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Business & Management Top Up (Full-time)

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Business & Management BA (Hons) Top-up (Full time)

BA (Hons) Business and Management Top-up distance learning online programme will enable learners to gain a full honours qualification in one year as a full-time student. It is specifically designed for holders of HND qualification in a relevant field or similar UK and international level 5 equivalent qualifications. The programme covers key aspects of business and management theory and practice with emphasis on the development of academic and professional skills.

  • Students have the chance to study remotely and achieve a UK BA Hons Top-up Degree awarded by University of Northampton
  • Flexible study hours – This course provides opportunity of flexible and self-paced learning
  • Students will have access to the Bedford College Group VLE and Online learning resources and UoN VLE and online learning resources
  • Online live lessons with tutors via Teams Classrooms which would allow learners to interact online with tutors and peers.

Course information

Need to know

Entry requirements

Grade requirements:

HND or Foundation degree in Business.

What qualification will I gain?

Business and Management (Top-Up) BA (Hons) – University of Northampton.

How will I be assessed?

Assessments include examination, essays, reports, portfolios, boardroom discussions, business presentations and projects.

Course content

What will I study?

Areas studied are:

  • Strategic Human Resource Management
  • Accounting and Finance for Managers
  • Principles of Marketing Management
  • Developing Cross Cultural Capability
  • Strategic Management
  • Business Project

Next steps

Course progression:

After completing this course learners would be able to progress to any of the following post graduate courses with University of Northampton or any other UK university.

  • MBA with Placement
  • MBA Finance
  • International Marketing Strategy MSc
  • International Business Management MSc
  • Human Resource Management MA
  • Project Management MSc
  • Business Analytics MSc
Career progression:

Learners will have the opportunity to pursue their career in a wide range of business areas e.g. Marketing, Sales, Finance, Project Management, Human Resources, Business Analyst.

Additional information

Students will have the opportunity to complete online following courses alongside their main qualification:

  • Mental health & Well being
  • Core Study Skills
  • Digital study skills
You will need:

Access to fast internet which to use Microsoft Teams and a desktop or laptop computer (not a smartphone).

Any questions?

If you would like to find out more about this or other courses, please use our Livechat below, or  contact

Take the next step

Apply through UCAS

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Available Courses
Bedford College
Starts: 02/10/2023
Type: HE
Length: 1 year
Day(s): Tuesday, Wednesday
Time(s): 5:00pm - 8:00pm
Fees: £9,000.00

Whilst every effort is made to ensure the information on the Website is correct, some details may be subject to change. The Bedford College Group reserves the right to make amendments to the courses, dates, fees or other details, and to make cancellations or changes if numbers are insufficient. In the unfortunate situation that we have to cancel a course we will refund your fees in full, but we regret we are not able to offer any refund if you withdraw from your course or fail to start, and you will be liable to pay any outstanding fees that may be due.

Funding Information

You could be eligible to take out a loan to cover the cost of your tuition fees. Click on the link below to find out more about the financial support available for our Higher Education courses.

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If you decide to pay for your course yourself, we also offer an affordable Direct Debit instalments option to help spread the cost of tuition fees (terms apply).

Additional Learning Support

If you have a specific learning difficulty or disability, are deaf or hearing impaired, our Additional Learning Support team are on hand to give you assistance whenever you need it.

Any questions?

If you would like to find out more about this or other courses, please use our Livechat below, email or call us on 0345 658 8990.


We have access arrangements in place to help students with disabilities or any other particular needs. Call us on 01234 291000 or 01536 413123 for more information.

Additional formats

Course information sheets are also available in large print and audio formats. Call us on 01234 291000 or 01536 413123 to order your copy.