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- Convert your existing academic credits into a full honours degree
- Advance your skills, knowledge and career prospects in International Business and Management
- 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 and develop a strategic understanding of business in a global context.
Aligned closely with our Business and Management degrees, this one-year top up course enables you to develop your expertise in contemporary global business issues.
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 International Business topics to support you developing a career in international business. Your modules are taught by seasoned academics and business practitioners and your learning is geared towards the real-world application of theory and academic skills. You will develop your skills through a combination of lectures, seminars and workshops.
You learn through
- guest speakers
- problem solving activities
- real-world case study based workshops
- individual and group presentations
- self-managed study
Course leaders and tutors
Md Imtiaz MostafizSenior Lecturer
Staff profile for Md Imtiaz Mostafiz
Live projects form a valuable part of your learning on this course. You will undertake a 20 credit module based on a management topic, will have autonomy to decide on your topic, and will be supported throughout the module with experienced tutors.
You will have the opportunity to engage with industry through our specialist guest speakers and via tutors with extensive industry experience.
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 and Management Society offering peer support and networking opportunities
Previous graduates of this course have go on to work for
- GE Money
- IBM UK
- Norwich Union
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.
City Campus is located in the heart of Sheffield, within minutes of the train and bus stations.
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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:
- Management related databases such as Business Source Premium, CRONER-I Facilities Management and Sage Business Cases
- International Business related databases such as Global Edge
- Microsoft Office
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
This course is not open to international students who require a Tier 4 (General) student visa to study in the UK. If you are an international applicant but do not require a Tier 4 (General) student visa, contact our Admissions Team to find out whether you’re eligible to apply.
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.
|Module: Academic And Professional Excellence (Pdp)||Credits: 20||
|Module: Contemporary Issues In International Business||Credits: 20||
|Module: Global Governance In International Business||Credits: 20||
|Module: Implementing Strategy And Change||Credits: 20||
|Module: International Business Research Project||Credits: 20||
|Module: Leadership In Contemporary Organisations||Credits: 20||
Financial support for home/EU students
How tuition fees work, student loans and other financial support available.
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, 259.3KB)
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