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BA (Hons) Business & Management – Top-up

  • UCAS Code:
    NN21
  • Institution:
    B50
  • Delivery:
    Full time according to Funding Council definitions

This course is delivered by the AACSB accredited Business School, an accreditation which places us within the top institutions globally for business degrees. Less than 5% of business schools worldwide have attained this hallmark of excellence which recognises a focus on excellence in all areas, including teaching and student learning.

This dynamic and challenging course aims to offer students from a HND or Foundation degree background the opportunity to successfully achieve an Honours degree in Business and Management. It forms a solid basis for successful career planning and can also provide a stepping stone to future postgraduate studies.

The Business and Management programme is an ideal choice if you are looking for a degree that builds on your previous study and offers completion of an Honours degree. It offers you the advantage of the opportunity to obtain Honours degree-level proficiency in just one year of study.

You don’t need to have studied your Foundation degree with us in order to apply for one of our Top-up degrees, and continuing your studies with BU will give you access to all of our outstanding facilities.

Interested in studying this course part-time? Enquire now.

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Key information

Next start date:

September 2019, September 2020

Location:

Bournemouth University, Talbot Campus

Duration:

1 year

Accreditations:

The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB)

Entry requirements:

Successful completion of Foundation degree or HND in Business Studies with 55% – find out more.

International entry requirements:

If English is not your first language you'll need IELTS 6.0 (Academic) or above with a minimum of 5.5 in each component of writing, speaking, listening and reading – find out more.

Course details

On this course you will be taught by a range of staff with relevant expertise and knowledge appropriate to the content of the unit. This will include senior academic staff, qualified professional practitioners, demonstrators, technicians and research students. You will also benefit from regular guest lectures from industry.

How you will be assessed

The assessment methods for each unit can be found in the programme specification for your course.

Download the programme specification (pdf 313kb)

Your application

For this course we are looking for applicants who are:

  • Aspiring to enhance their knowledge of business-related disciplines and develop critical appreciation of effective implementation strategies
  • Keen to develop their competencies in analysing and managing the contemporary business environment
  • Dedicated to their studies and can take responsibility for their personal and professional development
  • Self motivated and have the ability to manage their own time and learning environment effectively.

How to apply

Entry requirements

Careers

This course will give you the chance to hone your business management skills after completing a Foundation degree or HND and will prepare you for work in a variety of corporate environments.

Costs and fees

All fees are quoted in pounds sterling and are per year. Your tuition fees will be the same for each year of your course. You can find full information about funding your studies and paying your fees in our undergraduate fees and funding section

Fees quoted are for tuition only unless stated otherwise, and we’re committed to ensuring there are no hidden extra costs while you’re at university – that’s why we’re clear about what you can expect us to cover, and what your cost of living will be. You’ll also find you could benefit from a range of discounts as a student.

Find out more about budgeting and living expenses

Our staff

On this course you will be taught by staff with relevant expertise and knowledge appropriate to the content of the unit. This could include senior academic staff, qualified professional practitioners and research students, many of whom are actively engaged in research and/or professional practice which is integrated into the teaching of this course. Please note that teaching staff can change.

Course changes