Business and Finance BA/BSc (Hons) Top-Up

Business and Finance BA/BSc (Hons) Top-Up

Courses Info

The Business and Finance BA/BSc (Hons) course includes specialist modules that cover topics like financial management, international finance and corporate reporting. With a finance specialism as part of your degree award, you’ll have an extra edge in employability. This course is suitable if you have a foundation degree, HND or equivalent in accounting, finance or business. It improves your knowledge, skills and career prospects, and enables you to convert your existing qualification into an honours degree.

This Business and Finance BA/BSc (Hons) course is ideal for anyone wishing to advance their knowledge, skills and career prospects in business and finance. It enables you to convert your business, finance or accounting related HND or degree credits into an honours degree in business and finance.

Employers increasingly look for business graduates who can use financial knowledge to help inform business decisions. The course offers the perfect blend of business and financial modules to boost your career opportunities in a wide range of fields.

The course includes specialist modules that cover topics like financial management, international finance and corporate reporting. With a finance specialism as part of your degree award, you’ll have an extra edge in employability.

There’s plenty of support for you to develop the academic study skills that are required. Whatever your background, we’ll help you take the more critical, deeper and research-informed approach that’s needed for an honours degree at a UK university.

On graduation you’ll be equipped to embark on a business- or finance-related career. Finance is a central function in business and our past students have been gone on to rewarding jobs in a variety of roles.

We emphasise developing practical skills and business understanding alongside academic knowledge. We teach through projects and case studies related to real life organisations, scenarios and current affairs. You develop your skills and abilities in problem solving, decision making, numerical calculations and analysis, negotiation, research and project management.

You also build on your analytical, communication and teamwork skills through a range of individual and group projects and presentations. These are core skills employers look for in graduates.

On graduation you’ll be equipped to embark on a business- or finance-related career. Finance is a central function in business and our past students have been gone on to rewarding jobs in a variety of roles.

Course Length: 1 years;

Start dates:  January / May / September

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Course Structure

    • Career Management and Employability;
    • Monetary Policy;
    • Strategic Management Analysis;
    • Practising Sustainable Business;
    • Business Financing;
    • Corporate Finance;
    • Exploring Collaborative Research in the Field of Accounting and Finance;

     

    * The units can vary, depending on the optional modules which your institution will choose for the course structure.

Your tutors will use a variety of teaching methods including lectures, seminars and workshops. There is significant emphasis on independent learning as well as self-directed and group activities as this course is, in effect, the final year of a degree course. Teaching is backed up by a well-designed support system in order to ensure a successful learning journey. Extensive feedback, from both tutors and peers, is built into the course.

Assessment strategy is based on our understanding that everyone has different needs, strengths and enthusiasms. Assessment methods will include a portfolio of work, group presentations and reflective statements.

This course enables you to develop both general and specialist knowledge and skills in business and finance. It opens up many career opportunities in business areas such as accounting, finance, marketing and general management.

This course enables you to develop both general and specialist knowledge and skills in business and finance. It opens up many career opportunities in business areas such as accounting, finance, marketing and general management.

 

You can further your career in professions such as:

  • Business manager
  • Communications manager
  • Financial manager
  • Retail manager
  • Corporate portfolio manager
  • Corporate investment expert
  • Financial services expert
  • Accounting and Auditing
  • Account Executive
  • Actuary
  • Advertising, Marketing, Public Relations and Sales Manager
  • Budget Analyst
  • Claims Adjuster, Appraiser, Examiner, and Investigator
  • Cost Estimator
  • Economist
  • Financial Analyst and Advisor
  • Human Resource Manager
  • Human Resource, Recruitment and Labor Relations Specialist
  • Insurance Agent
  • Insurance Underwriter
  • Investment Banker
  • Loan Officer
  • Management Analyst and Consultant
  • Meeting and Convention Planner
  • Personal Financial Advisor
  • Purchasing Manages, Buyer, and Purchasing Agent
  • Real Estate Appraiser and Assessor
  • Real Estate Broker and Agent
  • Buying Assistant
  • Accounting Technician
  • Actuarial Analyst
  • Stockbroker
  • Securities, Commodities, and Financial Services Sales Agent

And more;

  • The (Top-Up)  course is designed for applicants holding a Level 5 qualification such as a Higher National Diploma, or other equivalents or have completed the second year of a relevant and comparable degree;
  • Applicants must have a relevant HND or a foundation degree with 240 credits in any Business and/or Management related areas;
  • Applicants who do not have English as their first language will be required to demonstrate an approved level of proficiency in the use of the English language;
  • Qualifications are checked before enrolment by the institution where you’ll apply;
  • Students must bring their original diploma when coming for registration;

Self-Founding

The Tuition Fee of the course will vary depending on the institution you wish to study in, as well as your status in the UK. The course is available for UK/EU and International Students as well. Please contact us to find out the tuition fee for a specific course you’d like to know about.

 

Government Founds                                                                                                         

If you are an UK/EU citizen or living in the UK on Indefinite stay, you can receive support from the government via Student Loan Company to cover tuition fees and some living costs while studying, depending on your circumstances. Tuition fee loans, to cover the full cost of your course, are paid directly to the course provider. Maintenance loans can be applied for at the same time, lending you money at the start of each term. You won’t have to pay back the loan until after your course, when you’re earning above a certain level.  Students can still apply for grants if they’re eligible for certain benefits, disabled, or need help with childcare costs.

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