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BA (Hons) Business & Management (Top-up)

This dynamic and challenging course is for students who have already completed or are completing an HND or Foundation degree and offers you the opportunity to successfully achieve an Honours degree in Business and Management.

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

Why study BA (Hons) Business and Management (Top-up) at BU?

  • Offers you the advantage of the opportunity to obtain Honours degree-level proficiency in just one year of study
  • An ideal choice if you are looking for a degree that builds on your previous study and offers the completion of an Honours degree
  • Forms a solid basis for successful career planning as well as providing a stepping stone to future postgraduate studies
  • You don’t need to have studied your Foundation degree at BU 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
  • Study at a university with over 35 years’ teaching experience in this area, excellent industry connections and an international reputation. 

Find out more about the content of this course.

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

Course accreditations

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.  

Key information

Next start date:

September 2021, September 2022

Location:

Bournemouth University, Talbot Campus

Duration:

1 year full-time

Accreditations:

The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB)

Required subjects:

Business or Management (e.g. Tourism Management, Retail Management, Marketing Management, Business Technology)

Entry requirements:

For September 2021 and September 2022 entry: Foundation Degree with 60% or above in a required subject or HND with Merit or above in a required subject. For more information check out our full entry requirements.

International entry requirements:

For September 2021 and September 2022 entry: 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. For more information check out our international entry requirements.

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.

92% of students studying our business courses are working or taking further study 15 months after graduating. 

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

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