• Application Deadline
  • 12 months
    Duration

About

This Business and Management Top-up (Hons) online course offered by University of Derby 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.

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 today’s 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.

Flexible and Supported Learning

Learning in an online environment will equip you with the skills to research and question, and will nurture your desire to leverage new business ideas so that you can respond creatively to whatever the future holds. The flexibility afforded by online learning means you can fit your studies around any existing work or personal commitments. You will also be assigned a dedicated online learner advisor who will assist with any non-academic queries throughout your degree, helping you to achieve a recognised university qualification and advance your career.

Career Info

After graduating from this online business and management degree, you will be well prepared for a career in business and management, with both theoretical and practical knowledge that can be applied in any industry worldwide. 

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:

  • making sure that deadlines are met
  • meet financial targets
  • promote the business
  • conduct research and interviews
  • compile and present information
  • analyse statistics
  • write detailed reports
  • develop new procedures or training 

Accreditation

This course is accredited by Chartered Management Institute (CMI).

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Part-time
    • Average part-time duration 12 months
    • Intensity Flexible
    • Duration description
      1-2 years
  • Credits
    120 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    Online
  • More information Go to the programme website

Programme Structure

    Modules include:

    • Applied Research Project
    • Management and Leadership - Challenges and Practice
    • Strategic Management
    • Business Psychology
    • Emerging Digital Trends
    • Financial Statement Analysis
    • Global Business Environment
    • Strategic Marketing Management

    English Language Requirements

    You only need to take one of these language tests:

    • Minimum required score:

      80

      The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120. Read more about TOEFL iBT ®.

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    • Minimum required score:

      550

      The TOEFL®PBT is administered in a paper format and measures your ability to use and understand English in a classroom setting at the college or university level. It accurately measures how well you can listen, read and write in English while performing academic tasks. Read more about TOEFL®PBT.

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    • Minimum required score:

      6

      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.

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    Academic Requirements

    You need the following GPA score:

    Required score: Pass

    Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to Pass on the UK Honour scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of or better on the UK Honour scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).

    Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

    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.

    Getting a Student Visa

    This is an online programme. You can attend from the comfort of your chair! So you don't need a student visa!

    Tuition Fee

    • International

      4740 GBP/year
      Tuition Fee
      Based on the original amount of 4740 GBP for the full programme and a duration of 12 months.
    • EU/EEA

      4740 GBP/year
      Tuition Fee
      Based on the original amount of 4740 GBP for the full programme and a duration of 12 months.
    We've labeled the tuition fee that applies to you because we think you are from and prefer over other currencies.

    Funding

    • We have a range of scholarships and discounts available to students from outside the European Union (EU) and European Economic Area (EEA).
    • We award scholarships based on your application to study; there is no separate form to complete. All applications from eligible students will be considered for a scholarship by our international admissions team. We will notify you of your scholarship when we make you an offer, and apply your discount to your remaining fees.
    • You must be applying for a full-time degree and applications for postgraduate research, online studies, foundation and pre-sessional language programmes are not eligible for a discount or scholarship.

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