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BSc (Hons) International Business Management

20222023
UCAS Code:
IBM3
Institution code: S30
UCAS Points:
48
Campus:
Southampton City Centre
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This essential business and law foundation programme is ideal for those who are looking at an alternative route into higher education, or who wish to update or broaden their knowledge before progressing onto the full BSc (Hons) International Business Management.

Designed by experienced academics who’ve worked across key roles in a wide variety of industries, our Business and Law Foundation Year is designed to build your confidence, develop your capabilities and ensure you’re future-ready and ready for the competitive global marketplace.

And throughout the foundation and subsequent full Solent degree, you’ll do more than learn the theory – you’ll learn to apply it through an innovative range of assessment and ‘real-world’ live briefs. Our degrees offer the chance to engage and get hands-on experience of international business and legal challenges and contexts, as well as a variety of extra qualifications, exemptions and memberships in addition to your honour’s degree.

Ranked in the UK top 30% for business, management and marketing (Guardian UK University Guide 2022), Solent Business School offers the skills and confidence you’ll need to progress a successful career in business and international management – or even to start up your own business.

This engaging course will prepare you for the ever-changing international business environment, teaching you to analyse future trends, identify the local and broader impacts, and recommend sustainable, ethical solutions to contemporary business challenge.

Through interactive learning sessions and a variety of practically-focused assessments you will hone your skills, ensuring you have not just the essential knowledge of business and management in the international arena, but the understanding to apply that knowledge in real-world contexts.

Our talented teaching team offer a wealth of experience in varied national and international business environments and cultures, giving you an exceptional range of expertise to call upon. 85% of our students say our courses are intellectually stimulating and 95% highlight our staff are good at explaining things (NSS DiscoverUni 2020), while accreditation from the Chartered Management Institute (CMI) means you can graduate with an additional professional leadership and management award (level 5).

This video 'Are you Ready?' is available as a text transcript, with a description of visuals.

  • Accredited by with Dual Award:

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Why choose this course?

Course features

  • Placement year

    If you apply for this course with a placement year, you have the opportunity to undertake a year in industry between your second and third years

  • Professional accreditation

    This course has been accredited by a professional body

  • Foundation year available

    If you're not quite ready for a full undergraduate degree, there's alternative entry through one of our foundation years

  • Further studies

    After successfully completing your studies, there's an opportunity to continue your studies at Solent

Who is this course for?

Solent’s Business and Law Foundation Year is ideally suited if you want to build your academic knowledge and confidence to return to studying or progress in your studies. You’ll develop strong academic and organisational skills, and prepare yourself for successful careers in a range of business industries – studying a curriculum that is not just about theory but real-world application.

What does this course lead to?

When you graduate from this innovative and engaging course you will have a broad range of transferable skills, allowing you to pursue careers in a number of areas.

Meet the team

The University cannot guarantee any particular members of staff will teach specific aspects of the course in the future, but will endeavour to ensure the teaching team maintains their balance of experience and qualifications.

Facilities

Our vibrant campus brings state-of-the-art facilities to enhance your learning and elevate your student experience. Our award-winning teaching building, The Spark is centred around students and offers a stimulating study environment with flexible learning spaces.

Away from studying, why not try out the gyms, fitness studios and sports halls in our £28 million Sports Complex, or watch a blockbuster film at our student-run cinema with Dolby Atmos audio.


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