This unique course will prepare you for a career in an international organisation. You will learn to relate theoretical explanations of business to the practical issues which face today’s global business managers. WHY THIS COURSE? This course has EPAS accreditation, a scheme operated by the European Foundation for Management Development, which means you'll benefit from studying a programme which is recognised for its high quality student experiences of internationalisation and corporate engagement. This course received 87% for student satisfaction (National Student Survey 2017). The University is a Chartered Institute of Marketing (CIM) Accredited Study Centre. In your first year you will have the opportunity to gain the CIM's Introductory Certificate in Marketing alongside the Marketing Principles and Practice unit, a qualification respected by employers for marketing and non-marketing roles. MORE ABOUT THIS COURSE You'll spend your second year spent overseas studying at one of our partner universities, in Europe, Far East, USA, Canada or Australia: you can opt to stay in a single location for the whole year, or spend each semester in a different university. The University of Portsmouth is ranked 30th out of 117 UK universities for Business, Management and Marketing in The Guardian's University League Tables 2018. WHO IS THIS COURSE FOR? This course is the ideal choice for would-be international business high-flyers. The changing business world is becoming more global and is constantly looking for essential cross-cultural business awareness. SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE GAINED You are strongly encouraged to undertake a paid work placement, whether overseas or in an international business role within the UK. Previous students have gained practical experience and enhanced their employability skills in organisations such as Fujitsu, Diageo and Ernst & Young. AFTER THE COURSE The University of Portsmouth is UK's number 1 for boosting graduate salaries (The Economist 2017) and 100% of graduates on this course are in work or further study within six months of graduating (Destination of Leavers from Higher Education 2016). Graduates have pursued careers in business consultancy, international project management, international sales, financial risk analysis and regional management.