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Business (Top-Up) (Hons), B.A.

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    Application Deadline
  • 12 months
    Duration
University rank #351 (WUR) London, United Kingdom
If you are interested in the world of business and its many applications, this Business (Top-Up) (Hons) course from Northumbria University London Branch allows you to further your achievements gained from either a HND (Higher National Diploma) in Business, a Foundation Degree, SQA HND, or equivalent qualification.
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Overview

This Business (Top-Up) (Hons) programme from Northumbria University London Branch gives you the opportunity to continue studying business at degree level, achieving a bachelors within one year of study.

Key facts

  • Top-Up your Level 5 qualification to an undergraduate business degree in 1 year
  • Develop key skills that employers expect from top-calibre graduate recruits
  • Continue your studies with our ‘MSc Business with’ Masters programmes when you pass with a 2:2 or above and specialise in either Business Analytics, Entrepreneurship, Hospitality and Tourism Management, Human Resource Management, International Management, Financial Management or Marketing Management
  • Part of a select group of business schools worldwide, following accreditation by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB) in business and accounting – the first in Europe to gain the double accreditation

What will I study?

Throughout the course, you will study a variety of different topics, each designed to develop your understanding of business and build the key skills that today’s employers expect from top-calibre graduate recruits.

You can expect to study modules covering business ethics, supply chain management and strategic management and leadership to support your future aspirations.

Careers and further study

A degree in business can lead to a career in business leadership and management as well as the opportunity to further develop your business knowledge through postgraduate study. Upon graduation you could enter a career in consultancy, marketing, health management, human resource management or operations management, as well as having the skills to set up your own business.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 12 months
  • Credits
    120 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Supporting Study in the UK 
  • Academic Language Skills 
  • Academic and Career Development 
  • Critical Organisational Analysis 
  • Strategic Supply Chain Management 
  • Contemporary Issues in Business 
  • Strategic Management and Corporate Responsibility

You will also choose one of the following:

  • International Business and Innovation (Optional - 20 credits)
  • Digital and Data Driven Marketing (Optional - 20 credits)

English Language Requirements

You need the following IELTS score:

  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

    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 HND/Foundation Degree or BTEC/HND in a business related subject with average merits/commendations in final year, or study equivalent to 120 Level 4 and 120 Level 5 CATS points

Tuition Fee

  • International

    15500 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 15500 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    9250 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 9250 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.
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Living costs for London

  • 1137 - 2160 GBP/month
    Living Costs

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