Birmingham City University

International Business (Top-Up) Birmingham City University Degree level: Undergraduate

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Want to top up your business degree in Birmingham? Our BA (Hons) International Business (Top-Up) course allows you to learn from industry experienced lecturers.

This international business (top up) degree develops your knowledge and skills so you can apply what you learn internationally. We focus on giving you real business scenarios to put your learning to the test and get as much experience of the business world as possible.

We’re living in an international world, where global communication and accessible customer and client services are vital. This course gives you the confidence to get out there and engage with overseas businesses.

Our top up year in international business covers international business strategy, operations and systems, e-Business, global management issues globalisation and much more. We encourage you to apply your learning to real experience and business scenarios, so you’ll learn through group presentations, live projects and business case studies.

You get individual tutor support and they work closely with you to make sure you choose the projects and modules that will help you in your chosen career or further study.

You’ll benefit from our exceptional links to business. Our staff bring in expert guest speakers and industry gurus to help you with your projects. They’ve worked all over the world and bring experience from the Ministry of Defence, aerospace and multimillion pound conglomerates.

For full details, visit our website.

Course details

Modules

The below typical core and elective modules should offer guidance on the modules you can expect to study: Business Operations and Systems, Business Statistics, Globalisation, International Business Strategy, International Marketing, Making Sense of Organisations, Managing and Leading Strategic Change.


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 N121
Institution code B25
Campus name Curzon Building Campus
Campus code F

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
A level Not accepted
Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016) Not accepted
Access to HE Diploma Not accepted
Scottish Higher Not accepted
HND (BTEC) M Overall Merit profile for external applicants.
The qualification must be in a relevant subject area as assessed by the Admissions Tutor.

Acceptable qualifications for entry onto the top-up degree:

- 240 credits in a business related field. An overall module average of 55% in first and second year. Transferring students would need to have completed all the relevant modules already studied at levels 4 and 5 on our degree course. A transcript of modules studied will be required.
- HND: Overall Merit profile for external applicants and Franchise applicants, the HND must be in a relevant subject area.
- ABE Advanced Diploma: Must be in a relevant subject area. At least grade B in two module.
- Foundation degree: Must be in a relevant subject area. 240 credits of appropriate prior learning must be achieved (120 credits at level 4 and 120 credits at level 5) and minimum of 55% overall must be achieved.

GCSE English Language and Maths grade 4 or above or equivalents is also required. Must have been achieved at the point of enrolment.
Acceptable equivalents considered in lieu of GCSE mathematics or English language at grade C:
- City and Guilds Level 2 Certificates in Adult Numeracy/ Adult Literacy
- Functional Skills/ Essential Skills level 2 Maths and English
- Key Skills level 2 Application of Number and Communication


English language requirements

Test Grade Additional details
IELTS (Academic) 6.0 with no less than 5.5 in any level

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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Birmingham City University
University House
15 Bartholomew Row
Birmingham
B5 5JU


Course contact details

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