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BA HonsBusiness Studies (top-up)

Tuition fee £10,350 per year
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This general business programme enables those who have previously completed a foundation degree, a HND, or two years of higher education in business or management to ‘top up’ to a business studies honours degree. The programme is aligned to a general business curriculum and is academically informed and well regarded by industry. This programme is suitable for home, EU and international students.

This programme is for those with specific interests in business management, operations, and planning theory. It’s for students who intend on becoming qualified in management positions in a variety of industries.

We are proud to say we have been ranked no.2 for student satisfaction in the UK for Business and Management Studies by the Complete University Guide 2014.

The aims of the programme are:

To prepare you for careers in business and management by developing your systematic, broad, analytical and integrated understanding of key aspects of business
To study organisations, business and management and the changing external environment in which organisations operate
To equip you with both practical skills that enhance their employability in business, and with broader cognitive, problem-solving, communication and interpersonal skills which provide the foundation for lifelong learning.

Programme structure

Year 1

Students are required to study the following compulsory courses.

Small Business Development (30 credits)
Managing Strategy (30 credits)
Students are required to choose 1 course from this list of options.

PPD3: Consultancy Project (30 credits)
PPD3 – Thematic Independent Study (30 credits)
Students are required to choose 30 credits from this list of options.

Advanced Project Management (15 credits)
Innovation in Action (15 credits)
International Business Management (30 credits)
Contemporary Issues in Management (15 credits)
E-Business (15 credits)
Contemporary Issues in Marketing (30 credits)

Career opportunities

Graduates may pursue opportunities in small business ownership and in human resource management, operations and logistics, advertising and marketing, finance and general management.

Apply now! Fall semester 2020/21
This intake is not applicable

We are currently NOT ACCEPTING applications from NON-EU countries, except Georgia and Serbia.

Studies commence
Sep 15, 2020

Application deadlines apply to citizens of: United States