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Business and Management top-up

BA (Hons)

Key facts


UCAS code

N202

Start dates

September 2019 / September 2020

Location

Headington

Course length

Full time: 1

Part time: up to 3 years

Department

Oxford Brookes Business School

Overview


If you want to add to your existing qualifications and transition to an Honours degree, our Business and Management top-up course is for you.

We offer you a broad education in business and management.  You will explore business issues in realistic contexts, and examine theory through challenging scenarios.

Our interactive course involves:

  • seminars
  • workshops
  • live client projects
  • discussions
  • group work activities.

Our teaching staff have considerable experience and links to industry. Staff regularly write in leading academic journals. And you can attend lectures by top professionals who give insight into  today's dynamic global business environment.

Uniquely, we focus on responsible management education. Our course will develop you as a citizen with critical awareness and sensitivity to global perspectives. As well as prepare you for a diverse range of careers in the business sector.

How to apply


Entry requirements

Specific entry requirements

Successful completion of a course which is equivalent to the first two years of a UK honours degree (240 credits), for example an HND (with a merit profile from year 2 modules), Foundation degree (55%), or equivalent international Diploma, in Business and/or Management.

Please also see the University's general entry requirements.

English language requirements

Please see the University's standard English language requirements.

International qualifications and equivalences

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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 / EU applicants

Apply through UCAS

Part time Home / EU applicants

Apply direct to the University

International applicants

Apply direct to the University

Full time applicants can also apply through UCAS

Tuition fees


Please see the fees note
Home/EU full time
To be confirmed

Home/EU part time
To be confirmed

Home/EU full time
to be confirmed

Home/EU part time
to be confirmed

International full time
to be confirmed

Questions about fees?

Contact Student Finance on:

Tuition fees


2019/20
Home/EU full time
To be confirmed

Home/EU part time
To be confirmed

2020/21
Home/EU full time
to be confirmed

Home/EU part time
to be confirmed

International full time
to be confirmed

Questions about fees?

Contact Student Finance on:
+44 (0)1865 483088

Please note tuition fees for Home/EU 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 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 below.

Financial support and scholarships

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

Additional costs

It's your responsibility to purchase core texts and cover print/binding costs where coursework submission is required. Please note that a lot of the coursework is now submitted online.

Learning and assessment


We have designed this course to be relevant and versatile in the business and management sector.  It will also help prepare you for postgraduate study and continued professional development.
 
You will take a range of modules including:

  • Essential Skills for Academic Success - to help you transition to honours degree level work
  • Managing Careers - to focus on employability.

We support and encourage you to develop your own position and voice.

Students in lecture hall

Learning and teaching

Your learning experience will be exciting as well as challenging. You will have the opportunity to take part in:

  • live projects
  • problem-solving classes
  • and sessions where you consider the cutting edge of business. 

You will explore:

  • complex contemporary issues and challenges within organisations
  • problematising business and organisational life
  • the simulation of real world dilemmas and tensions.

We want you to enjoy developing the skills you will need to succeed in the competitive business world.

Assessment

Assessment methods used on this course

We use a variety of assessment methods, including:

  • written exams
  • practical exams
  • coursework.

We pay particular attention to when and how feedback is given to support your learning. Our feedback methods include:

  • audio
  • face-to-face
  • written feedback.

Your teaching and assessment activities will take place between Mondays and Fridays, 9am to 7pm. Activities may sometimes fall outside of these hours.

After you graduate


Career prospects

This course will enable you to secure positions in a range of settings, such as a multinational business, a major charity, education, health care or government, nationally or internationally. Students from our Business and Management programmes have gone on to graduate training schemes in international companies such as Aldi, AC Nielsen, IBM, Virgin Mobile, Intel, Yell Ltd, O2 and Dell. Our Careers Centre will support you in finding the right job for you.This degree prepares you to pursue a career as an Incorporated Engineer in Electronic Engineering and related disciplines.

Free language courses


Free language courses are available to full-time undergraduate and postgraduate students on many of our courses, and can be taken as a credit on some courses.

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.