The course

UCAS code
N2N6
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 Human Resource Management (HRM). In Years 3 and 4 students choose from a range of specialist HRM 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
  • Organisational Behaviour
  • Option
  • Option or elective

Optional courses available include Business Entities, 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
  • Employment Relations
  • Option or Elective


Semester 2

  • Strategic Management
  • Critical Approaches to Management
  • Option
  • Option or Elective

Optional courses available include Business Venturing, Project Management, 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 HRM option
  • Option

Semester 2

  • Approved HRM option
  • Option
  • Option

Across Both Semesters

  • Dissertation

Approved HRM options include Employee Resourcing; Changing Tends in Employment; The Contemporary Workforce; Diversity Management.

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

Learning and teaching

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

Assessment

  • Written: 31%
  • Practical: 0%
  • Coursework: 69%

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