International Business with a Year in Industry BA (Hons) Add to your prospectus

  • Offers study abroad opportunities Offers study abroad opportunities

Key information


  • Course length: 4 years
  • UCAS code: N121
  • Year of entry: 2018
  • Typical offer: A-level : ABB / IB : 33 with no score less than 4 / BTEC : D*D*D
  • Visit a continental European city to experience first-hand another country’s economy in your first year module Global Capitalist Systems

  • Be taught by internationally recognised experts in a variety of business fields

  • Accredited by the Institute of Export which can strengthen your career prospects in international trade

The University of Liverpool Management School is one of an elite group of institutions worldwide to be AACSB-Accredited.

Our BA International Business programme provides a solid grounding in the main management disciplines with a particular focus on international management and global strategy, emphasising the links between international business management and the financial, technological, political, and other forces affecting the world economy.

You will not only focus on the advanced economies of Europe, Asia and North America but explore the emerging markets of Asia and Latin America. In Year Three of the Year in Industry programme you can choose to spend your placement in either a UK company or an organisation abroad in Europe, China or America, for example.

Our graduates successfully go on to find careers in multinational organisations such as Amazon, Santander, Mars, PwC, Royal Dutch Shell, BP, Vodafone Group and Deutsche Bank.

Links with Professional Bodies

With excellent teaching and quality content the programme is accredited by the Institute of Export (IOE) and the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA). Exemptions from various examination papers are available upon successful completion of certain modules.

Department Key Facts

Number of first year students

655 Year One undergraduates across all programmes in 2015

Facts and figures

Accreditation from professional bodies across all our programmes

Why this subject?

Enhance your employability with our co-curricular programme

With the Management School’s unique 'ULMS Extra' programme you will go beyond the core curriculum and have the opportunity to develop your employability and personal networks by participating in specially designed activities, business societies and business competitions.

Reach your full potential

Our committed Student Support team is available to provide learning and development opportunities such as study skills sessions, placement advice, study abroad opportunities and pastoral support to help get the most of your student life and prepare you for the global workplace.

Benefit from our range of industry links and research expertise

We have outstanding links with private and public sector organisations as well as leading academics conducting cutting-edge research which helps shape our innovative curriculum to ensure that you develop knowledge and skills grounded in the real world. 

Gain a global perspective

With a vibrant international learning community you’ll be exposed to business ideas and cultures from the UK and beyond, drawing on a long tradition of commercial acumen in one of the world's truly global cities, still at the heart of international trade and interaction. 

Take advantage of innovative teaching methodologies

Modules are taught using the latest active learning techniques including business simulations, real-world case studies, social media, interactive participation software, lecture capture and real-time financial and business data using our Bloomberg Trading Floor.  

Tailor your studies to suit your interests and career aspirations

Our programmes offer flexibility, choice and opportunities allowing you to pursue your career and life aspirations. See what our current students think about their studies and what some of our graduates are doing now.