What will I learn?

Prepare for the social, political and cultural challenges facing contemporary businesses, governments and not-for-profit organisations by studying International Business with French.You will develop the personal and professional competences required to work across a range of roles in contemporary business including:* accountancy and finance* strategy* marketing* human resource management* data analytics* entrepreneurship and innovationTaught by world-leading industry professionals and researchers, you can specialise in areas of business such as:* Global Business* Entrepreneurship and New Venture Creation* Eco Innovation* Future of Work* Theories and Techniques of Persuasion**French**Spoken in Africa, Europe and Canada, and a working language of many international organisations, French makes an excellent partner subject to International Business. If you have a limited knowledge of French, you will take an intensive language course in Year 1 that also introduces you to French culture. If your knowledge of the language is more advanced, you will take a course which will develop your written and spoken linguistic skills, and explore the extraordinary richness and variety of one of the world's great civilisations through the study of modern French literature, culture and civilisation. **International Business**You will specialise in international business in Year 2. You will examine different types of foreign market entry strategy and the world trade regime. You will study the various elements that comprise this environment e.g. EU / NAFTA. Your studies will also include:* the role of the multinational enterprise and the process of foreign direct investment* cultural issues* technology* intellectual property rights and finance* interaction between governments and investorsYou will further develop your language skills in French, including in writing, translation and grammar, with group discussions on a variety of topics relating to contemporary France and the Francophone world. You will also continue to study French literature and culture.**Compulsory year abroad**You will have a compulsory study abroad year in Year 3 at one of our international partner institutions in France. You will experience at first hand different cultures and approaches and develop your understanding of the international environment, including foreign language study.**Who is the programme is for?**This programme is particularly suitable if you are looking for a breadth of international business understanding. The programme is appropriate for those aspiring to undertake a career in international management, and those seeking further educational opportunities.**Environment for learning**We offer a supportive and encouraging environment where you can grow and develop. Our student experience team offer an extensive range of pastoral and professional provision to support you on your undergraduate journey.We provide many and varied opportunities for you to engage in co- and extra-curricular activities. Our dedicated Student Development Team can help you develop a range of essential business graduate competencies.**Further development opportunities**You may take undergraduate Edinburgh Awards supported by an alumni professional mentor and trained coaches:* Personal and Professional Development (Year 2)* Effective and Responsible Leadership (Year 3 or 4)You can also participate in a large number of business societies, business events and peer-support schemes.

Which department am I in?

Business School

Study options

Full Time (4 Years)

Tuition fees
£23,100.00 (US$ 31,794) per year
This is a fixed fee
Start date

12 September 2022

Venue

Central area campus

George Square,

Edinburgh,

Edinburgh, City Of,

EH8 9JZ, Scotland

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Minimum entry requirements in the standardised tests are: ACT score of 27 plus two AP scores at 4+ or two SAT subject tests at 650+; SAT score of 1290+ (650+ in Evidence based reading and Writing and 620+ in Math) plus two AP scores at 4+ or two SAT subject tests at 650+; 3 AP scores at 4+; 3 SAT Subject Test scores of 650+; A combination of the AP and SAT, such as 1 AP score at 4+ and 2 SAT Subject Tests at 650+. A combination of AP and SAT Subject tests are acceptable, provided they are in different subjects. For example, AP French and SAT Physics are acceptable as two scores, but AP French and SAT French are only considered once. Students with International Baccalaureate or French Baccalaureate will be considered. The Cambridge Advanced International Certificate of Education (AICE) Diploma is accepted for entry. The Diploma must include three Cambridge International A Levels achieved with points equivalent to the A Level grade requirements for the programme including required subjects. Many of our degree programmes require that you have some experience of the subject at high school. This means that one or more of your three standardised test scores must include specific subject requirements, such as an AP score or SAT subject test in a certain subject relevant to the degree you are applying to. Please refer the university website for details of the English Language requirements for entry to individual undergraduate degree programmes.

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.

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