Business with English Language
Duration & study mode
1 year full-time
Business & Enterprise
Course starting dates
London: January, May
Open up a world of opportunities with the UWS Certificate of Higher Education Business with English Language course, which provides an excellent introduction to business.
Developed for international students, the course provides an essential understanding of business topics, along with taught English language skills to help you become fully fluent in English.
It also offers an excellent foundation for engaging in international business activities, and moving into graduate trainee roles with national and international organisations.
The practical elements of this programme provide real-life experience to help you develop develop business knowledge and skills.
Through case studies and access to guest speakers from industry, you will also gain added insight into the business world and enhance your learning and development.
The School of Business & Enterprise at UWS offers professionally focused courses, designed to give you the skills and knowledge to succeed in commerce and industry.
Developed in collaboration with industry partners, our programmes are tailored to suit the needs of modern-day businesses, providing students with sought-after skillsets to boost their employability.
We place a high value on promoting entrepreneurship, partnering with the Princes Trust to support our business students to become self-employed or to set up their own business.
Our recent graduates are now working with some of the biggest names in business including RBS, Shell, Ford and IBM.
This course has been developed for international students and all applicants will be considered on an individual basis.
Don’t worry if your qualifications are not listed here, we take a range of factors into account when assessing your application and are happy to consider other alternative combinations of qualifications and experience.
If you are applying with an EU or non-EU qualification, please check our Undergraduate Entry Requirements page which gives more information about country-specific entry requirements.
For applicants whose first language is not English, the University sets a minimum English Language proficiency level. The qualifications below must have been gained within two years of the start of your course.
General English language requirements at UWS: International English Language Testing System (IELTS) Academic module (not General Training)
Equivalent scores in another recognised qualification:
All stated English tests are acceptable for admission for both home/EU and international students for this programme:
For our research degrees (MRes, MPhil, PhD, DBA, DProf), applicants are required to have an IELTS score as follows:
For Health, Nursing & Midwifery courses that lead to professional registration with the Nursing & Midwifery Council, applicants are required to have an IELTS score as follows:
For our Certificate of Higher Education courses, applicants are required to have an IELTS score as follows:
Applicants who do not meet the minimum English language requirements have the option to study one of our preparatory and pre-sessional English courses. The UWS courses available are:
Over the year you will gain a good understanding of the world of business, focusing on areas such as accountancy, human resources, marketing and economics. You will also develop your English language skills.
You will be able to tailor your learning to suit your own interests and career aspirations.
In year 1 you will develop knowledge and skills you will need to start your career in business. Core modules are: Accounting for Business, Business in the 21st Century, English for Academic Purposes, Foundations of HRM, Fundamentals of Marketing and The Economic Environment.
You will be taught through a combination of lectures, tutorials and workshops.
There will also be group work and independent learning to ensure you develop transferable skills such as research, presentation, communication and working as part of a team.
Our CertHE in Business and English Language is assessed using a variety of assessment methods including:
Find out more about the structure, learning outcomes, compulsory and optional modules in this course.
UWS has excellent links with a number of organisations and can provide careers advice and assistance to help you to identify suitable career opportunities.
Upon completion of this course you can continue your studies with our BA International Business (Accelerated).
£9,250 per year of study
£9,250 per year of study
£9,250 per year of study
£12,300 per year of study
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You can also find additional information in our Undergraduate Money, Fees & Funding section.
Students on certain degrees will incur some additional costs not covered by their tuition fees. These could be for things like specialist equipment, study materials, work placements, graduation, membership of relevant organisations or costs related to carrying out fieldwork.
For students on course with an element of fieldwork, there may also be extra costs for travel and accommodation.
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EU students studying at undergraduate level of UWS may be eligible for SAAS funding, as well as support to meet the costs of childcare and various sources of additional funding.
There are several scholarship and incentive schemes available to international students studying at undergraduate level at UWS, as well as support to meet the costs of childcare and various sources of additional funding.
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For more information on when and how to apply to study at UWS please refer to our Undergraduate Application Guide.
An ATAS certificate is not required for overseas students applying for this course.
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