December 6, 2022


Business/Industrial Goods and Services

Ma International Business international business

We therefore welcome applicants from a wide range of undergraduate disciplines; past students have joined us having studied subjects as diverse as history, sociology, geography and law, as well as business. Where courses have specific subject requirements, a score of 8.00 or 9.00 will normally be required in each. Where courses require achievement in GCSE Maths, we would normally look for a score of 5.50 – 6.50 within the Titulo de Bachillerato. Where courses have specific subject requirements, a score of4or5will normally be required in each. Applicants for Science or Engineering courses would normally be required to take Maths at higher level and would be required to achieve a mark of between6and8. Where courses have specific subject requirements, these should be studied at Level 3 within the NCEA.

  • Employers typically expect graduates to have experience of working in a business environment so it’s a good idea to undertake some relevant experience before you graduate.
  • You can also participate in a large number of business societies, business events and peer-support schemes.
  • Students who require a visa to study in the UK may be able to add in a work placement depending upon the programme.
  • Taking inspiration from your own interests, and with support throughout from a supervisor with relevant expertise, you’ll choose a topic to research in international business and management.

You will have a compulsory study year abroad in Year 3 at one of our many international partner institutions. Prepare for the social, political and cultural challenges facing contemporary businesses, governments and not-for-profit organisations by studying international business. If you choose to join and complete the mapped modules, you will receive a CMI Level 7 Diploma in Strategic Management and Leadership Practice on completion of your degree. For applicants who wish to improve their English language proficiency, please see our English language courses. This list is not exhaustive, we will review the English qualifications you have as part of your application and be in contact if we require anything further. The MA International Business has approximately 200 learning hours per 20-credit module and approximately 100 learning hours per 10 credit module.

Core Modules

Our business degrees are highly regarded by employers and our graduates are very successful in the job market. During your first year it is important that you have a smooth transition into University. You will be able to talk to your tutors about this and discuss if there are particular areas where you need support.

Many of our permanent lecturers have PhDs or other higher degrees or professional qualifications. For students taking theNational Senior Certificate , typical offers range from6,6,6,6,6to7,7,7,7,7from the best 5 subjects, excluding Life Orientation. Where courses have specific subject requirements, we would expect these to be studied as a 5-unit subject and look for achievement between80%and95%. Typical offers are based on an average of best 5 grade 12 courses in theGeneral High School Diplomaand offers typically range from80%-93%. You will also have the option to undertake an ‘International Semester’, which is a 6-month study abroad scheme.

Where courses require achievement in GCSE Maths, we normally look for a score of14or higher in Maths within theDiploma de Ensino Secundário. Where courses require achievement in GCSE Maths, we would normally look for a score of5or higher in Maths within theVWO. Where courses require achievement in GCSE Maths, we would normally look for a grade C or higher in SPM Maths. If you have taken theLeaving Certificateunder the old grading system our typical offers would be betweenB1 B1 B2 B2 B2andA1 A1 A2 A2 A2.

Further Study

The elective is designed to be an advanced global strategic management course presenting material that is highly contemporary. This course provides balanced global strategic insights along with proven practical business frameworks and prepares you to respond quickly to today¿s challenging global environment. International Baccalaureate with 32 points overall for entrance to most of our undergraduate programmes, certain courses will require specific grades and subjects at Higher Level. The University has established Advance Standing Agreements with 5 Polytechnics in Singapore which provide guidelines for some of the Diplomas we will accept and scores required by certain departments . Departments that are not part of this list can still consider Diplomas for entry to undergraduate programmes.

Operations Management

The BSc International Business at the University of Leeds takes three years to complete and requires AAA at A-level for entry. Accredited by the Institute of Export & International Trade ‘the course has been ranked top in the UK by the Financial Times for nine years running,’ says professor Pitelis. We organise a number of national and international field visits, which have previously included trips to Paris, Berlin and New York to visit such institutions as UNESCO or multinational enterprises to tour their facilities and learn about their operations.

Where courses have specific subject requirements, a score of 4 or 5 will normally be required in each. For courses that require Maths as part of their A Level offer, this should be taken at extended level in the Matura. Please see the Approved Qualifications table on the English Language page for further details. These tours help our students to gain knowledge about international business and entrepreneurship, as well as providing opportunities to practice and develop communication and interpersonal skills.