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International Business BSc(Hons) with business experience: Course features

What this course offers you

A degree in international business with business experience can help you to keep your options open and provide you with a variety of career opportunities. This programme has been designed to give you an understanding of the different business management practices found in countries all over the world. To be successful in business today, you need to develop a global mind set and appreciate the increasing 'connectedness' of organisations, markets and people.

The programme provides you with 'hands-on business experience' within a condensed 3 year degree programme, offering you value for money and a much better chance of finding suitable employment after graduation.

If you choose to study International Business BSc(Hons), you'll become an integral part of our vibrant Kingston Business School.

We have recently awarded been awarded one of the most prestigious international accreditations by the AACSB (Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business) in recognition of the excellence of our business education. This accreditation has only been earned by five 5 per cent of cent of the world's business schools.

Kingston University is rated as the number 1 most successful UK higher education institution for graduate start-up companies (HE-BCI survey 2016/17).

The School is a signatory of the United Nations' Principles for Responsible Management Education (PRME) charter. This shows our commitment to responsible management, ethics and sustainability, and we embed this in our curriculum and teaching.

Within your degree programme you will also have the opportunity to (a) earn the PRINCE2 project management qualification, and (b) study a language free of charge (important skills sought after by employers).

Business Readiness Programme

Alongside your degree we also provide a Business Readiness Programme which will enable you to undertake a placement option with confidence. It prepares you for the real world of work by ensuring when you graduate you have a clear understanding of how you can add value to future employers. You will be taught by a team of experienced professionals.

You will explore topics such as understanding personality traits, developing your individual strengths, resilience, and interpreting and learning from appraisals. You will develop IT, communication and personal branding skills and learn to produce brilliant presentations along the way.

As the course develops you can follow your own interests in more depth through a variety of specialist sessions. Examples include a leadership workshop, an entrepreneurship expert panel or ‘a day in the life ...' and ‘careers in...' sessions.

You'll leave having developed the keys skills companies are looking for: building and maintaining a career-enhancing professional network; time and self management; team working and leadership skills, and professional and business etiquette.

We will also support you in preparing you for your work placement through workshops on:

  • The application process including researching and targeting your placement.
  • Writing your CV and cover letters and getting ready for interviews.
  • How to use your placement to benefit your future career.
  • Managing relationships at work and evaluating your progress.

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