BACHELOR’S DEGREE International Business Studies

Overview

The globalization of markets has reshaped the business world in recent decades. More and more businesses, organizations, and institutions view internationalization as an essential element for their growth and success.

The Bachelor’s degree in International Business Studies has been designed to provide an academic experience with a strong emphasis on developing the knowledge, skills, and business capabilities required for graduates to operate effectively in an international professional environment.

WHO DELIVERS THE COURSE

H-FARM College

TITLE

Bachelor’s of Science – University of Chichester

LANGUAGE

English

START AND DURATION

September 2024 (lessons from mid-September to mid-June)

LOCATION

H-FARM Campus – Roncade (TV)

TUITION FEE

€10.980 for the 2024/2025 academic year.

LESSONS FORMAT

Full-time, in person

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Why a Bachelor’s Degree in International Business Studies

Companies today need employees and managers who can understand the forces driving global markets and how they interact and influence each other.

To become leaders and innovators in an increasingly interconnected and competitive international context, it is crucial to comprehend the principles of economics, finance, accounting, and business management. It’s also important to understand the dynamics of the global market, the opportunities presented by digital technologies, and to have knowledge of international marketing strategies, geopolitics, and data analysis.

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Admissions

You will find information about requirements, the selection process, and related timelines in the Admission Notice.

To apply for the Bachelor’s Degree in International Business Studies, you need:

ACADEMIC QUALIFICATION

  • Hold a high school diploma obtained in Italy or from an Italian institute abroad,
  • Or being currently enrolled in the final year of an Italian high school or an Italian institute abroad,
  • Or having completed or being currently enrolled in a study program leading to a foreign degree recognized as suitable for admission.

LANGUAGE REQUIREMENTS

Candidates must possess a language certification at an appropriate level to enroll. The accepted certifications are listed in the application announcement.

In some cases, it will be possible to access the course even without a certified English level. The accepted exemption cases are listed in the application announcement.

Each certification has particular characteristics, if you have doubts about which certification is most suitable for you, consult our Certification Guide.

Admission Process

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STEP 1 – Submit Your Online Application

You can apply through the form on this page. During this process, you will need to provide various information, including:

– Your personal data;
– information about the school you are attending and grades related to the fourth year of high school – consult the guide for correctly uploading the fourth-year high school report card,
– a motivational video
– the English language certificate (if you already have one).

STEP 2 – Interview

After the online application, the Admissions Team will contact you to schedule your motivational interview, which will be conducted in English. The interviews will take place on the dates specified in the announcement and the schedule below.

During the interview phase, in addition to motivation, academic and extracurricular experiences, the candidate’s English level will also be evaluated.

Candidates who are eligible for admission but have an insufficient English level during the interview may be asked to submit a B2-level certification by August 31. Failure to provide the certification within the specified timeframe will prevent enrollment.

STEP 3 – Application Outcome

After the interview, you will receive the outcome of your application via email.

STEP 4 – Pre-enrollment or Enrollment

Admitted candidates will have the opportunity to accept the offer and proceed with pre-enrollment or enrollment depending on the cases, as indicated below:

ROUND 1, 2, and 3
Admitted candidates can pre-enroll in the course by either completing the pre-enrollment form received via email or by paying the deposit for the first installment of the tuition fee for the year 2024/2025.

IN OTHER ROUNDS
Admitted candidates can enroll in the course by either completing the enrollment form received via email or by paying the first installment of the fees for the academic year 2024/2025.

Timeline for Application

For the academic year 2024/25, there will be 5 rounds of applications with the timelines mentioned in the table below.
H-FARM College will assign at least 15 places for the course during Round 5. The Rolling option will be activated only if there are available spots.

