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Business and Management (Top-Up) BA (Hons)

Key Facts

  • UCAS Code:

    N250

  • Level:

    Undergraduate

  • Duration:

    Distance Learning: 1 - 2 years

  • Starting:

    September

  • Fees UK:

    Distance Learning: £5,160

  • Fees International:

    Distance Learning: £5,160

  • Location:

    Distance Learning

Get in touch


For questions regarding study and admissions please contact us:

UK/EU Students enquiries

study@northampton.ac.uk
0300 303 2772

International Students enquiries

international@northampton.ac.uk
+44 (0)1604 894503

Overview


BA (Hons) Business and Management Top-up distance learning online programme will enable learners to gain a full honours qualification in one year. It is specifically designed for holders of HND qualification in a relevant field or similar UK and international level 5 equivalent qualifications. The programme covers key aspects of business and management theory and practice with emphasis on the development of academic and professional skills. Learners will study two modules in a trimester enabling you to balance your work and personal life along with the course.

Updated 11/10/2021

Highlights


  • Top up to a full UK Honours degree in 1 year
  • Pre-sessional English courses are available to develop your English
  • Personal Tutor for each student on the course.
  • Flexible online learning to fit around your schedule.
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Course Content


  • This programme enables learners to develop an interdisciplinary perspective of business and management. You will acquire the theoretical knowledge and applied understanding of business management practice, along with the critical thinking, writing, and analytical skills needed to work in diverse organisations, locations, and scenarios. Teaching on this programme is delivered by a team with significant experience in the industry and academia, and learners are encouraged to think like decision-makers, managers, and entrepreneurs.
    Learners will study six compulsory modules in this programme to gain the honours qualification –
    Strategic Management
    Principles of Marketing Management
    Accounting and Finance for Managers
    Strategic Human Resource Management
    Supply Chain Operations Management
    Business Project

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  • HND or Foundation degree in Business or a related subject area or equivalent level 5 UK or overseas qualification.

  • 21/22 Tuition Fees

    Fees quoted relate to study in the Academic Year 21/22 only and may be subject to inflationary increases in future years.

    • Distance Learning £5,160
    Additional costs

    There are no additional costs for this course for students beginning their studies in September 2021. Should this change, applicants and students will be contacted by the university with details of the costs.

    2020/21 Tuition Fees

    Fees quoted relate to study in the Academic Year 20/21 only and may be subject to inflationary increases in future years.

    • UK/EU Full Time: £9,250
    • UK/EU Part Time: £1,450 per 20 credit module
    • International Full Time: £13,750
    • Distance Learning £5,100
    Additional costs

    There are no additional costs for this course for students beginning their studies in September 2020. Should this change, applicants and students will be contacted by the university with details of the costs.

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  • How will I learn?
    Online/Distance Learning  – You will study two modules per trimester over 12 months, or one module per trimester over 24 months.

    How will I be assessed?
    Assessments include essays, reports, portfolios, and project.

     

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Careers and Employability


Many graduates from the Business and Management Top-up go into managerial and administrative roles in both the public and private sector, depending on their chosen specialisms. Studying this course provides a solid grounding for students to then progress into postgraduate study.

Students graduating from this course can choose to progress onto a postgraduate programme. This will enable you to focus your studies in a specialist area or gain a general management qualification such as the MBA.

Student Story

Jinhua Luo

My teacher is great and helps international students. Studying a Top-Up degree means it will be easier to apply for a Masters in the U.K. Studying and living in Northampton gave me a chance to adapt to UK study and life.