University of Cumbria

Global Business Management (top-up) University of Cumbria Degree level: Undergraduate


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The programme of BA (Hons) Global Business Management (Top-Up) is highly relevant to those who aspire to have a career in the various corporate and non-corporate global economy. In this programme, you will have the opportunity to enhance your academic skills (presentation, report, writing), sharpen your critical analysis skills, and hone other transferable skills (such as negotiation, team work, communication, etc). The programme consists of modules covering subjects in global business, human resource management, marketing, strategy, research methods, innovation and entrepreneurship.

Course details


As a graduate of BA (Hons) Global Business Management (Top-Up), you will be enterprising and entrepreneurial in spirit. You will develop a global view of the challenges and opportunities in the world of global business. 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. In this award, consideration is given to the functions of management across strategy, human resources and marketing activities. You are encouraged to critically evaluate creative and sustainable solutions to contemporary global business issues. There may be opportunities for 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 This award provides an internationalisation of the syllabus including cross-cultural awareness and engagement creates a ‘fertile ground’ for the interchange of ideas and develops stakeholder theory as applied to multinational and global settings.

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 deadlines

If your application is completed by the following date, it’s guaranteed to be considered:

15 January

*If you apply after this deadline, universities or colleges don’t have to consider your application if they’ve filled their spaces, so the sooner you apply, the better!

Application codes

You will need these codes when you add a choice to your application.

Course code N321
Institution code C99
Campus name Tower Hamlets
Campus code T

This course may be available at alternative locations, please check if other course options are available

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Qualification Offer Further information
HND (BTEC) In a relevant subject (achieved in the last 5 years)

Additional entry requirements


There will be a diagnostic assessment as part of the interview

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

EU £9,250 Year 1
England £9,250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9,250 Year 1
Scotland £9,250 Year 1
Wales £9,250 Year 1

Additional fee information

No additional fees or cost information has been supplied for this course, please contact the provider directly.

Provider information

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University of Cumbria
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