• Application Deadline
  • 12 months
    Duration
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Overview

You'll graduate with an understanding of global business and be able to confidently apply the skills and knowledge you've learnt in areas such as business management, finance, recruitment and business development.

What you'll experience

  • Join the course at either the year 1 or year 2, depending on the level of your previous studies
  • Benefit from a programme of study that's specifically for non-native English speakers
  • Get all the support you need while living in a new country, from our Global Office
  • Join a community with more than 4,000 international and EU students from over 100 different countries

Work experience and career planning

To give you the best chance of securing a great job when you graduate, our Careers and Employability service can help you find relevant work experience during your course if you're eligible to work in the UK.We can help you identify placements, internships, voluntary roles and freelancing opportunities that will complement your studies.

Teaching  

Teaching methods on this course include:

  • lectures
  • seminars
  • tutorials
  • workshops and practical sessions

How you're assessed

You’ll be assessed through:

  • individual and group coursework
  • examinations
  • online activities
  • practical exercises
  • your choice of independent research

You’ll be able to test your skills and knowledge informally before you do assessments that count towards your final mark.

You can get feedback on all practice and formal assessments so you can improve in the future.

Careers and opportunities

When you finish the course, our Careers and Employability service can help you find a job that puts your skills to work in the industry.

What can you do with a Business with Business Communication (Top-up) degree?

Previous students have gone on to work in:

  • business development and consultancy
  • recruitment
  • digital marketing
  • publicity
  • financial and risk analysis

What jobs can you do with a Business with Business Communication (Top-up) degree?

Roles our graduates have taken on include:

  • business development officer
  • recruitment consultant
  • publicity officer

Other graduates have continued their studies at postgraduate level or set up successful businesses with help and support from the University.

After you leave the University, you can get help, advice and support for up to 5 years from our Careers and Employability service as you advance in your career.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Deadline and start date

    September, January

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 12 months
    • Duration description

      1 year full time (top up), 2 years full time (top up)

  • Credits
    120 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus
  • More information Go to the programme website

Programme Structure

Modules include:

  • Advanced Study Skills
  • Cross Cultural Awareness for Business
  • Business Communication 3
  • English Language Grade 6
  • Strategic Management

English Language Requirements

You need the following IELTS score:

  • Minimum required score:

    5.5

    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.

General Requirements

  • Only those who have previously studied at higher education level should apply. Applicants must have completed 1, 2 or 3 years (depending on academic profile) in Higher Education including some Business subjects.

Studyportals Tip: Students should consider taking one of the Pre-Bachelor's below. these courses will be necessary if:

  • You are considered ineligible for admission
  • You need to improve your academic, study, research or language skills
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Tuition Fee

  • International

    13200 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 13200 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    9250 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 9250 GBP per year 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.

Living costs for Portsmouth

  • 710 - 1100 GBP/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

Check the programme website for information about funding options.

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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