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Bachelor of Arts (Honours) International Business

Bachelor of Arts (Honours) International Business

Teesside University

Employers are increasingly looking for work-ready graduates with an in-depth understanding of the global economy and the skills to operate in an international business environment. Global organisations need experts who have a good understanding of business in their own local markets and can develop effective international business strategies. 

Our Business with International Management programme equips you with a solid grounding in international business in a global context. It focuses on honing your abilities to navigate the complexities of global markets, master the intricacies of cross-border operations, and devise strategies that effectively bridge local and international boundaries. Designed for those aspiring to become international marketing managers, global supply chain coordinators, foreign policy advisors, or international business strategists, this degree positions graduates to meet the demands of worldwide organisations. 

Programme Overview

Awarding authority Teesside University, UK
Academic Year/Time Schedule/Programme Duration Duration of course is 3 years
Mode Full Time / Part Time
Teaching Amenities, Facilities etc Lecture rooms, Library, Computer lab, Student lounge

 

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Programme Objective

The Bachelor of International Business degree in Singapore is designed to meet the demand for work-ready graduates who possess a deep understanding of the global economy and the expertise to operate within an international business environment. Unlike a regular Bachelor of Arts Degree in Business Studies, this programme places a stronger emphasis on international economic knowledge, digital transformation, sustainability, and emerging technologies, preparing students to develop and implement strategies for multinational organisations. 

What to Expect

Students studying for the Bachelor of International Business can expect to explore these key areas:

  • Understand the dynamics of the global economy and its impact on business strategy and operations.
  • Learn about the role of digital technologies in business and the importance of sustainable practices.
  • Develop leadership skills and a sense of responsibility as future leaders in the international business arena.
  • Gain knowledge of how emerging technologies influence business and how to leverage them for innovation.

Learning in the Bachelor of International Business occurs in group sessions that focus on developing practical skills, underpinned by academic concepts and theories, allowing for in-depth discussions and understanding in smaller groups. Your learning is further enhanced by sessions with industry practitioners who bring valuable insights directly from the business world. 

Course Structure & Duration

The Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in International Business awarded by Teesside University consists of the following core modules:

  • Business Enterprise: Inspires students to think about entering the workplace with an interactive learning experience emphasising personal career aspirations.
  • Business Finance: Develops financial knowledge and accounting techniques essential for all managers.
  • Global Citizenship: Encourages students to consider business responsibilities and address global challenges.
  • Personal and Professional Development for Business: Reflects on personal and professional growth through interaction with peers and theories.
  • International Business Environments: Introduces basic economic theories of markets and competition with a focus on marketing principles.
  • Understanding Organisations: Provides a fundamental introduction to general principles of business management within organisational contexts.
  • Agile Management: Introduces specifics of acquiring and managing talented people and the concept of business agility.
  • Enterprise and Practice: Explores enterprise and business ideas through organizational behavior and managerial approaches.
  • Global Business Dynamics: Investigates global organizations and strategies for navigating international business environments.
  • International Business and Management: Offers an understanding of the main issues that affect international businesses in the global economy.
  • Digital Business: Covers e-based technologies and the role of technology in supporting business operations, including e-commerce.
  • Research Methods: Equips students with ethical research principles and the skills to conduct research studies.
  • Contemporary Issues in Business Management: Explores the challenges and controversies in a dynamic business environment.
  • Global Economics and Business Operations: Encourages the analysis and critical examination of management operations in an international context.
  • Emerging Technologies for the Enterprise: Explores the relationship between information management, strategic formulation, and the introduction and use of emerging technologies.
  • Sustainability, Strategy and Society: Equips students with the necessary knowledge for strategic management and responsible leadership in a wider context of business and enterprise.
  • Dissertation: A self-guided study where students produce a substantial submission focused on a chosen subject informed by academic advice.
  • Global Business Development: Analyses and evaluates strategic responses of international business to changes in the global environment.
  • Debate in Strategic Management: Builds upon strategic business analysis to explore various debates in strategic management.
  • Social Responsibility of Business: Considers issues related to social responsibility and its impact on corporate behavior and firm performance.
  • Opportunity, Innovation, and Entrepreneurship: Highlights the significance of innovation and entrepreneurship in creating and exploiting new business opportunities.

Students can opt for full or part-time study to pursue their degree in international business.

Type of Study Duration
Full-time/Part-time 3 years

Regardless if you opt for a full-time or part-time degree programme, all students receive the same comprehensive coverage of modules, access to lectures, and tutorial materials, ensuring that every graduate is equally prepared for the demands of a career in international business.

