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BA (Honours) International Business with Accounting (1 year top-up)

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Year of Entry 2022/23
BA (Honours)

International Business with Accounting (1 year top-up)

Top up your existing qualifications to an honours degree by developing your knowledge and understanding of the global business environment within a selected area of specialist study.

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What is the fee? Home: £9,250 per year
International/EU: £14,415 per year
How long will I study? 1 Year
Where will I study? City Campus
What is the UCAS code? D039
When do I start? September 2022
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Course summary

This 1 year top-up course enables you to develop expertise in contemporary global business issues whilst studying a specialist area of interest

  • Convert your existing academic credits into a full honours degree
  • Advance your skills, knowledge and career prospects in International Business
  • Develop a deep understanding of a specialist area of your choice
  • Apply your theory in practical projects and learn from real world experience
  • Graduate with the academic grounding and real-world expertise needed for a career in a wide range of International Business roles

Sheffield Business School accreditation

Sheffield Business School is accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB), placing us in the top 5% of business schools globally.

How you learn

This course offers core topics in International Business as well as separate specialist pathway topics to allow for different interests and career choices.

Your modules are taught by seasoned academics and business practitioners, and they are geared toward the real-world application of theory and academic skills.

You learn through:

  • research-focussed project reports
  • lectures and seminars
  • presentations to peers, academics and business clients.
  • reflective practitioner tasks
  • essays and assignments
  • case studies and problem- solving exercises

Course leaders and tutors

Md Imtiaz Mostafiz
Md Imtiaz Mostafiz
Senior Lecturer

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Applied learning

You have an academic and professional adviser to support your progress and help you develop your academic skills.

You can also join student-led Societies to meet others and discuss and debate current events in the economy and business world. Societies arrange social events and hosts guest lectures by academic experts and industry practitioners.

Future careers

This course prepares you for a career in

  • International Business Management
  • Accounting
  • Management Consultancy
  • Project Management
  • Business and Market Development
  • Market Research
  • Business Analysis
  • Academia

Based on the specialist route you choose to take this course also prepares you for the following career opportunities in one of the following:

  • Financial Accountant
  • Management Accountant
  • Auditor
  • Business Consultant
  • financial manager
  • business manager

Previous graduates from our accounting and finance courses have gone on to work for:

  • Asda
  • Barber Harrison Platt
  • BOC
  • DLA Piper
  • KPMG
  • NHS
  • PwC
  • Virgin Media
  • Vodafone
  • Warner Music Group

Where will I study?

You study at City Campus through a structured mix of lectures, seminars and practical sessions as well as access to digital and online resources to support your learning.

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Entry requirements

All students

Normally 120 credits at Level 4 and 120 credits at Level 5 (i.e. a total of 240 credits) from any business, international business or other relevant qualifications. Students will have normally studied a qualification with relevant content at Level 4 and Level 5. Students whose first language is not English will need to demonstrate the entry requirements of the course to which they apply as well as meet the English competence requirements of an overall IELTS score of 6.0 (with a minimum of 5.5 in each of the four skills); or equivalent.

Please note the University will only admit students who are aged 18 or over 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'.


Module and assessment information for future years is displayed as currently validated and may be liable to change. When selecting electives, your choices will be subject to the core requirements of the course. As a result, selections may be limited to a choice between one of two or more specified electives in some instances.

Modules studied may differ depending on when you start your course.

Compulsory modules
Module Credits Assessment
Module: Academic And Professional Excellence (Pdp) Credits: 20 Assessment: Coursework
Module: Audit And Assurance Credits: 20 Assessment: Coursework
Module: Contemporary Issues In International Business Credits: 20 Assessment: Coursework
Module: Corporate Reporting Credits: 20 Assessment: Coursework
Module: Forensic And Fraud Examination Credits: 20 Assessment: Coursework
Module: International Business Research Project Credits: 20 Assessment: Coursework

Fees and funding

Home students

Our tuition fee for UK students starting full-time undergraduate study in 2022/23 is £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/EU students starting full-time study in 2022/23 is £14,415 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, management and enterprise courses (PDF, 269.9KB)

Legal information

Any offer of a place to study is subject to your acceptance of the University’s Terms and Conditions and Student Regulations.


How do I apply?

You can apply for this course through UCAS.

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