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Every future business leader needs a good understanding of global business issues and dynamics. Our BSc (Hons) in International Business Management with French will provide you with the theory and practice to make management decisions in rapidly changing environments. 

This fascinating course provides specialist business and management education that is deeply international in focus. You’ll gain skills and knowledge across a range of business functions, all with a global orientation, to develop an understanding of real-world business decisions and actions that transcend borders. 

You’ll also have the chance to study or work for a year in a different country. Your one-year studying abroad or work placement will see you living in a French-speaking country – a life-changing experience that builds both self-confidence and cultural awareness. So not only will you graduate with a business-relevant international degree from an award-winning business school, you’ll also be fluent in a second language which is highly attractive to prospective employers. 

The relevance, rigour and internationalisation of the course has been tested through the EPAS accreditation process. It’s also covered by the prestigious Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB) accreditation for Newcastle Business School. 

What’s more, when you study at Northumbria you’ll be part of a leading, business-focused university. We rank 4th in the sector nationally and top in the North East for further study, sustained employment or both for Business and Admin Studies graduates five years after graduation. (Longitudinal Education Outcomes (LEO) 2017) 

Our students rate us highly too – 95% said that were satisfied with their course (National Student Survey, 2016). 

Every future business leader needs a good understanding of global business issues and dynamics. Our BSc (Hons) in International Business Management with French will provide you with the theory and practice to make management decisions in rapidly changing environments. 

This fascinating course provides specialist business and management education that is deeply international in focus. You’ll gain skills and knowledge across a range of business functions, all with a global orientation, to develop an understanding of real-world business decisions and actions that transcend borders. 

You’ll also have the chance to study or work for a year in a different country. Your one-year studying abroad or work placement will see you living in a French-speaking country – a life-changing experience that builds both self-confidence and cultural awareness. So not only will you graduate with a business-relevant international degree from an award-winning business school, you’ll also be fluent in a second language which is highly attractive to prospective employers. 

The relevance, rigour and internationalisation of the course has been tested through the EPAS accreditation process. It’s also covered by the prestigious Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB) accreditation for Newcastle Business School. 

What’s more, when you study at Northumbria you’ll be part of a leading, business-focused university. We rank 4th in the sector nationally and top in the North East for further study, sustained employment or both for Business and Admin Studies graduates five years after graduation. (Longitudinal Education Outcomes (LEO) 2017) 

Our students rate us highly too – 95% said that were satisfied with their course (National Student Survey, 2016). 

Course Information

UCAS Code
N185

Level of Study
Undergraduate

Mode of Study
4 Years Full Time with a Placement (Sandwich)/Study Abroad

Department
Newcastle Business School

Location
City Campus, Northumbria University

City
Newcastle

Start
September 2021

Fee Information

Department / Newcastle Business School

Newcastle Business School has a global reputation for delivering some of the best business management education in the UK.

Sustainability

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Your studies begin with an introduction to the global business environment, key marketing principles and financial decision-making, before diving deeper into diverse topics including creativity and innovation, the digital economy, emerging economies and strategic management and internationalisation. 

You’ll learn through techniques that include problem-based learning in the experiential based modules. These address challenges from the real world of business, giving you the opportunity to develop your own approach and come up with viable solutions. 
 
Academics will support you through all taught sessions, as well as when you’re planning your independent study time. In your fourth year, you have a choice. You can write a dissertation, for which we’ll encourage you to follow your own interests related to international business and management, and answer a relevant research question. Or, you can be part of a student group undertaking a consultancy project on a real-world, client-based problem supported by the Faculty’s Business Clinic. 
 
During the four years of your course, you’ll be assessed through exams, written assignments and reports, as well as individual and group presentations. Your tutors will explain in detail how the marking works before you tackle your assignment. That way you’ll fully understand what’s expected of you before you start. 

Book an Open Day / Experience International Business Management with French BA (Hons)

Visit an Open Day to get an insight into what it's like to study International Business Management with French. Speak to staff and students from the course and get a tour of the facilities.

Newcastle Business School has a global reputation for delivering some of the best business management education in the UK. Our business staff include Fellows of the Higher Education Academy, a lecturer who has been nominated Northumbria Students’ Union Best Lecturer Award three years running and lecturers who have taught at universities all over the world. 

The School’s teaching team is always looking to explore new fields of knowledge and generate ground-breaking concepts and insights. Over 40% of our publication outputs and 60% of our impact case studies have been assessed as internationally excellent or world leading in REF 2014. 

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Visit an Open Day to get an insight into what it's like to study International Business Management with French. Speak to staff and students from the course and get a tour of the facilities.

At Newcastle Business School you’ll experience a first-class education in a world-class environment. From our social spaces and hub areas to lecture theatres and exhibition spaces, our facilities are exceptional. For example, the 24/7 university library achieves some of the highest levels of student satisfaction in the UK and has held the Cabinet Office accreditation for Customer Service Excellence since 2010. 

