This degree offers you the opportunity to learn and develop the skills and knowledge you will need to succeed in the increasingly internationalised business world, and to do so in a dynamic, multicultural professional environment.
Designed in consultation with industry experts, the programme combines extensive practical coverage of international business issues with the opportunity to study language courses in either French, Italian or Spanish, starting from beginner to intermediate. Your entry level will be determined by an initial assessment.
On successful completion of this degree, you will be equipped with the tools to understand organisations, their management and the changing external environment in which they operate. You should also have fluency in your chosen language, enabling you to work in a global environment.Employability
You will have the option to undertake a work placement in your third year, providing insight and practical skills which employers seek in graduates. Previous students have secured placements at IBM, Intel and HP.
Youwill connect with employers through our dedicated Business SchoolEmployability Team who focus on developing your employmentskills. They also provide you with CV support and will inviteyou to employment fairs to network with employers and recruiters fromindustries. The team was shortlisted for the Times Higher Education Leadership and Management Awards.
We are actively improving job prospects for graduatesthrough the support we provide. According to survey findings, 93 per centof 2014/15 Greenwich graduates looking for work were already in jobs or furtherstudy by January 2016.Experience abroad
You can participate in the Erasmus+ international exchange programme. This will help improve your language skills and give you experience of living and working in another country. The Erasmus+ Scheme provides a grant towards the cost of studying abroad for a year.Extracurricular activities
Our Greenwich Employability Passport scheme recognises and rewards your participation in additional activities such as part-time work, volunteering, student societies or industry guest lectures.
We will encourage you to join societies such as Trading and Investment and take part in student competitions like the UK Trading Challenge. We are proud that our team of first year Greenwich students won the competition, beating teams from many other universities.
The Economics and Business Society provides an additional forum for students to meet and discuss current trends with faculty and guest speakers.Business start-up
You will be encouraged to enter theuniversity's Enterprise Challenge which rewards student entrepreneurship andinnovation. Previous winners received aprize of £5,000 for their idea of developing an enterprise and study hub.Ranking
Greenwich is one of the top two most globally diverse universities in the UK, US, Australia and New Zealand, by Hotcourses Diversity Index.
We have also been named as one of the "most international" universities on the planet by Times Higher Education magazine.Outcomes
The aims of this programme are:
- To provide students with the tools to understand organisations, their managementand the changing external environment in which they operate
- To equip students with knowledge in a foreign language
- To prepare for and develop a career in international business and management.
This degree is currentlybeing restructured in collaboration with employers, professional bodies andstudent feedback. This ensures we develop degrees that are aligned with latestindustry trends and gives you the opportunity for subject specialisms. (This is standard UK practiceacross institutions).
The degree structure and courses listed will be updated oncethese are confirmed.