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Course summary

Please check the Sheffield Hallam University website for the latest information. Course Summary

  • Explore international business and finance in the context of current global events.
  • Understand established and future theory and practice in both business and finance.
  • Develop an agile skill set for working in the international business environment.
  • Take on an individual project to research an area of international business.
  • Convert your Business Foundation degree, HND or academic credits into a full Honours degree in one year.
Join a global community where business leaders, researchers and students network and collaborate at the Sheffield Business School. On this one-year BA International Business with Finance top-up course, you’ll develop specialised knowledge that fuses the complexities of international business with finance, markets and risk. You’ll graduate with a full honours degree and the skills for a wide range of global roles. 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. Based in the Sheffield Business School, you’ll join a global community where business leaders, researchers and 7,000 business students all come together to solve problems and make things better. Our academic experts are highly skilled professionals, bringing their cutting-edge knowledge and industry research into the classroom. Key Themes On this course you’ll study the changing nature of the international business environment and how this impacts business processes, transactions and leadership. You’ll also focus on financial aspects such as markets, risk and the sources of finance. This coverage of two discipline areas will give you a broad focus for the sectors and roles in which you may later work. We’ll prepare you for the diversity and complexity which accompany a globally integrated and internationally focused business environment. On some key modules, you’ll have opportunities to tailor your learning experience, including the flexibility to choose assessment tasks that align with your preferences and goals. Applied learning We think the best way to learn something is to do it in the real world. This guides everything we do at Sheffield Business School. Live Projects Through our partnerships with leading businesses and industry experts, we offer you valuable opportunities to gain hands-on work experience, build your network and acquire the essential skills demanded in the workplace. You’ll also gain skills by completing an International Management Research Project. From leadership and finance to cross-cultural management and sustainable development, you’ll take an in-depth focus on a particular theme of business and management. Field Trips We offer trips to a variety of organisations, including local small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) and multinationals with operations in the UK. These are great chances to see the types of environments you may be working within in the future. Networking Opportunities You can connect with employers through Careers Days and guest lectures – gaining valuable insights into the challenges that real-world businesses are facing. You may also be able to network with previous graduates who share their experiences while empathising with the stage you’re at in your career. You can also join the student-led International Business Society or the Sheffield Hallam Finance and Banking Society to discuss and debate current events in the economic and business world. The society arranges social events and hosts guest lectures by academic experts and industry practitioners. We’ll also encourage you to take part in competitions, with prizes available for strong projects and inspirational 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 Academic And Professional Excellence International Business Strategy And Practice International Management Research Project International Strategic Financial Management

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Professional bodies

Professionally accredited courses provide industry-wide recognition of the quality of your qualification.

  • Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business

How to apply

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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

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:

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English language requirements

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IELTS (Academic)6Our requirements of an overall IELTS score of 6.0 (with a minimum of 5.5 in each of the four skills); or equivalent.

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £9250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9250 Year 1
Scotland £9250 Year 1
Wales £9250 Year 1
Channel Islands £9250 Year 1
Republic of Ireland £9250 Year 1
EU £16655 Year 1
International £16655 Year 1

Additional fee information

Our tuition fees for UK students starting full-time undergraduate study in 2024/2025 are regulated by the UK government and are yet to be confirmed. For an indication, our tuition fee for UK students starting full-time undergraduate study in 2023/2024 is £9,250 per year. During your placement year you will pay a reduced fee of £1,200. Our tuition fees for International/EU students starting full-time study in 2023/24 is £16,655 per year. During your placement year you will pay a reduced fee of £1,200. Please refer to our website for up-to-date information on costs and fees:

Sponsorship information

Scholarships, discounts and bursaries may be available to students who study this course.

International Business with Finance (top-up) at Sheffield Hallam University - UCAS