For exceptional circumstances, we're offering an 80% scholarship for the first year of our 3 undergraduate programs. The next 2 years, though, students will pay the ordinary tuition fee (£6,000 per year). No differentiation between national and international students.
Our Programs are designed to be completely delivered online at student's own pace and this will be - by the way - the only option available for the 1st academic year starting by the 3rd week of January 2021.
COVID allowing, the students will be permitted (under TIER 4 Student Visas) to come to London the next 2 (or one of next two, as they prefer) academic years since our Programs are validated by Open University both distance learning and F2F.
A distinctive feature of this Programme is its global approach mixed with an Italian perspective, both in terms of local case study analysis and market excellences taken into account.
With a clear and specific attitude towards knowledge that evaluates the importance of the human factor in every single aspect of management (from HR to strategy, from organisational behaviour to marketing), the BA (Hons) Global Management and International Business offers future professionals for competitive global markets, that know how to embrace change and uncertainty in order to innovate.
Its particular links with globalisation as well as the Italian context, and a problem-based approach through the use of innovative real-life scenarios as teaching and learning method, gives the programme a strong identity that differs it from other UK and international programmes.
The key objectives are to:
bring together management and leadership theories, practices and values, so that you fully understand the business from a global perspective.
provide you with essential transferable skills such as independent critical, creative and strategic thinking, confident decision-making and analytical skills, while developing your abilities to apply knowledge and understanding of business and management to complex global issues to improve management and leadership practices.
prepare you and your peers to become effective global managers and leaders who are successful learners, confident individuals and responsible global citizens.
Why study BA Hons International Business with us?
The Programme’s philosophy is to bring together management and leadership theories, practices and values, in order to fully understand the business from a global perspective.
We aim to prepare individuals to become effective global managers and leaders who are successful lifelong learners, confident individuals and responsible citizens.
The programme of study involves:
The progressive study of the managerial organisation and its global environment.
Preparing students for a career in global business, with a clear understanding of the systemic links between different managerial, economics and financial subjects that interrelate in the global context.
Development of the abilities to apply knowledge and understanding of business and management to complex global issues to improve management and leadership practices.
Enhancing student’s reflection and critical learning on the practice of holistic leadership and management.
Engagement of students and staff in innovative learning and teaching strategies, that positively evaluate the critical analysis of real work-based cases, PBL approaches student-led activities, in order to enhance students’ personal and employability skills.
What will you be studying?
These are some of the topics you will cover:
You will complete introductory modules in the field of marketing, accounting, economics and research methods, such as:
Builds upon the knowledge gained in Year 1 and you will complete:
In your final year, you will complete a dissertation, developing valuable transferable skills. You will also undertake:
Global Perspective & Entrepreneurship
Quantitative Business Analysis
Economics for Global Business
Principles of Business Law
Personal Development Planning I
Principles of Marketing
Quantitative Research Methods
Organisational Behaviour & Creativity
Applied Buyer Behaviour
Principles of Financial Management ï Global Business Planning
Corporate Responsibility & Ethics
International Tax Law
Plus, you can choose 1 of the following modules:
The Management of Global Trade Distribution
Personal Development Planning II
Contemporary Global Management
Quantitative Analysis for Finance
History of Economic Thought
Market & Institutions
Strategic Marketing Management
Managing the Global Challenge
During your studies, you will get the chance to use a variety of assessment methods, designed to maximise your understanding of a topic and its practical uses.
At the Faculty of Business and Management, we believe that the learning experience should be personalised, and facilitated by personal tutoring and support. So, you will benefit from our Personal Tutoring Scheme, which assigns you a Personal Tutor at the beginning of your studies, to help you in adjusting to your new academic life, or with any difficulties you may encounter in your learning journey.
Assessment is designed to facilitate and support learning in practice, not simply mere knowledge. This means you should be asked to submit an essay, or give an oral presentation, or work in teams to present in a student-led seminar your solutions to a real business problem.
Placement and Internship Opportunities
When choosing your future place of study, employability is one of the key points.
With our Placement and Internship Programme, you can boost your academic knowledge with invaluable practical experience in the real world.
If you are interested in learning what it means being a leader or how to lead a project in innovation, for example, then the Faculty of Business and Management is the place for you.
The Faculty of Business and Management is committed to facilitating placements and internships to enhance the vocational relevance of its awards and the learning experience of its students. All disciplines offered at the undergraduate and postgraduate level may lead to such optional opportunities, for each student interested in them.
Modes of Delivery
Are you a prospective Face-2-face student?
Then you will experience a traditional UK learning environment, within an international context and will attend face-2-face lectures and seminars in our London classrooms. You will also have access to a variety of physical and online resources, such as access to MyNCU, our comprehensive VLE.
Are you a prospective Distance Learner?
You might prefer to study online, because of other personal and/or professional commitments, or because you live too far from our London campus. Whatever your reasons to consider our distance learning option, you will have access to our extensive online materials through MyNCU, our dedicated VLE. You will also benefit from a tutoring system and support, to maximise your learning experience. In fact, as a distance learner, you will be able to connect with online and traditional peers through a chat room feature in your MyNCU Personal Page and be part of team challenges and team projects. To give you the complete experience, intensive seminar opportunities are planned during weekends, and you may choose to participate through MyNCU to lectures and seminars in real-time.
Are you interested in studying Full time?
Both distance learners and face-2-face students can apply for a full-time programme. In general terms, while intake dates are September and January, our teaching terms are autumn term (October to December), and spring term (January to March). Our summer term (April to June) can be used for final exams and revision. As a Full-time student, you should be able to complete class-based modules of the programme after two teaching terms.
Are you interested in studying Part-time?
Both distance learners and face-2-face students can apply for a part-time mode of delivery. If you want to apply for a Part-time mode, you will find all the information you need in relation to the programme structure and module specification in our Welcome Package. In general terms, while intake dates are September and January, our teaching terms are autumn term (October to December), and spring term (January to March). Our summer term (April to June) can be used for revision and exam. Part-time students will be able to complete a full year class-based modules of the programme after four teaching terms.
The BA (Hons) Global Management and International Business is open to anyone who is interested in learning about a range of management theories and practices from a variety of global perspectives.
At the end of your studies, you will be aware of global practices and contemporary theories useful to manage an organisation internationally.
Thus, you will be able to apply for a wide range of careers in management positions, in marketing, HR, accounting, general administration and innovation, for industries in the field of finance, education, welfare, employment services, no profit, government, industrial relations, health and media, and many more.
International Business Career Pathways: only for students that show an interest, NCIUL and the Faculty of Business and Management facilitate placement opportunities, which are not compulsory within the Programme.
A minimum of three passes at GCE A level at grade C or above, and five passes at GCSE/IGCSE at grade C or above including English and Maths.
The following qualifications are also accepted:
Five Scottish Highers;
Five Irish Leaving Certificate;
US High School Diploma with 3 APs at grade 3 or 2 APs at grade 4;
International Baccalaureate Full Diploma or
Other equivalent international qualifications as outlined by the National Academic Recognition Centre (NARIC).
For any queries, we encourage our prospective students to contact the Admissions Office.
We also require evidence of English language ability, in the form of:
Toefl: minimum 78 (internet-based) or 540 (paper-based);
IELTS: minimum 6.
Alternative English Language certificates.
In case the language requirements are not met immediately (i.e. IELTS 5.5), the Faculty of Business and Management reserves the right to request the student to participate to one of our intensive full time English courses before the beginning of the first term.