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Year of Entry 2020/21
BA (Honours)

International Business (1 year top-up)

Develop your knowledge and understanding of the global business environment and the challenges and practicalities of working internationally.


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What is the fee? Home/EU: 2020/21 fees are not yet confirmed. See fees and funding below.
International: £13,650 per year
How long will I study? 1 Year
Where will I study? City Campus
What is the UCAS code? N120
When do I start? September 2020

Course summary

  • Develop specialist expertise by studying key international business topics
  • Study more general areas of business, such as marketing, finance and organisational behaviour
  • Apply your knowledge and skills through a real-life business consultancy project

Studying international business provides you with the theoretical knowledge, practical understanding and skills required to pursue a variety of careers in international business or management in both large and small organisations. Based on the final year of the BA (Honours) International Business, it allows you to top up your current qualification to degree level.

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Jade Kiddy

‘My course is absolutely great. I’m gaining such a broad understanding of business and international affairs. My course leader is brilliant and a real advocate of accessible and interesting learning.’
Jade Kiddy, BA (Honours) International Business

How you learn

You study international business topics such as globalisation, multinational enterprises, cross-cultural management, international entrepreneurship, international strategy and global supply chains. You also study more general areas of business such as marketing, finance and organisational behaviour, and have the option to study a foreign language.

You learn through

  • assignments
  • examinations

Applied learning

Networking opportunities

You have an academic and professional adviser to support your progress and help you develop your academic skills. You can also join the student-led International Business and Economics Society to meet others and discuss and debate current events in the economy and business world. The society arranges social events and hosts guest lectures by academic experts and industry practitioners.


Future careers

Previous graduates of this course have gone on to work for Siemens Olivetti Royal Mail La Rosa Lancoma

Where will I study?

You study at City Campus

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Entry requirements

All students

Applicants normally need one from

• a business-related HND with an overall merit profile from year two modules or equivalent. Your qualification should include relevant international business related content in year one and year two

• 120 year one and 120 year two credits, with an overall mark of 55 per cent or above, from a relevant business degree or equivalent. Your qualification should include relevant international business related content in year one and year two

You can find information on making sense of UCAS tariff points here and use the UCAS tariff calculator to work out your points.

If English is not your first language you need an IELTS score of 6.0 or above, with a minimum score of 5.5 in each skill. If your English language skill is currently below IELTS 6.0 we recommend you consider a Sheffield Hallam University Pre-sessional English course which will enable you to achieve an equivalent English score.

We welcome applications from people of any age. There may be some flexibility in entry requirements provided you have other relevant learning or experience. This must show that you will benefit from and successfully finish the course.

Please note the University will only admit students who are aged 18 at the point of enrolment.

Additional information for EU/International students

If you are an International or non-UK European student, you can find out more about the country specific qualifications we accept on our international qualifications page. You can also watch a video guide on how to apply.

For details of English language entry requirements (IELTS), please see the information for 'All students'.


Modules

The modules for 2020/21 may vary to those given below, which are for academic year 2019/20.

Compulsory modules
Module Credits Assessment
Module: Contemporary Issues In International Business Credits: 20 Assessment: Coursework
Exam
Module: English For Business And Academic Purposes Credits: 20 Assessment: Coursework
Module: Global Governance In International Business Credits: 20 Assessment: Coursework
Exam
Module: Global Supply Chain Management Credits: 20 Assessment: Coursework
Exam
Module: International Business Consultancy Project Credits: 20 Assessment: Coursework
Module: International Strategy Credits: 20 Assessment: Coursework
Exam

Fees and funding

Home/EU students

Our tuition fee for UK/EU students starting full-time undergraduate study in 2020/2021 are regulated by the UK government and are yet to be confirmed. For an indication, our tuition fees for UK/EU students starting this course in 2019/20 are £9,250 per year.

† If you are studying an undergraduate course, postgraduate pre-registration course or postgraduate research course over more than one academic year then your tuition fees may increase in subsequent years in line with Government regulations or UK Research and Innovation (UKRI) published fees. More information can be found in our terms and conditions under student fees regulations.

International students

Our tuition fee for international students starting full-time study in 2020/21 is £13,650 per year.

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Additional course costs

This link allows you to view estimated costs associated with the main activities on specific courses. These are estimates and, as such, are only an indication of additional course costs. Actual costs can vary greatly depending on the choices you make during your course.

Additional costs for Business and management courses (PDF)

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How do I apply?

You can apply for this course through UCAS.

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