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Undergraduate study
Business Management & Enterprise

Global Enterprise BA (Hons)

Through the application of real-world scenarios, creative dialogue, bespoke industry insights, rich international collaboration opportunities and work-based experience, this global enterprise course develops you as an entrepreneurs and manager.


Course overview

You develop entrepreneurial and business management knowledge and skills needed to succeed in any modern market, develop digital and innovative solutions to real-world challenges, and become confident to work internationally.

The practice-based work and study experience further accelerates your career development, whether you want to start-up your own business, or work with international companies or not-for-profit organisations.

You spend a period of time studying abroad - a semester in year 2 and an optional semester in year 3 - this is subject to visa regulations and requirements in the UK and any host country for international students. Your time overseas may also be limited if you are planning on staying in the UK on a graduate route.

Through our connections with industry, we ensure that you are familiar with the latest trends and impact of digital and AI on business and society.

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Course details

Course structure

Year 1 core modules

How to be a Responsible Leader

Reflecting on your own skills and attributes, you explore the importance that organisations and society place on individual values and behaviours. Through psychometric tests and peer reviews, you understand your own behaviours and the impact this has on your own and others professional practices. You explore links between personal development and success in the workplace, considering the skills required in chosen careers.

This is a 30-credit module.

Organisational Performance and Strategy

Gain basic knowledge of business operations and strategy management principles, focusing on the external environment and identifying factors which may impact on internal capability and resources. You explore the importance of the business environment and the impact of organisational behaviour. As well as organisational resources, capability and competency, risk factors and management, leadership and management, organisational culture, structure and function.

This is a 30-credit module.

Planning International Collaboration

Explore the challenges that come with a transnational experience, identifying, analysing and addressing business problems ready to face your future international placements or projects. You examine transnational mobility and develop your understanding of enterprise.

This is a 30-credit module.

The Future of Work

Technology in the workplace is changing at a fast pace, with organisations striving to utilise technology to develop efficient business models. You are introduced to emerging technologies and shifting attitudes in the workplace, examining how these new technologies are impacting business and identifying opportunities for the future.

This is a 30-credit module.


Year 2 core modules

Operating Globally

You develop your cultural awareness through a business lens, focusing on common humanity and equal worth. Explore a culture of your choice and consider the development of a new business or the expansion of an existing business into that culture.

This is a 30-credit module.

Sustainable Value Creation

Creating value in business requires a broad and bold perspective, and unlocking new ways to create value is critical. You explore sustainable value creation and the need to evidence that your projects contribute to the global sustainability agenda. Through an interactive learning experience, you work internationally (remotely) and collaboratively to develop an enterprising mindset and identify some of the skills and attributes required in both intrapreneurship and entrepreneurship. You think in an enterprising fashion, learning new approaches, which enable you to adapt and enhance your individual style. You work as part of an international team to develop a sustainable business idea and hear from experienced external practitioners.

This is a 30-credit module.

Transnational Practice

International business focuses on the commercial activity or transactions between companies, individuals or Government entities that cross borders into different countries and regions. You apply academic knowledge and skills to plan, conduct and present a self-managed phase of transnational work-based practice, through internships.

This is a 30-credit module.


Final-year core modules

Applied Transnational Project

Reflect on the knowledge and skills you have gained in entrepreneurship and business management. You plan and produce a project involving analysis of an overseas work placement, overseas university or multicultural work-based environment.

This is a 60-credit module.

Future Proofing Business

You work on consultancy projects with organisations, using horizon scanning to spot early signs of potential opportunities, developments and future trends. Analyse your chosen industry and present your research and recommendations on future innovations to the organisations.

This is a 30-credit module.

Reimagining the Future of Business and Society

Unpack the UN's Sustainable Development Goals and explore the utopian and dystopian possibilities of the goals being met or unmet. You develop your understanding of the global impact of these goals while considering global challenges and possible solutions.

This is a 30-credit module.


Modules offered may vary.


How you learn

You are encouraged to learn both independently and collaboratively – exploring, understanding and critically reflecting on relevant subject knowledge. We provide a diverse, innovative and flexible student-centred learning experience within a supportive blended learning culture. This includes workshops, interactive lectures and seminars using Adobe Creative Campus learning tools, work-based activities, supportive learning networks and the use of e-learning and a virtual learning environment. Modules revolve around the following core themes: digital transformation, global awareness and experience, culture and diversity, sustainability, society and ethics, future trends, horizon scanning, and innovation and creativity.

How you are assessed

You are assessed on reflective practice reporting, portfolio-based projects, critical essays, individual and group presentations, journal article reviews, case company/country-based analysis, and research projects.

Our Disability Services team provide an inclusive and empowering learning environment and have specialist staff to support disabled students access any additional tailored resources needed. If you have a specific learning difficulty, mental health condition, autism, sensory impairment, chronic health condition or any other disability please contact a Disability Services as early as possible.
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Entry requirements

Entry requirements

Typically 80-104 points from at least two A levels, T level or equivalent.

We welcome applications from mature students without conventional entry requirements and will take into account any alternative qualifications or other experience.

For general information please see our overview of entry requirements

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You can gain considerable knowledge from work, volunteering and life. Under recognition of prior learning (RPL) you may be awarded credit for this which can be credited towards the course you want to study.
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Career opportunities

We enhance your employability by incorporating work-based experiences into the course. This fosters your professionalism and develops your creativity, problem-solving, cultural awareness and values-based decision-making, skills highly valued by employers.

Work placement

This is a hands-on course, giving you experience of building your industrial knowledge through first-hand experiences and by questioning these experiences. This involves working closely with industry experts and organisations through onsite/remote internship, transnational placements and start-up opportunities.


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Entry to 2024/25 academic year

Fee for UK applicants
£9,250 a year

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Fee for international applicants
£17,000 a year

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What is included in your tuition fee?

  • Length: 3 years
  • UCAS code: N209 BA/GE
  • Start date: September
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  • Typical offer: 80-104 tariff points

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