You'll be studying on a course which you can tailor to your career plans. And, you’ll build the essential skills needed to thrive in the global business community.
We'll build on your previous business foundation course or HND, and you can study for either one or two years to get your BA in business administration. You’ll develop the essential business and administration skills to work across a wide range of private and public sector companies and gain the confidence to apply your knowledge across all disciplines.
You'll get hands-on business experience and develop your skills at a thriving international Business School with support from expert tutors from a wide range of international business fields. Our tutors' specialisms cover global business marketing, finance and leadership strategies, and management.
You’ll have access to workshops, seminars, mentoring and events through our Enterprise Development Hub. Here, you’ll gain extra support to start your own business, develop essential entrepreneurial skills, and learn vital skills that will give you a competitive edge for a successful career in international business. Our dedicated workshops will help you to develop your business writing and professional communication skills to further enhance your CV.
We have 145 years of experience delivering professional, creative and technical education that prepares students – like you – for success in global careers.
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Alongside building effective business skills you will develop your knowledge of organisations, their functions, structure and management. You will study international business and how it functions in different cultures and learn how stakeholders and partners engage in an international context.
You'll learn how to interpret business reports, evaluate performance and build knowledge of management tools and techniques. You will also select optional modules to tailor your studies to your interests.
You will learn how to work effectively in teams, and how to present and communicate business administration ideas with confidence in a global marketplace. We will also support you to put together your career development plan so that you can work towards your goals effectively.
This module introduces current theory and practice in international marketing and develops your ability to apply cultural concepts to marketing challenges. You'll learn about new cultures in both the developed and emerging world and how to adapt marketing strategies accordingly for business success.
To find out more about the two options for this course, please:
We review our courses regularly to improve your experience and graduate prospects so modules may be subject to change.
The fees below are for the 2024/25 academic year:
Part-time: £77 per taught credit
Full-time students: £16,600
Part-time students: £138 per taught credit
The following study tools are included in your fees:
To help make uni affordable, we do everything we can to support you including our:
1. UK fees: The university reserves the right to increase undergraduate tuition fees in line with changes to legislation, regulation and any government guidance or decisions. The tuition fees for part-time UK study are subject to annual review and we reserve the right to increase the fees each academic year by no more than the level of inflation.
2. International fees: Tuition fees are subject to annual review and we reserve the right to increase the fees each academic year by no more than the level of inflation.
Any annual increase in tuition fees as provided for above will be notified to students at the earliest opportunity in advance of the academic year to which any applicable inflationary rise may apply.
Upon graduation, you will be highly sought after by employers due to your understanding of global business operations, your analytical and problem-solving skills and your ability to think logically. You will be well prepared to work in an international firm, in the UK or abroad.
Previous graduates have been successful in a wide range of roles working for organisations such as:
Our employability service, MDXworks will launch you into the world of work from the beginning of your course, with placements, projects and networking opportunities through our 1000+ links with industry and big-name employers in London and globally.
Our dedicated lifetime career support, like our business start-up support programme and funding for entrepreneurs, has made us a top 10 university for producing CEOs – Novuana, 2023.
Want to be your own boss? You'll have the chance to pitch your business to gain mentoring and grants of up to £15,000.
You’ll study with students from 122 countries who’ll hopefully become part of your global network. And after you graduate, we'll still support you through our alumni network to help you progress in your chosen career.
Our library is open 24 hours a day during the term and includes:
Free laptop loans, Wi-Fi and printing.
We offer lots of support to help you while you're studying including financial advice, wellbeing, mental health and disability support.
We'll support you if you have additional needs such as sensory impairment or dyslexia. And if you want to find out whether Middlesex is the right place for you before you apply, get in touch with our Disability and Dyslexia team.
Our specialist teams will support your mental health. We have free individual counselling sessions, workshops, support groups and useful guides.
Our Middlesex Unitemps branch will help you find work that fits around uni and your other commitments. We have hundreds of student jobs on campus that pay the London Living Wage and above.
You can apply for scholarships and bursaries and our MDX Student Starter Kit to help with up to £1,000 of goods, including a new laptop or iPad.
We have also reduced the costs of studying with free laptop loans, free learning resources and discounts to save money on everyday things. Check out our guide to student life on a budget.
International Administration BA student
We’ll carefully manage any future changes to courses, or the support and other services available to you, if these are necessary because of things like changes to government health and safety advice, or any changes to the law.
Any decisions will be taken in line with both external advice and the University’s Regulations which include information on this.
Our priority will always be to maintain academic standards and quality so that your learning outcomes are not affected by any adjustments that we may have to make.
At all times we’ll aim to keep you well informed of how we may need to respond to changing circumstances, and about support that we’ll provide to you.