You will study Business Studies 1, which introduces key concepts of management and business including strategy, finance, marketing and the management of people. You will also study computing and accountancy courses and choose an optional course of your choice.
If you are studying an international business degree you will study economics and an optional course of your choice.
You will study Business Research Methods I: Quantitative Techniques and Career Development Planning. You can also choose from the following courses: Organisation Studies, Business Economics, Principles of Finance, Applications of Finance, Managing Employment Relations, International Business, Marketing, Management Science, and Entrepreneurship.
You will study a course in Strategic Management and a course in Business Research Methods II: Applications and Analysis. You will start to choose more specialist courses. If you are studying an international business degree you will spend your third year abroad.
You will continue to study specialist courses and will complete a dissertation on a topic closely linked to your degree programme. International Business students choose some courses in international business.
2024 entry requirements
5 Highers at AAAAA (by end of S5 preferred) plus English at National 5 at C and Maths and a language other than English at B.
Widening access entry:
4 Highers at ABBB (by end of S6) plus English at National 5 at C and Maths and a language other than English at B. Highers at BBB must be achieved in one sitting S4-S6.
* a language other than English at National 5 at A is required
** a language other than English is required at Higher
(F) National 5 French at B required (if not held at Higher).
Please refer to list below
College of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences
|International Business with Chinese *
International Business with French ** (F)
International Business with German
International Business with Italian
International Business with Japanese *
International Business with Spanish **