University of Derby (3+0) Programmes
Programme Overview

Why Choose This Course?

The BA (Hons) Business (International Business) allows student to focus on the study of International Business as a specific field of interest, combined with the study of more general business concepts and management techniques. This programme will include a focus on the global dimension to these areas, and, therefore, International Business is multi-disciplinary in nature and can lead to many possible careers.

About the Course

The BA (Hons) Business (International Business) programme focuses on the way businesses work across the world and gives those considering a career in a multinational or internationally active business a solid foundation. You will examine every aspects of international business from the factors that drive firms to become international, to the challenges of managing people and supply chains across the world. Student will also learn how to critically explain and comment on the techniques used in multidisciplinary business and become adept at applying tools to solve business problems. They will discover how to analyse and evaluate the structures, processes and contexts of international business and be ready to apply these skills in a real world setting.

How You Will Learn

In Year 1 the emphasis shall be mainly on learning the theories/concepts and their applications. In Year 2 the emphasis shall be on the use of the learnt theories in critically analysing the real world, country and company situations and developments, as well as, to explain and discuss the causes and effects relating to the situations and happenings. In Year 3, i.e; the graduating year, the emphasis shall be that the students are not only able to analyse critically but to think critically, and suggest solutions to the problems and issues that are efficient, effective and, to a large extent, original.

Career Opportunities

  • Country Manager
  • Export Sales Representative
  • Foreign Currency Investment Advisor
  • International Banking officer
  • International Business Development Officer
  • International Management Consultant
  • Market Research Analyst Officer
  • Trade Analyst
Level / Year Module Code Module Name
Year 1

(Level 4)

4AG500

Finance & Business Performance

4MK514

Marketing Fundamentals

4HR500

Understanding People in Organisations

4LO500

Managing Performance in Operations

4EC501

Markets, Prices & Strategy

4IM500

Developing Personal Leadership

Year 2

(Level 5)

5HR501

Employability and Personal Development

5EC500*

Data Analysis Skills (Semester 1 & 2)

5LO500

Logistics

5MK501

Ethics and Social Responsibility

5EC501

Macroeconomics for Business

5IM500

Business Simulation

Year 3

(Level 6)

6LO501

International Purchasing and Supply Chain Management

6MK503

Marketing Across Culture

6IM501 (I)

Issues in Global Business : Part 1

6GN502

International Entrepreneurship

6LA523

Sustainable Development & International Business Law

6IM501 (II)

Issues in Strategic Concepts : Part 2

Note: *These modules area a year throught modules.
  Subject Code Subject Name Remark
MPU 1 MPU3113* HubunganEtnik* Must do 2
MPU3123* Tamadun Islam danTamadun Asia (TITAS)
MPU3143** BahasaMelayuKomunikasi 3
MPU3173** Pengajian Malaysia 3
MPU 2 MPU3213*** BahasaKebangsaan A Choose 1
MPU3223 Leadership and Life Skills
MPU3233 Leadership in Business
MPU 3 MPU3313 Comparative Ethics for Malaysia Choose 1
MPU3323 Malaysian Constitution
MPU3363 Issues of the Social Media on Malaysian Society
MPU3343 Career Pathways in the field of Behavioral Sciences in Malaysia
MPU 4 MPU3412 Co-Curriculum - Sports 2 Choose 1
MPU3422 Co-Curriculum - Community Service 2
MPU3423 Co-Curriculum - Event Management

Notes :
* For Local Students
** For International Students
*** Local students without credit for SPM's Bahasa Melayu must do MPU3213

  Subject Code Subject Name

DOMS

Compulsory Subjects

AES001

Reflective Practice

AES002

Listening, Reading & Writing Skills

Internship

AIP021

Preparation for Career Management: Internship Programme

AIT021

Industrial Training : Part 1

AIT031

Industrial Training : Part 2


cmi

The Business Management programme is accredited by Chartered Management Institute’s (CMI’s) where students will be enrolled as Affiliate Membership and receive an Advance Diploma in Management and Leadership.