Be bloody competitive with an international business degree

Are you born with a smart mind, which bought pen for 1 cent and sold it to your siblings for 1 euro? A long successful career is ahead for you. You just need to give it a start with an international studying program. Specifically, business degree should be international, since the market is coming more and more global.
Business and Management (International Business) MA
Master's degree
Our courses are designed to allow you to tailor your Program of study to your academic interests and career aspirations. You’ll take a mix of taught modules (core and optional) and complete a major dissertation/consultancy project. If you choose to study one of our Business and Management pathway routes, there are pathway-specific required modules, and your final dissertation/consultancy project will be in your chosen specialism. In addition to the University’s English Language Unit, further support is offered to international students whose first language is not English via the Advanced Academic and Business Skills module. This module works in conjunction with your other modules to develop your employability, business and academic English language skills, and to help you build confidence in your own ability to work at postgraduate level in international, cultural and professional contexts.

Program content

This course includes or offers the following modules. Please check the Program document (below the main image on this page) for more information on which modules are core, required or optional.
  • Introduction to Social Science Research Methods
  • Advanced Academic and Business Skills
  • International Business Environment
  • International Business Practice
  • Marketing Management
  • Marketing Communications
  • Financial and Management Accounting
  • International Financial Management
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Creative Enterprise: A New Business Venture
  • Managing People
  • Governance, Ethics and Risk Management
  • Dissertation / Consultancy Project

Tuition fees

UK and EU students full time fee for 2019/20 entry is £7,195 UK and EU students part time for year 1 is £3,600 UK and EU students full time fee for 2019/20 entry is £13,300

Career opportunities

This Master’s Program is designed to prepare you for a wide range of occupations in general management across all industry sectors and the international environment. It delivers practical skills and techniques applicable to business and management careers in marketing, enterprise and business start-ups, accounting management and international business. Depending on your pathway and the modules you study, we have a number of professional opportunities for further business and management sector accreditation. Please contact the course leader for more information.  
  • Scholarships available
  • 1 year
International Business - BSc (Hons)
Bachelor's degree
Business is global to be successful you need to understand international cultures and markets and adapt your business to their needs. As an International Business student at Kent, you develop the essential business skills to lead any business anywhere. In your first year, you are introduced to all aspects of business including accounting, financial reporting, business modelling and the global business environment. In your second and final years, you cover international business strategy, business ethics, operations management, innovation, strategy analysis and interactive decision modelling. You can also focus on areas you are particularly interested in, such as new product marketing, international entrepreneurship and enterprise.

Entry Requirements

At Kent, we encourage all those who have the ability to study at university to apply, and we accept a wide range of qualifications. Please note that each program of study will have specific entry requirements, look up your program using our course finder and check under the ‘Entry requirements’ tab. Subjects accepted for the General Entry Requirement:
  • A levels
  • International Baccalaureate Diploma
  • Access to Higher Education Diploma
We are happy to consider other qualifications on a case-by-case basis, including the following qualifications, providing they demonstrate a satisfactory standard and include a pass in English at the equivalent of GCSE:
  • Scottish (SQA) higher/advanced higher qualifications
  • Irish Leaving Certificate
  • European Baccalaureate Diploma
  • Certificate in Education
  • University degree
  • Advanced International Certificate of Education
  • Advanced Placement (AP) – a minimum of two full APs is required
  • Overseas certificates (including some other European Union (EU) countries)
  • Higher School Certificate of Matriculation of approved overseas and EU authorities
  • American High School Diplomas if accompanied by two full AP passes
  • School Certificates and Higher School Certificates awarded by a body approved by the University
  • Matriculation from an approved university, with a pass in English Language at GCSE/O level or an equivalent level in an approved English language test
  • Kent’s foundation programs, provided you meet the subject requirements for the degree course you intend to study
  • An examination pass accepted as equivalent to any of the above.
For information on entry requirements for your country, see our International Student website.

