UWE Bristol - BA Hons International Business Management Top Up

UWE Bristol

BA Hons International Business Management Top Up

Top up your existing qualifications to an honours degree. This top-up degree is equivalent to the final year of undergraduate study, and is aimed at students who have previously completed a relevant qualification, such as a Higher National Diploma or equivalent.

Why International Business Management?

The growth of international business in a fast-moving, complex global economy has created a demand for graduates with knowledge of global markets and management and the challenges of conducting business across borders. The BA (Hons) International Business Management is, therefore, an ideal degree for those with an interest in working internationally and/or in an organisation that operates globally.

Why UWE Bristol?

This applied degree, taught by experienced academics, provides a solid grounding in the fundamentals of business management with a focus on the international dimensions of business. On successful completion of the course you will be awarded a full BA(Hons) degree.

You will explore international business theory and practice through a broad range of modules spanning international management, economics, finance and marketing. Key themes of global citizenship run throughout the course, preparing you for work in diverse environments whilst developing your awareness of the challenges and issues faced by people doing business across the world.

Your learning will be grounded in the external context wherever appropriate through, for example, external speakers and assessments that give you opportunities to test out concepts in practice and to reflect on your own experience of organisations.

The practical nature of the course ensures you graduate with real-world skills and experience to succeed in your international career.

Where can it take me?

Career options are broad and exciting with opportunities to work worldwide.

This degree gives you a solid platform for a career in business management, but you'll graduate with a skillset relevant to any business career.

You might go on to work for multinational enterprises, governmental organisations or start your own global company.

Our graduates have secured roles with employers such as Disney, Bank of Scotland, Airbus and Microsoft. Others are employed across both the private and public sectors, working in the UK and overseas.

Entry Requirements

  • GCSE: Grade C/4 in English Literature or Language and Mathematics, or equivalent. We do not accept Level 2 Key Skills, Functional Skills or Certificates in Adult Numeracy and Literacy as alternatives to GCSEs.
  • English Language Requirement:

    If English is not your first language, you will need to meet the UK Border Agency's and the University's minimum English language requirements such as the International English Language Test (IELTS) overall score of 6.0 with 5.5 in each component.

You should normally hold an HND or Foundation Degree.

Career Prospects

This broad business degree with an international focus provides an ideal launch pad for developing an international career in any area of business, management and entrepreneurship, and in any sector of the economy. You will however develop a skillset and knowledge base relevant to many other careers.

Graduates are employed in a wide range of roles across both the private and public sectors, working in both the UK and overseas.

Course Details

Enterprise Project or Business Project and Business Project in Theory*
Business Strategy
Managing Organisational Change
Integrated Business Management Simulation
Multinationals in the Domestic and Global Context
Academic and Professional Development.

One optional module
Doing Business in Asia
International Human Resource Management
The Economics of Developing Countries
Virtual Business.

*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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