Being international is seldom a choice but a necessity for companies today. This modern day business studies course concentrates on the links between the major business functions and their role in the international business context, including international comparisons. 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. There is the opportunity to integrate an International Semester into your second year study, as well as opportunities to enhance your language skills in French, German or Spanish. In the first year, we will introduce you to the major management functions as well as the financial, economic and organisational environments that managers and organisations must operate within. In the second year, you will be introduced to the international business context and examine how managerial issues vary around the globe. You will also have the option to undertake an ‘International Semester’, which is a 6 month study abroad scheme. In the final year, you will have the opportunity to build on your experiences on placement or studying abroad. You will be able to tailor your degree and choose more advanced optional modules that suit your career ambitions, which might include finance, marketing, operations, or new business development.