Open Day
International Business BSc(Hons)
Dr Helen Berry
Course Leader
What do we offer?
 A friendly, caring, learning environment
 Good student facilities (library, online journals,
teaching...
Brighton Business School
 Exchange students with France, Spain, Italy, Holland,
Germany, Sweden, Australia & Canada
 Str...
Sought after skills
 Businesses need internationally-minded graduates
 Foreign language skills are particularly sought a...
Course Ambitions: the Network
 To provide a cross-cultural experience with the
opportunity for students to engage in stud...
Country Tutors/Study Support
 Staff members act as Country Tutors who oversee
links between Brighton and our partner inst...
Our Requirements (typically)
 BBB (300 points) from 3 A-Levels
 GCSE Maths and English at minimum grade C
 National Dip...
Why study International Business at
Brighton?
 Flexibly designed course offering considerable choice
to fit a wide range ...
Core Values
 Developing the individual
 Developing skills
 Building a knowledge base
 Employability
Two award paths
 Studying language as part of the course
International Business BSc(Hons) (with French,
German or Spanish...
Language entry
 A Level French/German/Spanish
Can continue studying a language on the degree and
then study in France/Ger...
Year 3 Options
 Spend two semesters at one of our partner institutions
OR
 Spend one semester at a partner institution A...
Year 1
 Develop self responsibility
 Develop organizational capacities to organize work
 Engage with your learning and ...
Year 1
‘With’ Language
20
Financial Knowledge
& Skills 20
Academic &
Professional Skills
10 ‘with’ or 20 ‘without’
Princip...
Year 2
Option 1
Language
Working Across
Cultures 20
Option 2
Business Operations
& Systems 20
International Business
Analy...
Option 2
Design &
Innovation
Environmental
Sustainability
Creativity in
Enterprise
Community,
Participation &
Development
...
Final Year
Strategy for
International Business
20
Year Abroad Report
20
Language or
option 3
20
Cultural Insights for
Inte...
Selection of final year electives
*General Electives International Electives
 Marketing Planning & Strategy
 Retail Mark...
Selection of jobs obtained by recent
graduates (1)
 Ago Reklam AB – Accountant, Helsinki
 AIG Europe SA – Administration...
Selection of jobs obtained by recent
graduates (2)
 H J Heinz – Customs Operations Asst.
 Hospice Landsman – Analyst, Fr...
Year abroad
 Most students can go to their first choice institution
(However, some quotas exist)
 Erasmus/Socrates grant...
Partner universities –
classes in local language
 French – ESCE (Paris), ESPEME (Lille and Nice),
University of Ottawa
 ...
Partner universities –
Classes delivered in English
 France (ESCE, Paris)
 Germany (Fachochschule, Mainz)
 The Netherla...
One of the world’s great capitals!
 The Ecole Superieure de Commerce
Exterieure is one of France’s leading private
busine...
An elegant town in Northern France with
good bus and metro links. Plenty of
nightlife. Easily and cheaply accessible
from ...
Chic, sophisticated city on the Cote
d’Azur. Excellent climate with good bars,
markets, shops and beaches.
Modern buildin...
A culturally and historically interesting city on the Rhine with a
population of 200,000. Situated close to Frankfurt and ...
An exciting, vibrant, cosmopolitan city with its parks, shops, museums,
canals, interesting architecture and wide choice o...
An historic city that once ruled most of the
known world. With a population of three
million it is a city of charm, charac...
A small beautiful city with rich heritage,
a cultural oasis. Two hours by bus from
Madrid. Population 170,000 (of which
25...
An attractive town (population 120,000)
situated between Stockholm and
Gothenburg, with good recreational and
entertainmen...
Not just the home of Fiat cars but also an
historic city and once the capital of Italy.
Many palaces. Only two hours from ...
A modern, vibrant city with plenty of history.
The capital of Canada – a meeting place of
English and French culture and h...
Australia – Flinders University, Adelaide
 18,000 students
 South coast location
 Ranked as one of the top ten
Australi...
 New link with one of
Germany’s top
Universities!
 38,000 students in
Hamburg - popular with
students!
