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Busi­ness Stud­ies BA (Hons) Top-Up Degree (Lev­el 6) — Full-time

Course outline

If you already have a knowledge of business and are looking for a career at management level, you’ll build on your employability and business skills and have plenty of opportunity to see the principles of business management in practice.

This course seeks to develop your existing knowledge, skills and experience and enhance your understanding of the business environment. You may choose, to some degree, to specialise in your area of interest through research and assessments within certain modules.

The course is vocational and rooted in an awareness of the practice of business management. This is underpinned by an understanding of the central and contemporary business theories that will inform your understanding of the business world and your role in it.

You will study the following subjects:

  • Academic research skills
  • Business enterprise management
  • Business ethics
  • Strategic business decision-making
  • Research project
  • Business in the economic environment
  • Global marketing

The modules listed above may be subject to change.

The course places a strong emphasis on getting you ready for the workplace and your career ahead. You’ll develop the skills that employers are looking for in business graduates ranging from presentation skills, report writing, problem solving to analytical skills.

On leaving the course you’ll be ready to embark on your business career or move it to the next level.

How to apply for this course

Entry onto this course is via UCAS.

  • Institution code: N30
  • UCAS code: N101

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Location Date Fees / reductions
Stoney Street

Start: Tuesday 27th September 2022

Tuition fee: £8,250

The tuition fee is per year.

Various bursaries are available for some Higher Education courses.

Course code: C000408 / Q002215


Business Studies BA (Hons) Degree


1 year

Level Level 6
Entry requirements

You should possess or expect to achieve one of the following in a related subject area:

  • Foundation degree (FdA)
  • Higher National Diploma (HND)
  • Diploma of Higher Education (DipHE)

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

Teaching & assessment

Assessment is via a range of methods including portfolio building, presentation, examinations, assignments and case studies.


Graduates of this programme have obtained careers in a range of management positions in large or small organisations in a variety of business sectors, and have joined a number of graduate training schemes.

Our graduates have gone on to successful careers in a wide variety of sectors with employers from KPMG to The Aspinal Foundation, and Nottinghamshire Police to Paul Smith.

Alternatively, you could progress to postgraduate study in a range of subjects.

Additional information

This course is validated by Nottingham Trent University.

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