University of Portsmouth

BA Hons International Trade Logistics and Business Communication Top-up

If you’re an international or EU student interested in improving your career prospects with an honours degree, this 1-year BA (Hons) International Trade, Logistics and Business Communication top-up degree course will help you reach your ambition.

You'll learn valuable cross-cultural business communication skills while developing your English language ability. You'll also improve your maths and problem-solving skills while you study subjects such as logistics management and exports and trade.

When you graduate, your combination of subject knowledge and English language skills will give you an advantage in the international job market in areas such as business management, public service, finance, marketing and logistics.

Entry Requirements

Only those who have previously studied at higher education level should apply. 
Applicants for year 2 entry require completion of two years of relevant HE study at level 4, for example an appropriate HND, or a foundation degree, or 120 credits from year 1 of an undergraduate degree (BA/BSc) in a relevant subject.
Applicants for year 3 entry require completion of three years of relevant HE study leading to a Level 5 qualification, for example an appropriate HND, or 240 credits from year 1 and year 2 of an undergraduate degree (BA/BSc) in a relevant subject.

For year 2 entry applicants require English language proficiency at a minimum of IELTS band 5.5 with no component score below 5.5. For year 3 entry applicants require English language proficiency at a minimum of IELTS band 6.0 with no component score below 5.5.

Career Prospects

English is commonly the language of international business and trade. So completing this course gives you many career opportunities.

Previous students have started careers in business, trade, public service, finance, marketing, management, retail and leisure at various locations around the world. You could also go on to further study at postgraduate level or start your own business with help and support from the University.

Course Details

Each module on this course is worth a certain number of credits.


On this course, you need to study modules worth a total of 120 credits. For example, 4 modules worth 20 credits and 1 module worth 40 credits.



Year 1

Business Communication 2
Corporate Analysis And Strategies In An International Environment
General Language Grade 5 (English)
Marketing & Communication
Operational Research
Professional Communication For Business

Year 2

International Trade: Payments And Law
International Marketing And Export Trade
Logistics Management
Quantitative Supply Chain Management
Project
General Language Grade 6 (English)

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