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BA (Hons) Business Studies – Top Up

This programme is designed to help give you the edge in a competitive and fast-moving sector. You will study real examples from business and industry, giving you the opportunity to hone your creative and problem solving skills. At every stage you can learn how business concepts are actually applied in business scenarios.

The programme has an international perspective with the aim of helping prepare you for the global nature of modern business practice. The academic learning has an emphasis on real world experience which is informed by the latest research and global practices. This degree programme provides you with the opportunity to develop specialist business expertise as it covers a variety of subject areas.

We will support you to become confident and enterprising while developing key employability skills including team work, communication and time management, all essential for the workplace along with lifelong skills of self-evaluation and reflection.

Qualification Title BA (Hons) Business Studies
Awarding Body: The University of Lincoln, UK
Modules This is a top up programme to the final year of a degree with only final year modules.
  • Typical modules on offer include
  • Strategic Management
  • Financial Management
  • Human Resource Management
  • International Business
  • Dissertation
Delivery Method: Online – Synchronous Delivery
Start Dates: September, January
Entry Criteria:

Applicants with Level 5 qualifications (for example Higher National Diploma, ATHE Level 5 Diploma in Computing) from approved awarding bodies will be considered for transfer to the final stage of the BSc programme and earn their degree in one year.Applicants who have successfully completed 2 years of study at a University can be considered for direct entry with advanced standing. Other equivalent qualifications may be accepted for entry to this programme.

Decisions for admissions will be based on overall suitability for the programme and whether the minimum entry requirements of holding GCSE English and Maths at Grades C and above (or equivalent) are met. Individuals who are based outside of the UK may need to demonstrate English at IELTS LEVEL 6.0
Modes of Study Full Time
Assessment: Each module within the programme is assessed by a combination of exam and assignment
Overall Grading Type: First class, Upper Second class, Lower Second class, Third class
Fees For details on current fees please contact the College. Flexible payment methods are available.

Alongside your specialised knowledge and understanding of business management and marketing, you will develop and enhance a range of transferable skills and attributes which are in great demand by employers for example, your intellectual and imaginative powers, your ability to be critical, and your independence and self-awareness along with skills such as effective communication; team working; leadership; problem solving and creative thinking.

This course is also an excellent foundation for postgraduate study.