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Business (top-up) (Hons)

University of Kent

12 months
17400 GBP/year
9250 GBP/year
Tuition fee
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Our Business (top-up) (Hons) programme at University of Kent  allows you to strengthen your understanding of the world of business through an extra year of study converting your HND or Foundation Year into a full degree.


You’ll gain a broad understanding of enterprise together with fundamental skills such as critical thinking, team-working, and problem solving. You’ll also learn essential theory in areas including entrepreneurship or strategy to enable you to analyse and evaluate solutions to complex, real-life problems.

As a successful graduate of  Business (top-up) (Hons) programme at University of Kent  you could enter a career in all areas of business such as consultancy, marketing, operations management or human resource management, as well as having the skills to set up your own business.


Our Business (top-up) graduates find work in public and private sector management and consultancy, both overseas and in the UK in a wide range of companies and organisations, including:

  • Deloitte
  • KPMG
  • PwC
  • Lloyds Bank
  • Sainsbury’s
  • Tesco
  • Transport for London
  • Yahoo! UK
  • Thames Valley Police
  • Heineken.

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  •  Entrepreneurship 
  •  Strategy Analysis and Tools 
  • Strategic Human Resource Management 
  •  Operations Management 
  •  Service Management 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


120 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A level

    N/A. The only qualifications accepted for this programme are:

    • English HND (Higher National Diploma) in a business-related subject with an average merit grade/merit profile, or
    • Pearson/BTEC HND (Higher National Diploma) in a business-related subject with an average merit grade/merit profile, or
    • UK foundation degree in a business-related subject at 60% overall average.
  •  GCSE

    Mathematics and English grade C

  • Tuition Fee

    To alway see correct tuition fees
    • International

      17400 GBP/year
      Tuition Fee
      Based on the tuition of 17400 GBP per year during 12 months.
    • National

      9250 GBP/year
      Tuition Fee
      Based on the tuition of 9250 GBP per year during 12 months.
    • EU Full time: 13000£ 

    Living costs for Canterbury

    660 - 1140 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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