BA (Hons) International Management

On this course students will deepen their knowledge of the international business environment and their understanding of how organisations operate in both multicultural and world contexts. Students will discover how and why businesses innovate and why enterprise is critical in the global market. The course prepares students for a career in the world of international business and improve their professional and business English communication skills.

Students will choose modules to suit their interests, optional subjects include international human resource management, global supply chains, operations management, and organisational leadership. Expert tutors not only provide excellent teaching but also great pastoral care.

Key features

  • Top-up to an honours degree and enhance future career prospects with this one year course.
  • Students will develop understanding of the major economic, political, legal and cultural factors within international business.
  • Students can choose modules to suit their interests, optional subjects include international human resource management, global supply chains, operations management, and organisational leadership.
  • Benefit from tutors who not only provide excellent teaching but also great pastoral care.

Course details

Discover how and why businesses innovate and why enterprise is critical in our core global enterprise module. Students can choose modules that align with their interests – discover more about international marketing and organisational leadership. Learn about the key elements of human resource management, look into current concepts, trends and issues within global supply chains and develop understanding of international trade and finance.

What if my first language is not English?

This course includes specific modules aimed for students who's first language is not English. As a non native English speaker students can further develop and refine their ability to use English appropriately and effectively in professional and academic contexts with the Professional and Academic Communications and International Business Communications modules, both of which are only available to non-native speakers.

During the year, students are required to study 120 credits. Some modules are compulsory (core modules) and others can be chosen (elective modules).

Core modules

  • ECN3013 International Trade and International Finance
  • STO300 Global Enterprise
Optional modules

  • DEAS300 Academic Skills for International Direct Entry Final Year Students
  • ELC314 International Business Communication
  • ELC315 Professional and Academic Communication
  • HRL306 Leadership Practice
  • HRL314 International Human Resource Management
  • MAR332 International Supply Chain Management
  • MKT310 International Marketing
  • STO301 Operations Management for Competitive Advantage
  • STO306 Current Issues in Management
  • STO308 Current Issues in Information Technology

Every undergraduate taught course has a detailed programme specification document describing the course aims, the course structure, the teaching and learning methods, the learning outcomes and the rules of assessment. The following programme specification represents the latest course structure and may be subject to change:

Programme specifications

The modules shown for this course are those currently being studied by our students, or are proposed new modules. Please note that programme structures and individual modules are subject to amendment from time to time as part of the University’s curriculum enrichment programme and in line with changes in the University’s policies and requirements.

Entry requirements

You must have completed a foundation degree or equivalent with a business or management emphasis which includes modules in marketing and operations.

English language requirements

We welcome applicants with international qualifications. To view other accepted qualifications please refer to our tariff glossary.

Please contact the Admissions Team with any queries.

How to apply

Applications should be made through our partner institution:

HKU Space