Admission Eligibility

Eligibility Criteria Requirements
Age Requirements 18 years old
Academic Requirements
  • Singapore-Cambridge GCE ‘A’ level Examination in the English medium with at least two passes in subjects at H2 level with One H1 Level pass and attempted General Paper (GP) or Knowledge & Inquiry (KI); or
  • Formal International Year 12 Education; or
  • International Baccalaureate (IB) Diploma awarded by the International Baccalaureate Organisation (IBO); or
  • Polytechnic Diploma Holder from a local polytechnic in Singapore: or
    – You can go straight to Year 2 if you have Polytechnic Diploma with a Pass grade;
    – You can go straight to Year 3 if you have a Polytechnic Diploma in a relevant area and achieve a minimum of 2.4/4;
    – You can go straight to Year 3 if you have a Polytechnic Specialist or Advanced Diploma with a Pass grade
  • BTEC level 4 HNC in Business or related discipline; or
  • Diploma or Advanced Diploma from private education institutions of Singapore with the Minimum Entry Requirements of at least ‘O’ Levels / NITEC / Higher NITEC; or
  • Successful completion of Amity Global Institute courses as follow:
    – Foundation Diploma / Foundation Programme for Higher Education for entry to Year 1
    – Diploma in Business Administration / Diploma in Business Management / Diploma in International Logistics and Supply Chain Management for entry to Year 2

For additional information on entry requirement please see https://www.tees.ac.uk/sections/fulltime/ug_entryreq.cfm
International applicants can find out what qualifications they need by visiting https://www.tees.ac.uk/sections/international/country.cfm

Other Level 6 entrants will be considered on an individual merit basis for entry to Level 6.

English Requirements
Mature Applicants Candidates who are at least 30 years of age with at least 8 years of working experience. To qualify as a mature candidate, you are required to submit a Personal Statement of not more than 200 words and 2 Referee Reports from at least one employer. Shortlisted applicants may be required to attend an interview.
Accreditation of Prior Learning (APL) / Credit Exemption Subject to university/academic approvals.

Bachelor of Arts (Honours) International Business Course Fees & Curriculum Structure

Fees Breakdown Total Payable
  Local International
Entry Year Year 1 Entry Year 2 Entry Year 3 Entry Year 1 Entry Year 2 Entry Year 3 Entry
Tuition Fee S$27,000 S$18,000 S$14,500 S$27,000 S$18,000 S$14,500
Total Course Fees Payable S$27,000 S$18,000 S$14,500 S$27,000 S$18,000 S$14,500
Note:
  1. Course Fee is inclusive of Tuition Fees & Exam Fees (one time)
  2. FPS Insurance premiums are paid by Amity, unless stated in the Student Contract which has to be paid by the student separately.
  3. Fees indicated are exclusive of GST.
  4. Fees indicated are exclusive of Non-Tuition Fee of S$ 1580.
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Module Titles Credits
YEAR 1
Business Enterprise 20
Business Finance 20
Global Citizenship 20
Personal and Professional Development for Business 20
International Market Environment 20
Understanding Organisations 20
YEAR 2
Agile Management 20
Enterprise and Practice 20
Global Business Dynamics 20
International Business and Management 20
Research Methods 20
Global Digital Business 20
YEAR 3
Contemporary Issues in Business Management 20
Global Economics and Business Operations 20
Emerging Technologies for the Enterprise 20
Sustainability, Strategy and Society 20
Dissertation 40

View Module Descriptions

For more information please refer to https://www.tees.ac.uk/

Career Prospects

A degree in international business primes graduates for diverse and influential roles within global companies.

  • International Management Consultant
  • International Trade Specialist
  • International Marketing Manager
  • Global E-commerce Manager
  • International Sales Representative
  • Global Supply Chain Manager
  • International Project Manager
  • International Human Resources Manager

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Frequently Asked Questions About the BA (Hons) International Business

To apply for the Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in International Business awarded by Teesside University, navigate to the “Apply Now” section on our website. 

Fill out the application forms with your details, attach any required documents, and our team will get back to you shortly regarding your application.

The next intake period for the Bachelor of International Business degree programme is scheduled for October 2024. Start dates are available in February, May and October. We encourage checking the course page regularly for any updates or additional intake periods.

Yes, the application fee for local students is S$150, and for international students, it is S$450. This fee is non-refundable and exclusive of GST.

It is advisable to apply at least 3 months before the start of your desired intake period to ensure a smooth application process, including time for any necessary visa arrangements and accommodation planning.

You can check your application status by contacting our Singapore admissions office.

Phone: +65 6602 9500

Email: info@singapore.amity.edu

Fax: +65 6602 9509

There are no differences in total payable course fees between local and international students. Both local and international students will have to pay a total course fee of S$27,000 for year 1 entry into the Bachelor of Arts (Honours) International Business programme.

However, international students will have to pay a one-time course application fee of S$450, while local students will have to pay a one-time course application fee of S$150.

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