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International Business Management top-up

BSc (Hons)

Key facts


UCAS code

N121

Start dates

September 2019 / September 2020

Location

Headington

Course length

Full time: 1 year

Part time: up to 3 years

Department

Oxford Brookes Business School

  • Engineering Council
  • Institution of Engineering and Technology

Overview


If you want to add to your existing qualifications and transition to an honours degree, our International Business top-up course is for you.

You will investigate;

  • how businesses work internationally
  • the challenges managers face in an increasingly global world. 
  • And you’ll gain the confidence and skills to work in a range of international organisations, with many different cultures.

You’ll learn about international management, critical thinking and sustainability, including;

  • decision making in culturally diverse organisations
  • resource allocation to ensure success
  • the challenges of long-term economic and environmental sustainability. 

Our Business School is known internationally for learning and teaching. You’ll receive an engaging learning experience, and the skills to succeed in a wide range of business careers.

How to apply


Entry requirements

Specific entry requirements

Successful completion of a course which is equivalent to the first two years of a UK honours degree (240 credits), for example an HND (with a merit profile from year 2 modules), Foundation degree (55%), or equivalent international Diploma, in Business and/or Management.

Please also see the University's general entry requirements.

English language requirements

Please see the University's standard English language requirements.

International qualifications and equivalences

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English requirements for visas

If you need a student visa to enter the UK you will need to meet the UK Visas and Immigration minimum language requirements as well as the University's requirements. Find out more about English language requirements.

Terms and Conditions of Enrolment

When you accept our offer, you agree to the Terms and Conditions of Enrolment. You should therefore read those conditions before accepting the offer.

Credit transfer

Many of our courses consider applications for entry with credit for prior learning. Each application is individually assessed by our credit entry tutors. 

If you would like more information about whether or not you may be eligible for the award of credit, for example from an HND, partly-completed degree or foundation degree, please contact our Admissions team.

We operate the European Credit Transfer System (ECTS). All undergraduate single modules are equivalent to 7.5 ECTS credits and double modules to 15 ECTS credits. More about ECTS credits.

Application process

Full time Home / EU applicants

Apply through UCAS

Part time Home / EU applicants

Apply direct to the University

International applicants

Apply direct to the University

Full time applicants can also apply through UCAS

Tuition fees


Please see the fees note
Home/EU full time
To be confirmed

Home/EU part time
To be confirmed

Home/EU full time
to be confirmed

Home/EU part time
to be confirmed

International full time
to be confirmed

Questions about fees?

Contact Student Finance on:

Tuition fees


2019/20
Home/EU full time
To be confirmed

Home/EU part time
To be confirmed

2020/21
Home/EU full time
to be confirmed

Home/EU part time
to be confirmed

International full time
to be confirmed

Questions about fees?

Contact Student Finance on:
+44 (0)1865 483088

Please note tuition fees for Home/EU students may increase in subsequent years both for new and continuing students in line with an inflationary amount determined by government. Tuition fees for International students may increase in subsequent years both for new and continuing students.

Oxford Brookes University intends to maintain its fees for new and returning home and EU students at the maximum permitted level.

Please be aware that some courses will involve some additional costs that are not covered by your fees. Specific additional costs for this course, if any, are detailed below.

Financial support and scholarships

For general sources of financial support, see our Fees and funding pages.

Learning and assessment


Your learning will be exciting as well as challenging. Our staff have considerable experience and links with industry. As well as writing leading textbooks on business and management. You will also hear guest lectures from leading professionals.

You’ll explore international business management issues in realistic contexts. As well as explore theory through challenging scenarios.

International Business Management top-up

Learning and teaching

You will be at the centre of your learning, making your own connections between ideas. We encourage you to take an active approach to your studies through;

  • problem solving classes
  • sessions working with actors to develop presentation skills.

We give you the opportunity to work with business professionals and on live business cases.

We want you to enjoy developing the skills you will need to succeed in the competitive business world.

 

Assessment

Assessment methods used on this course

We pay particular attention to when and how feedback is given to support your learning and use a variety of assessment methods, including;

  • written exams
  • practical exams
  • coursework.

Our feedback methods include;

  • audio
  • face-to-face
  • written feedback.

Your teaching and assessment activities will take place between Mondays and Fridays, 9am to 7pm. Activities may sometimes fall outside of these hours.

After you graduate


Career prospects

This degree will prepare you for working across different cultures, enhancing your opportunities for an international career in a wide range of business sectors. Students from our International Business Management programmes have secured employment with HSBC, Deloitte LLP, Accenture and BMW.

Free language courses


Free language courses are available to full-time undergraduate and postgraduate students on many of our courses, and can be taken as a credit on some courses.

Programme Changes: On rare occasions we may need to make changes to our course programmes after they have been published on the website.

For more information, please visit our Changes to programmes page.