Business Management Degree BA (Hons)

International Business Management Degree

1. Overview

This course contains a unique blend of modules, all of which will contribute to your understanding of the global business environment and equip you with the skills required to succeed within it.

You will gain an appreciation of the various social, cultural, economic and legal complexities which face managers working within the highly competitive international environment, and develop an understanding of the strategies of multi-national corporations.

On this course, you must study abroad for either semester 1 or 2 of year 2, or semesters 1 and 2 of year 3. This is a fantastic opportunity to experience another country, earn credits towards your studies and meet new people from all over the world.

2. What you will study

3. Entry requirements

SQA Higher: ABBB

GCE A Level: BBC

Irish Leaving Certificate Higher: AB2B2B2

IB Diploma: 29

Alternative Qualifications: Equivalent overseas qualifications and some access programmes will be considered. Applications welcomed from students with alternative qualifications and relevant work experience.

* All entry requirements listed here should be used as a guide and represent the minimum required to be considered for entry. Applicants who are made a conditional offer of a place may be asked to achieve more than is stated.

English language requirements for those whose first language is not English.

4. Placements and accreditations

Each of the courses within the Management Programme offers the opportunity to undertake a one-year salaried placement. On this course, you must study abroad for either semester 1 of year 2 or semesters 1 and 2 of year 3. This is a fantastic opportunity to experience another country, earn credits towards your studies and meet new people from all over the world.

Through our placement opportunities, you can work with small, medium or large companies based locally, nationally or internationally and undertake real jobs, with real salaries and real responsibilities. Many of our placement students have had the opportunity to go on business trips, work with senior managers and directors, and take responsibility for their own projects. We have also had a small number of students run their own company instead of participating in a traditional placement. They are given business advice by academic staff from our Centre for Entrepreneurship and assigned to an industry mentor.

5. Student Funding

If you are a Scottish resident or EU national you are not liable to pay fees and should apply to SAAS for funding.

Students from other parts of the UK should visit the appropriate website:

Scholarships

6. Course Fees

For Academic Year 2015/2016

Scottish/EU Students

  • £1820 per academic year
  • £910 for a full year placement

Rest of UK Students

  • £5,000 per academic year
  • £2,500 for a full year placement

International Students

  • £11,000 per academic year
  • £1,000 for a full year placement

For Academic Year 2014/2015

Scottish/EU Students

  • £1820 per academic year
  • £910 for a full year placement

Rest of UK Students

  • £5,000 per academic year
  • £2,500 for a full year placement

International Students

  • £10,500 per academic year
  • £1,000 for a full year placement

For Academic Year 2013/2014

Scottish/EU Students

  • £1820 per academic year

Rest of UK Students

  • £5,000 per academic year

International Students

  • £9,900 per academic year

For Academic Year 2012/2013

Scottish/EU Students

Full-time

  • £1,820 per academic year

Rest of UK Students

Full-time

  • £5,000 per academic year

International Students

  • £9,500 per academic year

For Academic Year 2011/2012

UK/EU Students

  • £1820 per academic year

International Students

  • £9,250 per academic year

All course fees are reviewed annually and subject to change. Published fees apply to the course's mode of delivery.

For further information see Student Finance pages

 

7. How to apply

All applications should be made through UCAS. All applicants must apply online at www.ucas.com/students/apply. Once you register and create your username and password you are guided through the process of applying. After submission, log in to your UCAS Track account and you can see the progress of your application, view and respond to your offers.

8. Prospects

This course will prepare you for a managerial career either abroad, or in a company that operates internationally. Your knowledge of the international business environment is relevant for the following sectors:

  • International Business Consultant
  • Business Analyst
  • Strategy Analyst
  • Cultural Advisor
  • Territory Manager
  • International Broker

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UCAS Code

N120

Start date

September 2015

Course length

4 years

Mode of Attendance

Full-time

Academic school
Aberdeen Business School
More information:
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