BSc in Business and Diplomacy

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Are you interested in foreign affairs? At IBS you will have the chance to meet ambassadors and diplomats who give their hands on experiences about world-wide issues and the ups and downs of their diplomatic missions.

Programme Content

This programme will lead you to a sophisticated, interdisciplinary understanding of international business, providing you with a contextual understanding of contemporary international relations, and equipping you with skills, traditionally required in international diplomacy. You will have in-depth knowledge of a geographical region of your choice.

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Duration of programme6 semesters
Starting dateSeptember
Tuition fee per semester€ 3,300
One-off registration fee for non-EU citizens€ 900
Degree awarded byThe University of Buckingham
Common first yearYes
Work placement availableYes
Study abroad availableYes
Admission criteriaHigh School Leaving Certificate
Language of tuitionEnglish

Career Opportunities

Special emphasis will be put on the working of international organisations such as the IMF or the WTO, and of regional integrations, the EU in particular. Due to the interdisciplinary nature of the degree, you will have a wide variety of career opportunities in both the private and the public sectors.

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Programme Structure

1Management and Business Context 1
1English 1
1Information and Communication Technology
1Legal Environment for Managers
1Business Ethics
1Academic Skills 1
1Decision Making Skills
2Management and Business Context 2
2English 2
2Finance for Managers
2General Orientation Option
2Management Information Systems
2Academic Skills 2
3Language and Culture 1
3General Orientation Option
3Career Development Skills
3Human Resource Management
3Foreign Policy and Diplomacy
4Language and Culture 2
4Organisational Behaviour
4Project Management
4Management Skills
4Quantitative Methods for Managers
4Theories of International Relations
5Business Policy and Strategy
5Operations Management
5Option 3
5Option 4
5Option 5
6Final Semester Option
6Academic Writing Project

You can see the full indicative curriculum here (from academic year 2016/17) >>

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