BA (Hons) Business Strategy and Enterprise Management - Top-Up

Start Date: 14 September 2020
Duration: 1 Year - This course is taught over 2 days per week
Attendance: Full Time
Location: Victoria Centre
Suitable for: Adults, International Students

About The Course

Course code: NN12 - Institution code: W52

This one-year programme is for anyone wanting to build on an existing Level 5 business qualification to achieve a full honours degree. The programme is intended for students who require a pathway to a management and leadership level career in business.

The course is designed to provide experiences that reflect the current world of work, and also what it is going to become. Students will learn how to critically evaluate management models and theories to support logical decision- making, which will result in high performance. To do this, students will be challenged to solve complex problems and apply a range of skills and techniques to create new knowledge that will act as a springboard to succeeding in the world of business.

Students will also build their employability skills through a variety of forms, including case studies, analysis and guest speakers who bring contemporary industry expertise. The programme offers residential and day fieldtrips to employers, to experience and consider specific roles in the workplace. In addition, full time students are encouraged to undertake voluntary internships or voluntary work.

What Will I Study?

Students are required to undertake five modules. All modules are criterion assessed as Pass, Merit or Distinction. Achievement is recognised through the award of credits, a minimum number of which must be achieved at Level 6. All modules must be achieved in order to successfully achieve the programme.

The programme comprises four 20-credit compulsory modules and one 40-credit module from a choice of two optional modules. Compulsory modules help students to build their academic competence by exploring underpinning theories while developing practical and transferable skills. Optional modules are intended to encourage more self-managed learning skills.

Compulsory 20-credit modules:

  • Enterprise Project
  • Human Resources & Organisational Development
  • Financial & Revenue Management
  • Strategic Business Management (specialist module)

You will also choose one of the following optional 40-credit modules:

  • Dissertation
  • Consultancy project

Module availability may be subject to change. The timetable will be available in August 2019.

What Will I Need?

You will be need to have achieved 120 credits at Level 4 and 120 credits at Level 5 (total 240 credits) with one of the following qualifications:

  • Foundation Degree: you must have achieved a Foundation Degree in a Business or Enterprise related subject with a Merit (average of 55%)

  • Higher National Diploma (HND): you must have achieved a HND in a Business or Enterprise related subject where the majority of modules are Merit or Distinction

  • Other Level 5 qualifications: you must have evidence of achieving 120 credits at Level 5 with Merit or equivalent profile

International students will require equivalent qualifications to those specified above, including an IELTS score of 6.0 with a minimum of 5.5 in each area, or equivalent English qualification. The equivalence of qualifications from outside the UK will be determined according to NARIC guidance.

How Will I Be Assessed?

Assessment methods may include:

  • Written reports/essays
  • Discussion forums/blogs
  • Work-based projects and proposals
  • Academic posters, displays, leaflets
  • Case studies
  • Dissertation
  • Presentations
  • Online time-constrained assessments
  • Examination

What Will It Cost?

Tuition Fees

£5,990 per year
£7,990 per year (International Students)

Additional Costs

In addition to your tuition fees, there may be additional costs associated with your programme such as ad hoc day trips/excursions e.g. visits to employers or exhibitions. You may incur additional travel costs and on some occasions, entrance fees.

What Can I Do After?

Upon successful completion of this course, you can:

  • Develop your career by applying your enhanced skills at work
  • Start your own business
  • Further study at Masters level, subject to university entry requirements
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