BA International Business with a Language

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Overview

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 Chinese organisations. The BA International Business with a Language programme aims to enhance your employability by equipping you with:

  • a broad and comprehensive knowledge of international business issues
  • knowledge of functional areas of business and management in an international context
  • communication skills in both English and an additional language (Chinese or Spanish).

Why should I study International Business with a Language at XJTLU?

  • 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
  • Gain new 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.

Accreditation

International Business School Suzhou (IBSS) is one of an elite group of institutions worldwide to be accredited by the AACSB (Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business), a globally recognised standard for the highest quality in business education. Only five per cent of business schools worldwide have been awarded the accreditation and IBSS is the youngest school ever to have achieved it.

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
  • demonstrate a broad and comprehensive knowledge of international business issues and the relatedness and interaction of many functional areas of business and management in an international context
  • demonstrate skills, competencies and understanding required to operate appropriately, ethically, productively and with confidence when managing businesses in the international arena, especially in countries where the language of study is spoken.

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

Modules

Careers

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

Fees

Entry requirements

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

The reason that I chose this programme is because of my curiosity for language. As I have begun to study Spanish, I feel that I have met with more than just the language, the words and the pronunciation, but also the lives of the people in other parts of the world.

Linhan Wang Student, BA International Business with a Language, China

How to apply

Applications should be submitted via our online application system:

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  2. Create an account or log in to your existing account
  3. Complete your application

Once your application account is successfully created, enter all the information required in the application form carefully and make sure the information you provide is correct, complete and up to date. Upload the required documents to the corresponding fields.

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For further details of how to successfully apply to study at XJTLU, please visit the how to apply page.