Bachelor of Arts (Hons) Business (International Business), University of Derby

General

Program Description

Why Choose This Course?

The BA (Hons) Business (International Business) allows students to focus on the study of International Business as a specific field of interest, combined with the study of more general business concepts and management techniques. This programme will include a focus on the global dimension to these areas and therefore, International Business is multidisciplinary in nature and can lead to many possible careers.

About the Course

The BA (Hons) Business (International Business) programme focuses on the way businesses work across the world and gives those who are considering a career in a multinational or internationally active business a solid foundation.

You will examine every aspect of international business from the factors that drive firms to become international to the challenges of managing people and supply chains across the world.

Students will also learn how to critically explain and comment on the techniques used in multidisciplinary business and become adept at applying tools to solve business problems. They will discover how to analyse and evaluate the structures, processes and contexts of international business and be ready to apply these skills in a real world setting.

How You Will Learn

A wide range of coursework assessment methods are used on the course, many of which are designed to improve your transferable skills and overall employability.

You may be creating strategy documents, international business analysis reports, creating presentations or videos, or analysing information from Bloomberg on international markets and organisations. You may be working alone or as part of a team and you may be marked on elements of reflective practice. You may be writing essays, creating a portfolio of relevant work or undertaking computer-based assessments.

Feedback will be provided at every opportunity in order to enable you to monitor your own progress and development.

Career Opportunities

This programme offers broader and deeper business education that will suit your needs if you wish to pursue a career associated with international business in both the private and public sectors.

Upon the successful completion of your BA (Hons) International Business, you will be highly employable in international trade, transport and logistics corporations, financial institutions involved with trade and investment, firms engaged with business process outsourcing, international trade government agencies, international business consultancy, and many others.

Entry Requirements

Applicants must have one of the following Entry requirements:

  • STPM
    Pass in any two subjects (Grade C+, GP2.33)

  • A-level
    Pass in any two subjects

  • UEC
    5Bs (Include Math & English)

  • HELP Foundation in Arts / Foundation in Science
    Pass with minimum CGPA 2.5

  • HELP Diploma in Business* / Diploma in Information Technology*
    Pass with minimum CGPA 2.5

  • CPU
    Average of 70% in 6 subjects

  • SAM
    TER 70%

  • TEE
    University aggregate 50%
  • International Baccalaureate
    Minimum score of 24 points

  • Ontario Secondary School Diploma
    Minimum average of 60% in 2 subjects

  • Equivalent Foundation / Matriculation Programme accredited by Malaysian government
    Pass with a minimum CGPA 2.5

  • Equivalent Diploma* / Advance Diploma* / Degree* programmes accredited by Malaysian government
    Pass with a minimum CGPA 2.5. (Exemptions are possible if academic transcripts and course syllabus are submitted for assessment together with application)

  • Malaysian Skill Diploma (DKM) Level 4, approved by Jabatan Pembangunan Kemahiran / Jabatan Tenaga Malaysia (JPK/JTM)
    Pass

  • Assessment of Prior Experiential Learning (APEL)* / open entry qualifications as recognized by the Ministry of Higher Education Malaysia (candidate should be of age 21 on 1st day of the year of application).

To be assessed by DOMS, HA. Qualifications are to be submitted for assessment together with application.

English Requirements

Applicants must have one of the following English requirements:

  • SPM English
    C6
  • O-Level English
    Credit
  • UEC English
    B6
  • TOEFL
    550
  • IELTS
    6.0

Intakes

January 17, May 27, September 12

Last updated Apr 2020

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