Top-up degree BA (Hons) Level 6 International Business (BA Hons)

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Top up your existing qualification with English language support.

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Ideal for international students, this degree will top up your existing qualification to a bachelor’s degree in one year. Prepare for a career in management covering subjects such as current global business context and issues and policies for both private and public sectors. You will then have the opportunity to progress onto our master’s programmes such as MBA Business Administration, MBA Co-operative Enterprise, MSc Hospitality and Tourism Management, MSc Marketing and MBA Retail.

You will discover how to think on an international scale and manage operations strategically with topics including cross-cultural communication, logistics, international marketing, financial and currency risk, economic integration and change management. This will perfectly prepare you for a global business career.

Designed for non-native English speakers, you will develop key language skills alongside the business subjects. Modules such as English Language and Study Skills will support you for your academic studies.

Study style

Develop skills in managing people, projects, finance, HR, marketing and logistics in an international context. Modules such as English Language and Study Skills will develop your language skills as part of the degree.

Entry requirements

Academic requirements

You should meet one of the following requirements:

Pass in a 3-year Diploma (from a recognised institution) Pass in a HND (SQA and Edexcel) Pass in year 3 (of 4) of a degree

English requirements

3 term course: IELTS 6.0 (with a minimum of 5.5 in all skills) or equivalent

4 term course: IELTS 5.0 (with a minimum of 5.0 in writing and reading) or equivalent The Centre also accepts other Secure English Language Tests (SELTS) for this course.

Find out more about English language entry requirements for the university degree courses.

We run four-week and 10-week pre-sessional English language courses and university preparation courses, in partnership with INTO, to help you prepare for undergraduate or postgraduate study.

Fees

See the further details of fees and potential extra costs when studying a course at the University of Gloucestershire.

Careers

  • Project manager
  • Logistics manager
  • Management consultant
  • Operational researcher
  • Retail manager
  • Sales manager

Industry links

Access expert mentors, work experience and networking opportunities through our Growth Hub. The Growth Hub brings together leading business services in Gloucestershire.

Gain a full bachelor’s degree in one year

Suitable for international students who have already completed a higher diploma or advanced diploma qualification after high school in their own country, and are looking to gain a UK degree in International Business.

Progress your career

Opportunities to progress on to the following Master’s programmes (including MBA): MBA Business Administration, MBA Co-operative Enterprise, MSc Hospitality and Tourism Management, MSc Marketing and MBA Retail.

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