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Business and Enterprise top-up

BA (Hons)

Key facts

UCAS code

NN19 - City of Oxford College

Start dates

September 2022 / September 2023

Course length

Full time: 12 months

Part time: 24 months

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


This top-up degree is for those who have a foundation degree in Business and Enterprise (or equivalent). You can 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 the needs of diverse organisations and 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.

Tuition fees

Please see the fees note
Home (UK) full time off campus

Home (UK) part time off-campus

Home (UK) full time off campus

Home (UK) part time off-campus

Questions about fees?

Contact Student Finance on:

Tuition fees

2022 / 23
Home (UK) full time off campus

Home (UK) part time off-campus

2023 / 24
Home (UK) full time off campus

Home (UK) part time off-campus

Questions about fees?

Contact Student Finance on:

+44 (0)1865 483088

Please note tuition fees for Home students may increase in subsequent years both for new and continuing students in line with an inflationary amount determined by government. Tuition fees for International students may increase in subsequent years both for new and continuing students.

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

Financial support and scholarships

For general sources of financial support, see our Fees and funding pages.

Additional costs

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 below.

How to apply

Entry requirements

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.

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

Many of our courses consider applications for entry with credit for prior learning. Each application is individually assessed by our credit entry tutors. 

If you would like more information about whether or not you may be eligible for the award of credit, for example from an HND, partly-completed degree or foundation degree, please contact our Admissions team.

We operate 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.

Application process

Full time Home (UK) applicants

Apply through UCAS

Part time Home (UK) applicants

Apply direct to the University

Programme Changes:

On rare occasions we may need to make changes to our course programmes after they have been published on the website.

For more information, please visit our Changes to programmes page.