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

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Year of Entry 2022/23
BA (Honours)

International Business with Finance (1 year top-up)

Course in clearing
Full-time Business, management and enterprise

Develop your expertise in international business on this one-year top-up course, with a focus on finance.

Places available in clearing

Apply for a place on this course starting in 2022. Call us now on 0330 024 6390 or apply online.

Clearing is not open to international students this year.


Everything you need to know...

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? D001
When do I start? September 2022
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Course summary

  • Convert your existing academic credits into a full honours degree 
  • Advance your skills, knowledge and career prospects in International Business and Finance
  • 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 positions
  • Learn specific skills to lead and manage in the business world, and develop a strategic understanding of business and finance within a global context.

This course builds on your previous Business or Finance studies, incorporating key modules from the final year of our undergraduate Accounting and Financial Services programmes. You will learn how to analyse financial information both in a corporate context and from a financial services and investment viewpoint, giving you broad knowledge across all facets of finance.

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

All our courses are designed around a set of key principles based on engaging you with the world, collaborating with others, challenging you to think in new ways, and providing you with a supportive environment in which you can thrive.

This course offers core subjects in International Business as well as specialist finance topics to allow for enhanced career choices.  Your modules are taught by seasoned academics and business practitioners and are geared toward the real-world application of theory and academic skills.

You learn through 

  • lectures 
  • seminars
  • guest speakers
  • problem solving activities
  • real-world case study-based workshops
  • individual and group presentations 
  • self -managed study 

Course leaders and tutors

Md Imtiaz Mostafiz
Md Imtiaz Mostafiz
Senior Lecturer

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Applied learning

Live projects

Live projects form a valuable part of your learning on this course. You will undertake a 20 credit module based on a finance topic, have autonomy to decide on your topic, and will be supported throughout the module with experienced tutors. There are opportunities to learn from guest speakers, and from your tutors who have extensive industry experience.

Networking opportunities 

As a student at Sheffield Hallam University you will benefit from being part of our vibrant student community.  You will also be part of a student led Business Society, offering peer support and networking opportunities.

Future careers

Finance as a discipline supports a wide variety of career paths ranging from Accounting through Banking to Wealth Management and Investment Advice. This course gives you a glimpse into all those areas and enables you to make a considered choice of where to take your career.

This course prepares you for a career in 

  • financial services
  • financial management
  • international business management 
  • management consultancy 
  • project management 
  • business and market development 
  • market research 
  • business analysis 
  • academia 

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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Equipment and facilities

On this course you’ll have access to theatre spaces that are fully equipped with lighting, a hi-fi sound system with a communication system, multiple screens, and spacious seating facilities. Our seminar rooms are also fully equipped with computer systems and communication facilities to promote lively discussion and collaboration with others, allowing you to develop your analytical and cognitive skills.

 You’ll work with: 

  • Finance related databases such as Bloomberg, FAME, etc.  
  • Microsoft Office  
  • International Business related databases such as Global Edge 

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: Contemporary Issues In International Business Credits: 20 Assessment: Coursework
Module: Corporate Finance Credits: 20 Assessment: Coursework
Module: International Business Research Project Credits: 20 Assessment: Coursework
Module: Risk Management And Investment Credits: 20 Assessment: Coursework
Module: Strategic Issues In Banking 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.

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


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This course has places available in clearing. Call us now on 0330 024 6390 or apply online.

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