  • Online Application
  • Interview
  • Results
  • Pre-Enrollment
  • Enrollment
  • 1st ROUND
  • 06/11 – 14/01
  • 16/01
  • 18/01
  • by 01/02
  • 01 – 31/07
  • 2nd ROUND
  • 15/01 – 14/03
  • 18/03
  • 20/03
  • by 03/04
  • 01 – 31/07
  • 3rd ROUND
  • 15/03 – 14/05
  • 16/05
  • 20/05
  • by 03/06
  • 01 – 31/07
  • 4th ROUND
  • 15/05 – 30/06
  • 02/07
  • 04/07
  • by il 18/07
  • 01 – 31/07
  • 5th ROUND
  • 01/07 – 31/08
  • 02/08
  • 06/08
  • by 20/08
  • by 20/09
  • ROLLING
  • 01/08 – 11/10
  • Rolling
  • The day after the interview
  • Within 3 days from the results (by 16/10 2024)
Deadline for submission of missing documents

At the time of the online application, it is not necessary to have the diploma or the English certificate.
These documents must be submitted by the following deadlines:

English Certificate: December 31st, 2024

Academic Title: October 16th, 2024

Early Admissions for the 4th Year of High School

It is possible to apply for the Bachelor’s Degree in International Business Studies for the academic year 2025/26 even for students currently in their fourth year of high school.

Fourth-year students who wish to apply must complete the form below and follow the detailed process in the respective announcement.

 

Transfer with Credit Recognition and Access to Subsequent Years

Candidates intending to enroll in the program with recognition of previously obtained credits must:

  • successfully complete the admission procedure for the program, as specified in the respective admission announcements published on the H-FARM College website.
  • request credit recognition through the procedure outlined in this document.

For more information, write to admission.edu@h-farm.com and refer to this document.

Application Process

Credit Recognition

To request access with credit recognition, the candidate must have completed phase 1 of the admission process (online application) as detailed in the admission announcement.

Documentation

The candidate must then send an email to admission.edu@h-farm.com with the following documentation:

  • official transcript or self-certification of completed exams with their evaluations, including any upcoming exams
  • abstract/syllabus of the courses for which credit recognition is requested
  • abstract of the program in general and its educational objectives

All documents must be submitted in English or Italian, or in the original language with a certified translation in English.

Access to Subsequent Years

The year of enrollment will be determined based on the number of recognized credits:

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1 Year:

less than 120 credits (less than 60 ECTS)

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2 Year:

from 120 to 240 credits (from 60 ECTS to 120 ECTS)

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3 Year:

more than 240 credits (more than 120 ECTS)

Tuition Fees & Financing
Fees and Payment Methods

The fee for the Bachelor’s Degree in International Business Studies for the academic year 2024/25 is €10,980 per year. It is possible to pay the fee in three installments.
A student who pays the tuition fees after the indicated deadline in the contract will incur progressively in a penalty of €100 from the first day to the tenth day after the deadline; a penalty of €200 from the eleventh to the twentieth day after the deadline; a penalty of €200 and a block on the University career from the twenty-first day after the deadline onwards.

 1st installment

€4,180 (€780 + €3,400 if you decide to pre-enroll) to be paid during the enrollment process

 2nd installment

€3,400 to be paid by January 15, 2025

3rd installment

€3,400 to be paid by May 15, 2025

Financing

Discover financing and facilitations for the academic programs at H-FARM College

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Academics
The Program

The aim of the degree program is to prepare students for international job opportunities, contributing to value creation for both businesses and society.

Students will have the opportunity to develop the knowledge, skills, and capabilities required to respond effectively and creatively to contemporary international business principles, models, and themes. Simultaneously, they will enhance their intellectual and professional attributes, including teamwork, problem-solving, research, critical and creative thinking, and communication.

