BSc International Business Management with Study Abroad (N121)

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Course summary

In this four-year degree course you will learn about international business and study internationally, spending a year at one of our partner universities overseas.

This degree is the same as the three-year BSc International Business Management during the first two years. You will spend your third year abroad studying modules in business and management in English at one of our partner universities.

You will return to Bristol for your final year, when you will complete a dissertation, a piece of individual research in which you can focus on a topic that stimulates your interest the most. You will also take other core and optional units.

To find out more about studying abroad, visit Centre for Study Abroad.


Our International Business Management with Study Abroad BSc is approved by major professional bodies in the UK (ICAEW, CIMA) so as a a graduate you can gain exemptions from a number of their examinations or credits for prior learning.

Course structure

Full details about the course structure and units for this course can be viewed in the programme catalogue.

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Entry requirements

We accept a wide variety of qualifications and welcome applications from students of all backgrounds. Below is a guide to the typical offers for this course.

DDD in any Applied General BTEC National Level 3 Extended Diploma

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36 points overall with 18 at Higher Level
32 points overall with 16 at Higher Level

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85% overall
Advanced Higher: AA, and Standard Higher: AAAAB
Access to HE Diploma in Business, Humanities, Social Sciences, Psychology, Law or History (or similar titles). The 45 graded Level 3 credits must include at least 30 credits at Distinction and 15 at Merit or above.

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Requirements are as for A-levels, where you can substitute a non-subject specific grade for the Welsh Baccalaureate Advanced Skills Challenge Certificate at that grade.
Requirements for principal subjects are as for A-level, where D1/D2 is A*, D3 is A, M1/M2 is B, and M3 is C.
The University of Bristol welcomes applications from international students, and we accept a wide range of qualifications for undergraduate and postgraduate study.

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