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Business and Enterprise (BA top up)

BA (Hons) - single BA

This top-up degree is for those who have a foundation degree in Business and Enterprise (or equivalent). You can apply to study this one-year Business and Enterprise top-up degree at City of Oxford College (part of Activate Learning, and an Associate College Partner of Oxford Brookes) and graduate with a full Oxford Brookes University BA Honours degree.
Graduates of this Business and Enterprise (BA top up) degree will recognise differing needs of diverse organisations; they will have functional knowledge, understanding and the ability to apply these in practice. They will become effective, confident, reflective and enterprising business managers. 
Graduates fit into a number of different functions including organisational and planning roles, or practical team leadership roles. They become organised, good communicators, creative and proactive.  Students are also introduced to the skills of entrepreneurship management, potentially enabling them to start their own businesses.
The Business and Enterprise sector is buoyant, particularly in Oxfordshire, and as such offers graduates a wide range of opportunities.

This course is not available to students classed as International for fees purposes.

Available start dates

September 2019

Teaching location

Activate Learning - City of Oxford College

Course length

  • Full time: 12 months
  • Part time: 24 months

UCAS code

NN19 - City of Oxford College

For full application details, please see the 'How to apply / Entry requirements' section.

Tuition fees

Home/EU - full time off-campus fee: 2018/19: £7,200. 2019/20: £7,350.

Home/EU - part time off-campus fee: 2018/19: £3,675 2018/19: £3,750

*Please note tuition fees may increase in subsequent years both for new and continuing students.

Oxford Brookes University intends to maintain its fees for new and returning home and EU students at the maximum permitted level.

Please be aware that some courses will involve some additional costs that are not covered by your fees. Specific additional costs for this course, if any, are detailed in the 'This course in detail' window above.

Questions about fees?
Contact Student Finance on:
+44 (0)1865 483088

Funding and scholarships

For general sources of financial support, see funding for Undergraduate students from the UK and EU

Specific entry requirements

Entrants to the programme should normally meet one of the following sets of requirements:


  • a Foundation Degree (Arts) in Business and Enterprise awarded by Oxford Brookes University, achieving 240 credits and normally a minimum of 55% grade average achieved at Level 5


  • A Foundation Degree (Arts) in a Business related subject / Higher National Diploma in Business (Merit Profile). Subject to agreement of prior learning and meeting pre-requisite module requirements (including Research Skills and Strategic Management at Level 5)


Please also see the University's general entry requirements.

English language requirements

Please see the University's standard English language requirements

How to apply

This course is not available to students classed as International for fees purposes.

Terms and Conditions of Enrolment

When you accept our offer, you agree to the Terms and Conditions of Enrolment. You should therefore read those conditions before accepting the offer.

Credit transfer

Oxford Brookes operates the European Credit Transfer System (ECTS). All undergraduate single modules are equivalent to 7.5 ECTS credits and double modules to 15 ECTS credits. More about ECTS credits.

Find out more

For full details about studying Business and Enterprise, please visit the College website.