Our BSc International Business programme (4 years) will equip you with the skills you need to analyse complex business issues, make judgements and operate flexibly and effectively in business organisations. In the third year of your degree, you will spend a year abroad at one of our international partner universities, where you'll benefit from the exposure to different cultural settings and gain international experience.
We have strong partnerships with Universities across the globe – from Italy to Singapore and Canada to Australia. With the support of Queen Mary and your host university, you will live and study in a different culture, giving you the chance to travel widely and enhance your career prospects. This experience is especially key for those looking to enter the international business landscape, as it allows you to gain international experience and exposes you to different cultural settings.
Overview: Spend a year abroad at one of our international partner universities, where you'll benefit from the exposure to different cultural settings and gain international experience. This unique programme (4 years) will provide you with the skills you need to analyse complex business issues, make judgements and operate flexibly and effectively in business organisations. This programme is perfect for those who would like to pursue a cosmopolitan career.
During your studies, you'll examine the key strategic issues and challenges that organisations face today in their effort to compete in a globalised world. You’ll understand the complexity of business, taking into account the institutional and social context within which business is executed. You’ll also be capable of opposite judgments on business concerns and learn to apply the concepts of business to particular cases and make reasoned and substantiated judgments.
The programme will include aspects of international competitive strategies, globalisation, regional studies, quantitative methods, economics, open innovation and sharing economies, information and communication technologies, data analytics, global platforms, global supply chains, cross-cultural management, global sustainability and global marketing.
Grades AAA at A-Level. Excludes General Studies, Critical Thinking and Use of Mathematics. Minimum five GCSE passes including English at grade C or 4 and Maths at grade A or 7. We accept a wide range of European and international qualifications in addition to A-levels, the International Baccalaureate and BTEC qualifications. Please visit International Admissions for full details.
Graduates from our business degrees gain crucial skills that are highly valuable to employers – analytical and critical thinking, creative approaches to problem solving, numeracy and confidence in interpreting and applying business data, and the ability to allocate resources and undertake projects. Some apply their degree knowledge directly, entering roles such as business analyst or marketing and sales manager, while others transfer skills gained during study into areas such as media, law or finance.
Recent graduates from the School of Business and Management have been hired by KPMG, Standard & Poor’s and Unilever.