University of Derby

International Business (top-up) University of Derby Degree level: Undergraduate


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BA (Hons) International Business (Top up)

Our one-year top-up course is your passport to a highly regarded degree in International Business. It enables suitably qualified students from general business backgrounds to specialise in global aspects of economics, strategy, law, finance, marketing and HRM.

Why choose this course?

This is your chance to deepen your understanding of today’s complex and dynamic international business arena. You’ll analyse the different economic environments and cultures in which business operates, learning how to attract customers in international markets and how to expand a local business into a global one.

Is this course for you?

It’s the perfect choice if you have a business HND or equivalent qualification or if you’ve studied business for two years at university and would like to specialise in your final year.

How you will learn

Our focus is on developing your employability and transferable skills, so you’ll create strategy documents, devise business analysis reports, deliver presentations, produce videos and access real-time data in our Bloomberg Financial Markets Lab.

Opportunities and experiences

We’ll bring you up to date with what’s happening in the world economy, drawing on case studies and guest lectures. You’ll become part of a diverse international student cohort which will enhance your global business awareness.

Careers and employability

BA (Hons) International Business offers a breadth and depth that will make you a highly employable graduate. You could pursue a rewarding career in global trade and investment, finance, logistics and business consultancy as well as with government agencies.

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 N201
Institution code D39
Campus name Main Site
Campus code -

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
UCAS Tariff Not accepted

You need to have an HND or Foundation degree in a relevant subject, such as Business Management, Finance and / or Accounting. When you apply, please send us a transcript of the modules you have already studied so that we can make sure that the HND or Foundation degree is compatible with the top up programme. In addition you are required to have 5 GCSEs grades A-C or grade 4 including Maths and English

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

Channel Islands £9,250 Year 1
EU £9,250 Year 1
International £11,750 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 Derby
Kedleston Road
DE22 1GB

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