International Business

Our International Business degree is designed to give you the industry-relevant skills and essential knowledge that you need if you see yourself having a career that involves managing or leading across boundaries. As a graduate made at KBS, you’ll be equipped to respond to the challenges and opportunities faced by global businesses while developing your understanding in all areas of enterprise such as marketing, finance, and strategy.

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Key Facts



BSc (Hons) International Business

Degree Duration

4 Years :

1 year pathway + 3 years degree


Pathways Available

International Foundation Year | International Year Zero


Start Dates

January | September

Degree Overview

Are you keen to travel or work for a company with global outreach? Do you wish to learn more about the functions of business in a multinational context?

In the 2020s, even microbusinesses have the potential to have international reach. Having an understanding of international culture, being able to adapt to a global market, and recognising the opportunities companies have on the international stage, is vital to succeed.

This course is internationally focused by design. You will develop a broad understanding of business in a global context through modules that teach everything from international trade and finance, to international business in a digital economy, alongside introductory modules in finance, operations, and other essential business functions plus flexible options in more specialised areas of business.

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Additional Costs

You may incur additional costs in the course of your education at the university over and above tuition fees in an academic year such as laptops, stationary and additional resources.

Why Study this Degree

Expert teaching staff appear in the top 2% of researchers

This course is accredited by CMI and IOE&T

You can take part in our Business Start Up Journey at ASPIRE

Your Pathways

The IFY will prepare you for the first year of your undergraduate degree. It’s made up of several core and subject-specific modules that will give you a greater understanding of your chosen subject area. The skills you develop through this programme will help you in your chosen degree, in your future career, and in all aspects of life.

Learn more about International Foundation Year

The International Year Zero is the first year of the four year undergraduate course. IYZ is designed to help you gain extra skills in your subject area, as well as English Language, before you continue to year one of your chosen University undergraduate degree course.

Following successful completion of the IYZ, you will continue onto Year One of your degree directly with the University of your choice.

Learn more about International Year Zero