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BA (Honours) International Education Management (1 year top-up)

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Year of Entry 2022/23
BA (Honours)

International Education Management (1 year top-up)

Develop your business management knowledge and focus on the rapidly growing education sector on this useful top-up course for international students.

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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
When do I start? September 2022

Course summary

  • Develop leadership and management skills.
  • Apply your learning to the education sector at home and overseas.
  • Study with experts from both the Sheffield Institute of Education and the Sheffield Business School.
  • Discover how you can help educational establishments to excel.

Educational establishments from nurseries to universities require knowledgeable managers, intelligent strategy and sound leadership to succeed. On this course, you’ll gain business management skills alongside a knowledge of contemporary education, and make the transition to UK study as an international student. Upon graduating, you’ll be ready for a range of rewarding careers in educational roles of all varieties, across the globe.

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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 combines the management of organisational strategy and leadership with contemporary topics and comparative research in education. In addition, there are also specific modules which support your transition to studying at university in the UK.

You will experience a range of delivery modes including videos, lectures, research papers and online resources. You will be encouraged to develop your learning skills and strategies through academic tutorials.

You learn through

  • student-centred learning
  • technology-enhanced learning
  • experiential learning
  • a reflective practitioner approach
  • collaborative and team working
  • problem-solving and inquiry-based learning
  • learner autonomy

Course leaders and tutors

Joanne Webster
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Applied learning

Throughout the course, you will develop knowledge about the English language required for academic study and education and apply this in your  assignments.

Networking opportunities

There will also be networking opportunities with other students studying on undergraduate and postgraduate TESOL and business modules.

Future careers

This course prepares you for a management career in

  •  private and public sector educational institutions and charities

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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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 work with

  • classroom technology and equipment
  • activity schedules
  • print and electronic resources
  • digital resources
  • virtual learning environments
  • language learning applications
  • relevant case studies
  • social media
  • TED talks

Entry requirements

All students

The course represents the final year (Level 6) of an undergraduate degree. For direct entry you are normally required to hold 240 credits at Level 4 and Level 5 or equivalent.

You would have normally studied a qualification such as an HND or Diploma e.g. the Diploma of Dazhuan at Level 4 and Level 5.

Relevant subject areas for entry include Business, English, Education and Social Sciences.

If English is not your first language, the language entry requirement is an overall score of IELTS 6.0 (with a minimum of 5.5 in each of the four skills). If your English language is not at this required level, we have a range of pre-sessional English programmes that you can enrol on before starting your degree course.

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.

Compulsory modules
Module Credits Assessment
Module: Academic And Professional Excellence (Pdp) Credits: 20 Assessment: Coursework
Module: Comparative Research Of Education Credits: 20 Assessment: Coursework
Module: Contemporary Issues In Education Credits: 20 Assessment: Coursework
Module: English For Academic Study And Education Credits: 20 Assessment: Coursework
Module: Leadership In Contemporary Organisations Credits: 20 Assessment: Coursework
Module: Managing For Success 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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Financial support for home/EU students

How tuition fees work, student loans and other financial support available.

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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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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 apply for this course via our online application form.

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You can also use the application form above to apply for future years of entry.

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