Business BA (Hons) Top-up Level 6

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    Full Time

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    One Year

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    September 2019


The Business BA (Hons) Top-up will develop your existing knowledge and understanding of business.

The course focuses on preparing you for the world of work. The modules within the programme will require a critical exploration of international entrepreneurship and enterprise, enterprise risk management, leadership for a changing work and organisational culture, design and development. You will be able to develop real world experiences and in the second semester of the course, you are encouraged to take ownership of your own learning through the opportunity to design and manage your own business related projects focused on an area of interest you have; this can be locally, nationally or internationally

What will I do?

During the Business BA (Hons) top-up qualification, you will study five mandatory modules, and they will be taught through lecturers, seminars and 1-1 tutorials.

  • International Entrepreneurship
  • Organisational Psychology and Sociology
  • Business Strategy and Risk Management
  • Leadership for a Changing World
  • Developing Mastery (Project Based Learning)

You will be expected to undertake 240 hours within a placement throughout the duration of the course. The placement hours support the project based learning module. You can use your own place of employment, or the College can support you to find a suitable placement. Each module will require you, as a student, to undertake up to 140 hours of independent learning.

The entry requirements for the Business BA (Hons) Top-up are 240 credits, with 120 of these being at Level 5. This may be from a HND or equivalent Level 5 qualification.

You will be expected to hold either a Level 5 qualification in business, or have extensive experience within the business sector and hold a Level 5 qualification in a different specialist subject area. The original copy of the Level 5 qualification will need to be seen as part of the entry criteria.

Students from the EU need to have the basic requirement of IELTS Level 6.0 or be able to evidence the equivalent, for undergraduate degree level.

For students outside the EU, academic qualifications are assessed on an individual basis by the admission team and the subject area's academic coordinator. Academic qualifications are equated to UK entry requirements using the UK NARIC qualifications database to ensure academic quality. Students must also meet the minimum English language requirement which is IELTS 6.0, or be able to evidence the equivalent, for undergraduate degree level.

The Business BA (Hons) Top-up will take you one year to complete. You will attend College for 12 hours a week.

The Business BA (Hons) Top-up will cost - £5995

Fees may vary depending on personal circumstances, please enquire for further information.

You can apply for a student loan to cover the costs of course fees. You may also be able to apply for various grants and loans to support your learning. Specific advice regarding student loans and other benefits can be obtained from

The careers team based in College can also assist your application. Please contact them via the Information Line on 01205 313218.

International and EU Students, please contact the International Office on +44 (0)1205 313212 or for details on fees.

Please note that all fees are subject to change.

You will be assessed via written assignments, presentations and projects.

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If you live outside of the UK and would like to apply for this course, please complete the International Enquiry Form.

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