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Full Time: 1 Year
UK Fees 23/24:
Full Time: £9,250
International Fees 23/24:
Full Time: £15,500
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The Commerce and International Business Top-up gives you the opportunity to further your studies in business and management and provides tools to enable you to start your own business. You will be ready for a wide range of career opportunities across an array of sectors, for instance, from trading organisations engaged in import/export, licensing and franchising through to financial services, information technology, pharma and retail.
Please be aware that the September 2022 intake for this course will be taught fully online, subject to validation.
Four compulsory modules provide the core knowledge and skills for the programme: International Trade and Commerce will explore the tools and key concepts required to understand the forces that shape trade and help determine trade policies. In Academic Conventions and International Business, you will develop a good use of academic conventions within the discipline of Commerce & International Business, with a focus on academic language use. In Strategic Management Across Cultures, you will be equipped with the tools and techniques to manage business strategies that differ and may be divergent across cultures. The Research Project allows you to show a comprehensive and critical understanding of your chosen topic focused on current International business themes.
The course focuses on creating a comprehensive awareness/understanding of Commerce and International Business.
Please note the modules shown here relate to the academic year 22/23. The modules relating to the academic year 23/24 will be available from June 2023.
Applications are welcomed from students with a HND (Edexcel, ABE, NCC) or Foundation Degree in Business (or overseas equivalent).
All International and EU students applying for this course with us must meet the following minimum English language requirements:
For information regarding English language requirements at the University, please see our IELTS page.
Fees quoted relate to study in the Academic Year 23/24 only and may be subject to inflationary increases in future years.
For information on the scholarships available to you, please see our scholarships page.
There are no additional costs for this course for students beginning their studies in September 2023. Should this change, applicants and students will be contacted by the university with details of the costs.
Fees quoted relate to study in the Academic Year 22/23 only and may be subject to inflationary increases in future years.
On this course you can expect taught study to be a combination of lectures, seminars, workshops, industry visits and guest lectures.
The assessments for all modules are given to students at the start of the course and are made up of presentations, essays, reports and reflective portfolios.
Graduates from this programme will be well placed to start their own business or take up roles world-wide in import/export, licensing, financial services, IT, pharma, retail and many other fields.
Alternatively, you may choose to progress to a Master’s programme in a specialist or general management field.
Our postgraduate courses are a great way to enhance the skills you have already learnt. Benefit from our 20% alumni discount on postgraduate fees to give you a CV that will catch the eye of employers.
The University of Northampton has many on-campus facilities and services that you will have access to as a UON student. Below are just some of the facilities available to you if you study a BA Commerce and International Business (Top-Up) (Hons) degree.