International Business with a Year in Industry (BSc (Hons))

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The award
BSc (Hons)

How long you will study
4 Years

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Course starts
September

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About International Business with a Year in Industry at University of Kent

Business is global; to be successful you need to understand international cultures and markets and adapt your business to their needs. As an International Business student at Kent Business School, you develop the essential business skills to lead any business anywhere. On this programme, you gain in-depth business knowledge and understanding of the core theories, practises and techniques of managing international business. You will explore sustainable innovation and responsible management practices and the changing international environment in which companies operate. Our BSc International Business degree programme Studying International Business you learn to critically evaluate and apply important topics in international business, including emerging markets, globalisation, international trade and finance, foreign direct investment, international entrepreneurship, managing global value chains and global strategy. On our flexible programme, you take a broad range of compulsory modules in your first and second years. You then select from a variety of options in your final year of study, exploring areas such as marketing, entrepreneurship, human resource management and data intelligence, allowing you to shape your degree to suit your career path and interests. You can even choose to deepen your knowledge on a specific international business aspect thorough a research-led project. You have excellent opportunities to experience international business in action through hands-on experience via in-class live case studies from our visiting industry experts, enterprise challenges and company visits. You also have an opportunity to gain entrepreneurial skills that will enable you to accelerate your innovative thinking into practice. Experiential Learning Kent provides a variety of employability opportunities for students during their studies. These range from short-term company internship opportunities to, voluntary work with local charities and University Business Societies. The central Careers and Employability Service also offers an exciting Employability Points Scheme. In addition to this, the Kent Business School specialised team of Employability experts provides support to all our students in personalised 1:1 meetings as well as online support via the Employability blog. Unique to KBS, our Alumni have access to all employability support for three years after their graduation. Gain one-year professional experience: Year in Industry You have the option to take this programme with a year of professional experience, in the UK or internationally. You will be supported by our dedicated in-house Employability and Placements team to identify, secure and enjoy your placement year. For more details, see International Business with a Year in Industry. You do not have to make a decision before you enrol at Kent but certain conditions will apply. For more information, see Programme Structure and Career sections. Gain one-year cross-cultural experience: Year Abroad If you would like to enhance your employability skills by widening cross-cultural perspectives, developing a global mind-set or learn another language then you can spend a year studying at one of Kent’s global partner institutions, see International Business with a Year Abroad. You do not have to make a decision before you enrol at Kent but certain conditions will apply. For more information, see Programme Structure and Career sections. Extra Activities In addition to your studies, our students can discover how to turn their ideas into a successful business at our ASPIRE centre, which provides practical advice and support to all entrepreneurially-minded students, and runs our Business Start-up Journey initiative. Many of our students also get involved with societies including the Kent Business Society, which in previous years has organised: Social events Talks from industry leaders Networking events An Outstanding Student Experience This is the place that you can be the best you can be! ~ Rianna, BSc International Business Graduate Kent Business School is dedicated to ensuring a positive experience for all our students, from induction to graduation, and beyond. As a Student Success school, we are committed to championing Equality, Diversity, and Inclusion, and warmly welcome students from all backgrounds. Your experience is central to what we do, so we will listen to you every step of the way, through our robust Student Voice processes and mechanisms. Alongside a world-class teaching and educational experience, KBS delivers a wide-ranging package of support, designed to ensure that you can maximise your time with us: Every student is allocated an Academic Adviser from our highly skilled academic staff team, who will meet with you individually to give you personalised guidance on your academic journey with KBS. Our dedicated Student Support Team, led by the Senior Tutor, are on-hand throughout term time and during vacations to provide confidential, sensitive, pastoral support and guidance to our students. Academic Peer Mentors, recruited from the School’s most experienced undergraduate students, are available to help you to navigate your course and the modules that they themselves have sat, giving you insider access to someone who knows what it’s like to study on your course.

In the Governments recent Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF) assessment of teaching at UK universities, Kent was awarded a Gold rating. Based on the evidence available, the TEF panel judged that the University of Kent delivers consistently outstanding teaching, learning and outcomes for its students. It is of the highest quality found in the UK.

Our enthusiastic team of international teaching staff are all experts in their field of study and are regularly published in leading journals worldwide. They guide and support your learning, bringing their subject to life and drawing you into the conversation.

Teaching

We use a variety of teaching methods, including;

  • lectures
  • small group seminars
  • group projects
  • presentations
  • computer-based situations.

Classroom-based learning is supported by the latest online technologies and learning platforms.

Assessment

Your progress is assessed through coursework and exams. Coursework takes a variety of forms and includes;

  • reports
  • essays
  • group presentations
  • video podcasts
  • online tests and quizzes.

Exams are individual written assessments tested under time-controlled conditions.

As part of your studies it is also possible to take a foreign language module in stage 1 and for students going on a Year Abroad in year 1 and 2 subject to programme requirements. Alternatively, our university also offers language courses as part of extra-curricular activities.

To proceed to the next year you must achieve satisfactory results. Your final degree is based on marks gained in the second and third years (and Placement Year/Year Abroad if chosen) and credits which you build up throughout the whole programme.

Knowledge and understanding

Intellectual Skills

Subject-specific skills

Transferable skills

For programme aims and learning outcomes please see the programme specification below:

BSc International Business

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Notes about fees for this course

Full Time UK/EU: TBC EUR | Full Time Overseas: TBC EUR

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