We’re also committed to helping you make the most of Technology Enhanced Learning (TEL) by embedding it throughout the course. Tools such as the ‘Blackboard’ eLearning Portal and electronic reading lists are there to help you efficiently and thoroughly prepare for seminars and independent research. Lecture capture software means you can revise previously lectured material online in your time, as well as at your speed.  

There are plenty of opportunities to put your learning into practice through volunteering, internships and placements. This includes the Business Clinic that enables our students to participate in a ‘consultancy firm’ to provide advice for our region’s businesses. 

Business Facilities

Newcastle Business School delivers first class teaching in a world class environment.

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At the heart of each Northumbria campus, our libraries provide a range of study space and technology to suit every learning style.

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At Northumbria, we take an enquiry-based, problem-solving approach, encouraging you to develop research skills like information literacy, sampling, statistical reporting and surveying. In the final year you’ll undertake a significant investigatory task that can be either a dissertation or consultancy project.  

Throughout the course your learning will be directly informed by the teaching team’s active research into their specialist subjects, as well as our three signature research themes that include digital business, strategic innovation and entrepreneurial leadership, and responsible business. Specific areas of research include financial crime, corporate reporting, social entrepreneurship, business ethics, economic development, emerging mobile technology and post-recession business strategy. 

Research / Newcastle Business School

Newcastle Business School (NBS) is the 8th most improved Business School in the 2014 Research Excellence Framework (REF) National Assessment.

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Employability is at the heart of our Business courses – with every module building the transferable skills you’ll need to move into graduate employment. In your first and second year, you’ll study modules in ‘Professional career development’ and ‘Managing people across borders’. Both will develop your employability and leadership potential, as well as help you plan for your career. 

What’s more, our international work placement scheme will help boost your job prospects – with graduates going on to work for global brands such as Samsung, KPMG and Disney. Further examples of recent graduate progression from this course include an Onboarding Specialist at Corsearch-owned Pointer Brand Protection, an ITO Project Manager for world-leading US IT services and solutions company DXC Technology, and the Associate Director for Trade Product Risk & Strategy at global financial institution Lloyds Banking Group. 

Alternatively, a study year abroad will not only extend your French language skills, give you international awareness and enhance your CV, but will also increase your confidence and personal development. We have well-developed links with highly-respected institutions in Europe, North America, Mexico, Hong Kong and many other countries, opening up a world of opportunities. 

By the end of this course you’ll be in an excellent position to apply for graduate training schemes and roles in large corporations such as GlaxoSmithKline, IBM, Procter & Gamble, as well as small and medium-sized enterprises. Recent graduates have gone on to be entrepreneurs, business managers, consultants and analysts in different global sectors – fully equipped to see the world from an insightful, international perspective. 

 

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Entry Requirements 2021/22

Standard Entry

128 UCAS Tariff points

From a combination of acceptable Level 3 qualifications which may include: A-level, BTEC Diplomas/Extended Diplomas, Scottish and Irish Highers, Access to HE Diplomas, or the International Baccalaureate.

Find out how many points your qualifications are worth by using the UCAS Tariff calculator: www.ucas.com/ucas/tariff-calculator

Subject Requirements:

There are no specific subject requirements for this course.

GCSE Requirements:

Applicants will need Maths, English Language and a modern European Language at minimum grade 4/C, or equivalents.

Additional Requirements:

There are no additional requirements for this course.

International Qualifications:

We welcome applicants with a range of qualifications which may not match those shown above.

If you have qualifications from outside the UK, find out what you need by visiting www.northumbria.ac.uk/yourcountry

English Language Requirements:

International applicants shoud have a minimum overall IELTS (Academic) score of 6.0 with 5.5 in each component (or an approved equivalent*).

*The university accepts a large number of UK and International Qualifications in place of IELTS. You can find details of acceptable tests and the required grades in our English Language section: www.northumbria.ac.uk/englishqualifications 

Fees and Funding 2021/22 Entry

UK Fee in Year 1*: £9,250

* The maximum tuition fee that we are permitted to charge for UK students is set by government. Tuition fees may increase in each subsequent academic year of your course, these are subject to government regulations and in line with inflation.



EU Fee in Year 1: £16,000

** You may be eligible for an EU Undergraduate Scholarship


International Fee in Year 1: £16,000

 

ADDITIONAL COSTS

There are no Additional Costs



Scholarships and Discounts

Scholarships and Discounts have not been announced for 2021/22 entry, please use the links below as in indication of what schemes are available for 2020/21 entry.

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Courses starting in 2021 are offered as a mix of online and face to face teaching due to the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic.

We continue to monitor government and local authority guidance in relation to Covid-19 and we are ready and able to flex accordingly to ensure the health and safety of our students and staff.

Students will be required to attend campus as far as restrictions allow. Contact time will increase as restrictions ease, or decrease, potentially to a full online offer, should restrictions increase.

Our online activity will be delivered through Blackboard Ultra, enabling collaboration, connection and engagement with materials and people.

 

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