Oxford Brookes Business School

Second and Final Year entry

  • If you have completed an appropriate programme of study you could be eligible to apply for second or final year entry onto an Oxford Brookes Business School undergraduate course, or one of our top-up degrees for several subjects listed below.


    This means you could graduate with an undergraduate degree with one or two years of study, if your previous qualification is recognised by the University. This gives you the chance to join a vibrant business school community at one of the UK's leading modern universities even if you have started your studies elsewhere. 

    Oxford Brookes Business School is internationally renowned for its teaching and we pride ourselves on taking a student-focused approach to your learning. We seek to maximise your career potential through both our courses and extra-curricular activities.


    How to apply

    If you have completed an appropriate HNC or HND, or equivalent Level 4 or 5 course, you could be considered for entry with credit into any number of our courses. Apply through UCAS or through our Direct application form, or contact admissions@brookes.ac.uk to find out more. 

    The courses listed below have already had their syllabi carefully matched to our courses for the progression routes indicated. If you meet the entry requirements you will be able to join us here at Oxford Brookes to study towards your Oxford Brookes degree. 

    English language requirements

    • Second and Final Year - IELTS - 6.0 overall with 6.0 in reading and writing; 5.5 in listening and speaking

    Find out more: Full list of English language requirements »

    Recognised courses

    Below are the courses recognised by Oxford Brookes Business School, enabling direct entry into second or final year Oxford Brookes Business School degrees:

  • SQA Qualifications

    Qualification Oxford Brookes University course
    SQA HND Business – Overall pass with BBB in all graded units. BA (Hons) Business and Management (Top Up)
    SQA HND Business with Accounting – Overall pass with BBB in all graded units.

    BSc (Hons) Accounting and Finance, Final Year

    BA (Hons) Business and Management (Top Up)

    SQA HND Business with Human Resource Management – Overall pass with BBB in all graded units. BA (Hons) Business and Management (Top Up)
    SQA HND Business with Marketing – Overall pass with BBB in all graded units.

    BA (Hons) Business and Management (Top Up)

    BA (Hons) Business and Marketing Management (Top Up)

    SQA HND Financial Services – Overall pass with BBB in all graded units. BA (Hons) Business and Management, Year 2 Semester 2
    SQA HND Global Trade and Business – Overall pass with BBB in all graded units.

    BA (Hons) International Business Management (Top Up)

    BA (Hons) Business and Management (Top Up)

    SQA HND Business with IT – Overall pass with BBB in all graded units. BA (Hons) Business and Management (Top Up)
    SQA HND Hospitality Management – Overall pass with BBB in all graded units. BSc (Hons) International Hospitality Management, Final Year
    College of Continuing Education at Shanghai University

    International Business Diploma - Passed with an overall average of at least 75% (or GPA 2.7)

    BSc (Hons) Accounting and Finance, Year 3

    BA (Hons) Business and Management (Top Up)

    BA (Hons) International Business Management (Top Up)

    BSc (Hons) Economics, Finance and International Business, Year 2

    Shanghai Jiaotong University

    Pearson BTEC HND in Business with a merit profile from year 2 modules

    BA (Hons) Business and Management (Top Up)

    BA (Hons) International Business Management (Top Up)

    Pearson BTEC HND in Business with a merit profile from year 2 modules inc. Marketing Essentials. BA (Hons) Business and Marketing Management (Top Up)

     

    Brickfields Asian College      
    UK Transfer Degree Programme Business Completion of Year 1  

    BA (Hons) Business and Management 

    BA (Hons) International Business Management

    BA (Hons) Business, Enterprise and Entrepreneurship

    BA (Hons) Business and Finance

    BA (Hons) Business and Marketing Management 

    BA (Hons) Marketing Management 

     

       

    UK Transfer Degree Programme Business Completion of Year 2       

     

    All Specialisations

    BA (Hons) Business and Management (Top Up)

    BA (Hons) International Business Management (Top Up)

       
       

    Specialisation in Marketing or Digital Marketing

    BA (Hons) Business and Marketing Management (Top Up)

    BA (Hons) Marketing Management  (Final Year)

       
    Specialisation in Entrepreneurship BA (Hons) Business, Enterprise and Entrepreneurship (Final Year)    
    Specialisation in Accounting or Business Administration    

    BA (Hons) Business and Finance (Final Year)

       
       

     

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    The College of North Atlantic

    Qualification Oxford Brookes University course
    Diploma in Business Management - HR BA (Hons) Business and Management (Top Up)
     
     
     
     
     
     
     

    Abingdon and Witney College

    Qualification Oxford Brookes University course
    Foundation degree in Business, Management and Communications, 55% or above BA (Hons) Business and Management, Year 3

    Students may also progress to the Year 3 BA (Hons) Business, Management and Communications programme at Abingdon and Witney College or New College Swindon.

