Gain a different perspective on the study of international business by drawing upon facets of globalisation. Consequently, you are able to build essential knowledge and skills for a career in business management – in the UK or internationally – together with an understanding of the process of globalisation. The first year sets the context in which businesses operate, introducing global issues alongside fundamental business skills. The second and third years develop global and international analysis and a choice of options allows for specialisation in areas such as politics, finance, HRM or economics. Other options include e-business, business law and the environment.
An understanding of the globalisation process can help managers to plan more strategically and effectively and is essential for business survival. At no time has this been more obvious than during the 'credit crunch' and the global economic downturn. Visit dmu.ac.uk/globalisation for more information about globalisation and related study opportunities at DMU.
UCAS course code: N120
Duration: Three years full-time, four years with a placement
Institution code: D26
If English is not your first language, we require an English language level of IELTS 6.5 or equivalent.
Through lectures, tutorials and seminars, group work and self-directed study and e-learning packages. Assessment will include coursework (such as presentations, essays and reports) and exams or tests.
You will normally attend around 15 hours of timetabled taught sessions (lectures, tutorials etc) each week, and are expected to undertake at least 15 further hours of independent study to complete project work, research etc as required.
Second and third year options include:
Optional paid placement year offers invaluable professional experience.
Few businesses can escape the effect of global forces on their operations and employers are looking for people with a knowledge and understanding of the global and international business environment. Give yourself a competitive edge in the graduate job market by completing the optional placement year.
UK/EU Fees: £9,000
International Fees: £10,750
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