BA International Business with a Language

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With China’s growing presence in international markets and its rising influence on global economics, a sound knowledge of international business issues is becoming increasingly important for university graduates seeking roles in both international and local organisations. As well as providing you with a broad and comprehensive knowledge of international business issues, and the interaction of many functional areas of business and management in an international context, the BA International Business with a Language programme will also provide you with an additional language skill that will benefit you when working with international companies or seeking employment.

For international students, you will have the added advantage of learning Chinese and becoming familiar with Chinese culture and businesses operating in China.

Why should I study International Business at XJTLU?

  • Have the opportunity to undertake internships at, and field trips to, Fortune 500 multinational companies within Suzhou Industrial Park and the greater Yangtze River region
  • Study a curriculum that combines traditional business theories with a broader theoretical and practical knowledge of other key success factors influencing business in an international context
  • Improve and expand upon your language skills
  • Earn two degrees: an XJTLU degree from the Chinese Ministry of Education and a globally recognised degree from the University of Liverpool, a member of the Russell Group of leading UK universities.
Qualification XJTLU BMan International Business University of Liverpool BA International Business
BA International Business with a Language
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Knowledge and skills

By the time you graduate from the BA International Business with a Language programme, you will be able to:

  • understand the key principles of doing international business
  • understand the complexities of the international business environment
  • reflect critically on the operation and strategies of international businesses
  • communicate effectively in English, as well as in Chinese or Spanish.

I decided to choose international business because it's really specific and multivariate. Business and language courses help me to develop myself to the largest extent.

Yuou Sun Student, BA International Business with a Language, China



There is a growing need for multilingual people with international business knowledge and experience. The BA International Business with a Language programme gives students the theoretical knowledge and the practical skills needed in today's workplace. In addition, internship opportunities in multinational organisations make students from this programme ideally skilled to meet the demand for staff who can respond to the dynamic and volatile international business environment.


Entry requirements

Please visit the entry requirements page for the comprehensive list of qualifications required to study at XJTLU.

How to apply

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