BA (Hons) Business Administration (Top up)
BBA with Honours
University of Bedfordshire
Undergraduate (QCF_NQF Level 6)
Full time - Classroom
September and February
This is a level 6 top-up programme designed for students coming directly in to the final year of a degree programme. Students will be expected to have completed some business-related course at Level 5.
The course title reflects the fact that Business Administration is more widely known and accepted outside the UK but the award is also designed to have more flexibility so that a combination of units can be tailored to your previous experience.
This award is also being used for students coming from some Level 5 degrees, where the likely onward career is to be involved in setting up a small business or working in management alongside practice. An example of this is the successful students from the FD in Beauty Therapy & Spa Management.
IELTS score of 5.5 overall with no less than 5.5 in any subcomponent. Students with lower IELTS grade may be eligible for pre-sessional English course before the main course.
A range of assessment methods is used throughout the course. You are required to undertake a variety of individual based assessments throughout the course. These assessments include individual essays, reports, presentations, and examinations.
The assessments are designed to test subject knowledge and understanding of the appropriate subject matter, but also to demonstrate the range of intellectual and subject specific skills identified elsewhere in this document.
Providing a wide variety of types of assessment maximises your opportunities to develop a wide variety of transferrable skills such as presentation, and report writing and gives you the chance to play to your strengths.
At level 6 you are treated as an independent learner, and both the project unit (New Advances in Business) and the Strategic Management unit provide opportunities for you to draw together your business knowledge in an individual and more independent way.
The Management and Administration of Projects unit invites you to practice Project Management skills through the organisation of an activity. Industry views this as a highly valued and transferrable skill.
In all units you will find assessment support in terms of careful briefing, and the completion of formative stages with detailed feedback designed not only to benchmark your performance but also to give you insights into how you can improve your work.
Post-graduate study, for example Taught Masters courses in Business Administration, Business and management, Human Resource Management, Project Management, MBA.
You will be well prepared to enter the world of business including finance, marketing and Operations and Project Management. Many students work for large multinational organisations but increasingly they go to smaller organisations where there are opportunities to work across a number of functional areas. Some graduates work in charities and others pursue careers in teaching in a wide variety of roles and industries.
Main learning outcomes
Upon successful completion of this course, you should be able to:-
Subject Knowledge and Understanding
Subject Specific skill
Graduate impact statements
The course has been designed to develop graduates who are able to:
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