You’ve studied business before, and you’re looking for an honours degree which you know will boost your career. Our one-year International Business Top-up is just the course you need. Based in Cambridge, you’ll cover business strategy, economics, sustainability, technology, finance and more. Benefit from our business links as you hear from guest speakers, network with professionals, and enhance your knowledge in one of the UK’s most connected cities.
Studying international business will prepare you for a career that can cross any sector or industry with a global focus. From day one, we’ll give you the opportunity to become a well-rounded manager. We’ll offer you a range of modules to extend your knowledge in fields like strategy, economics, sustainability and intercultural management. We also place great emphasis on technology, politics, finance, social/demographic change and ethics. To be successful, employers need individuals with the skills, knowledge and insight to understand these complex issues.
Building on the skills you’ve developed during previous study, our top-up course will increase your understanding of the issues facing international businesses. You’ll be part of our Faculty of Business and Law – well-recognised by employers and professional bodies as a centre for innovative business education and training – and taught by inspiring specialists who are keen to share their wealth of experience, and make sure you gain the skills you need for a successful career. And you’ll benefit from regular guest speakers from industry, who’ll enhance your knowledge of the job market and the opportunities that are open to you.
Our students and academics come from all over the world, so you’ll learn to operate in a multicultural environment – highly valuable preparation for today’s global marketplace.
We regularly host employer visits and speakers. We also organise business events designed to enhance your knowledge of the job market and give you opportunities to meet and speak with employers.
Through our Faculty of Business and Law Intern programme, around 35 students each year get exclusive training and development, a mentor, work experience, and a reference from the Dean.
Graduating with a degree in international business will give you the foundation for a career that can cross any sector, industry or location. Our graduates can be found working in the private, public, or third (voluntary) sector – and in industries as diverse as aerospace and defence, beverages, construction, health, management consultancy, pharmaceutical, retail, telecoms, travel and leisure.
Alternatively, you could choose to continue your studies at postgraduate level. We offer a variety of business Masters courses, including our ever-popular MBA, MSc Management or MSc International Business.
Modules & Assessment
Undergraduate Major Project
Advanced Strategic Management
Sustainable Transformation and Environmental Practice
Career Development and Employability
Strategic Brand Management
EU Economy: Policy and Issues
International Intercultural Management
Retail and Shopper Marketing
Leadership in Contemporary Organisations
We’ll assess your work in a variety of ways including exams, coursework, essays and activity-based assignments. Expect, for example, problem-solving activities, consultancy projects, presentations and group or individual reports. You’ll also be able to access support materials through our learning management system (Canvas).
This is a 1 year programme
Alongside your core modules you will pick a number of optional modules. Please note that modules are subject to change and availability.
Where you’ll study
You have a highly active mind and see opportunity everywhere. Now you need theory and life-changing skills to sharpen your approach to management. At the Faculty of Business & Law, you will immerse yourself in a multicultural environment where technology blends with teaching to create a dynamic and innovative learning environment. An environment to help you gain those skills.