What do you need to get in?
Main entry requirements
Grades AAB (excluding General Studies, Critical Thinking, Communication and Culture and Citizenship Studies). In some circumstances we may ask applicants to achieve specific grades in certain subjects.
Grades AB Advanced Highers plus AAB Highers
Grades: DD plus one academic A Level at grade B (excluding General Studies, Critical Thinking, Communication and Culture and Citizenship Studies). In some circumstances we may ask applicants to achieve specific grades in certain subjects.
Preferred Subjects: Business
35 points with 6 6 5 at HL
Distinction plus two A Levels (one of which should preferably be an academic subject) at grades AB. National Diploma: DD plus one A Level at grade B (academic subject preferred). National Extended Diploma: DDD Preferred subjects: Business
If your qualifications aren’t listed here, you can use our UCAS points guide of 136 and refer to the university’s website for full details of all entry routes and requirements.
% applicants receiving offers72%
Provided by UCAS, this is the percentage of applicants who were offered a place on the course last year. Note that not all applicants receiving offers will take up the place, so this figure is likely to differ from applicants to places.
Tuition fee & financial support£9,250
Maximum annual fee for UK students. NHS-funded, sandwich or part-time course fees may vary.
If you live in:
- Scotland and go to a Scottish university, you won’t pay tuition fees
- Northern Ireland and go to an NI uni, you’ll pay £3,805 in tuition fees
- Wales you’ll pay £3,810 in fees and get a tuition fee grant to cover the rest
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Being international is seldom a choice but a necessity for companies today. This modern day business studies course concentrates on the links between the major business functions and their role in the international business context, including international comparisons. By covering the key management disciplines from a global perspective you will be equipped for a successful career in a range of business and management roles. There is the opportunity to integrate an International Semester into your second year study, as well as opportunities to enhance your language skills in French, German or Spanish. In the first year, we will introduce you to the major management functions as well as the financial, economic and organisational environments that managers and organisations must operate within. In the second year, you will be introduced to the international business context and examine how managerial issues vary around the globe. You will also have the option to undertake an ‘International Semester’, which is a 6 month study abroad scheme. In the final year, you will have the opportunity to build on your experiences on placement or studying abroad. You will be able to tailor your degree and choose more advanced optional modules that suit your career ambitions, which might include finance, marketing, operations, or new business development.
Year 1: Areas studied include organisational behaviour, marketing, microeconomics, financial framework, international organisations, quantative methods for business, and business modelling. Year 2: Areas studied include international business, economics and management, ethics and corporate social responsibility, macroeconomics, human resource and business information management, accounting, data analysis, and brand management. Optional six-month ‘international semester’. Year 3: Salaried professional placement and/or overseas study. Year 4: Areas studied include international corporate governance, international negotiations, international marketing, international human resource management and strategic management.
The Loughborough experience is an unrivalled mix of exciting campus life, sporting chances, diverse universal cultures, industrial links and world-class research. With two major cities nearby, a great uni / union relationship and the biggest higher education campus in Europe, you're in for some unforgettable times. Our 16,000 students enjoy more than 8,000 nights out at the union.
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