Sheffield College

Management with Business (Top-up) Sheffield College Degree level: Undergraduate Awarded by: The Open University


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Course summary

The Business Management top-up degree is a one year, full time course for students who wish to top up their existing foundation degree to a full Bachelor of Arts qualification. You will study subjects such as international management and marketing, as well as organisational psychology in sport, in order to give you a well rounded knowledge of your field. You will also undertake a major business project.

About the Course
Validated by The Open University, this one year BA (Hons) top up degree is an exciting course which aims to develop multi-skilled and resourceful graduates who have developed detailed specialist knowledge and a broad ranging understanding of the global, national, regional and local business environment.

Graduates will be aware of the impact of management decisions and have a variety of skills to enable them to function within the global management.

The course year comprises of two semesters. In the first semester (September to January), students will study three, 20 credit core modules.  In the second semester (January to May) students will study one 20 credit module and a 40 credit final major project. Some lectures and other sessions with be shared with students studying on other pathways, the BA (Hons) (Top-up) Events Management and the BA (Hons) (Top-up) Sports which will contextualise and strengthen learning.

Course Composition
Students can expect to spend aprox. 15 hours per week in structured study, spending a maximum of 3 days per week in college. Students are expected to spend a similar amount of time in self-directed study.

Please note that study days and timetables will be confirmed over the summer and will be made available to applicants as soon as possible.

Teaching Staff
You will be taught by staff who have extensive experience and/or who are currently working professionally in their area of business, as a well as educationally by lecturers, thus combining theory and practice in order to develop a deeper awareness of the current sector, its trends and professional requirements. 

Course details


Semester 1
Strategic International Management
International Marketing
Minor Project
Semester 2
Major Project: Business
Organisational Psychology in Business

Assessment method

Formal methods of teaching will include lectures, seminars, tutorials and workshops. This work will be enhanced by access to the wider range of technological and support facilities available within the college, and from external speakers.

In addition, active/participative learning will cover simulation, role play, presentations, case studies, project work, practical activities, visits and workshops, all of which will build upon the experience and practice of the student, and afford opportunities for self-reflection.

How to apply

This course is not accepting applications from Tier 4 international students. For more information, please contact the course provider.

Application deadlines

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!

Application codes

You will need these codes when you add a choice to your application.

Course code N1R3
Institution code S22
Campus name City Campus
Campus code 2

This course may be available at alternative locations, please check if other course options are available

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Qualification Offer Further information
UCAS Tariff 96 points •Foundation Degree or equivalent Level 5 qualification in a relevant subject

•Grade C or above in GCSE English and Maths (or equivalent)

Additional entry requirements


Fees and funding

Tuition fees

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Additional fee information

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Provider information

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Sheffield College
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S2 2YY

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