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Business Administration BA (Hons) - Top-up

Business Administration BA (Hons) - Top-up

Lancashire Business School

UCAS Code

NN16

Level

Under- graduate

Campus

Preston
  • Duration:

    Full-time: one year

  • Level:

    Undergraduate

  • Delivery:

    Campus, Full-time

  • UCAS Code:

    NN16; Short form: BA/BA

  • Fees:

    £9,000 per year (UK/EU)

  • Campus:

    Preston (Campus code: U)

  • Start Date:

    September

  • Award Type:

    BA (Hons) - Top-up

Why study this course?

This one year top-up course, derived from the three year BA (Hons) Business Administration degree is ideal if you have successfully completed a Business Administration course which is equivalent to the first two years of a relevant UK honours degree, for example, an HND, Foundation Degree or equivalent overseas diploma. The flexibility of this course enables you to strengthen your area of specialisation, or extend the breadth of your knowledge in the main business functions.

Programme Spec

To read about the course in more depth, please download the programme spec.

Entry Requirements

Foundation degree, HND or equivalent, the first two years of the BA (Hons) Business Studies degree programme, or a specified course from an overseas partner institution.

Contact

Contact UCLan

Course Enquiries
University of Central Lancashire
Preston
PR1 2HE
United Kingdom

Tel: +44 (0)1772 892400
Email: cenquiries@uclan.ac.uk

How to Apply

How to Apply

Information about admissions; what to expect; what we need and your next steps. For information on financial support options see Bursaries/ scholarships.

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Course at a Glance

Compulsory
  • Business Strategy
  • Contemporary Issues in Business
  • PDP3: Personal and Professional Development

Plus 3 Options:
  • HRM
  • Marketing
  • Business Decision Making
  • Finance and Accounting
  • Business Information Management
  • Operations Management

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28th September 2014

Further Information

This is a one year course for students who have successfully completed a relevant HND, Foundation degree or equivalent, the first two years of the BA (Hons) Business Studies degree programme, or a specified course from an overseas partner institution. Three compulsory modules form the foundation of your studies, Business strategy, Contemporary Issues in Business and Personal and Professional Development. A further three optional modules need to be selected from a specified list.

At present options available are in the areas of:

  • Business Decision Making
  • Business Information Management
  • Finance and Accounting
  • Human Resource Management
  • Marketing
  • Operations Management

The year covers modules in strategy and further personal and professional development work as well as studying contemporary issues affecting business. The programme then allows three option choices from a wide list of options which are continually changing to reflect the world of business.

Late Applications

We are still accepting applications for a number of courses starting in 2014, please contact us for further information.

Contact Us

+44(0)1772 201201

cenquiries@uclan.ac.uk

Industry Links

We have a strong business network between local and national businesses which you will benefit from, for example, there is an opportunity to attend guest speaker events, which are organised in conjunction with the Chartered Management Institute (CMI) and Chartered Institute of Marketing (CiM). The companies we work with offer internships, placements, live projects and mentors to provide you with excellent practical experience. The School also offers a number of electives and options that provide students with an opportunity to gain an additional professional body qualification.

Learning Environment and Assessment

You will benefit from a variety of teaching and learning methods including: lectures, seminars, practical workshops, group activities, personal research and case studies. Personal study and independent research also form an integral part of the course. Some modules are part web-based with links to organisations such as professional bodies. You will also have the option to develop your skills in a variety of areas such as IT, web searching, social media, advanced excel and specialist Microsoft packages.

Testimonials

My degree helped me to learn how to work in a business environment. A great deal of this was built around presentations and speaking in front of your peers on projects. This helped to build my confidence when speaking in front of people and knowing how to present myself.

Facilities

The Business School's state-of-the-art Greenbank and Brook buildings are in the middle of the campus offering a comprehensive range of study, learning and social facilities including a cybercafé and easy access PC workstation rooms.

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