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International Trade, Logistics and Business Communication (Top-up) BA (Hons)

University of Portsmouth

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  • Qualification

    Bachelor of Arts (with Honours) - BA (Hons)

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date


  • Duration

    1 Years

Course summary

**Overview**Develop your English language ability while gaining knowledge of global trade distribution on this BA (Hons) International Trade, Logistics and Business Communication top-up degree course.You'll study key business topics such as logistics management and supply chain management, while also building valuable cross-cultural business communication skills. You can do this undergraduate degree in 1 or 2 years, depending on your level of previous study and your ability to write and speak English. When you graduate, your combination of business knowledge and English language skills will give you an advantage in the international job market in areas such as supply chain management, public service, finance, marketing and logistics.**Improve your English in 3 ways:**- dedicated English language classes to improve your vocabulary and grammar- business communications classes where you'll practise presentations, interviews and writing for business- living and working with both UK and international students and experiencing life in a welcoming UK city**Other course highlights**- Gain skills and knowledge to succeed in global trade and logistics, such as how business perspectives differ around the world, the complexities of supply chain management, and the social, political and economic frameworks that surround international markets- Be fully supported by your tutors and our dedicated global team, and join a community with more than 5,000 international and EU students from 150 different countries- Earn a full BA (Hons) degree in International Trade, Logistics and Business Communications in just 1 or 2 years**Eligibility**This course is open to international, EU and UK students whose first language is not English. A key part of the course is improving your written and spoken business English.**Careers and opportunities**So much trade is now conducted on an international scale. Therefore, understanding how global business, logistics and supply chains work can create career opportunities all around the world.In the UK alone, supply chains are a key part of the economy, contributing over £127 billion and employing 1.7 million people – around 5 percent of the workforce (LogisticsUK Report, 2021).English is commonly the language of international business and trade. That’s why this top-up course will improve your English language skills as well as developing your business, logistics and trade knowledge – giving you the tools to pursue job roles in a wide range of countries and sectors.**What can you do with an International Trade, Logistics and Business Communication (Top-up) degree?**This course gives you the skills for careers in areas such as:- business development- procurement and supply chain management- distribution network design- human resources- public services- finance- sales and marketing- retail and leisureYou could also go on to further study at postgraduate level or start your own business with help and support from the University.

Application deadline

15 January

Tuition fees

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£ 15,500per year

Tuition fees shown are for indicative purposes and may vary. Please check with the institution for most up to date details.

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We will consider the A-level equivalency of your specific qualifications against our entry requirements and help you through every stage of the application process. For applicants whose first language is not English, we accept a variety of English language tests IELTS and IELTS Indicator (International English Language Testing System - academic version) with minimum of IELTS band 6.0, with no component below 5.5. Some courses, especially those with a high level of discussion and writing, require higher scores and they a


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University information

University of Portsmouth

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  • Campus address

    University of Portsmouth, University House, Winston Churchill Avenue, Portsmouth, Portsmouth, PO1 2UP, England

Over 5,000 of the university’s 25,000 students come from 150 countries around the world, and the Global Community networking scheme helps them to meet.
The University of Portsmouth Global team is dedicated to supporting international students from enquiry, through application and arrival, to graduation.
International students can get specialist advice on matters including visas and immigration, settling into the UK and adjusting to a new culture.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    51st out of 124 10

  • Entry standards

    / Max 209
    115 54%


  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    66.0 66%


  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.79 76%



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