Business Administration BA/BSc (Hons) Top-Up

Business Administration BA/BSc (Hons) Top-Up

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Boost your career prospects in a variety of industries in just one year. If you’ve already studied a relevant subject at higher education level and are now looking for an honours degree, our BA/BSc (Hons) Business Administration (Top-Up)  could be just the course you need. Business administration is a wide field that incorporates many types of management positions. From major corporations to independent businesses, every operation needs skilled administrators in order to succeed.

To be competitive, organisations need to develop their approach to issues like globalisation, intercultural awareness, sustainability, technology, politics, social/demographic change and ethics. To be successful, they need employees with the skills, knowledge and insight to understand these complex issues.

The BA/BSc (Hons) Business Administration (Top-Up), provides an academically rigorous programme of study in the core subjects relevant to business management with a particular emphasis on the international context of business. It’s been designed to offer you knowledge and understanding of fundamental business subjects, preparing you for a wide range of careers in global business. Building on the skills you’ve developed during previous study, our (Top-Up)  programme will increase your understanding of the issues facing international businesses.

The flexibility of this course enables you to strengthen your area of specialisation, or extend the breadth of your knowledge in the main business functions.  This intensive (Top-Up)  programme is specifically designed to help you build on what you’ve already learned from either past study or work in industry. Students cover a range of relevant topics including human resources, marketing, management and business academia – developing a sought-after set of practical business administration skills. Students will focus on core business functions, gaining a transferable skillset that can be applied in a broad range of business environments. The academic experience on this degree centres on first hand advice and real examples of business scenarios.

 

Course Length: 1 years;

Start dates:  January / May / September

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Course Structure

    • Advanced Strategic Management
    • Managing Business Research Projects
    • Leadership in Contemporary Organisations
    • International Supply Chain Management
    • Sustainable Transformation and Environmental Practice
    • International Intercultural Management
    • Career Management and Employability
    • Employment Relations

     

    * The units can vary, depending on the optional modules which your institution will choose for the course structure.

     

Assessment is largely by coursework, with some conventional written exams and practical exams. Coursework is always industry-relevant, such as business reports, case studies, individual and group presentations, portfolios and projects.

Many of our modules involve group evaluations, presentations, reports and business plans with the aim of developing a range of skills such as working in a team, problem solving and analysing data. As skills that are valued by employers, these activities will be beneficial in helping you to secure a job after graduation.

Graduating with a degree in Business Administration will provide you with the foundation and skills to take off in a career that can cross any sector or industry. Graduates can be found working in the private, public, or third (voluntary) sector – and in industries as diverse as aerospace and defence, beverages, construction, health, pharmaceutical, retail, telecoms, travel and leisure.

 

You can further your career in professions such as:

 

  • General and operations manager
  • Chief financial officer
  • Accounts Payable Professional
  • Accounts Receivable Clerk
  • Acquisitions Tax Manager
  • Bank Compliance Officer
  • Benefits and Compensation Manager
  • Bookkeeper
  • Business Management Analyst
  • Certified Personal Financial Planner
  • Chief Financial Officer
  • Chief Lending Officer
  • Chief Technology Officer
  • Advertising and Promotions Managers
  • Sales Managers
  • Marketing Managers
  • Claims Adjuster
  • Commercial Lender
  • Commercial Loan Officer
  • Compliance Officer
  • Construction Administrator
  • Construction Manager
  • Contract Lawyer
  • Contract Negotiator
  • Corporate Auditor
  • Corporate Development Manager
  • Corporate Travel Manager
  • Credit Manager
  • Data Research Analyst
  • Demand Forecast Manager
  • E-Commerce Manager
  • Economist
  • Education Administrator
  • Environmental Analyst
  • Financial Accountant
  • Financial Analyst
  • Forecast Analyst
  • Human Resource Manager

And more;

  • The (Top-Up)  course is designed for applicants holding a Level 5 qualification such as a Higher National Diploma, or other equivalents or have completed the second year of a relevant and comparable degree;
  • Applicants must have a relevant HND or a foundation degree with 240 credits in any Business and/or Management related areas;
  • Applicants who do not have English as their first language will be required to demonstrate an approved level of proficiency in the use of the English language;
  • Qualifications are checked before enrolment by the institution where you’ll apply;
  • Students must bring their original diploma when coming for registration;

Self-Founding

The Tuition Fee of the course will vary depending on the institution you wish to study in, as well as your status in the UK. The course is available for UK/EU and International Students as well. Please contact us to find out the tuition fee for a specific course you’d like to know about.

 

Government Founds                                                                                                         

If you are an UK/EU citizen or living in the UK on Indefinite stay, you can receive support from the government via Student Loan Company to cover tuition fees and some living costs while studying, depending on your circumstances. Tuition fee loans, to cover the full cost of your course, are paid directly to the course provider. Maintenance loans can be applied for at the same time, lending you money at the start of each term. You won’t have to pay back the loan until after your course, when you’re earning above a certain level.  Students can still apply for grants if they’re eligible for certain benefits, disabled, or need help with childcare costs.

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