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Business Administration (Hons) (online), B.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 72 months
    Duration
This Business Administration (Hons) course offers a sound foundation in business and the disciplines which underpin business. Delivered online by The University of Hertfordshire, Hertfordshire Business School and UH Online (the University's centre for online distance learning), this course gives you the flexibility of fitting study around your work and other commitments.

About

This Business Administration (Hons) programme is offered by The University of Hertfordshire.

Direct entry to Level 6

Do you already have a Foundation Degree or a Higher National Diploma (HND) in Business? You can then apply for a direct entry to level 6, which means you can study for the BA (Hons) Business Administration (online) award over three consecutive semesters (12 months).

Why choose this course?

  • Gain a thorough understanding of business and management practices at local, national and international levels.
  • Preparation for a career in business and management.
  • Develop your practical transferable skills within a global context.

Careers

This programme gives you flexibility in your studies at university resulting in flexibility in your choice of career at the end of your course. You will acquire a much broader base of knowledge and experience that could really widen your employment opportunities.

Graduates have found employment in diverse roles such as computer programmers, design engineers, management development specialists, accountants and project managers. Over 72% of our graduates had entered employment six months after graduation, and a further 17% had gone on to further study or training.

Teaching methods

Online distance learning gives you the flexibility of when and where to study. However, interacting with other students and tutors is still important, so this flexibility is combined with online discussion, podcasts and online synchronised, where possible. To keep you on track, assessments are also scheduled at specific times.

Study Rate

The BABA (online) course is studied part-time over 5-6 years, and you will need 360 credits to complete the qualification. A typical part-time study rate is 60 credits per year, students will be studying TWO (2) modules per study period (‘semester’). All modules on the Online course are worth 15 credit points. A 15-credit module indicates between 100 and 150 hours’ of work on the part of the student over a semester which includes reading, engaging with exercises and practical work, taking part in discussions online and completing assessments. For this reason it is essential that you prepare a study plan during the programme induction to set aside sufficient time for work, studies and assessments.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Part-time
    • Average part-time duration 72 months
    • Intensity Flexible
  • Credits
    360 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    Online
    • Time flexibility
      Fully structured
    • Attendance
      No Attendance
    • Teacher support
      Continuous support with feedback on request
    • Student interaction
      Individual work/assignments (with online group discussions), Online group works/assignments

Programme Structure

Modules include:
  • Accounting for Business
  • Economics for Business 
  • Principles of Marketing 
  • Quantitative Methods for Business and Management
  • Global Perspectives in Business 
  • People Resourcing 
  • The Business Professional

English Language Requirements

You only need to take one of these language tests:

  • Minimum required score:

    72

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120. Read more about TOEFL iBT ®.

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  • 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

The normal entry requirements for the programme at level 4 are:

  • GCSE English Language and Mathematics at Grade C or above, or qualifications recognised as equivalent by the University
  • For applicants whose first language is not English a minimum IELTS score of 6.0 with no less than 5.5 in each band is accepted instead of GCSE English Language Grade C alongside other qualifications recognised as equivalent by the University
  • 96-112 UCAS points from a minimum of two GCE/VCE A levels or one VCE Double award or equivalent qualifications to be assessed by the Admissions Tutor
  • OR An overall pass in an Access to HE Diploma with a Merit profile in the 45 Level 3 units
For more information, plase visit the programme website.

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 Applies to you

    680 GBP/module
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 680 GBP per module and a duration of 72 months.
  • EU/EEA Applies to you

    680 GBP/module
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 680 GBP per module and a duration of 72 months.
We've labeled the tuition fee that applies to you because we think you are from and prefer over other currencies.
 £680 per 15 credits

Funding

There is a range of financial support available for UK and EU students. The financial support available to you depends on various different factors such as whether you choose to study full-time or part-time, where you live and whether you want to study at undergraduate or postgraduate level.

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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