requirements

  • BBC at A Level and Grade C/4 or above in GCSE Maths and English Language, or equivalent qualifications.
  • Applicants with Professional Body Qualifications (Papers):
    • ACCA F1 - F4 = Direct entry to L5
    • CIMA BA1 - BA4 = Direct entry to L5
    • ACCA F1 - F9 = Direct entry to L6

Course Details

BSc (Hons) International Strategic Business Management

The BSc (Hons) International Strategic Business Management degree course is aimed at students who have an interest in developing knowledge and understanding of the key aspects of international business management and in particular, who are looking to pursue an international career in business management or strategy.

Year One of the course will provide students with a clear understanding of the foundations of business. In Years Two and Three we explore the more specialist concepts and applications of strategic business management in today’s complex international business environment. Throughout the course, you’ll get to develop key employability skills such as research, presentation, critical analysis, problem-solving, teamwork and entrepreneurship.

Graduates will be equipped with the knowledge and professional skills required to add immediate value to any business organisation. Alternatively, if you are interested in continuing your studies in this area further, we provide the following postgraduate courses:

  • MSc Strategic Business Management
  • MSc Project Management

Course Structure

Year 1: 31 study weeks

  • Essentials of Management
  • Academic and Employability Skills
  • Principles of Marketing
  • Accounting and Finance
  • Quantitative Methods for Business
  • Managing and Leading People

Year 2: 30 study weeks

  • Ethics and Law in the Gig Economy
  • Corporate Governance and Social Responsibility
  • Economics for Business
  • Strategic Brand Management and Social Media
  • International Human Resources Management
  • Marketing and Sales in a Digital World

Placement Year: Optional

  • Students have the option to undertake a paid Placement Year with a business employer.

Year 4: 30 study weeks

  • Global Leadership and Change Management
  • International Strategic Management
  • Creativity Innovation and Entrepreneurship
  • International Commercial Law
  • Cases in International Strategy
  • International Business and Global Trade

Course Information

Assessment

Assessments may consist of individual in-class tests, individual reports, in-class group presentations, group projects and exams.

Structure

This course has an innovatively flexible structure, with specific assessments that are conducive to effective learning.

How to Apply

Applications for all our undergraduate Business courses are now open.

Fees

2022/23:

  • UK - £9,250
  • International - £14,750 (London), £13,750 (non-London)

Please note the fee for the Placement Year is 20% of the usual tuition fee i.e. £1,850 (Home) and £2,950 (International - London), £2,750 (International - non-London).

2023/24:

  • UK - £9,250 per annum
  • International - £16,700 per annum (London), £15,900 per annum (non-London)

Please note the fee for the Placement Year is 20% of the usual tuition fee i.e. £1,850 (Home) and £3,350 (International - London), £3,200 (International - non-London).

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