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Course summary

If you are an enquiring mind, eager to develop your cross-cultural knowledge on management, strategy, human relations and marketing, this is the perfect top-up course for you. Your learning will be nurtured by industry specialists, who will develop your critical and conceptual thinking, reasoning and transferable skills relating to global business management. Course Overview If you are looking to elevate your business management skills to the next level, you can be assured that your entrepreneurial spirit will be well nourished by our expert tutors on this global business management top-up degree. With an exciting blend of in-person and virtual learning, fieldwork and workplace learning, your knowledge will be solidified in a variety of real-life environments, providing you with a deep understanding of local, regional, national and international business and the cross-cultural boundaries to implement in your career. On this course you will...

  • Study and practice global business management, drawing on a range of perspectives in the fields of international marketing, strategic management, entrepreneurship, international human resource management and global business.
  • Be led by specialised tutors, who will challenge and widen your horizons through highly engaging learning methods such as workplace learning, fieldwork, workshops and simulations.
  • Have regular, inspirational guest lectures and talks from practising managers to provide insight into the career prospects you can expect from taking this Top Up course.
  • Become equipped for careers in extremely diverse, international organisations through developing cross-cultural awareness.
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

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

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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

Unistats information

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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

Additional fee information

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