The course

UCAS code
N2N1
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 Enterprise. In Years 3 and 4 students choose from a range of specialist Enterprise 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
  • Enterprise Concepts & Issues
  • Option
  • Option or elective

Optional courses available include Business Entities, Organisational Behaviour, Marketing Perspectives.

Learning and teaching

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

Assessment

  • Written: 55%
  • Practical: 0%
  • Coursework: 55%
Year 3

Semester 1

  • Business Research Methods
  • innovation Management
  • Option
  • Option or elective

Semester 2

  • Strategic Management
  • Business Venturing
  • Option
  • Option or elective

Optional courses available include Project Management, Employment Law, 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 Enterprise Option
  • Option

Semester 2

  • Approved Enterprise Option
  • Option
  • Option

Across Both Semesters

  • Business Project

Approved Enterprise options include Business Ethics; High Growth Companies; Marketing & Management in SMEs; Social Enterprise; Changing Trends in Employment.

Optional courses available include Logistics; International Business Law; Diversity Management; Management Science; Digital Marketing; and Company Law.

Learning and teaching

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

Assessment

  • Written: 39%
  • Practical: 0%
  • Coursework: 61%

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