The modules on this programme will be delivered by means of formal lectures, group workshops, seminars and blended self-study learning. Access to electronic resources including core e texts will be made available for most of the modules. In addition to summative assessments, which will take the form of essays, reports and open/closed book examinations depending on the module, there will also be regular on-going formative assessments, designed to enhance and support student learning and engagement with the content of each module.
Students will follow four core modules and also choose other 20 credit module from the available options. All students will also complete a 60 credit International Business Research Project.
All students have an access to Andrew Kean Learning Centre resources, including library and electronic databases, dedicated team work spaces, lecture theatres, seminar rooms and Enterprise Centre facilities.
Field trips are important part of learning experience – you may explore various sectors of the UK economy – from international giants like Google and ASDA/Walmart to Yorkshire craft beer and food manufacturers.
A variety of assessment methods is used, matched to the learning outcomes for the programme, to enable students to demonstrate the full range of knowledge and skills that they have developed. On most programmes there is scope for students to be involved in negotiating and evaluating some assessment.
An honours degree (minimum 2.2) in any discipline.
- Or a professional award at Diploma level (or equivalent) together with three years employment/professional experience.
- Or A-Level matriculation (or equivalent) together with six-years employment/professional experience.
- Or eight years post-18 employment/professional (full time or substantially full time permanent) experience. You may need to complete an Access course if you have no post-16 study experience or qualifications.
If English is not your first language IELTS 6.0 (with no less than 5.5 in any component) or equivalent is the minimum requirement.
UK & EU Students:
Tuition fees cost £4,500 a year for this course in 2016-17. Part-time tuition fees would be pro-rated accordingly to the number of credits you're studying. These fees will be fixed for the duration of the degree course. Find out more
Tuition fees cost £11,500 for this course in 2016-17. Part-time study is not available for international students on a Tier 4 Student Visa. Find out more
We advise students to budget for the following in addition to annual tuition fees:
- Recommended and required reading lists will be provided at the start of your course. All the books and e-books are available from our Library to borrow but you may choose to purchase your own. We recommend £390* as an average annual budget for learning resources if you decide this is for you. *This figure is based on the Department of Work and Pensions course costs allowance 2015
- You'll need to include placement/s travel and associated costs too, however the University will contribute a standard amount towards your total expenditure.
- The University provides students with a £6 printing credit each academic year which can be topped up either on campus or online.