BSc International Business

Our International Business BSc will provide you with the skills and experience to work in an international business. You’ll graduate a confident, independent thinker, with the skills to adapt rapidly to change, and a detailed knowledge of international business and cross-cultural management.

This degree will give you in-depth knowledge of organisations and their environments, including their relationships to society. Specialising in international business, you will focus on the ways businesses operate differently in home and overseas markets.

Course details

Specialising in international business, you will focus on the ways businesses operate differently in home and overseas markets.
  • Mode of study: 2 -3 days campus
  • Intake: September , January
  • Course length: 3-4 years
  • Course fee: £9,250 per year
  • Location: London

University of Roehampton

Course overview

Developing an understanding of general business areas such as managing people, operations, marketing and finance, you will also learn about what businesses need to do to operate ethically and effectively in a culturally diverse and international environment.

In readiness for your future career, you will acquire key attributes employers value, such as commercial acumen, self-reflection and emotional intelligence, alongside skills in research, numeracy, project management and leadership.

A study abroad semester in the second year of the programme will give you an opportunity to put your cross-cultural learnings into practice and demonstrate to future employers lived cultural intelligence experiences.

You will finish the course confident in your personal values, with the knowledge and experience to solve business problems ethically, and an ongoing passion for personal and professional development.

*This programme is dual accredited to a CMI qualification. Upon successful completion of the programme, Roehampton on-campus students, who complete the whole programme with Roehampton, will be eligible for a CMI L5 qualification in Management and Leadership (subject to passing the required mapped CMI modules and CMI moderation).


Entry requirements

Year 1 entry: 112 UCAS points (or equivalent), Foundation Year entry: 48 UCAS points (or equivalent)


You’ll leave well equipped to work in a diverse range of careers, including international trade and banking, operations management, market research, international sales or marketing, and other roles within international companies.

Our careers team is available to support you from the start of your studies until after you graduate. They will help you build your CV, prepare for interviews, and meet and learn from successful graduates working at the top of their careers. You’ll also have opportunities to work with our partners across London and beyond, and to attend a Roehampton jobs fair where you can find out about graduate opportunities and meet employers.


All modules are core and are worth 15 credits unless specified.

Required modules

  • Introduction to Accounting and Finance
  • Business Psychology
  • Business Organisations in a Global Economy
  • Business Data Analysis
  • Principles of Marketing
  • Introduction to Management


Required zero-credit module

  • Business Readiness (Year 1)

Required modules

  • Managing People and Careers
  • Global and International Business
  • International Business and Emerging Markets

Required modules (Study Abroad)

  • Business Exchange Credits

Required zero-credit module

  • Business Readiness (Year 2)

Required modules

  • Business Ethics and Responsible Management
  • Applied Corporate Strategy
  • International Human Resource Management
  • Global Marketing

Required zero-credit module

  • Business Readiness (Year 3)

Optional modules (pre/corequisites)

  • Business and Management Dissertation (Part 1)
  • Business and Management Dissertation (Part 2)
  • Managing Innovation
  • Management Consultancy Skills
  • Management Consultancy Project
  • Contemporary Issues in Management