This programme is designed for and with both learners and employers in mind. It will benefit learners who wish to pursue an enterprising business and management course to gain employment, enhance their career or achieve a qualification that recognises their experience. The Business and Management (Hons) Top-up Degree programme is delivered by University of Derby.
This Chartered Management Institute (CMI) accredited online Business and Management course combines the latest research and thinking with the philosophy that future leaders of industry need a sound and broad-based business education. Structured to reflect todays ever changing business environment, it embeds key themes such as globalisation, sustainability, social change and stakeholder needs, allowing you to fully understand the factors affecting businesses.
Using innovative technologies that give you the opportunity to collaborate, discuss and debate issues in Business, Management and related fields, this course is designed to give you more confidence in your ability to lead a team, deal with complex situations and communicate effectively via written reports and presentations. Whilst being taught by academics who are industry leaders with direct influence and knowledge of the industry you are entering, you will network with mature and experienced peers who share real life and professional experiences with one another.
Careers in management typically involve recruitment, training and organisation of staff, ensuring company standards are met, making strategic decisions that affect your department or the company as a whole, maintaining awareness of competitors and the macro environment, and communicating with business stakeholders such as customers, investors and staff.
You may also be required to manage and oversee projects within your career. This degree will provide you with a sound knowledge of business concepts, enabling you to:
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The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.Take IELTS test
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The TOEFL – or Test OF English as a Foreign Language – offers a paper-based test (PBT). The final, overall PBT score ranges between 310 and 677, and is based on an average taken from the three test components (listening, structure, and reading). The writing part of this test is scored separately on a scale of 0-6. Read more about TOEFL (PBT).
The TOEFL – or Test Of English as a Foreign Language – offers an internet-based test (iBT). The final, overall iBT score ranges between 0 and 120, and includes a scaled average from the four components (reading, listening, speaking, and writing). Read more about TOEFL (iBT).
You will need to have a HND, Foundation degree or equivalent qualification in a Business related field or 240 credits from a business related qualification. Other professional business qualifications that equate to a HND level may be considered e.g. BTEC level 5, CMI level 5, Edexcel level 5, CIMA.
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