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Business and Management (Top-Up) (Hons)

12 months
13900 GBP/year
9250 GBP/year
Tuition fee
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This Business and Management (Top-Up) (Hons) programme at the University of Northampton covers key aspects of business and management practice and theory with particular emphasis on the development of individual and group skills. 


You can select your modules to meet your individual interests and career aspirations, such as marketing, finance, human resources and topical business modules. The  Business and Management (Top-Up) (Hons) programme at the University of Northampton covers the key aspects of practice and theory in this sector, which aims to produce graduates with enquiring minds.

Course Details

You can follow a range of pathways, therefore, tailoring your study depending upon your previous course, individual interests and career aspirations. The course aims to build upon prior academic work in marketing, finance, human resources or business generally enabling HND students to top up to an honours degree in a further year of study. The Business and Management Top-up offers a modular curriculum which enables you to experience a wide range of learning and teaching.

Career Opportunities

  • 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.

Programme Structure

Courses included:
  • Business Project 
  • Strategic Management
  • Social Responsibility of Business 
  • Global Business Development
  • International Money and Finance
  • Accounting and Finance for Managers
  • Principles of Marketing Management

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months
  • Part-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


120 alternative credits


On Campus, Online

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Student insurance

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  • Additional medical costs (i.e. dental)
  • Repatriation, if something happens to you or your family
  • Liability
  • Home contents and baggage
  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Applications are welcomed from students with a HND (Edexcel, ABE, NCC) or Foundation Degree in Business (or overseas equivalent).
  • If you have completed the ATHE Extended Diploma you will be able to progress onto the BA Business and Management (Top-up). If you have completed the ATHE Level 5 Diploma in Management you may be eligible if you can demonstrate that you have appropriate work experience and/or prior study.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    13900 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 13900 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • National

    9250 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9250 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • UK Part Time: £1,465 per 20 credit module
  • UK/International Distance Learning £5,160

Living costs for Northampton

796 - 1510 GBP /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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