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Global Business Management (Top-Up) BA (Hons)

Key Facts

  • Level:

    Undergraduate

  • Duration:

    Full Time: 1 Year

  • Starting:

    September / January

  • Fees UK:

    Full Time: £9,250

  • Fees International:

    Full Time: £13,900

  • Location:

    Waterside

Get in touch


For questions regarding study and admissions please contact us:

UK/EU Students enquiries

study@northampton.ac.uk
0300 303 2772

International Students enquiries

international@northampton.ac.uk
+44 (0)1604 894503

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Overview


Our Global Business Management course provides an outlook on contemporary business management, and will equip you for a business world facing global competition, economic uncertainties, and changing markets. You will acquire new perspectives in the fields of strategic management and global business while developing your leadership and cross-cultural management skills. This programme takes a practical approach where you will apply business and management theories and concepts to a range of real-world contexts. You will be an analytical and innovative thinker who values responsible business practices, and skilled to work in various industries, become entrepreneurs, or continue to postgraduate study.

Updated 06/08/2021

Highlights


  • Top-Up to a full UK Honours degree in 1 year
  • Pre-sessional English courses are available to improve your English language skills
  • Start dates in September and January
  • Personal Tutor for all students on the programme
  • Company visits and employability events

Company visits

Whilst studying this course with us, you will be able to undertake in a visit to a business company appropriate for your course. A typical company visit includes presentation by the company covering its history, market, strategy, and operations, followed by a tour of the company, and Q&A session.

Course Content


  • This programme enables learners to develop an interdisciplinary perspective of the opportunities and challenges presented by the global business landscape. You will acquire the conceptual knowledge and applied understanding of global business management, along with the personal and professional skills needed to work in diverse international organisations, locations, and scenarios. Teaching on this programme is delivered by a team with significant experience in the industry and academia, and learners are encouraged to think like decision-makers, managers, and entrepreneurs.

     

    You will study five compulsory modules in this programme:

    • Academic & Employability Skills (20 credits)
    • Global Business & Investment (20 credits)
    • Global Strategic Management (20 credits)
    • Operating in Emerging Markets (20 credits)
    • Business Project (40 credits)
  • Applications are welcomed from students with a HND or Foundation Degree in Business or Management, or overseas equivalent.

    If you are a Home / UK student, for more information on how to make an application, please visit our Home how to apply page.

    If you are an International student and would like information on making an application, please see our International how to apply page.

    English Language Requirements

    All international and EU students applying for this course must meet the following English language requirement:

    IELTS 6.0 (or equivalent) with a minimum of 5.5 in all bands.

    Please visit our English language requirements page.

  • Fees quoted relate to study in the Academic Year 21/22 only and may be subject to inflationary increases in future years.

    • UK Full Time: £9,250
    • International Full Time: £13,900

    For information on the scholarships available to you, please see our scholarships page.

    Additional costs

    There are no additional costs for this course for students beginning their studies in September 2021. Should this change, applicants and students will be contacted by the university with details of the costs.

  • 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.

     

  • How will I learn?

    Full-time – This programme is delivered through a combination of seminars, workshops, individual supervision, and independent study.

    How will I be assessed?

    Assessments involve a variety of authentic, employability-enhancing tasks that graduates are likely to perform in their future careers. These are based on tasks close to real-life practice, such as business pitch, business meeting simulation, group presentation, poster, market entry report, management report, and strategy analysis report. 

    Assessment support and drop-in sessions are held for every module on this programme.

     

     

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Careers and Employability


The analytical and problem-solving skills developed during the programme will help learners to seek employment in global organisations, domestic organisations seeking global expansion, or global roles in any industry or not-for-profit sector. Prospective roles include business analyst, management consultant, trainee manager, export/import manager, international trade agent, emerging markets consultant, etc.