Course details

A Levels ABB Other entry requirements
UCAS code N120
Duration 3 years
Fee Look up fee
Related subjects Management Business Management

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Sheffield University Management School
Telephone +44 (0)114 222 3376

Sheffield University Management School

Triple Crown accredited

96% of graduates secured employment or further study within six months of completing their course
Destinations of Leavers from Higher Education survey 2016

Course description

In the first year we teach you the basics of business management including behaviour at work, accounting, quantitative methods, marketing, strategic management, business ethics and economics.

You spend your second year studying business at a leading university in Australia, Canada, Europe, Hong Kong or the USA. It's invaluable life experience and an opportunity to look at areas like corporate social responsibility, marketing and supply chain management from an international perspective.

The experience of living and studying overseas is perfect preparation for your third year in Sheffield, when you'll study international business and marketing in more detail. Optional modules include Work and Society in Japan, Integrated Marketing Communications and New Venture Creation.

Modules: what you study and when

Financial help from the University - bursaries

If you're a UK student, you could be entitled to a University bursary. A bursary is the same as a grant - you don't have to pay it back.

How our bursary scheme works

Entry requirements

Qualification Grades
A Levels ABB
International Baccalaureate 33
BTEC DDD in a relevant subject
Cambridge Pre-U D3 M2 M2
Scottish Highers AAABB
Welsh Baccalaureate + 2 A Levels B + AB
Access to HE Entry requirements for mature students
Other qualifications Other UK qualifications
Other EU/international qualifications
Other requirements
  • GCSE Maths grade 6 or grade B
  • International students need overall IELTS grade of 6.5 with a minimum of 6.0 in Reading, 6.0 in Writing, 6.0 in Listening and 6.0 in Speaking, or an equivalent English language qualification
  • Equivalent English language qualifications
If you have any questions about entry requirements, please contact the department

Modules - what you study and when

The modules listed below are examples from the last academic year. There may be some changes before you start your course. For the very latest module information, check with the department direct.

Course information on Sheffield University Management School website

First year

Core modules:

Accounting and Finance for Managers
Business Management in Context
Management Themes and Perspectives
Business Economics
Futures First: Professional Self Management
Introduction to Behaviour at Work

Optional modules:

Analysis for Decision Making A
Analysis for Decision Making B
Business Challenges

Second year

Core modules:

Study Abroad 1
Study Abroad 2
Study Abroad 3
Study Abroad 4
Study Abroad 5
Study Abroad 6

Third year

Optional modules:

Consumer Psychology
Corporate Social Responsibility
Creativity and Innovation
Digital Marketing
Extended Essay in International Business
Industrial Relations
Integrated Marketing Communications
International Business
International Marketing
Law and Business in China
New Venture Creation
Socially-Responsible Marketing and Consumption
Strategy Practice
Work and Society in Japan

The content of our courses is reviewed annually to make sure it's up-to-date and relevant. Individual modules are occasionally updated or withdrawn. This is in response to discoveries through our world-leading research; funding changes; professional accreditation requirements; student or employer feedback; outcomes of reviews; and variations in staff or student numbers.

In the event of any change we'll consult and inform students in good time and take reasonable steps to minimise disruption.

Sheffield University Management School

We have been awarded Triple Crown accreditation from three major accreditation bodies - AACSB, AMBA and EQUIS.

We balance a rigorous academic foundation with practical skills to ensure you are ready for the world of work.

We want you to develop skills so you can apply course content in a company setting. Our degrees combine real-world application with the most contemporary business thinking, and because our academics are world-leading researchers, your education will draw on the most current management theories.

Our courses are very practice-orientated, so guest lectures are a regular fixture. We've introduced cutting-edge technologies into our learning and teaching, including software such as PeerWise and Aropa.

We want you to be informed, innovative and proactive and do everything we can to support and enhance your career, steering you in the right direction with all the knowledge and skills you require.

At the heart of our building is our Employability Hub. Here you can book appointments with our in-house careers advisors and sign up for workshops on topics from CV writing to interview techniques. In the Hub you can look for internships, placements (either short term or a year in industry), part-time roles and volunteering opportunities. You'll get advice from our dedicated team on how to apply.

Through our links with employers, you'll also have the chance to take part in drop-in Q&A sessions and workshops delivered by experts from world leading organisations.

Sheffield University Management School website

What our graduates do

Graduates from all our courses go to work for companies like Amazon, Barclays, Boots, Deloitte, Ernst & Young, KPMG, Marks & Spencer, PricewaterhouseCoopers, Procter & Gamble, Rolls-Royce, Santander and Tesco, in accounting, customer relations, human resource management, information systems, marketing, and operations management and strategy.

Our graduates find work with multinationals and NGOs because they know how to deal with the international market and they understand the social and cultural aspects of doing business on a global scale.

Many of our graduates are successful entrepreneurs and consultants.

Student profile

"International Business Management is a unique opportunity to step out of your comfort zone and become more employable."

Monika Tumaite
Sheffield University Management School

Wherever you study, the second year will be taught in English and all modules are approved by the Sheffield University Management School. You pay a reduced fee to Sheffield for the year abroad but no fees are paid to the partner university.

To qualify for the year abroad you must pass your first year with an average grade of at least 60 per cent at the first attempt with no fails. If you don't achieve this result, you'll switch over to the BA Business Management course and spend your second year in Sheffield.

Where can I go?
You'll study at a leading university in Australia, Canada, Europe, Hong Kong or the USA.

View partner universities on the Sheffield University Management School website.

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