 10,000 in Schoo...
 4,400 students
 400 in faculty
 6,320 alumni
 12 doctoral degree programs
 18 masters degree programs
 22 undergrad...
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International Business BSc - Open Day Presentation Sept 2013

  1. 1. Open Day International Business BSc(Hons) Dr Helen Berry Course Leader
  2. 2. What do we offer?  A friendly, caring, learning environment  Good student facilities (library, online journals, teaching rooms, hot desks)  Wide range of sport and leisure activities  Career-focussed courses
  3. 3. Brighton Business School  Exchange students with France, Spain, Italy, Holland, Germany, Sweden, Australia & Canada  Strong research ranking in business and management  Wide mix of student nationalities and backgrounds (around 2,500 students in Business School)  Good links with local and national industry  A friendly and caring learning environment  Good student facilities (halls, teaching rooms, learning resources, computer pools)  Wide range of sport and leisure activities
  4. 4. Sought after skills  Businesses need internationally-minded graduates  Foreign language skills are particularly sought after  Importance of cross-cultural understanding and experience  Leads to a wide range of career and postgraduate learning opportunities
  5. 5. Course Ambitions: the Network  To provide a cross-cultural experience with the opportunity for students to engage in study and/or work abroad  To enable students to network with students from leading international universities and business schools  To build confidence and skills to operate effectively in the global business environment
  6. 6. Country Tutors/Study Support  Staff members act as Country Tutors who oversee links between Brighton and our partner institutions  Staff also act as Personal Tutors to the student throughout their time on the course  Prepare students for year abroad and then supervise them while abroad  Project/dissertation supervisor  Other sources of help: course leader, undergraduate office, student union  Student Services (welfare, careers, health, counselling, accommodation)
  7. 7. Our Requirements (typically)  BBB (300 points) from 3 A-Levels  GCSE Maths and English at minimum grade C  National Diploma DDM  International Baccalaureate 32 points (16 at Higher)  IELTS requirement: overall grade 6, with 6 in writing and at least 5.5 in all other elements
  8. 8. Why study International Business at Brighton?  Flexibly designed course offering considerable choice to fit a wide range of interests and career ambitions  The course attracts students from not only Europe, but also many other parts of the world, giving it a rich mix of cultures and nationalities  Provides the opportunity to study in the third year at another leading European, Canadian or Australian business school or university AND/OR undertake an international work placement  Offers foreign language teaching in French, German and Spanish at beginner, intermediate and advanced level; choice of language and non-language routes  A strong graduate employment record
  9. 9. Core Values  Developing the individual  Developing skills  Building a knowledge base  Employability
  10. 10. Two award paths  Studying language as part of the course International Business BSc(Hons) (with French, German or Spanish) 4 Years, with 3rd year spent abroad  No language study International Business BSc(Hons) 4 Years with 3rd year spent abroad at one of our English-speaking partners. Option of learning a language outside the course.
  11. 11. Language entry  A Level French/German/Spanish Can continue studying a language on the degree and then study in France/Germany/Spain for year abroad. Qualify with: International Business BSc(Hons) (Language specified)  A/S level/GCSE French/German/Spanish May be able to study language on degree but must study at an English-Speaking institution for their year abroad (Amsterdam, Paris, Sweden, Canada, Australia, Turkey or Turin). Qualify with: International Business BSc (Hons) (Language specified)  No Language Must study at an English-speaking institution for their year abroad (Amsterdam, Paris, Sweden, Germany, Canada, Australia, Turkey or Turin). Qualify with: International Business BSc(Hons)
  12. 12. Year 3 Options  Spend two semesters at one of our partner institutions OR  Spend one semester at a partner institution AND one semester doing an approved overseas work placement OR  Spend the whole year (min 36 weeks) doing an approved overseas work placement (anywhere outside the UK)
  13. 13. Year 1  Develop self responsibility  Develop organizational capacities to organize work  Engage with your learning and take ownership  Meet with students from all years to broaden knowledge & intercultural understanding.
