The course

UCAS code
N2M2
Duration
Up to 4 years
Location
Edinburgh
Delivery type
Full-time

Contact

Overview

In Year 1 students on all International Business Management degrees follow a common programme which provides a strong grounding in the principles of modern business management. Year 2 introduces the more functional areas of business and management including Marketing, HRM, Operations Management and Business Law. In Years 3 and 4 students choose from a range of specialist Business Law courses which allow them to tailor their degree to meet their particular career needs.

Accreditation

Accredited by the Chartered Institute of Marketing (CIM) for the purpose of gaining CIM qualifications through the Multi-Award Pathway (MAP).

Course content

Year 1

Semester 1

  • Management in a Global Context
  • Introductory Microeconomics
  • Introduction to Accounting
  • Elective

Semester 2

  • Enterprise and its Business Environment
  • Business Skills
  • Introductory Macroeconomics
  • Introduction to Finance

Learning and teaching

  • Scheduled learning: 25%
  • Independent study: 75%

Assessment

  • Written: 50%
  • Practical: 0%
  • Coursework: 50%
Year 2

Semester 1

  • Fundamentals of Marketing
  • Human Resource Management
  • Commercial Law
  • Option or elective

Semester 2

  • Operations Management
  • Business Entitites
  • Option
  • Option or elective

Optional courses available include Organisational Behaviour, Marketing Perspectives, Enterprise Concepts & Issues.

Learning and teaching

  • Scheduled learning: 25%
  • Independent study: 75%

Assessment

  • Written: 57%
  • Practical: 0%
  • Coursework: 43%
Year 3

Semester 1

  • Business Research Methods
  • Employment Law
  • Option
  • Option or Elective

Semester 2

  • Strategic Management
  • Approved Law option
  • Option
  • Option or Elective

Approved Law options include Marketing & Consumer Law and Tax Law.

Optional courses available include Business Venturing, Project Management, Employment Relations, Consumer Behaviour, Marketing Communications.

Learning and teaching

  • Scheduled learning: 25%
  • Independent study: 75%

Assessment

  • Written: 38%
  • Practical: 0%
  • Coursework: 62%
Year 4

Semester 1

  • International Business
  • Approved Law option
  • Option

Semester 2

  • Approved Law option
  • Option
  • Option

Across Both Semesters

  • Legal Research Project

Approved law options include Law of HRM; Company Law; International Business Law; Banking & Financial Law.

Optional courses available include Business Ethics; The Contemporary Workforce; Logistics; Digital Marketing; Social Enterprise.

Learning and teaching

  • Scheduled learning: 25%
  • Independent study: 75%

Assessment

  • Written: 38%
  • Practical: 0%
  • Coursework: 62%

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