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Course details

Subject area

Business

UCAS tariff points

112

Start date(s)

2021

Placements

Yes

Study abroad

Yes

Study mode(s)

Full time (3 years) Part time (6 years)

Course overview

  • Do you dream of a business career that takes you around the world?
  • Do you want to understand what it takes to engage with international markets?

We live in an international world. Technology has closed the gap between countries, putting international markets within every company’s reach. Our International Business programme will enable you to develop the essential knowledge and skills to effectively operate in the international business and management environment.

The Student Contract

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About this course

Over three years full-time (or six years part-time), you’ll get a grounding in the fundamental principles of business, marketing and accounting, exploring them from a global perspective.

Many of your modules will focus on specific countries and regions, analysing business practice and culture across varied parts of the world. You’ll learn in and out of the classroom, with opportunities to meet expert speakers from different sectors of the economy.

You’ll put theory into practice with professional work placements – with the option to work in the UK or in an international setting. You’ll also have the opportunity to study abroad and complete work-based international business research projects.

You’ll graduate with the confidence, skills and commitment required to make a successful impact in an international business environment.

Why study with us?

  • Learn from the experts. Our lecturers have held senior positions in major multi-national companies.
  • Build your professional networks. We have a regular programme of guest lectures, including international business experts from the corporate world. Previous speakers have worked for Coca-Cola, Unilever and Google.
  • Immerse yourself in international business. You’ll learn about business through an international lens, plus you’ll have the opportunity to study at one of our international partner universities.

 

 

Modules

The module details given below are subject to change, and are the latest example of the curriculum available on this course of study.

Students will study a combination of core and option modules across their three or four years of study.

Modules by Year

Foundation Year

Core modules (students are required to take):

  • Academic Skills and Studying with Confidence
  • Project
  • Introduction to Business Operations and Management
  • Starting a Business and Fundamentals of Marketing

You will only study these modules if you are studying for the degree with Business foundation year (4 years)

Year 1

Core modules (students are required to take):

  • Management and Organisational Behaviour
  • Marketing Fundamentals
  • Financial and Management Accounting
  • Ethics, Society and Employability
  • Operations Management
  • Principles and Applications of Macroeconomics
  • Integrated Assessment
Year 2

Core modules (students are required to take):

  • Financial Management
  • Principles of International Business
  • Professional Development and Placement
  • Marketing Communications
  • Business Research
  • People Management
Year 3

Core modules (students are required to take):

  • e-business and e-marketing
  • Business and Management Strategy
  • International Marketing
  • International Management

Students are also required to choose one option module from:

  • Research Project (Banking and Finance)*
  • Professional Learning Through Work

And two option modules from:

  • Entrepreneurship and Creativity
  • Leadership
  • Project Management
  • Financial Reporting

*There are pre-requisites for these modules 

Learning and Teaching

At Leeds Trinity we aim to provide an excellent student experience and provide you with the tools and support to help you achieve your academic, personal and professional potential.

Our Learning, Teaching and Assessment Strategy delivers excellence by providing the framework for:

  • high quality teaching
  • an engaging and inclusive approach to learning, assessment and achievement
  • a clear structure through which you progress in your academic studies, your personal development and towards professional-level employment or further study.

We have a strong reputation for developing student employability, supporting your development towards graduate employment, with relevant skills embedded throughout your programme of study.

We endeavour to develop curiosity, confidence, courage, ambition and aspiration in all students through the key themes in our Learning and Teaching Strategy:

  • Student Involvement and Engagement
  • Inclusion
  • Integrated Programme and Assessment Experience
  • Digital Literacy and Skills
  • Employability and Enterprise

To help you achieve your potential we emphasise learning as a collaborative process, with a range of student-led and real-world activities. This approach ensures that you fully engage in shaping your own learning, developing your critical thinking and reflective skills so that you can identify your own strengths and weaknesses, and use the extensive learning support system we offer to shape your own development.

We believe the secret to great learning and teaching is simple: it is about creating an inclusive learning experience that allows all students to thrive through:

  • Personalised support
  • Expert lecturers
  • Strong connections with employers
  • An international outlook
  • Understanding how to use tools and technology to support learning and development
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Assessment

A variety of assessment methods are used, matched to the learning outcomes for your programme, allowing you to apply and demonstrate the full range of knowledge and skills that you have developed.

For more details on specific assessment methods for this course contact hello@leedstrinity.ac.uk

Entry Requirements

Leeds Trinity University is committed to recruiting students with talent and potential and who we feel will benefit greatly from their academic and non-academic experiences here. We treat every application on its own merits; we value highly the experience you illustrate in your personal statement.

The following information is designed to give you a general overview of the qualifications we accept. If you are taking qualifications that are not included below, please contact our Admissions Office who will be happy to advise you.

QualificationGrade
UCAS tariff112
GCSE requirementsGrade C or above/grade 4 or higher in English Language and Maths.
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Student Finance

UK Home Students:

Tuition fees cost £9,250 a year for this course in 2021/2022.

Part-time tuition fees will be pro-rated accordingly to the number of credits you're studying. Depending on government policy, tuition fees may rise with inflation in future years.

Tuition fees for 2022/23 entry will be set in summer 2021.

Living costs, e.g. accommodation, travel, food, will also need to be taken into consideration.

Leeds Trinity offers a range of bursaries and scholarships to help support students while you study.

International Students, including EU Students:

Tuition fees cost £12,000 per year for this course starting in 2021/22.

Part-time study is not available for international students on a Student Route Visa. 

Additional costs

We advise students that there may be additional course costs in addition to annual tuition fees:

  • Recommended and required reading lists will be provided at the start of your course. All the books and e-books are available from our Library to borrow but you may choose to purchase your own.
  • On some courses there may be additional costs, such as field trips, equipment, accreditations, that may be part-funded by the University. More details will be provided at the start of the course.
  • You'll need to include placement/s travel and associated costs too, however the University will contribute a standard amount towards your total expenditure.
  • The University provides students with a £6 printing credit each academic year which can be topped up either on campus or online.

How to apply

For full-time undergraduate courses, you apply through UCAS. That's the University and Colleges Admissions Service.

On your application form, you'll need to know our institution code - it's L24 - and the course code. If you click through to the UCAS website using the button below, it'll take you to the right place with all the information you need.

You'll also need to write a personal statement - we've prepared a guide to help you.

There's lots more information about the application process on the UCAS website, or you can get in touch with our admissions team who will be happy to help:

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Professional placements

Professional work placements are integral to our degree programmes. Students have completed placements at the Arcadia Group, Smart Aid and British African Business Links, as well as at start-ups.

Career opportunities

This degree will prepare you for a professional career in international business and management. You’ll be able to develop the skills and knowledge to join companies operating in the UK and internationally in roles within the marketing, business/customer development, human resources, supply chain and finance functions of all sectors.

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