Glasgow Caledonian University
Glasgow, Scotland, UK
International Business with Languages (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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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.
Become an international business entrepreneur if you enjoy being globally-connected and communicating effectively. Study a choice of two languages from French, Spanish, German or Italian along with international business subjects at degree level.
Events taking place around the world can and do impact the global economy and our ability to trade across borders. International businesses across sectors recognise the impact that global issues can have on their bottom line. Business graduates who understand regional and cultural differences are in demand as industries seek to find sustainable and ethical ways of working that have a positive impact on profit, people and planet.
The International Business with Languages degree from Glasgow Caledonian University brings you practical and research-based business and language teaching. You will have the opportunity to master two foreign languages including French, Spanish, German or Italian, to study abroad with your chosen languages via international study exchange, and to gain experience in the business, management and leadership skills you will use throughout your international business career.
You will develop the business and language skills and confidence you need to become a responsible leader and an effective global citizen. You will enjoy working alongside students from a wide range of business disciplines and learning from leaders of enterprise and social enterprise. Research-based teaching and live casework covers core subjects like international finance, human resources, business economics and international marketing. Through masterclass and guest lecture events, you will analyse professional practice and its 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 can choose French, Spanish, German or Italian to form the two language elements of your degree.
Society is looking to business owners and managers to lead the way in creating a fairer, more sustainable world. Social responsibility, ethics and sustainability are at the top of our agenda. We are the first Scottish university to join the UN Global Compact. This is the world's biggest voluntary corporate responsibility partnership. We are committed to the UNs Global Goals. This is a clear calling to all future leaders who want to build an inclusive and sustainable global economy.
Glasgow is the University for the Common Good, our Business degrees are focused on social responsibility in business. We are members of the Principles for Responsible Management Education (PRME) network. As such, we prepare future leaders and managers to deal with some of the complex challenges facing business and society. Join us and discover social responsibility and leadership practices that leave a lasting impact.
Enterprising Behaviours for the Business Professional; Essentials of Managing Human Resources; Language 1; Fundamentals of Financial Management; International Economic Issues and Challenges; Language 2
Ethics and Responsible Leadership; Language 1; Financial Management for Decision Makers; International Institutions and Environments; Social Media Marketing; Language 2
Entrepreneurship for Business, Society and the Professions; International Business Strategy; Language 1; Business Research Methods: Theory and Practice; Operations Management; Language 2; Exchange opportunity available through application
Honours Dissertation; Language 1; Leading Organisations in a Changing Global Context; Managing Sustainable Business Excellence; Language 2
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.
The teaching you receive is informed by the latest research methods and designed around a core spine of professional practice. You will have the opportunity to take part in international exchanges. You will study alongside students from a range of business degree programmes, getting together to work on group projects. Attending lectures and masterclasses led by business and social enterprise leaders, you will gain real industry insight. These unique opportunities will allow you to discover best practice and innovative solutions that can help shape your career.
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