The Bachelor’s Degree in International Business Studies Curriculum

YEAR I:
BUILD YOUR FOUNDATIONS

CURRICULAR COURSES

Mathematics for Business – 10 ECTS
Principles of Finance and Accounting – 10 ECTS
Statistics – 10 ECTS
Principles of Economics – 10 ECTS
Principles of Management – 10 ECTS
Principles of Marketing – 10 ECTS


ENHANCING COURSES

Mandatory: Research Methods 1; Excel: Zero to Hero
Four courses of your choice among: Presentation Skills, Techniques & Tools; From Ideation to Presentation: Mastering the Art of Business Creation; Business English; Public Speaking and Debating Skills; Think Visually, Communicate Strategically; Introduction to AI

YEAR II:
DEVELOP YOUR VERTICAL SKILLS

CURRICULAR COURSES

Digital Transformation of Business – 10 ECTS
The Geopolitics of International Business – 10 ECTS
Big Data & AI in Business – 10 ECTS
International Marketing – 10 ECTS
Financial Institutions & Markets – 10 ECTS
International Business – 10 ECTS


ENHANCING COURSES

Mandatory: Ethics of AI; Data SQL: Zero to Hero
Four courses of your choice among: Foresight and future scenario analysis; Growth Mindset; Machine Learning: Zero to Hero; Generative AI; Omnichannel: dealing with complex strategies; Strategic Finance: Planning and Raising Funds for Success

YEAR III:
GET READY FOR ANY POSSIBLE FUTURE

CURRICULAR COURSES

Communication and Branding in the Digital Age – 10 ECTS
International Economics – 10 ECTS
Business Strategies in China – 10 ECTS
Experiential term (Internship, Pre Accelerator Camp, Dissertation) – 30 ECTS

 

ENHANCING COURSES

Mandatory: Leadership and Influencing
Two courses of your choice among: The Exponential Future – Next 10’000 days; Creation at lightspeed: Mastering the Art of Building PoCs and MVPs; Innovation in the Digital Age: Mastering the Art of Business Models

Enhancing Courses

Enhancing Courses are a series of extra-curricular courses that integrate the knowledge provided by their academic pathway with practical skills of broad application.

Students will learn to understand their skill profile, cultivate a personal learning agenda, and develop a set of knowledge and abilities useful for understanding the needs of businesses.

Startup Mindset

We believe that the same skills and abilities that are essential for starting a startup, such as leadership, problem-solving, resilience, strategy, risk-taking, and continuous learning, are valuable in any career path.

Through a combination of theoretical and practical learning, students gain insights, methodology, and tools that can help them succeed as entrepreneurs and in any other profession.

Our study programs are ideal for those seeking to develop a versatile and comprehensive skill set.

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Faculty

Our faculty consists of experienced instructors with international experience, including academics, managers, startup founders, and consultants. Our partners are leading entities in their respective fields, and our alumni are innovators in their workplaces.

To provide our students with the best opportunities to interact with this community, we have created a unique 360-degree learning experience, where learning occurs through continuous dialogue and the exchange of knowledge and experiences with guest speakers and notable personalities, through group projects, case studies, challenges, hackathons, events, networking moments, and inspirational talks.

Career Perspectives
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Experiential Term

Final Experiential Term. For the development of students’ knowledge and skills.

During the second semester of the third year, all students will have the opportunity to apply the skills learned during their course of study by choosing one of the following options:

Internship project

An internship in a company or organization, in Italy or abroad, accompanied by an intensive week of lectures on research and analysis methods in the business field.

Pre-Accelerator

An opportunity to work closely with H-FARM consultants and develop one’s own startup project.

Dissertation

An individual study and research work accompanied by an intensive week of lectures on research and analysis methods in the business field.

Job on Campus
At H-FARM College, students can take advantage of various “LEARNING ON THE JOB” opportunities to enhance their employability and develop an entrepreneurial mindset.

There are numerous “JOB ON CAMPUS” opportunities available, providing students with a chance to get involved, develop useful skills, and earn some income during their university years.

For instance, students can apply for positions within LUMINA, an agency structured like a real consulting firm, where professionals and faculty from H-FARM College serve as mentors.

Another opportunity is to join the FARMEDIA team, a media agency that engages in activities typical of the digital communication industry.

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