University Centre Leeds, Leeds City College has opted into the TEF and received a Bronze award.
The BA (Hons) top-up degree offers a blend of theory, contemporary strategic leadership, management skills and knowledge, and practical application to the workplace. If focuses on strategic issues of business and developing higher level analytical skills and market knowledge. As part of the course you will undertake a dissertation, developing in-depth knowledge and analysis of a sector-specific research topic. This course provides a progression route for students who have completed a foundation degree in Leadership and Management and other business related foundation degrees and Higher National Diplomas.
Modules may include: Research Methods: You will develop research and evaluative skills and knowledge. Dissertation: You will produce independent research Marketing Management and Strategy: You will acquire the skills needed to undertake a marketing audit for a selected organisation in order to develop a strategic marketing plan including use of the integrated marketing mix. Strategic Leadership and Enterprise: You will develop an understanding of strategic leadership in relation to the implementation of strategy within an organisation. Contemporary Human Resource Management: You will focus on human resource management and be provided with an insight into contemporary employment practices within commercial organisations and develop essential skills in securing and retaining employees. Global Operations and Contexts: You will develop your understanding of the global context in relation to the management of the relevant organisation.
Formative activities include, group discussions, direct and indirect questioning, simulated practice, analytical tool practice, research tasks, and role plays, for instance. Summative assessments have been designed to reflect employability skills and occupationally-related tasks. Assessment methods adopted on the programme include individual, group and poster presentations, case studies, reports, business plans, audits, class-based assessments, portfolios and reflective statements.
How to apply
If your application is completed by the following date, it’s guaranteed to be considered:
15 January*If you apply after this deadline, universities or colleges don’t have to consider your application if they’ve filled their spaces, so the sooner you apply, the better!
Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
Leeds City College and it's various centres welcome students from across the EU and international students who are already residing in the UK. The College is not currently recruiting students from outside the European Economic Area (EEA) whose immigration permission is for education only.
|UCAS Tariff||Not accepted|
|A level||Not accepted|
|Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)||Not accepted|
|Access to HE Diploma||Not accepted|
|Scottish Higher||Not accepted|
This programme is predominately offered to those students who wish to continue their studies after successful completion of a Foundation Degree or HND in Leadership and Management, Retail, Marketing or Business. The standard entry requirement is normally a merit grade profile at HND level or FdA from a UK Institution, however where students haven’t met this grade and may have some mitigating circumstances, individual cases will be considered. Where appropriate, interviews will be used to ascertain the applicant’s suitability for entry to the course.
Additional entry requirements
Fees and funding
|Northern Ireland||£3975||Year 1|
|Channel Islands||£3975||Year 1|
Additional fee information
University Centre Leeds, Leeds City College
University Centre Leeds