Why study BA (Hons) Business & 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 of business (or a related subject)
  • Forms a solid basis for successful career planning as well as providing a stepping stone to future postgraduate studies
  • Choose a Specialisation and a Project tailored to your subject specialisation
  • Study at a university with over 40 years’ teaching experience in this area, excellent industry connections and an international reputation. 
  • Within fifteen months of graduating, 95% of students on our Business & Management courses are in employment or further study.

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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 6% 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 2024, September 2025


Bournemouth University, Talbot Campus


1 year full-time


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:

September 2024 entry: Foundation Degree with 60% or above in a required subject or HND with Merit or above in a required subject. We also accept a Level 5 Higher Apprenticeship in a relevant subject area. For more information check out our full entry requirements.

International entry requirements:

September 2024 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.