• Application Deadline
  • 16 months
    Duration
The Business and Marketing (Hons) (Top Up) programme offered by University of Essex Online allows students who have previously completed a Foundation Degree or HND (or equivalent) in a Business related field to top up their existing qualification and achieve a specialised BA Business and Marketing degree from a top UK university.

About

Developed by subject experts, the Business and Marketing (Hons) (Top Up) programme offered by University of Essex Online provides students with a coherent study of business management and marketing activities within the context of an increasingly globalised environment. The topics covered also equip students with a broad knowledge of the key aspects of business and marketing as they apply to a range of business sectors.

Suitable for anyone wishing to pursue a career in business, and marketing in particular, this course will enable students to study areas such as the global business environment, business strategy, international marketing strategy and eBusiness and marketing.

Careers

The programme is dedicated to improving employability amongst the graduates. The online courses give you the opportunity to improve your career prospects and earning potential with a mix of key skills that are directly transferable to the workplace.

A business and marketing degree provides you with a critical and reflective understanding of marketing and its relationship with the wider international business environment.

The in-depth understanding our graduates gain in their studies has led to careers in areas as such as consultancy, advertising, digital marketing and project coordination, as well as general management.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Part-time
    • Average part-time duration 16 months
    • Intensity Flexible
  • Credits
    120 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    Online
  • More information Go to the programme website

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • International Marketing Strategy 
  • Business Strategy 
  • Global Business Environment
  • Marketing Research 
  • Advanced Business Project
  • eBusiness and Marketing
  • Services Marketing
  • Business Law

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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Academic 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 6160 GBP for the full programme and a duration of 16 months.
  • EU/EEA

    4620 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 6160 GBP for the full programme and a duration of 16 months.
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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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