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International Business (with placement year) BSc (Hons)



What will I learn?

All organisations from start-ups and SMEs to multinational firms work within and are impacted by international business dynamics. BSc International Business is a contemporary business studies course that concentrates on the links between the major business functions and their role in the international business context, including international comparisons.Businesses of every size are impacted by rapidly changing international dynamics. More than ever, business graduates are required to show cultural sensitivity and an internationally transferable skillset. By covering the key management disciplines from a global perspective, you will be equipped for a successful career in a wide range of business and management roles in any sector of your choosing, and from any geographical location.Unlike many other courses, in addition to your ‘Placement Year’ in year three, you have the option to take an ‘International Semester’ during year two. This gives you the opportunity to study abroad for 6 months if you wish, cultivating your international experience, as well as a full year on placement.Your studies will build upon a core set of exclusive, cutting edge international business modules, plus the chance to develop your language skills in German, French, Spanish and Mandarin if you wish.Skills for employability is a key part of the Loughborough experience and can really boost your job prospects and this degree has a module specifically built in to help you develop your study and employability skills. There are also specific modules in entrepreneurship to help those with aspirations to start or develop their own businesses.

Which department am I in?

School of Business and Economics

Study options

Full Time (4 Years)

Tuition fees
£22,800.00 (US$ 28,050) per year
This is a fixed fee

*Price shown is for indicative purposes, please check with institution

Start date

2 October 2023


Main Site

Ashby Road,



LE11 3TU, England

Entry requirements

For students from United States

AAB including Maths and Physics with A in Maths

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


About Loughborough University

Loughborough University might be famous for sport, but it has exceptional technology and facilities for a huge range of schools of learning.

  • Considered the best university for sport in the world
  • Outstanding teaching facilities across a range of subjects
  • Highly ranked in the UK for graduate employability
  • Voted WhatUni’s University of the Year 2020

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