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Bachelor of Science

BSc (Hons) Business Management (Top up) Online

If you're looking to top up your HND (or equivalent) to a degree, then this course is for you. This Business Management (Top up) course delivers a diverse learning experience, cultivating essential skills needed for entering management roles in the modern world’s complex business environment. Through the range of modules in this course, students will gain an in-depth knowledge and application of strategic management, human resource management in context, managing projects, and the digital world of business.

Built with a focus on employability, students will gain both profound knowledge and practical skills within a succinct framework. This programme offers opportunities to empower students who are already professionally active, job seekers, or even those looking to refocus their professional strategy.

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Key Facts

Entry requirements

HND or equivalent qualification at Level 5.

Where students possess an acceptable qualification in a non-business subject they will need to submit a full CV with their application that will be assessed by a ULBS academic.

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Entry requirements

Duration options

1 Year (Full-Time)

2 Years (Part-Time)

Next start date

September 2024

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We've been awarded an overall Silver rating, with a Gold rating for Student Experience and Silver rating for the Student Outcomes in the Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF) for 2023.

We have an overall 5 Star rating from QS World University Rankings and 5 stars in Teaching, Employability, Online Learning, Academic Development and Inclusiveness.

Ranked Top 20 amongst English universities in the 2023 National Student Survey.

Course Details

BSc (Hons) Business Management (Top up) Online

This course fosters vital skills required to step into the intricate world of business management. Through the range of modules, students will acquire a comprehensive understanding and practical application of strategic management, contextual human resource management, project management, and the digital aspects of the business world.

Designed with a strong emphasis on enhancing employability, students will develop both profound knowledge and practical skills within a concise structure. This program presents avenues for individuals who are currently engaged in their professions, those seeking employment opportunities, or individuals aiming to realign their professional approach.

Students will have the chance to grow their business expertise, competence, and effectiveness as managers and leaders, enabling you to cultivate a prosperous career in the business management sector. Opportunities are provided to refine professional capabilities in areas such as planning, presentation, decision-making, teamwork, as well as management.

Course Structure

Level 6: All modules are 20 credits.

In Semester 1 students study:

  • Strategic Management
  • Managing Projects
  • International HRM Theory and Practice

In Semester 2 students study:

  • Digital Marketing
  • Entrepreneurship and Business Ideas
  • Finance for Companies

Course Start Dates

  • BSc (Hons) Business Management - Top Up
    • Full-time: Online
    • Part-time: Online

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Course requirements

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Course Information


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Assessments may consist of individual in-class tests, individual reports, in-class group presentations, group projects and exams.

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The course has an innovatively flexible structure, with specific assessments that are conducive to effective learning.

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Employability We Set You Up For Success

We care about your career, which is why we offer support with job applications and other work experience opportunities as soon as you accept your place.

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Fees and Applying


Applications for all our undergraduate Business courses are now open.

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Online fee - £7,000



We have students from over 120 different countries throughout our campuses, with a dedicated team to help international students.

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