• Application Deadline
  • 16 months
    Duration
If you have previously completed a Foundation degree or equivalent and are looking for a way to complete your Bachelors while gaining up-to-date insights into the business world, the Business and Management (Hons) (Top Up) programme at the University of Essex Online will bring you up to speed with the latest innovations in business and management.

Overview

This is a field that is always changing and adapting, as business leaders need to continually stay ahead of the curve and at the forefront of innovation. 

The long track record of providing high quality teaching means we can help you achieve a degree-level qualification with a range of focused and fascinating topics, including:

  • global business environment and international trade and economics
  • the role of strategy and policy in the success of business organisations
  • international marketing and distribution
  • forms of business unit and the laws relating to them

You will also have the opportunity to plan, research and present a project on the topic of your choice within the scope of the Business and Management (Hons) (Top Up) programme at the University of Essex Online, as well as providing thoughtful commentary on the projects produced by your fellow classmates. 

This will contribute to the development of key interpersonal skills such as communication and evaluation techniques that will be advantageous in any organisational setting.

Your future

Business skills are incredibly transferable to virtually any field, and roles within a management context will benefit from your new commercial knowledge. Positions in finance, consultancy, project management, advertising and marketing are also likely to be well-suited for our graduates.

Detailed Programme Facts

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Global Business Environment
  • Business Strategy 
  • Strategic Human Resource Management
  • Business Law 
  • International Marketing Strategy 
  • Business Finance

English Language Requirements

You need the following IELTS score:

  • Minimum required score:

    6

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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General Requirements

  • a relevant Foundation degree from University of Essex Online or another recognised institution
  • two years of a relevant BA (Hons) degree from a recognised institution
  • a relevant Higher National Diploma (HND) from a recognised institution

Getting a Student Visa

This is an online programme. You can attend from the comfort of your chair! So you don't need a student visa!

Tuition Fee

  • International

    4620 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 6167 GBP for the full programme and a duration of 16 months.
  • EU/EEA

    4620 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 6167 GBP for the full programme and a duration of 16 months.
We've labeled the tuition fee that applies to you because we think you are from and prefer over other currencies.

Funding

Check the programme website for information about funding options.

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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