International Business BSc (Hons) DPS/DIntS

In Loughborough

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  • Typology

    Bachelor's degree

  • Location



In today's business world, being international is seldom a choice but a necessity. Our International Business BSc (Hons) degree is a modern-day business course which concentrates on the links between the major business functions and their role in the international business context. By covering the key management disciplines from a global perspective, you will be equipped for a successful career in a range of business and management roles.
In the first year of our International Business degree, we will introduce you to the major management functions as well as the international, financial and economic contexts that managers must operate within.




Loughborough (Leicestershire)
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Loughborough University, LE11 3TU


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What you'll learn on the course

  • Marketing Mix
  • Sales Training
  • Organisational Behaviour
  • International Economics
  • Financial Training
  • Resource Management
  • International Business
  • University
  • Law
  • Financial
  • Banking
  • International
  • Marketing
  • Economics
  • Ethics
  • Governance
  • Corporate Governance
  • Financial Management
  • Retail
  • IT Law

Course programme

What you'll study

Excited to learn more? For a taster of what you can expect to study on our International Business BSc (Hons) degree, take a sneak preview of some of the modules you may have the opportunity to study below.

The information below reflects the currently intended course structure and module details. Updates may be made on an annual basis and revised details will be published through Programme Specifications ahead of each academic year. Please see Terms and Conditions of Study for more information.

  • Year 1
  • Year 2
  • Final year

In year one areas studied include: marketing, organisational behaviour, microeconomics, finance, quantitative methods, business modelling, organisations in the international context, and skills for study, placement and employment.

You are required to study 120 credits in year one, including 20 credits worth of optional modules.

Semester 1 & 2

Skills for Study, Placement and Employment Core

Skills for Study, Placement and Employment

University Wide Languages Programme Optional

University Wide Languages Programme

Semester 1

Financial Framework Core

Financial Framework

Organisational Behaviour Core

Organisational Behaviour

This module aims to prepare students with a sound foundation of behavioural and organisational concepts and to develop a sensitive awareness and clear understanding of how people work individually, in groups and within organisations.

Principles of Marketing Core

Principles of Marketing

This module introduces students to the principles of marketing and the role of marketing management, in and the impact of internet marketing in a variety of organisational settings (Retail, industrial, service and non-profit orientated).

Quantitative Methods for Business Core

Quantitative Methods for Business

Introduction to Banking Optional

Introduction to Banking

Introduction to Management Optional

Introduction to Management

Introduction to Retail Management Optional

Introduction to Retail Management

Semester 2

Organisations in the International Context Core

Organisations in the International Context

The Marketing Mix Core

The Marketing Mix

The Marketing Mix – Year 2 module Listed in English with Business Studies and Drama with Business Studies
This module aims to examine the nature of the marketing mix and the contribution of each of the marketing mix elements to an effective marketing strategy.

Microeconomics for Business Core

Microeconomics for Business

Business Modelling Core

Business Modelling

Principles of Law Optional

Principles of Law

Banking Law and Practice Optional

Banking Law and Practice

Retailing Environment Optional

Retailing Environment

Sociology of Work Optional

Sociology of Work

In year two areas studied include: international business and management, ethics and corporate responsibility, macroeconomics, international economics, human resources, information management, accounting, data analysis and brand management.

You are required to study 120 credits in year two, including 20 credits worth of optional modules.

Alternatively you can choose to undertake an International Semester, spending Semester 2 studying at one of our partner universities.

Semester 1

Business Information Management Core

Business Information Management

Data Analysis for Marketing Decisions Core

Data Analysis for Marketing Decisions

Human Resource Management Core

Human Resource Management

International Business Core

International Business

Macroeconomics for Business Core

Macroeconomics for Business

Company Law Optional

Company Law

Financial Management Optional

Financial Management

Operations Management Optional

Operations Management

Organisation Studies Optional

Organisation Studies

The aims of this module are: to develop a social scientific understanding of organisational theories, themes, concepts and practices; to encourage a challenging, questioning perspective on organisational behaviour, research and ideas.

Sales Management Optional

Sales Management

The aim of this module is to introduce students to the principles and techniques of personal selling and sales management in industrial and consumer marketing.

Semester 2

International Economics Core

International Economics

International Management Core

International Management

Accounting for Management Decisions Core

Accounting for Management Decisions

Brand Management Core

Brand Management

Business Ethics and Corporate Social Responsibility Core

Business Ethics and Corporate Social Responsibility

Information Systems Development Optional

Information Systems Development

Financial Markets and Derivatives Fundamentals Optional

Financial Markets and Derivatives Fundamentals

Business Lending Optional

Business Lending

Vocational Psychology Optional

Vocational Psychology

The aims of this module are to: enable students to increase their readiness for working life; enable students to increase the value they obtain from their work placement year; give students tools with which to understand and implement their career preferences, and help others do so.

Retail Buying Optional

Retail Buying

Consumer Behaviour Optional

Consumer Behaviour

Semester 1 & 2

University Wide Languages Programme Optional

University Wide Languages Programme

Areas studied include international corporate governance, international negotiations, international marketing, international human resource management and strategic management.

You are required to study 120 credits in the final year, including 60 credits worth of optional modules.

Semester 1

International Corporate Governance and Firms Core

International Corporate Governance and Firms

International Human Resource Management Core

International Human Resource Management

International Marketing Core

International Marketing

Advanced Interpersonal Skills Optional

Advanced Interpersonal Skills

Analytics for Management Optional

Analytics for Management

Business Forecasting Optional

Business Forecasting

Business Programming Optional

Business Programming

Corporate Governance Optional

Corporate Governance

Corporate Reconstruction and Turnaround Optional

Corporate Reconstruction and Turnaround

Enterprise Resource Planning Optional

Enterprise Resource Planning

Financial Management and Corporate Policy Optional

Financial Management and Corporate Policy

Knowledge Management Optional

Knowledge Management

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