Business Studies Top-up Degree

Business Studies (Top-up) – BA (Hons)

Ready to continue your journey to professional success? Join our brand-new top-up Business Studies bachelor’s degree, delivered in partnership with the University of West London. The course is one of the UK’s longest-established business programmes and has been designed to teach students the analytical skills needed for success in a number of business roles.

The course content has been developed with input from public and private organisations, professional bodies and academics; the resulting qualification supports students in their transition from level 5 Higher National Diploma (or equivalent) student to the working world of modern business.

UKCBC offers this programme as part of a franchise partnership with the University of West London (UWL). Students are expected to fulfil all the admission requirements prescribed by UWL, and admissions are subject to approval by UWL. Students are expected to adhere to the relevant rules and regulations of UWL, in addition to the regulations of UKCBC. In addition to various study support and facilities provided by UKCBC, Students can benefit of the various facilities and support provided by UWL.

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Course Details
TitleBA (Hons) Business Studies (Top-up)
Awarding BodyUniversity of West London
LevelBachelor of Arts
Duration1 Year
IntakeSeptember, February, May
CampusesGants Hill, Liverpool Street

Why Choose the BA (Hons) Business Studies (Top-up)?

UWL’s BA (Hons) Business Studies (top-up) has been developed to prepare students for life after graduation. The university has strong links with major professional institutions, including the Chartered Institute of Marketing, the Chartered Management Institute, and the Chartered Institute of Personnel. These associations directly inform course content, which ensures students are taught the practical and academic skills that employers want to see. Graduates of the Business Studies (top-up) will also enjoy academic exemptions from the Chartered Management Institute.

Modules covered in the one-year course include Strategic Management; International Trade, Finance and Investment; International Business; Managing SMEs; and an independent research project that students can direct towards their professional interests.

Course Modules

  • Strategic Management
  • International Trade, Finance and Investment
  • International Business
  • Managing SMEs
  • Business Research Project

All modules worth 20 credits unless stated. Optional modules subject to popularity and staff availability.

Course Entry Requirements

As a potential student of the BA (Hons) Business Studies (top-up), you will be expected to have an interest in business and enterprise, be able to demonstrate your motivation for the subject, and have one or more of the following academic qualifications in order to join:

  • Pearson BTEC HND Level 5 Certificate, or
  • EduQual Diploma in Business and Marketing Management (SCQF Level 8), or
  • A Diploma of Higher Education, or
  • A Foundation Degree, or
  • Any level 5 qualification having 240 credits from the UK, with an overall score of ‘Merit’ (if the qualification is an overall ‘Pass’, at least one-year work experience is required).

All non-UK qualification will be compared through UKNARIC, translation may be required if qualification is not in English, and if not comparable through UKNARIC.

Course Fees
Tuition Fees£9,250 per year*
This course is available at the following campuses:Apply Now
Gants Hill
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