International Business (Top-Up) at University of Huddersfield - UCAS

Course summary

Why International Business (Top-up)? Business is becoming truly global. This one-year top-up course is designed to help you understand the global factors driving business today. You will explore international business activities and strategies and the organisational, cultural and institutional factors that shape them. This top-up degree course will help you build a greater understanding of how commerce operates and give you an opportunity to explore in-depth the issues that affect it, with a particular focus on the international markets. How will you learn? You will learn through practical application and delivered lectures, workshops, seminars, group work sessions and independent study. During your studies, you will explore topics such as international business, strategic management, business responsibility and sustainability to help you develop knowledge and practical skills that can be applied in any sector or industry. What subjects will you cover? Your programme of studies will include three core modules: International Business, Strategy in Context and Cross-Cultural Studies. The core modules will provide you with a grounding in the key challenges that managers in international business may experience and how they may act in challenging situations. As your studies progress, you will also be able to choose from a wide range of optional modules, such as Direct and Digital Marketing, Environmental Policy and Advanced Operations Management, where you will have an opportunity to develop specialised knowledge in particular areas of business and management according with your personal and professional interests.


Year 1 Core modules: International Business Strategy in Context Managing Across Cultures Option modules: Choose from a list which may include: Monetary and Financial Framework Marketing for Small Business Strategic Retailing Business and the Entrepreneur Ethical Leadership E-Commerce Responsible Business

Assessment method

Study and assessments will be based on your choice of modules. Your module specification/course handbook will provide full details of the assessment criteria applying to your course.

How to apply

You can no longer submit a new application for courses starting in 2023.

If you already have a 2023 application and are in Clearing, you can add this course as a Clearing choice – contact the university or college first to check they have places.

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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Entry requirements for this course are normally one of the following: * Higher National Diploma in Business. * Overseas equivalents such as two years post baccalaureate at 55% average. * Successful completion of two years of Higher Education with 120 ECTS credits (or equivalent).

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English language requirements

If your first language is not English, you will need to meet the minimum requirements of an English Language qualification. The minimum for IELTS is 6.0 overall with no element lower than 5.5, or equivalent will be considered acceptable.

Read more about the University’s entry requirements for students outside of the UK on our 'Where are you from?' information pages.

Student Outcomes

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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 £15000 Year 1
International £15000 Year 1

Additional fee information

Tuition fees will cover the cost of your study at the University as well as charges for registration, tuition, supervision and examinations. For more information about funding, fees and finance for UK students, including what your tuition fee covers, please see Fees and finance - If you are an EU or international student coming to study at the University of Huddersfield, please visit the International Fees and Finance pages for full details of tuition fees and support available - Please email the Student Finance Office ([email protected]) or call 01484 472210 for more information about fees and finance.

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International Business (Top-Up) at University of Huddersfield - UCAS