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

   Detailed course guide
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%

Employability

Work and study

This is what our MA (Hons) International Business Management with Enterprise students are doing six months after graduating:

  • 67% are working
  • 12% are studying
  • 2% are working and studying.

Managerial/professional position

  • 80% of those working are in a professional/managerial position six months after graduating.

Salary

  • The average salary of students six months after graduating: £20000
  • The average UK salary of students six months after graduating from a similar course: £20000

Jobs

These are the most common jobs students go into six months after graduating:

  • Business and public service associate professionals
  • Administrative occupations
  • Managers, directors and senior officials
  • Business, research and administrative professionals
  • Informational technology and telecommunications professionals
  • Leisure, travel and related personal service occupations
  • Elementary occupations
  • Sales occupations

Entry requirements

Year 1

  • Highers AAAB
  • A-Levels BBB
  • HNC B in a graded unit
  • Int. Baccalaureate 29 points
  • Additional information Standard Grade / Intermediate 2 / National 5 / GCSE English and Mathematics are required for all Business Management programmes.

Year 2

  • A-Levels ABB in relevant subjects.
  • Advanced Highers BB in relevant subjects, plus AAAB at Higher.
  • HNC Relevant HNC. Entry to second year will be considered for exceptional candidates.
  • HND BB in graded units, relevant HND.
  • Int. Baccalaureate 34 points

Year 3

  • HND Relevant HND. Entry to Level 3 will be considered for exceptional candidates.

Fees and funding

Tuition fees for 2017 entry (by residency status)
Status* Scotland / EU** England / Northern Ireland / Wales International
Fee Paid by SAAS £9,250 £13,770

* Your residency 'status' is usually defined as the country where you have been ordinarily resident for the three years before the start of your course. Find out more about tuition fees.

** European Union countries, not including England, Northern Ireland or Wales.

Scholarships and bursaries

Featured scholarships

Bursaries for students from England, Northern Ireland or Wales starting undergraduate degree courses in 2018

In addition to government maintenance loans and grants towards the costs of fees and living costs, we are offering generous financial support to attract and support eligible students from England, Northern Ireland or Wales:

View our full range of undergraduate scholarships.

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