• Application Deadline
  • 36 months
    Duration
Designed for students who are enterprising, entrepreneurial and managerial in spirit, this Chartered Management Institute (CMI) accredited online Business and Management (Hons) degree from University of Derby provides a comprehensive, holistic view of business and management focussing on both large business and SMEs. 

About

As a student of this Business and Management (Hons) programme offered by University of Derby you will develop a global view of the challenges and opportunities in the world of international business, giving consideration to multi-functional aspects of management across finance, human resources, marketing and sales activities.

Learning alongside a global online network of fellow students creates a fertile ground for the interchange of cultural ideologies, allowing you to develop the knowledge, skills and aptitude to work across local, regional and international boundaries, with an opportunity to attain unique cross-cultural insights from your peers.

Throughout this online business and management degree you will use sophisticated and authentic scenarios, industry employer participation events and applied case studies to critically evaluate creative and sustainable solutions to contemporary international business issues. Solutions are researched in association with key stakeholders and also consider cultural, legal, ethical and professional practice across a range of international contexts. Combined this will prepare you to plan for and react to issues regularly faced by multinational organisations.

Studying this course online enables you to enhance your abilities through part-time, online learning while still focusing on what’s important. This means you can fit your studies around any existing work or personal commitments. Alongside tutoring from our expert academics, who bring a wealth of experience and specialist knowledge to enrich your learning further, you will be assigned a dedicated online learner advisor who will assist with any non-academic queries, helping you to achieve a recognised university qualification and advance your career.

Careers

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.

Accreditation

This proramme is accredited by the Chartered Management Institute (CMI).

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity

    You can choose to do this programme part-time or full-time.

    Full-time
    • Full-time duration 36 months
    Part-time
    • Average part-time duration 72 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    Online
  • More information Go to the programme website

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Economic Management
  • Human Resource Management
  • Management, Business and Society
  • Introduction to Marketing
  • Principles of Accounting and Finance
  • Management, Theory and Practice.
  • Analysis of Business Data
  • Financial Analysis and Decision Making
  • Macroeconomics
  • Management Research Methods
  • Project Management Operations
  • Applied Research Project
  • Business Psychology
  • Financial Statement Analysis

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 will need A levels or equivalent qualifications such as a BTEC Certificate or Diploma, an International Baccalaureate, OU credits, an Access to HE diploma, Scottish Highers or Irish Leaving Certificate.
  • The university also consider all the information that you include in your application, including evidence of any relevant experience which demonstrates you have the potential to succeed on this online learning degree.

        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

          5100 GBP/year
          Tuition Fee
          Based on the original amount of 15300 GBP for the full programme and a duration of 36 months.
        • EU/EEA

          5100 GBP/year
          Tuition Fee
          Based on the original amount of 15300 GBP for the full programme and a duration of 36 months.
        We've labeled the tuition fee that applies to you because we think you are from and prefer over other currencies.
        *Prices correct for 2019/2020 new students. Subject to potential annual increase in September 2020.

        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.

        Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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        Together with the ISIC Association and British Council IELTS, Studyportals offers you the chance to receive up to £10000 to expand your horizon and study abroad. We want to ultimately encourage you to study abroad in order to experience and explore new countries, cultures and languages.

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