Bloomsbury Institute

Degree level: Undergraduate
Awarded by: The University of Northampton

Business Management (Top-up)

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Course summary

If you hold a HND (Higher National Diploma) in Business or a related subject and you’d like to achieve a full honours degree in just a year, we’ve designed our Top-up BA (Hons) Business Management for you. You will complete the course over two semesters, taking two modules in each semester. In the first semester, you will learn the concepts and practice of strategy, enterprise and innovation, and explore critical issues in business management. In the second semester you will take one option module, that includes the option to take an internship. You will also complete a research project, supported by an academic supervisor. We’ll help you achieve your own objectives by teaching real-life business situations and through case study analysis, as well as hosting discussions with guest speakers. All students will have the chance to become a member of the Chartered Management Institute (CMI). You can get access to hundreds of CMI learning materials to support your studies and career aspirations. When you graduate, you will have the knowledge and experience to work in a range of industries and roles. Our alumni have become human resource managers, operations managers, brand managers and business development managers. Many also choose to pursue entrepreneurial opportunities, setting up their own businesses such as GoLocate – an asset tracking technology funded by our incubator programme.

Course details


There are 4x30 credit modules on this course. Module 1 - Strategy, Enterprise and Innovation Module 2 - Critical Issues in Business Management Module 3 - Business Research Project Module 4 - Option Module 4 Options Corporate Risk Management Small Business Management Cross Cultural Management (subject to demand) Business Internship

Assessment method

Assessments come in a mix of formats, depending on your chosen options. These include essays, portfolios, exams, reports, group presentations and case studies. We use a range of new and traditional assessment methods to allow you to explore and express your abilities. They are not just a way of assessing whether something has been learned, but an opportunity to develop skills that will equip you in your life outside of university. We aim to provide all the support you need to make sure you have the confidence and understanding to engage with your assessments. Our tutors are specialists in providing support to students who may feel unconfident in an academic environment. Assessment and feedback are designed to make sure our teaching is effective. We adapt our teaching and learning methods to suit you, offering you a high quality and stimulating educational experience.

Professional bodies

Professionally accredited courses provide industry-wide recognition of the quality of your qualification.

  • Chartered Management Institute

How to apply

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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

International applicants

If you are an international student, you will need to show proof of your English Language level when making your student visa application by passing a Secure English Language Test (SELT), unless you are exempt. You will need to meet the following minimum scores in each component (listening, speaking, reading and writing) for the following UKVI approved tests: IELTS for UKVI (Academic) 6.0 overall with 5.5 or above in all components, LanguageCert International ESOL SELT B2 33/50 in all components, PTE Academic UKVI 59 in all components and Skills for English UKVI B2 (Psi Services (UK) Ltd) Pass in all components.

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Applicants normally require a Pearson or SQA HND in Business. An equivalent Level 5 qualification awarded by bodies such as ABE, CIM, NCC, ATHE may also be accepted. Comparable overseas qualifications, such as the Chinese Dazhuan Diploma, are also accepted for admission onto the course.

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Additional entry requirements


An academic interview is required.

Unistats information

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £9000 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9000 Year 1
Scotland £9000 Year 1
Wales £9000 Year 1
EU £12000 Year 1
International £12000 Year 1

Additional fee information

No additional fees or cost information has been supplied for this course, please contact the provider directly.
Business Management (Top-up) at Bloomsbury Institute - UCAS