Business Entrepreneurship (Top-up) BA (Hons)

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Duration
Location
Start Date
Duration
1 Year
Location
Waterside
Start Date
September

Overview Updated 28/11/2018

This course allows students with a HND (or equivalent level 5 qualification) in business-related subjects to top-up to a full degree award.

The Business Entrepreneurship programme looks at developing businesses from a practical perspective. You will gain a grounding in business management and build your competence in management functions such as basic accounting and business modelling.

Being in business has never been so exciting and rewarding; entrepreneurs have the ability to work across a variety of business disciplines, whether specialising in industries, consulting in Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) or setting up in business.

Course

Highlights

  • Top up your qualification to a complete BA (Hons)
  • Guest speakers and industry experts .
  • Progression courses available.

Additional

Information

Top-Up

Boost your career prospects by topping-up your Foundation Degree or Higher National Diploma to a full honours degree.

Course Details

The three stages of the course are built around an entrepreneurial stream, exploring key learning in business start-ups, business growth and development, and entrepreneurial skills.

Read more

Open Days

See for yourself

Our Open Days offer you a fantastic opportunity to get a real taste of university life at Northampton and discover how studying here will be a life-changing experience.

Each Open Day has a packed programme of subjects talks, advice sessions and activities designed to give you all the information you need about studying at The University of Northampton.

To find out more about the day, please feel free to have a look at our Open Day Guide.

Careers

Career Opportunities

Our Business Entrepreneurship course provides a range of wide and varied career opportunities for graduates including:

  • Self-employment
  • Consultancy roles
  • Management roles
  • SME specialist roles

Through the in-depth coverage of accounting, marketing and business operations, you will develop a solid foundation for a career in general management of SMEs.

Postgraduate Opportunities

Further your study

Our postgraduate courses are a great way to enhance the skills you have already learnt. Benefit from our 20% alumni discount on postgraduate fees to give you a CV that will catch the eye of employers.

MBA

Contacts

Course enquiries
study@northampton.ac.uk

Application status enquiries
admissions2019@northampton.ac.uk

Current student enquiries
SID@northampton.ac.uk

International student enquiries
international@northampton.ac.uk

Enquire online
Online enquiry form

Applying for 2019
Facebook Applicant Group

Office hours:
Mon – Thu: 9am – 5pm
Fri: 9am – 4.30pm

Phone Call

Home / EU: 0300 303 2772

International: +44 (0)1604 894503

Entry Requirements

As a one year intensive course, the Business Entrepreneurship Top-up has been designed with you in mind. As a conversion course, the required entry level is an HND/Diploma level qualification or equivalent in Business, Commerce, Marketing, Economics, International Development, or a similar business-related subject, then successful completion of the course will upgrade your qualification to a full honours degree.

For information on how to apply to study with us, please see our How to Apply page.

English Language Requirements

All International and EU students applying for a course with us must meet the following minimum English language requirements:

  • Minimum standard – IELTS 6.0 (or equivalent)
    for study at undergraduate level.

For information regarding English language requirements at the University, please see our IELTS page.

Course Content

  • Opportunity, Innovation and Entrepreneurship (20 Credits)
    Module code: MKT3026
    Core Module Y
  • Entrepreneurial Marketing (20 Credits)
    Module code: MKT3025
    Core Module Y
  • Entrepreneurial Strategy (20 Credits)
    Module code: MKT3031
    Core Module Y
  • The Entrepreneur Project (20 Credits)
    Module code: MKT4007
    Core Module Y
  • Global Marketing (20 Credits)
    Module code: MKT3040
    Core Module N
  • Business Communication (20 Credits)
    Module code: LEI3006
    Core Module N
  • Digital Marketing (20 Credits)
    Module code: MKT3039
    Core Module N
  • Corporate Social Responsibility (20 Credits)
    Module code: BUS3001
    Core Module N
  • Accounting and Finance for Managers (20 Credits)
    Module code: ACC3015
    Core Module N

Changing Futures Week

Industry trips and tricks

Changing Futures is a five-day, University wide showcase of activities and industry speakers to help students explore skills and activities to develop their academic and personal lives.

Research

at the University of Northampton

We are committed to delivering outstanding research that makes a difference to society. Our Research Institutes and Centres work closely with external partner organisations, locally, nationally and internationally. We produce internationally renowned and relevant research and disseminate knowledge on an international scale.

Visit our Research Hub page for more information.

Business and Enterprise

Opportunities Available

We are committed to supporting and encouraging business growth and we are involved in a variety of initiatives which seek to benefit the wider community as well as students and staff of the University.

Discover what businesses we work with and what opportunities may be available to you on our Business and Enterprise pages.

Fees & Funding

19/20 Tuition Fees

Fees quoted relate to study in the Academic Year 19/20 only and may be subject to inflationary increases in future years.

Full Time: £9,250
Part Time: £1,400 per 20 credit module

18/19 Tuition Fees

Fees quoted relate to study in the Academic Year 18/19 only and may be subject to inflationary increases in future years.

Full Time: £9,000
Part Time: £1,350 per 20 credit module

 

19/20 Tuition Fees

Fees quoted relate to study in the Academic Year 19/20 only and may be subject to inflationary increases in future years.

International: £12,750

18/19 Tuition Fees

Fees quoted relate to study in the Academic Year 18/19 only and may be subject to inflationary increases in future years.

International: £12,200

Scholarships

EU and International Scholarships

TD Lewis Scholarship

The T D Lewis Scholarship provides both undergraduate and postgraduate students with financial awards of up to £1,500.  This scholarship is awarded on educational excellence…

The Chancellor's Fund

The Chancellor’s Fund is a bi-annual fund providing students with awards of between £100 and £1,000. You must be a current student to apply. The…

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Updated 28/11/2018

  • This course allows students with a HND (or equivalent level 5 qualification) in business-related subjects to top-up to a full degree award.