English Language Requirements

The University requires all non-native speakers of English to reach a minimum standard of proficiency in written and spoken English before beginning a postgraduate degree. Certain subjects require a higher level. See our English language requirements page on our website for full details. For specific entry requirements for your country and other relevant information, see the International Student website.

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Program content


  • Knowledge and understanding
  • Intellectual skills
  • Subject-specific skills
  • Transferable skills
For more information please visit the university website.

Tuition fees

The full-time tuition price for Overseas students is 16200 GBP per annum The part-time tuition price for Overseas students is 8100 GBP per annum

Scholarships & funding

The University of Kent has a long tradition of welcoming international students from around the world and is pleased to offer a number of Scholarships for Undergraduate and Taught Masters students. The Scholarships are worth £8,000 towards the cost of tuition fees and are offered to nationals of any country paying overseas fees. Further details on how to apply and a full list of scholarships available can be found on the University of Kent’s Scholarships and Funding web pages.

Continuing studies

for more information please visit the University website.  
  • Scholarships available
  • 3 years full-time 6 years part-time
  • GBP 48,600
MSc Business Development
Master's degree
The objective of this program is to build the abilities and skills to develop and lead business in an international and multicultural environment. Participants will develop the knowledge and competencies to identify and understand critical business drivers and current issues, develop appropriate strategies to create competitive advantage and sources of value. The challenges of the program are to understand the approach to different international markets, the negotiation process in a multicultural context, the globalization of business and to help to improve the competitiveness of companies.

Program content

The first year of the Master is a full-time year in Grenoble. Students will be required to attend the program full-time for one academic year from September to June the following year. Upon successful completion of these modules, participants will begin their Final Management Project. Students normally work part- or full-time during this phase and can be based anywhere in the world. YEAR 1 – CAMPUS YEAR Introduction Session Business Fundamentals
  • Leadership, Teambuilding and Managerial Creativity
  • Corporate Finance and Business Planning
  • Accounting
  • Research Methods for Managers
  • Mergers, Acquisitions and Restructuring
  • Strategic Management
  • International Negotiations
  • Budgeting and Controlling
  • Legal Environment of International Business
  • Managerial Economics
Business Development Specifics
  • New Venture Business Planning
  • Digital Transformatin in Business
  • International Marketing Management
  • Digital Marketing 1 : Insight into Digital
  • Digital Marketing 2 : IMC, Strategy & Digital Models
  • Market Research
  • Project Management
  • Entrepreneurship and Opportunities
  • Purchasing
  • Building Strategic Key Accounts
  • Consultancy Selling
  • Study Residency trip
  • Live Business Case
  • Project Proposal
*The content of the program may be adapted from year to year to take into account the needs of industry. Class attendance is compulsory. YEAR 2 – FINAL MANAGEMENT PROJECT At the end of the one-academic-year full-time part of the program, each student will be required to complete a Final Management Project of approximately 15,000 words in length, under the guidance of a tutor. This is an applied or theoretical research project that can be completed at a distance and in parallel with full-time employment or an approved internship. To successfully complete the Final Management Project, students are required to address a particular research question or knowledge gap in their chosen field of their study. This will be business oriented and coherent with the program’s objectives. A student may choose to write their project on a topic grounded in their internship experience. ________________________________ Program also includes: LIVES BUSINESS CASES INTERNATIONAL STUDY TRIP Upcoming Study Trips: Dubaï 2019 | Morocco 2020 | Czech Republic 2021 FOREIGN LANGUAGE STUDY

Tuition fees

The complete cost of this program is € 21,450 – International Study Trip included

Scholarships & funding

Scholarships and Financial Aid available.


