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Busi­ness and Man­age­ment BA (Hons) Degree (Lev­el 6) — Full-time

Course outline

If you're looking for a successful career in business, this course provides the knowledge, understanding and skills required. This is a 3-year BA (Honours) Level 6 programme. If you already hold a related Level 5 qualification (such as an HND or Foundation Degree), you can join Year 3 and top-up to a Level 6 BA (Hons) degree.

You will study a common year one and then choose two options in year two.

Year One modules include:

  • Developing business skills
  • Business law
  • Managing communications
  • Marketing tools
  • Business finance
  • Business placement (normally May to July)

Year Two core modules include:

  • Human resources management
  • Business decision-making
  • Managing in the digital economy
  • Management and leadership

Year two options (select two):

  • Project management
  • Marketing campaigns
  • Sales operations
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Enterprise development

A final year research project undertaken in the business decision-making module, allows you to combine many of the skills you will have developed to produce finding about a particular area of interest. This will help with your progression should you decide to top up to a full honours degree.

How to apply for this course

Entry onto this course is via UCAS.

  • Institution code: N30
  • UCAS code: BUS3
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Location Date Fees / reductions
Stoney Street

Start: Monday 26th September 2022

Tuition fee: £8,250

The tuition fee is per year.

Various bursaries are available for some Higher Education courses.

Course code: C039481 / Q039482


BA (Hons) in Business and Management


3 years

Level Level 6
Entry requirements

You will need a minimum of 56 UCAS points from:

  • At least two A Levels at A2
  • BTEC Diploma or Extended Diploma
  • International Baccalaureate
  • Access to HE Diploma

Other combinations of qualifications and experience will also be considered, as will Level 3 qualifications not currently listed on the UCAS tariff.

We would expect students to be working at (or to demonstrate competency at) Level 2 or above in English/literacy and maths/numeracy.

You may be invited to attend an interview.

Experienced mature applicants with relevant professional experience and/or qualifications are welcome to apply.

Teaching & assessment

Each module is internally assessed through a variety of individual assignments, group assignments and examinations.


Business graduates are highly-regarded by potential employees, as they offer a wide range of transferable skillsets such as: academic research skills, presentation skills and project management skills. There is a wide range of career opportunities available, along with the chance to continue study by progressing to a related honours degree - such as our Level 6 BA (Hons) Business Studies top-up course or further specialist study.

Additional information

Nottingham College is approved by The Open University as an appropriate organisation to offer higher education programmes leading to Open University validated awards.