  14. 14. Year 1 ‘With’ Language 20 Financial Knowledge & Skills 20 Academic & Professional Skills 10 ‘with’ or 20 ‘without’ Principles of Marketing 20 Global Business Environment 20 Understanding Cultural Difference 10 or 20
  15. 15. Year 2 Option 1 Language Working Across Cultures 20 Option 2 Business Operations & Systems 20 International Business Analysis 20 Building Cross-cultural Awareness 20
  16. 16. Option 2 Design & Innovation Environmental Sustainability Creativity in Enterprise Community, Participation & Development Purchasing & Supply
  17. 17. Final Year Strategy for International Business 20 Year Abroad Report 20 Language or option 3 20 Cultural Insights for International Business International Options 1 & 2 40
  18. 18. Selection of final year electives *General Electives International Electives  Marketing Planning & Strategy  Retail Marketing  Supply Chain Management  Small Business & Entrepreneurship  Social Marketing  Business Marketing  Business Values, Responsibility & Trust  Consumer Psychology  Consumer Law & Practice  Current Issues in Information Systems  Electronic Commerce  Employee Selection & Development  Essentials of Employment Law  Financial and Capital Markets  Management & Cost Accounting  Political Economy of Europe  Public Relations  Purchasing & E-Procurement  Marketing Communications  Marketing Innovation & New Product Dev  Business Ethics and Corporate Social Resp.  Climate Change & Global Business Ops  Competitive Advantage & the Global Economy  Foreign Language  Political Economy in Europe  Globalization & International Markets  International Finance  International Human Resource Management  International Marketing  Law of International Trade  Marketing Across Cultures  The New European Marketplace  Undergraduate Global Business Forum  Financial & capital Markets  Researching International Management & Leadership  Export law  International Law & Institutions  United Nations: law & Practice
  19. 19. Selection of jobs obtained by recent graduates (1)  Ago Reklam AB – Accountant, Helsinki  AIG Europe SA – Administration/Finance, Brighton  American Express – Project Leader, Germany  American Express – Graduate Financial Management Programme, Burgess Hill  Bayer AG – Marketing Assistant, Rome  Berstch Consulting, Germany  Danone Group – Marketing, San Diego (USA)  Defenseweb Technologies Inc – Finance Assistant, Amsterdam  EF ILS BV – Assistant, Dusseldorf  Ernst & Young – Company Researcher  Euromonitor plc – Overseas Accounts, Manchester  Exxon Mobil – Trainee Financial  GKN Plc – Controller, Cologne
  20. 20. Selection of jobs obtained by recent graduates (2)  H J Heinz – Customs Operations Asst.  Hospice Landsman – Analyst, Frankfurt  IBM Germany – IT Professional  Kimberley Clark Europe – Customer Services, France  Lehman Brokers Operations – Graduate Trainee, London  NatWest Bank – Customer Services Officer  Novaction S.A. – Jr. Marketing Consultant, Paris  Polo Ralph Lauren – Human Resource Officer  Pricewaterhouse Coopers – Associate, Frankfurt  Quaker Oats Scandinavia – Marketing Assistant, Sweden  United Nations – Geneva  W.S.Atkins – Management Consultant Post Graduate Destinations:  M.Phil in Innovation, Strategy & Organisation, Cambridge  Masters in Corporate Environmental Management, Finland Masters in Fashion & Design, CASS Business School, London
  21. 21. Year abroad  Most students can go to their first choice institution (However, some quotas exist)  Erasmus/Socrates grant support (currently around 4,300 Euros for a year and subject to availability)  Local accommodation subsidy (currently around 200 Euros per month) in Paris  Tuition fees – We swap students not fees! EU Zone – Non-EU  Fees for those doing both study and placement or placement only
  22. 22. Partner universities – classes in local language  French – ESCE (Paris), ESPEME (Lille and Nice), University of Ottawa  German – Fachochschule Mainz; Hamburg University  Spanish – University of Salamanca, San Pablo (Madrid)  Italian – SAA (Turin)  Turkey - Koc (Istanbul)
  23. 23. Partner universities – Classes delivered in English  France (ESCE, Paris)  Germany (Fachochschule, Mainz)  The Netherlands (HES, Amsterdam)  Sweden (University of Orebro)  Italy (SAA, Turin)  Canada (University of Ottawa)  Australia (Flinders University, Adelaide)  Turkey (Koc, Istanbul)
