Glasgow Caledonian University
Glasgow, Scotland, UK
International Business (B.A. Hons)
**Academic Requirement at Undergraduate level for students with British Qualifications stay the same regardless of the Student's country of residence.
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About The University
Academic IELTS score of 6.0 with no element below 5.5
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English Proficiency Requirement
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*£1,000 scholarship is given on the 1st year.
and £1,000 for each subsequent year of the degree. Up to £4,000 over 4 years.
A set of Global Goals has been designed by the United Nations to describe the ways that society can end world-wide issues such as poverty and inequality. In 2016, 71% of businesses surveyed said they were already planning ways to engage with the UN’s Global Goals (PWC).
These businesses need graduates who have an international perspective, an understanding of global issues and a passion to improve business and society. The opportunities to experience and challenge the industry that you are most passionate about are available here at Glasgow Caledonian University. You will enjoy working alongside students from different business disciplines and learning from international leaders of enterprise and social enterprise. Research-based teaching and live casework cover core subjects like international finance, human resources, business economics, and international marketing. Through masterclass and guest lecture events, you will explore real examples of professional practice that have had a positive impact on international business and society.
The University focus on developing the knowledge and skills that you need to join a world-class business or organisation. You will have the opportunity to take part in international exchanges or gain work experience. You will study alongside students from a range of business degree programmes, getting together to work on group projects. You will attend lectures and masterclasses led by business and social enterprise leaders. Learning from their life experiences, you can discover best practice and innovative solutions that can help shape your career.
The teaching you receive is informed by the latest research methods and designed around a core spine of professional practice. You can also choose an international exchange and select the modules and learning opportunities that match your individual aspirations. The leadership, entrepreneurial and responsible management skills you develop here will continue to serve you throughout your career.
BA (Hons) International Business can be studied on its own or in combination with a specialist subject that will help you match your degree to your career aspirations.
Human Resource Management option - A specialism in HRM can be taken as a single option or studied in more depth in Years 2, 3 and 4 to provide you with a BA (Hons) International Business and Human Resource Management joint degree award on graduation.
This programme has been awarded EPAS accreditation by the European Foundation for Management Development (EFMD). EPAS represents excellence in management development internationally. EPAS accredited degrees such as this meet the high-quality standards set for programme delivery.
This course has been awarded five excellence stars by QS Stars. This high rating from the prestigious QS Stars rating system assures the quality of the programme and is an international benchmark of excellence from which you can benefit.
Enterprising Behaviours for the Business Professional; Essentials of Managing Human Resources; Principles of Marketing; Fundamentals of Financial Management; International Economic Issues and Challenges; Option module including a language
Ethics and Responsible Leadership; International Work, Organisations and Society; Financial Management for Decision Makers; Social Media Marketing; International Institutions and Environments; Option module
Level 2 HRM Pathway
Ethics and Responsible Leadership; International Work, Organisations and Society; Financial Management for Decision Makers; Social Media Marketing; International Institutions and Environments; Learning and Development for Individuals, Organisations, and Society
Entrepreneurship for Business, Society and the Professions; International Business Strategy; Economics of International Trade and Regulation; Business Research Methods: Theory and Practice; Operations Management; Option module including exchange opportunity which is available through application
Level 3 HRM Pathway
Entrepreneurship for Business, Society and the Professions; Contemporary Employment Relations; International Business Strategy; Business Research Methods: Theory and Practice; Talent Management in Changing Global Contexts; Managing People and Diversity at Work
Honours Dissertation; Sustainability Corporate Responsibility and Ethics in International Business; Leading Organisations in a Changing Global Context; Contemporary Issues In World Economy; Option module
Level 4 HRM Pathway
Honours Dissertation; Sustainability Corporate Responsibility and Ethics in International Business; Leading Organisations in a Changing Global Context; Managing Sustainable Business Excellence; HRM Strategies for Organisational Performance and Reward.
Glasgow Caledonian University (GCU) is a vibrant, innovative and multi-award winning University for the Common Good.
The university aims to contribute to society in a manner that embraces yet goes beyond the traditional role of a university. GCU’s For the Common Good commitment is brought to life and delivered by students and staff across academic schools and departments.
GCU’s student experience nurtures knowledge and creativity to address real-world global challenges, transforming the lives of our students and others.
Ranked in the world’s top 150 universities in the Times Higher Education’s 200 under 50 league (2017)
We have academic schools offering high-quality teaching, innovative facilities and specialist areas of study
We have world-leading and internationally excellent research
We are the largest provider of nursing and midwifery education; have experts in renewables, energy and construction; and we are a leading provider of management, business, law and social science education
We are raising attainment of talented individuals from all backgrounds through articulation and widening access initiatives such as College Connect and the Caledonian Club
Outstanding student experience
Our modern city-centre campus provides an excellent learning environment for more than 20,000 students and 1,600 staff from more than 100 countries. GCU’s friendly campus community offers:
The award-winning Saltire Centre with large academic library
Opportunities to study abroad or as part of a global exchange
95% of GCU graduates find work or further study within six months of graduation (HESA, Destination of Leavers from Higher Education, 2018).
£32million Glasgow campus redevelopment completed in 2016
Representation from the GCU Student Association
A 90% satisfaction rating in the International Student Barometer 2016 (ISB)
All the on-campus facilities you need including accommodation and health and fitness
GCU has received the Cycle Friendly Campus award from Cycling Scotland – the first of its kind in Scotland
GCU was the first university in Scotland to achieve EcoCampus Platinum certification for its environmental practices]
Ranked first in Scotland for work experience opportunities