University of Cumbria

Degree level: Undergraduate

Global Business Management (top-up)

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Course summary

You have a passion to become a leader in business within an international marketplace. You thrive on challenge, soak up expert advice and you are driven to build a successful career. Course Overview On completion of this programme, you will be able to cohesively integrate your knowledge of global business management and leadership in small, medium or large organisations. You will develop the knowledge, skills and aptitude to work across local, regional, national and international (especially cross-cultural) boundaries. On this course you will...

  • Learn strategic management.
  • Explore international marketing.
  • Discover international human resource management.
  • Critically evaluate creative and sustainable solutions to contemporary global business issues.
What you will learn In this award, consideration is given to the functions of management, strategy, human resources management, entrepreneurship and marketing subject areas. You are encouraged to critically evaluate creative and sustainable solutions to contemporary global business issues. These are researched in association with work based projects that consider cultural, legal, ethical and professional practice across a range of international contexts. The use of sophisticated and authentic scenarios and employer led projects will enable you to refine your graduate employability skills and confidence. Finally, we approach the delivery of learning using examples from public, private and third stream organisational perspectives. Therefore, this programme of study equips you for careers in diverse international organisations. Year one
  • Strategic Management
  • International Marketing
  • International Human Resource Management
  • Research Methods of Business
  • Global Business
  • Innovation and Entrepreneurship

Course details


Module Titles and Methods of Assessment: Strategic Management - Coursework; International Marketing - Coursework; International Human Resource Management - Coursework; Research Methods for Business - Coursework; Global Business - Coursework; Innovation and Entrepreneurship - Coursework.

Assessment method

You will work both individually and in groups. Working with a diverse range of team members provides authentic scenarios and challenges that you will face in your future career. Critically reflecting on how to work in such situations provides consolidation of learning and develops skills which will stay with you throughout your professional career. Learning, teaching and assessment of this programme is designed to provide highly engaging means of enhancing the cohesion of your year group, drawing together the themes that emerge from the modules that make up the programme, and considerably augments your graduate-level employability. The emphasis is on building on your existing competencies to achieve graduate level skills and attributes. Key Features of this award are: • A holistic view of business needs and solutions encompassing a broad range of functional specialisms • Module delivery by a range of industry professionals and research active academics • Opportunities for engagement in work related learning • Industry and Employer participation

How to apply

Application codes

Please select a course option – you will then see the application code you need to use to apply for the course.

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Additional entry requirements


There will be a diagnostic assessment as part of the interview

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

EU £9250 Year 1
England £9250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9250 Year 1
Scotland £9250 Year 1
Wales £9250 Year 1
International £13250 Year 1

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Global Business Management (top-up) at University of Cumbria - UCAS