BA (Hons) Business with International Management,

Northumbria University

image The global nature of today’s marketplace demands a new type of graduate: One equipped with the fundamentals of market economies and the multivalent forces that shape the operating environments of organisations, both nationally and internationally.

This course provides a comprehensive and integrated understanding of general business and management principles in a contemporary and international context across a complete spectrum of disciplines. It also develops in-depth understanding and nurtures essential skills vital for career advancement in a global business environment.

Learning Outcomes
The course is designed to integrate a deep understanding of the subject matter with the development of key skills and competencies needed to adapt to a rapidly changing, dynamic, and competitive global marketplace. Upon completion, students will be able to:

► Demonstrate knowledge of concepts and procedures related to business functions and processes.
► Evaluate the legal, social and economic environments of business.
► Apply industry- and discipline-specific tools to the analysis of targeted international business opportunities and challenges.
► Identify ethical obligations and responsibilities of business.
► Analyse human capital dynamics and management tactics in cross-cultural international environments.
► Construct and present effective oral and written forms of professional communication.

Course Subjects
Students will be exposed to a number of critical areas over 3 semesters and are assessed through a combination of written examinations and assignments.

Year 1:
► Accounting & Business Environment
► Microeconomics
► Organisational Behaviour
► Marketing Management
► Basic Business Statistics (Elective)
► Management (Elective)
► Ethnic Studies (MPU)

Year 2:
► Financial Management
► Human Resource Management
► Strategic Management
► Operations Management
► Business Communication (Elective)
► Management Information System (Elective)
► Community Service (MPU)
► Critical Thinking Skills (MPU)
► Ethics of Communication (MPU)

Year 3:
► As required by the respective partner universities

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