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BA International Business (Top Up)

Explore the need for responsible, ethical and culturally-sensitive business practices in the current global economy and investigate how management practice relates to societal and intercultural issues.

Explore key issues of international business

Graduates with knowledge and experience of a range of economic and cultural environments are in demand across the world.

On this course you will be encouraged to develop your business skills and critical attitudes towards change and enterprise. On successful completion, you should understand the events, trends and forces that guide commercial success or failure.

The course aims to develop a range of transferable skills and competencies applicable across employment, career development and postgraduate study.

Which degree is right for you?

BA International Business (Top Up) - Level 6 Entry

The BA International Business (Top Up) course aims to broaden your subject understanding while seeking to develop your English communication, business report writing and presentation skills.
Duration
Full time - 1 year; part time - 4 years
Overview
7 programs
Start dates
18 May 2020 (apply by 22 May 2020)
14 Sep 2020 (apply by 18 Sep 2020)
18 Jan 2021 (apply by 22 Jan 2021)
Language
English

What do I need to apply?

Coventry University has a dedicated admissions team to support you with your application and to discuss the entry criteria.

Entry requirements for the Level 6 course are:

  • 240 credits (Accreditation of Prior Learning with 120 credits at level 4 and 120 credits at level 5) obtained in a business related area
  • A HND in a business related area with 240 credits awarded may also be considered for entry onto the one-year programme.
  • A combination of professional and academic qualifications and work experience may also be considered.

Each application will be considered on its merits and the final decision will be made by the course director. For further information as to entry requirements and what might amount to a ‘business subject area’, ‘a HND in a business related area’, a ‘combination of professional and academic qualifications’, ‘work experience’ or ‘progression from a partner’ please contact the admissions team.

For students whose first language is not English, IELTS 6.0 or equivalent is required. The general requirements are in line with university policy.

Upon successful completion of the Level 6 program, students will obtain a BA International Business.

How can I study this course?

This course is 100% online, and can be studied either full or part-time.

The full-time route would take 1 year to complete, made up of 40 credits per semester, across three semesters. The part-time mode is also studied across three semesters, but only 20 credits would be studied each semester.

How much will it cost?

This course has a UK/EU fee and an international fee. The Admissions Team will carry out a fee assessment where appropriate, to determine which fee is applicable.

UK/EU students – £9,250 (per year)

International students – £13,250 (per year)

Learners who enrol part-time and are self-funding or being funded by a sponsor, have the ability to pay-per-credit, which enables them to pay for only the modules being studied in that particular semester. Payment options include bank transfer, Western Union and all major credit/debit cards. The cost for our 10 and 20 credit modules, which form part of this course, are detailed below:

UK/EU students
10 credit module - £770.83
20 credit module - £1,541.66

International students
10 credit module - £1,104.16
20 credit module - £2,208.33

Learners who are full-time and have confirmation they are in receipt of an UG Loan from SLC, enrol on the entire course, with the fees being paid directly to the institution.

As a UK undergraduate student, you may be eligible for financial support from the Student Loans Company (SLC). For more information please see our fees and funding pages.

What are the learning outcomes?

On successful completion of the course, you should be able to:

  • Critically evaluate the global business context and strategic decision-making in organisations within the international arena and in relation to society.
  • Demonstrate comprehensive knowledge and understanding of the global business environment, business strategy and the main functional areas of global business organisations.
  • Identify, analyse and critically assess organisational issues within an international and community context using appropriate concepts, models or techniques, and suggest relevant, innovative and creative solutions.
  • Apply a range of skills that are transferable within a business context and increase employability, such as problem-solving, information presentation, evaluation and analysis, and effective use of technology for business application.
  • Act as an independent learner (in both educational and business settings) and play a full role when working in and across teams, in order to be effective in a graduate-level role.
  • Communicate in non-verbal and verbal formats appropriate to a specific global business context, including digital communication.

Programs on this degree

ProgramDate
English Business Presentation Skills18 May 2020
International Leadership18 May 2020
Principles of Strategy18 May 2020
Entrepreneurship and Innovation
Project Management for International Business
International Business and People Relations
International Logistics

BA International Business (Top Up) - Level 5 Entry

This course aims to develop comprehensive knowledge and understanding of the international business environment, business strategy and the key functions of business organisations.
Duration
Full time - 2 year; part time - 4 years
Overview
14 programs
Start dates
14 Sep 2020 (apply by 18 Sep 2020)
18 Jan 2021 (apply by 22 Jan 2021)
17 May 2021 (apply by 21 May 2021)
Language
English

What do I need to apply?

Coventry University has a dedicated admissions team to support you with your application and to discuss the entry criteria.

Entry requirements for the Level 5 and 6 program are 120 credits (Accreditation of Prior Learning with 120 credits at Level 4) obtained in a business related subject area.

A combination of professional and academic qualifications and work experience may also be considered.

Each application will be considered on its merits and the final decision will be made by the course director. For further information as to entry requirements and what might amount to a ‘business subject area’, ‘a HNC in a business related area’, a ‘combination of professional and academic qualifications’, ‘work experience’ or ‘progression from a partner’ please contact the admissions team.

For students whose first language is not English, IELTS 6.0 or equivalent is required. The general requirements are in line with university policy.

Upon successful completion of the Level 5 and Level 6 program, students will obtain a BA International Business.

How can I study this course?

This course is 100% online, and can be studied either full or part-time.

The full-time route would take one year to complete, made up of 40 credits per semester, across three semesters.

How much will it cost?

This course has a UK/EU fee and an international fee. The Admissions Team will carry out a fee assessment where appropriate, to determine which fee is applicable.

UK/EU students – £9,250 (per year)

International students – £13,900 (per year)

Learners who enrol part-time and are self-funding or being funded by a sponsor, have the ability to pay-per-credit, which enables them to pay for only the modules being studied in that particular semester. Payment options include bank transfer, Western Union and all major credit/debit cards. The cost for our 10 and 20 credit modules, which form part of this course, are detailed below:

UK/EU students
10 credit module - £770.83
20 credit module - £1,541.66

International students
10 credit module - £1,158.33
20 credit module - £2,316.66

Learners who are full-time and have confirmation they are in receipt of an UG Loan from SLC, enrol on the entire course, with the fees being paid directly to the institution.

As a UK undergraduate student, you may be eligible for financial support from the Student Loans Company (SLC). For more information please see our fees and funding pages.

What are the learning outcomes?

Upon successful completion of this course, you should be able to:

  • Critically evaluate the global business context and strategic decision-making in organisations within the international arena and in relation to society.
  • Demonstrate comprehensive knowledge and understanding of the global business environment, business strategy and the main functional areas of global business organisations.
  • Identify, analyse and critically assess organisational issues within an international and community context using appropriate concepts, models or techniques, and suggest relevant, innovative and creative solutions.
  • Apply a range of skills that are transferable within a business context and increase employability, such as problem-solving, information presentation, evaluation and analysis, and effective use of technology for business application.
  • Act as an independent learner (in both educational and business settings) and play a full role when working in and across teams, in order to be effective in a graduate-level role.
  • Communicate in non-verbal and verbal formats appropriate to a specific global business context, including digital communication.

Programs on this degree

ProgramDate
English Business Presentation Skills18 May 2020
International Leadership18 May 2020
Principles of Strategy18 May 2020
Entrepreneurship and Innovation
Project Management for International Business
Analysing Quantitative Business Data
Cross-Cultural Management
Digital Business, Marketing and E-Commerce
English Business Communication and Report Writing Skills
Finance and Accounting for International Students
Global Business
International Business and People Relations
International Career Development
International Logistics

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