MSc Business Development (120 ECTS credits. Titre de niveau I Manager International, enregistré au Répertoire National des Certifications Professionnelles (RNCP) – Fiche 14524)

Continuing studies

Top Employers of our MSc Business Development Graduates Adidas (Germany), Accenture (France), Aldi (UK), Altran (Brazil), Arjomary Wiggins (France), American Tobacco (Denmark), Atos Consulting (France), Bayer Bloomberg (UK), BMW (Germany), Bombardier (USA), Coca-Cola (France), Gaumont (France), General Electric (USA), General Electric (France), Google (Ireland), Hitachi (China), Henkel (Germany), Hewlett-Packard (France), IBM (Germany), InBev (Belgium), Infiniti (France), Lagardère (Singapore), Logica (France), Metro Cash&Carry (Germany), Michelin (France), Michelin (Sweden), Michelin (UK), Nissan (France), Orange (France), Pepsi-Cola (Saudi Arabia), PG (Switzerland), FG (Saudi Arabia), Pricewaterhouse Coopers (Russia), Rhodia (France), Samsung (France), Sanofi (France), SEB (France), Starbucks (France), SIT (Australia), Toyota (China), United Nations Zalando (Germany) Examples of MSc Business Development Graduate Positions Sales Business Developer Account Manager Account Executive District Manager Sales Manager Area Sales Promoter Sales Section Manager Strategic Branding Digital Strategy Product Communication International Marketing Manager International Marketing Assistant Business Development & Entrepreneurship Business Analyst Innovation and Management Consultant Department Manager Strategic and Enterprise and Business Planning Delivery Manager Marketing and Business Developer  
  • Scholarships available
  • One academic year (on campus) + Final Management Project
BA (Hons) Business Management and International Business
Bachelor's degree
International business knowledge is essential for individuals who wish to integrate into the modern business world. Students of the BA (Hons) in Business Management (International Business) program in Barcelona learn about business on an international scale and develop the skills necessary to examine and analyze business trends, acquire and hone leadership techniques and study principles integral to management, operations and employment. Participants of this program will analyze international environments through economics, strategy, law, finance, marketing and trade. They will learn how to analyze international business transactions and laws, hone problem solving and analytical skills as well as how to think strategically.

Program content

Year 1


  • Understanding People in Organizations10 ECTS
  • Understanding the Global Business Environment10 ECTS
  • Business Economics10 ECTS


  • Finance and Business Performance10 ECTS
  • Developing an Enterprising Mindset10 ECTS
  • Marketing Fundamentals

Year 2


  • Quantitative Skills for Business10 ECTS
  • Principles of Responsible Management10 ECTS
  • Decision-Making and International Tax10 ECTS


  • Applied Operations Management10 ECTS
  • Managing People10 ECTS
  • Sustainable Supply Chains

Year 3


  • Global Business & Strategy10 ECTS
  • The Business Consultancy Project Part I10 ECTS
  • Marketing Across Cultures10 ECTS


  • Developing Leadership & Management10 ECTS
  • The Business Consultancy Project Part II10 ECTS
  • Sustainable Development and International Business Law


During this program, students will:
  • Gain techniques for managing organizational change and learn to view the world through the consumer.
  • Develop strategies for solving problems as a result of change.
  • Analyze laws and business transactions.

Degree Awarded

  • A U.K. state-accredited BA (Hons) in Business Management (Enterprise) degree awarded by the University of Derby, U.K.
  • The BA (Hons) in Business Management (Enterprise) has the additional benefit of being accredited by the Chartered Management Institute (CMI), which gives students the possibility of achieving an additional qualification – CMI’s Diploma in Leadership and Management.

Career opportunities

Graduates of the BA (Hons) in Business Management (International Business) program can go on to seek opportunities in areas like:
  • Business process outsourcing
  • International business consultancy
  • Transport and logistics management
  • Import/export compliance
  • Scholarships available
  • 3 years
BA (Hons) International Business
Bachelor's degree
Prepare for a high-flying business career anywhere in the world. BA (Hons) International Business sets you apart as a forward-thinking professional with a thorough grasp of current business and economic issues from a global perspective. Why choose this course? Drawing on economic analysis, strategy, law, finance, marketing and human resources, you’ll gain a full appreciation of the challenges involved in doing business internationally. Ours is a vibrant learning community, where you’ll share ideas and experiences with students from around the world. Is this course for you? It’s ideal if you want to apply latest theories to the practicalities of the rapidly changing global business environment. As an International Business graduate, you can look forward to a higher starting salary and rapid career progression. This course is also available with a Foundation Year.

