Coventry University - International Business BA (Hons) top-up

Coventry University

International Business BA (Hons) top-up

With a focus on strategy and strategy development, this course should allow you to explore skills needed to potentially be a flexible future manager, spot international business opportunities quickly, and respond to challenges effectively.

  • Coventry Business School is currently an active member of the Chartered Association of Business Schools (CABS) and the European Foundation for Management Development (EFMD), both of whom are committed to ensuring its members maintain world-class standards of teaching and research.
  • Guest speakers: Program 2 has previously also drawn in prominent speakers from the field of international business in recent times to share their knowledge and experiences with you (subject to availability).
  • Field trips to multinational organizations within a range of sectors and industries. Previous visits have included a visit to Jaguar Land Rover and Manchester United in the UK as well as visits to New York in the United States; Berlin, Germany, and Paris, France, among others (subject to competitive application, availability, and meeting applicable visa requirements, and additional costs may apply).

Entry Requirements

  • IELTS: 6.0 overall, with no component lower than 5.5.

If you don't meet the English language requirements, you can achieve the level you need by successfully completing a pre-sessional English program before you start your course. 

Career Prospects

Coventry University is committed to preparing you for your potential future career options and giving you a competitive edge in the graduate job market. Talent Team, the university’s careers and employability team, provides a range of support services2 to help you plan and prepare for your potential future career options.

The business world is increasingly internationally focused, and this course aims to help you prepare for potential future career options in a range of multinational organizations, businesses, management consultancies, and government organizations. The course aims to develop and hone your business skills and build on your understanding of business and management, to help you understand the subject in the international context of today's corporate environment.

You will have the opportunity to develop the intellectual and professional skills needed for performing strategic analysis, choosing strategies and executing these strategies with desired results, as well as the chance to enhance your cross-cultural awareness and competence, interpersonal, communicative, and collaborative-working skills, all of which are relevant to employers and of great value when seeking potential future employment.

Where our graduates work

Previous graduates of our international business courses have found employment positions within generalist HR, general management, specialist pay and reward, people development, and employee relations roles.

Further study

You can continue your studies at Coventry University with the International Business Management MSc. You may be entitled to an alumni discount on your fees if you decide to extend your time with us by progressing from undergraduate to postgraduate study.

Course Details

The below modules are studied in your first year if you enter the course at Level 5 and aim to give you an overview of business in an international context, covering key business areas such as data, management, and finance. There is also a module on improving your English skills for business communication and report writing.

Year One

Cross-Cultural Management - 20 Credits
Global Business - 20 Credits
English Business Communication and Report Writing Skills - 10 Credits
Digital Business, Marketing and E-Commerce - 20 Credits
Analysing Quantitative Business Data - 20 Credits
Finance and Accounting for International Business
International Career Development - 10 Credits

Year Two

Principles of Strategy - 20 Credits
Project Management for Business - 20 Credits
English Business Presentation Skills - 10 Credits
Entrepreneurship and Innovation - 10 Credits
International Leadership - 20 Credits
Optional modules

*The information’s are correct at the time of publishing, however it may change if university makes any changes after we have published the information. While we try our best to provide correct information, It is advisable to call us or visit university website for up to date information.

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