    The Business Entrepreneurship programme looks at developing businesses from a practical perspective. You will gain a grounding in business management and build your competence in management functions such as basic accounting and business modelling.

    Being in business has never been so exciting and rewarding; entrepreneurs have the ability to work across a variety of business disciplines, whether specialising in industries, consulting in Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) or setting up in business.

    Course

    Highlights

    • Top up your qualification to a complete BA (Hons)
    • Guest speakers and industry experts .
    • Progression courses available.
  • The three stages of the course are built around an entrepreneurial stream, exploring key learning in business start-ups, business growth and development, and entrepreneurial skills.

    Read more

    Additional

    Information

    Top-Up

    Boost your career prospects by topping-up your Foundation Degree or Higher National Diploma to a full honours degree.

    • See for yourself

      Our Open Days offer you a fantastic opportunity to get a real taste of university life at Northampton and discover how studying here will be a life-changing experience.

      Each Open Day has a packed programme of subjects talks, advice sessions and activities designed to give you all the information you need about studying at The University of Northampton.

      To find out more about the day, please feel free to have a look at our Open Day Guide.

    • Career Opportunities

      Our Business Entrepreneurship course provides a range of wide and varied career opportunities for graduates including:

      • Self-employment
      • Consultancy roles
      • Management roles
      • SME specialist roles

      Through the in-depth coverage of accounting, marketing and business operations, you will develop a solid foundation for a career in general management of SMEs.

    • Further your study

      Our postgraduate courses are a great way to enhance the skills you have already learnt. Benefit from our 20% alumni discount on postgraduate fees to give you a CV that will catch the eye of employers.

      MBA

  • As a one year intensive course, the Business Entrepreneurship Top-up has been designed with you in mind. As a conversion course, the required entry level is an HND/Diploma level qualification or equivalent in Business, Commerce, Marketing, Economics, International Development, or a similar business-related subject, then successful completion of the course will upgrade your qualification to a full honours degree.

    For information on how to apply to study with us, please see our How to Apply page.

    English Language Requirements

    All International and EU students applying for a course with us must meet the following minimum English language requirements:

    • Minimum standard – IELTS 6.0 (or equivalent)
      for study at undergraduate level.

    For information regarding English language requirements at the University, please see our IELTS page.

    Contacts

    Course enquiries
    study@northampton.ac.uk

    Application status enquiries
    admissions2019@northampton.ac.uk

    Current student enquiries
    SID@northampton.ac.uk

    International student enquiries
    international@northampton.ac.uk

    Enquire online
    Online enquiry form

    Applying for 2019
    Facebook Applicant Group

    Office hours:
    Mon – Thu: 9am – 5pm
    Fri: 9am – 4.30pm

    Phone Call

    0300 303 2772

    +44 (0)1604 892134

    +44 (0)1604 892546

    • Opportunity, Innovation and Entrepreneurship (20 Credits)
      Module code: MKT3026
      Core Module Y
    • Entrepreneurial Marketing (20 Credits)
      Module code: MKT3025
      Core Module Y
    • Entrepreneurial Strategy (20 Credits)
      Module code: MKT3031
      Core Module Y
    • The Entrepreneur Project (20 Credits)
      Module code: MKT4007
      Core Module Y
    • Global Marketing (20 Credits)
      Module code: MKT3040
      Core Module N
    • Business Communication (20 Credits)
      Module code: LEI3006
      Core Module N
    • Digital Marketing (20 Credits)
      Module code: MKT3039
      Core Module N
    • Corporate Social Responsibility (20 Credits)
      Module code: BUS3001
      Core Module N
    • Accounting and Finance for Managers (20 Credits)
      Module code: ACC3015
      Core Module N
    • Industry trips and tricks

      Changing Futures is a five-day, University wide showcase of activities and industry speakers to help students explore skills and activities to develop their academic and personal lives.

    • at the University of Northampton

      We are committed to delivering outstanding research that makes a difference to society. Our Research Institutes and Centres work closely with external partner organisations, locally, nationally and internationally. We produce internationally renowned and relevant research and disseminate knowledge on an international scale.

      Visit our Research Hub page for more information.

    • Opportunities Available

      We are committed to supporting and encouraging business growth and we are involved in a variety of initiatives which seek to benefit the wider community as well as students and staff of the University.

      Discover what businesses we work with and what opportunities may be available to you on our Business and Enterprise pages.

  • 19/20 Tuition Fees

    Fees quoted relate to study in the Academic Year 19/20 only and may be subject to inflationary increases in future years.

    Full Time: £9,250
    Part Time: £1,400 per 20 credit module

    18/19 Tuition Fees

    Fees quoted relate to study in the Academic Year 18/19 only and may be subject to inflationary increases in future years.

    Full Time: £9,000
    Part Time: £1,350 per 20 credit module

     

    19/20 Tuition Fees

    Fees quoted relate to study in the Academic Year 19/20 only and may be subject to inflationary increases in future years.

    International: £12,750

    18/19 Tuition Fees

    Fees quoted relate to study in the Academic Year 18/19 only and may be subject to inflationary increases in future years.

    International: £12,200

    Scholarships

    EU and International Scholarships

    TD Lewis Scholarship

    The T D Lewis Scholarship provides both undergraduate and postgraduate students with financial awards of up to £1,500.  This scholarship is awarded on educational excellence…

    The Chancellor's Fund

    The Chancellor’s Fund is a bi-annual fund providing students with awards of between £100 and £1,000. You must be a current student to apply. The…

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Waterside

Our brand new £330 million campus.

Now Open

Discover the campus

360° Tour