  24. 24. One of the world’s great capitals!  The Ecole Superieure de Commerce Exterieure is one of France’s leading private business schools  Located in central Paris  Fabulous facilities; state of the art teaching rooms and resources  Teaching in French OR English ESCE – Paris
  25. 25. An elegant town in Northern France with good bus and metro links. Plenty of nightlife. Easily and cheaply accessible from the UK via the Channel Tunnel. The Ecole Superieure de Management de l’Enterprise is part of Groupe EDHEC – one of France’s leading Grandes Ecoles Classes are in French; wide mix of nationalities; choice of marketing or finance stream Well qualified, practising professors Own Halls of Residence ESPEME – Lille
  26. 26. Chic, sophisticated city on the Cote d’Azur. Excellent climate with good bars, markets, shops and beaches. Modern buildings close to the Mediterranean Same programmes as Lille; Classes in French Smaller than her sister institution at Lille, hence only limited places available No halls of residence but plenty of private accommodation ESPEME – Nice
  27. 27. A culturally and historically interesting city on the Rhine with a population of 200,000. Situated close to Frankfurt and next to the Rheingau region with its famous wines, it is one of Germany’s main media centres. Highly rated Business School (Fachochschule) with strong reputation for teaching and research Classes taught in German and/or English Broad range of subjects to choose from University of Applied Sciences – Mainz
  28. 28. An exciting, vibrant, cosmopolitan city with its parks, shops, museums, canals, interesting architecture and wide choice of entertainment – not to mention the trams and all the bicycles! A great place in which to live and study. HES is part of the University of Amsterdam. Wide range of topics to choose from (all in English language) Truly multi-cultural environment Excellent induction programmes Guaranteed places in halls of residence HvA – Amsterdam
  29. 29. An historic city that once ruled most of the known world. With a population of three million it is a city of charm, character and endless diversions. A fun city in which to study. A course similar to our own Pleasantly located close to the centre of Madrid and easily reached by metro or bus Mostly private accommodation Universidad San Pablo – Madrid
  30. 30. A small beautiful city with rich heritage, a cultural oasis. Two hours by bus from Madrid. Population 170,000 (of which 25,000 are students at the two universities). Spain’s oldest university Wide choice of topics, taught in Spanish Predominantly Spanish students Plenty of private accommodation Universidad Salamanca
  31. 31. An attractive town (population 120,000) situated between Stockholm and Gothenburg, with good recreational and entertainment facilities. Lots of opportunities for organised trips to other countries. Top quality University facilities including accommodation Viking barrow graves on the campus! Multi-cultural mix of students English language mode of instruction Student contact scheme University of Orebro
  32. 32. Not just the home of Fiat cars but also an historic city and once the capital of Italy. Many palaces. Only two hours from both the Alps and the Mediterranean. One of Italy’s leading business schools Modern facilities Multi-cultural environment Classes in English or Italian Good public transport system SAA Universita di Torino
  33. 33. A modern, vibrant city with plenty of history. The capital of Canada – a meeting place of English and French culture and heritage. Close to the USA border. Excellent winter sports opportunities! Oldest and largest bilingual university in North America State of the art facilities and learning resources Opportunity to study wide range of modules in French or English Limited Places available University of Ottawa
  34. 34. Australia – Flinders University, Adelaide  18,000 students  South coast location  Ranked as one of the top ten Australian Universities  Adelaide is the fifth largest city in Australia and is surrounded by green parkland
  35. 35.  New link with one of Germany’s top Universities!  38,000 students in Hamburg - popular with students!  10,000 in School for Business, Economics & Social Sciences  Wide choice of study options Hamburg University
  36. 36.  4,400 students  400 in faculty  6,320 alumni  12 doctoral degree programs  18 masters degree programs  22 undergraduate degree programs  Over 120 student exchange partners Koç University, Turkey

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