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International Business (Final Year Entry)
September 2023 / September 2024
Full time: 1 year
Part time: up to 3 years
If you want to add to your existing qualifications and transition to an honours degree, our International Business (Final Year Entry) course is for you.
You will investigate;
- how businesses work internationally
- the challenges managers face in an increasingly global world.
- And you’ll gain the confidence and skills to work in a range of international organisations, with many different cultures.
You’ll learn about international management, critical thinking and sustainability, including;
- decision making in culturally diverse organisations
- resource allocation to ensure success
- the challenges of long-term economic and environmental sustainability.
Our Business School is known internationally for learning and teaching. You’ll receive an engaging learning experience, and the skills to succeed in a wide range of business careers.
How to apply
Specific entry requirements
Successful completion of a course which is equivalent to the first two years of a UK honours degree (240 credits), for example an HND (with a merit profile from year 2 modules), Foundation degree (55%), or equivalent international Diploma, in Business and/or Management.
Please also see the University's general entry requirements.
English language requirements
Please see the University's standard English language requirements.
International qualifications and equivalences
English requirements for visas
If you need a student visa to enter the UK you will need to meet the UK Visas and Immigration minimum language requirements as well as the University's requirements. Find out more about English language requirements.
Terms and Conditions of Enrolment
When you accept our offer, you agree to the Terms and Conditions of Enrolment. You should therefore read those conditions before accepting the offer.
Many of our courses consider applications for entry part-way through the course for students who have credit from previous learning or relevant professional experience.
Find out more about transferring to Brookes. If you'd like to talk through your options, please contact our Admissions team.
Full time Home (UK) applicantsApply through UCAS
Part time Home (UK) applicantsApply direct to the University
International applicantsApply direct to the University
Full time international applicants can also apply through UCAS
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Please note tuition fees for Home students may increase in subsequent years both for new and continuing students in line with an inflationary amount determined by government. Tuition fees for International students may increase in subsequent years both for new and continuing students.
Oxford Brookes University intends to maintain its fees for new and returning Home students at the maximum permitted level.
Please be aware that some courses will involve some additional costs that are not covered by your fees. Specific additional costs for this course are detailed below.
|Additional costs||Amount (£)|
It’s your responsibility to cover print / binding costs where coursework submission is required. Please note that a lot of the coursework is now submitted online.
|You may choose to purchase books to support your studies. Many books on our reading lists are available via the Library, or can be purchased secondhand.||£20-60 per book|
Accommodation fees in Brookes Letting (most do not include bills)
|£94-265 per week|
Accommodation fees in university halls (bills included, excluding laundry costs)
|£122-180 per week|
Graduation costs include tickets, gowning and photography. Gowns are not compulsory but typically students do hire robes, starting at £41.
Students are responsible for their own travel to and from university for classes. BrookesBus travel is subsidised for full-time undergraduate students that are on a course with a fee of £9,250 or more, or living in an Oxford Brookes hall of residence. There is an administration fee for the production of a BrookesKey.
Funding your studies
Financial support and scholarships
Featured funding opportunities available for this course.
All financial support and scholarships
Learning and assessment
Your learning will be exciting as well as challenging. Our staff have considerable experience and links with industry. As well as writing leading textbooks on business and management. You will also hear guest lectures from leading professionals.
You’ll explore international business management issues in realistic contexts. As well as explore theory through challenging scenarios.
Contemporary Issues in International HRM
Business Governance and Human Rights
Essential Skills for Academic Success
International Business Consultancy
Leading and Managing Change
Perspectives on International Management
Please note: As our courses are reviewed regularly as part of our quality assurance framework, the modules you can choose from may vary from that shown here. The structure of the course may also mean some modules are not available to you.
Learning and teaching
You will be at the centre of your learning, making your own connections between ideas. We encourage you to take an active approach to your studies through;
- problem solving classes
- sessions working with actors to develop presentation skills.
We give you the opportunity to work with business professionals and on live business cases.
We want you to enjoy developing the skills you will need to succeed in the competitive business world.
Assessment methods used on this course
We pay particular attention to when and how feedback is given to support your learning and use a variety of assessment methods, including;
- written exams
- practical exams
Our feedback methods include;
- written feedback.
Your teaching and assessment activities will take place between Mondays and Fridays, 9am to 7pm. Activities may sometimes fall outside of these hours.
After you graduate
This degree will prepare you for working across different cultures, enhancing your opportunities for an international career in a wide range of business sectors. Students from our International Business Management programmes have secured employment with HSBC, Deloitte LLP, Accenture and BMW.
Free language courses
Free language courses are available to full-time undergraduate and postgraduate students on many of our courses, and can be taken as a credit on some courses.
Information from Discover Uni
Programme Changes:On rare occasions we may need to make changes to our course programmes after they have been published on the website.
For more information, please visit our Changes to programmes page.