University of Cumbria

Degree level: Undergraduate

International Business Management (Top-up)

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Course summary

Knowing how to deal with and appreciate the daily challenges impacting on businesses globally is crucial to corporate success. So, we’ve designed our BA (Hons) in International Business Management (Top-up) so that you gain a firm grasp of global challenges and opportunities in the world of international business, while developing the appropriate cross‐cultural communications skills you’ll need to succeed in the international landscape. Course Overview Our top-up programme has been designed for those wanting to upgrade their current diploma to a degree. If you aspire to work in the global business world and with multi-national companies, our course is the springboard for your career. You'll critically evaluate the relationships between international business strategy and operational needs, learn how to provide creative and innovative solutions through the essential attributes of management and leadership. You will be taught how to provide creative and innovative solutions through the essential attributes of management and leadership. We will teach you to contextualise business management and practice across a range of public, private, and third stream organisations in local, regional, national, international, and global contexts. In addition to studying at our Lancaster campus, you can also choose to study at our collaborative partner FAME based in Malaysia. On this course you will...

  • Gain awareness of the broader contexts and sphere of influence within which international business operates.
  • Study and practice international business management drawing on a range of perspectives in the fields of international marketing, strategic management, entrepreneurship and international human resources.
  • Develop your critical thinking, conceptual thinking and reasoning skills relating to international business and management.
  • Enhance your employability, career potential and personal effectiveness.
  • Develop your ability to carry out independent research in the field of business and management.
What you will learn You'll get a firm grasp of the fundamentals of international business and communication in small, medium, and large organisations with sound knowledge. But you won't just learn theoretically about business - you'll be doing it. Our innovative teaching can bolster your international business practice - and especially cross-cultural boundaries - because you'll find yourself leading a lecture, or turning the classroom into a boardroom, giving you every opportunity to build your business confidence. Year one
  • Independent Project
  • Strategic Leadership, Innovation and Change Management
  • Consultancy Project
  • Global Business Perspectives
  • International Strategic Human Resource Management
  • International Strategic Marketing

Course details


How to apply

Application codes

Course code:
N121
Institution code:
C99
Campus name:
Lancaster
Campus code:
L

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

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Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Foundation Degree or HND or Diploma in Higher Education in a relevant subject


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

Visit www.cumbria.ac.uk/studentfinance for more information about student fees and finance, and for details about our alumni discount.
International Business Management (Top-up) at University of Cumbria - UCAS