Admission requirements

Entry requirements


Qualification Offer Further information
UCAS Tariff 120 points Your offer will be based on your predicted grades from your core A2s (full A levels), BTEC Diploma etc. We will accept up to 16 points towards the total from level 3 qualifications such as AS (where those AS levels are not taken on to A2 level), the Extended Project, or Music qualifications. We usually consider an A Level in General Studies as a supplementary qualification. A good application/performance will be taken into account if you do not meet the criteria / offer.
A level BBB
Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016) DDM
Access to HE Diploma D: 15 credits M: 24 credits P: 6 credits Pass Access to HE Diploma with 60 credits with 45 at Level 3
GCSE/National 4/National 5 GCSE Maths and English Grade C/Grade 4 (or above) or equivalent qualification

English language requirements

IELTS overall score at a minimum of 6.0; with at least IELTS 5.5 in each band (Reading, Listening, Speaking, Writing) or another Secure English Language Test(SELT)at CEFR level B2 or above

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Tuition fees

Fees and funding


Channel Islands £9,250 Year 1
EU £9,250 Year 1
International £14,045 Year 1
England £9,250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9,250 Year 1
Scotland £9,250 Year 1
Wales £9,250 Year 1


No additional fees or cost information has been supplied for this course, please contact the provider directly.


Professionally accredited

This course is accredited by leading professional bodies the Chartered Management Institute (CMI), and the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA), meaning the course is mapped against the skills employers are looking for and provides you with additional awards and/or exemptions towards professional body memberships.

Career opportunities

Careers and employability

Offering a broader, deeper business education than many traditional degrees, BA (Hons) International Business gives you a genuine advantage. You’ll be well positioned to secure senior roles in international trade, transport and logistics corporations, financial institutions, government agencies and business consultancies – to name but a few career destinations.

Opportunities and experiences

Use real-time data in our Bloomberg Financial Markets Lab. Undertake placements, internships and overseas fact-finding trips. Study part of your degree at one of our international partner institutions. Meet industry leaders through masterclasses and networking events. Opportunities to broaden your business horizons are countless.
  • Scholarships available
  • 3 years
  • GBP 14,045
Master in International Business (English)
Master's degree
The world of business requires experienced professionals with advanced knowledge in various fields of effective management, while at the same time demanding personal skills such as flexibility, adaptability, reflection, determination and creativity. These professionals must master and use a wide range of management techniques, including awareness not only of the most up-to-date theoretical knowledge but also of the current market reality and trends in the business world. The Master of International Business is a general program with a particular focus on the international aspects of management needed in today’s business world. The program integrates studies in all of the areas of business activity in a quest to develop the most reliable policies and strategies that successfully achieve the objectives of a company in an international environment.

Program content


  • Economics
  • Law
  • Analysis & Methods
  • Internationalization
  • Environmental & Global Markets
  • International Management
  • People Management
  • Global Strategic Management
  • Minor
  • Internship
  • Thesis



  • Efficient Management
  • Process of Change
  • International Competitiveness
  • Effective Executive Training

Career opportunities

At EAE, we train professionals with the profiles in the highest demand from companies and the competences required in the employment market. The knowledge and skills you acquire here and now will have a real impact on your professional life. Start imagining this bright future and take a look at some of the professional opportunities that await you with our Master in International Business.
  • Global Operations Manager
  • International Marketing Manager
  • International Sales Director
  • International Logistics Manager
  • International Project Manager
  • International Organization Consultant
  • Scholarships available
  • 12 months

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