The course

UCAS code
N2N5
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 Marketing. In Years 3 and 4 students choose from a range of specialist Marketing 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: 55%
  • Practical: 0%
  • Coursework: 45%
Year 3

Semester 1

  • Business Research Methods
  • Employment Law
  • Employment Relations
  • Option or elective

Semester 2

  • Strategic Management
  • Marketing Communications
  • Option
  • Option or elective

Optional courses available include Business Venturing, Project Management, Consumer Behaviour, Innovation Management, Critical Approaches to Management.

Learning and teaching

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

Assessment

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

Semester 1

  • International Business
  • Approved Marketing option
  • Option

Semester 2

  • Approved Marketing option
  • Option
  • Option

Across Both Semesters

  • Dissertation

Optional courses available include Business Ethics; The Contemporary Workforce; 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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