Compulsory Year Abroad: Year 3 is spent abroad undertaking a salaried international work placement in a region of the globe where the language being studied is the dominant parlance. This is an integral part of the degree programme providing students with the fluency and confidence to communicate and work effectively in an international See-All...
The BSc (Hons) International Business with a Modern language degree programme was designed to respond to demand for high calibre graduates to work in the international business arena. Since then, Queen’s University Management School has invested significantly in staff, facilities and other resources to equip students with the required knowledge, skills and competencies to succeed in a career in international business.
Graduates from the programme will have a detailed understanding of business theory and practice; knowledge of how and when to adapt market offerings to the diverse needs, wants and demands of international business customers; and an awareness and ability to be sensitive to differences in culture and language.
Academic staff who teach on the programme are research active in each of their respective fields of interest and have international business links which are leveraged in teaching activities. The language element of the degree is taught by members of staff who are native and/or fluent in the option being studied (currently French, Spanish, German or Portuguese).
There is also a strong emphasis on developing and embedding business relationships with international companies into the programme. For example, each year Randox Laboratories sponsors a prize for the best first year student in French and Spanish on the programme.