Postgraduate courses
Postgraduate courses

International Business

Why study at Roehampton

  • Regular guest speakers from multinational companies
  • Highly recommended: 100% overall student satisfaction for this course (National Student Survey 2014)
  • Spend a semester studying abroad in the USA, Australia, France, Spain or the Netherlands

Strong links with companies such as Haymarket, Marks and Spencer, Santander and Waitrose.

As the world economy becomes increasingly global, with world trade and the European Union expanding, and the industrialisation of China, India and Russia, there is a growing demand for graduates who can work at an international level. On this course, you will develop a solid understanding of business and management and learn how to operate in a cross-cultural environment, with the ability to respond to the challenges of globalisation.

More details

Year-by-year summary

First year

This foundation year consists of the following modules:

  • Business Skills
  • Quantitative and Accounting Methods for Business
  • People and Organisations
  • Marketing and Enterprise
  • Business Economics
  • Foreign Language (English, French, Italian, Spanish, Arabic, Japanese, Mandarin)
  • Questioning Citizenship.
Second year

All students study International Business Environment, International Business Workshop, and Managing Organisations. Non-UK students typically stay at Roehampton and select modules from a wide variety of options such as The European Economy, Marketing Management, and Entrepreneurship. UK students spend a semester overseas in a partner institution studying business to an equivalent level to Roehampton-based students.

Third year

You contribute to and learn from the programme at an advanced level on the basis of real international experience developed during your second year. You continue to extend and deepen your business knowledge and practice. All students study Cross-Cultural Management and complete an international research project.

Example modules

  • International Business Environment
  • Marketing and Enterprise
  • Cross-Cultural Management

Career options

You’ll be equipped to work in international trade or banking, operations management, market research, international sales or marketing, and other roles within international companies.

UCAS code





Single honours

Entry tariff

280 points

Specific entry requirements »

General entry requirements »


Business School »


3 years (full-time)

Tuition fees

£9,000 (2015; UK/EU) »

£12,000 (2015; International) »

Cash scholarships and bursaries available »

Programme outline

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Further information

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Saturday 11 July 2015

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