    Foundation degree in Events Management, 55% or above

    Foundation degree in Business and Management Practice, 55% or above

    BA (Hons) Events Management Year 3




    BA (Hons) Business and Management, Year 3

    Students may also progress to the BA (Hons) Business and Management Practice Level 6 ‘Top Up’ programme at Abingdon and Witney College, Solihull College or Wiltshire College

     

    Bridgwater College

    Qualification Oxford Brookes University course
    Foundation degree in Business, Management and Communications, 55% or above BA (Hons) Business and Management, Year 3

    Students may also progress to the Year 3 BA (Hons) Business, Management and Communications programme at Abingdon and Witney College or New College Swindon.

     

    City of Oxford, or Reading College Campuses

    Qualification Oxford Brookes University course
    Higher National Diploma in Business, merit profile or above BA (Hons) Business and Management, Year 3
    Foundation degree in Business and Enterprise, 55% or above BA (Hons) Business and Management, Year 3

    Students may also progress to the Year 3 BA (Hons) Business, Management and Communications programme at Abingdon and Witney College or New College Swindon with a short bridging module.

     

    Ruskin

    Qualification Oxford Brookes University course
    Foundation degree in Business and Social Enterprise, 55% or above BA (Hons) Business and Management, Year 3

    Students may also progress to the Year 3 BA (Hons) Business, Management and Communications programme at Abingdon and Witney College or New College Swindon with a short bridging module.

     

    Solihull College

    Qualification Oxford Brookes University course
    Foundation degree in Business, Management and Communications, 55% or above BA (Hons) Business and Management, Year 3

    Students may also progress to the Year 3 BA (Hons) Business and Management programme at Solihull College.

    Foundation degree in Business and Management Practice, 55% or above

    BA (Hons) Business and Management, Year 3

    Students may also progress to the BA (Hons) Business and Management Practice Level 6 ‘Top Up’ programme at Solihull College, Abingdon and Witney College or Wiltshire College

     

    Wiltshire College and University Centre

    Qualification Oxford Brookes University course
    Foundation degree in Business and Management Practice, 55% or above

    BA (Hons) Business and Management, Year 3

    Students may also progress to the BA (Hons) Business and Management Practice Level 6 ‘Top Up’ programme at Wiltshire College, Abingdon and Witney College or Solihull College
     

     

    Internationally Recognised Qualifications

    AAT Association of Accounting Technicians

    Qualification Oxford Brookes University course
    All levels to be passed, up to and including Technician Level - NVQ Level 4 in Accounting Accounting and Finance, Year 2

     

    ACCA Association of Chartered Certified Accountants

    Qualification Oxford Brookes University course
    Fundamental papers F1 to F4 passed Accounting and Finance, Year 2
    Fundamental papers F1 to F9 passed Accounting and Finance, Year 3

     

    Bellerbys College

    Qualification Oxford Brookes University course  
    UG Year 1 in Business and Management - Pass with an average of 55%

    BA (Hons) Business and Management, Year 2

    BA (Hons) International Business Management, Year 2

    BA (Hons) Business, Enterprise and Entrepreneurship, Year 2

     
    Accelerated UG Year 1 in Business and Management - Pass with an average of 55%  

     

    Edexcel HND

    Qualification Oxford Brookes University course
    Edexcel HND in business-related courses – merit profile or above Accepted for final year entry on a range of Business School undergraduate programmes. Please contact the Business School for further details.

     

    NCC Education

    Qualification Oxford Brookes University course
    Level 4 Diploma in Business- Pass with an average of 60% or the grade of 'Merit'

    BA (Hons) Business and Management, Year 2

    BA (Hons) International Business Management, Year 2

    BA (Hons) Business, Enterprise and Entrepreneurship, Year 2

     

    Level 5 Diploma in Business - Pass with an average of 60% or the grade of 'Merit'

    BA (Hons) Business and Management (Top Up)

    BA (Hons) International Business Management (Top Up)

    BA (Hons) Business and Marketing Management (Top Up)

    Non China SQA Qualifications

     

    SQA HND Advanced Diploma Accounting - B in all graded units and pass overall BSc (Hons) Accounting and Finance
    SQA HND Advanced Diploma Business - B in all graded units and pass overall  BA (Hons) Business and Management (Top Up)
    SQA HND Advanced Diploma Business with Accounting - B in all graded units and pass overall 

    BSc (Hons) Accounting and Finance

    BA (Hons) Business and Management (Top Up)

    SQA HND Advanced Diploma Business with Human Resource Management - B in all graded units and pass overall   BA (Hons) Business and Management (Top Up)
    SQA HND Advanced Diploma Business with Marketing - B in all graded units and pass overall 

    BA (Hons) Business and Management (Top Up)

    BA (Hons) Business and Marketing Management (Top Up)

    SQA HND Advanced Financial Services - B in all graded units and pass overall  BA (Hons) Business and Management, Year 2
    SQA HND Advanced Diploma Business with Information Technology - B in all graded units and pass overall 

    BA (Hons) Business and Management (Top Up)

    SQA HND Advanced Diploma Global Trade and Business - B in all graded units and pass overall  SQA HND Advanced Diploma

    BA (Hons) Business and Management (Top Up)

    BA (Hons) International Business Management (Top Up)

     

    Helsinki Business School (HELBUS)

    BTEC HND in Business – merit profile or above

    BA (Hons) Business and Management (Top Up)

    or

    BA (Hons) International Business Management (Top Up)

    SIB Zurich

    SIB Advanced Federal Diploma of Higher Education in Business Administration - A minimum score of 4.5 overall and an achievement of at least 70% overall.

    SIB Advanced Federal Diploma of Higher Education in Marketing Management - A minimum score of 4.5 overall and an achievement of at least 70% overall.

    BA (Hons) Business and Management (Top Up)

    BA (Hons) Business and Marketing Management (Top Up)

    Tourismusschulen Salzburg

    Klesshiem College of Tourism Higher Diploma in Tourism (5 Year duration) - minimum grade 2 in the 5 year Diploma

    Klesshiem College of Tourism Tertiary Short Style course - Diploma in Tourism, (2 Year duration) ) - minimum grade 2 in the 2 year Diploma


    BSc (Hons) International Hospitality Management, Final Year

    UniSadhuGuna International College

    BTEC HND Business - passed at least 9 units at merit or distinction level.


    BA (Hons) Business and Management (Top Up)

    Institut Supérieur de Gestion Business School

    Business and Management - With an average of at least 12/20 overall. 

    BA (Hons) Business and Management (Top Up)

    Indian School of Management & Entrepreneurship

    Business Management and Entrepreneurship (BME) - Passed the first two years of programme with an overall average marks of at least 55%, or a GPA 7 on a 10-point scale, from the Diploma



    BA (Hons) Business and Management (Top Up)

    International University of Struga

    BSc in Economics and Business - Passed the first two years with an average of at least 8/10 overall.

    BSc (Hons) Economics, Finance and International Business, Semester 2 Year 2

    Glocal Education Services (GES)

    BTEC HND Business - passed at least 9 units at merit or distinction level.

    BA (Hons) Business and Management (Top Up)

    Al Zaeem Management Institute 

    Pearson BTEC HND in Business with a merit profile from year 2 modules

    BA (Hons) Business and Management (Top Up)

    UK College of Business and Computing (UKCBC)

     Pearson BTEC HND in Business with a merit profile from year 2 modules

    BA (Hons) Business and Management (Top Up)

    BA (Hons) International Business Management (Top Up)

    Pearson BTEC HND in Business with a merit profile from year 2 modules inc. Marketing Essentials and International Marketing  BA (Hons) Business and Marketing Management (Top Up)
    Madrid School of Marketing  
    HND in Business pathway in Management with a merit profile in year 2 modules

    BA (Hons) Business and Management (Top Up)

    BA (Hons) International Business Management (Top Up)

    HND in Marketing & Technology with a merit profile in year 2 modules

    BA (Hons) International Business Management (Top Up)

    BA (Hons) Business and Management (Top Up)

    BA (Hons) Business and Marketing Management (Top Up)