Business Management Top-Up

Following completion of an ATHE Level 5 Extended Diploma in Business and Management you can progress directly onto the BSc (Hons) Business Management (Top-Up).  A Business Management qualificaion opens doors and is considered essential whether you are looking to pursue a career in business, or achieve higher levels of responsibility in your current role.


A Business Management qualification is highly valuable and essential whether you aspire to pursue a career in business or seek to advance in your current role. Our primary goal is to facilitate your progression by building upon your existing Foundation Degree, Level 5 Diploma, or HND Level knowledge, ultimately awarding you a BSc (Hons) Business Management degree. During the program, you will delve into advanced business and management topics, refine your professional skills, and enhance your employability.

Our program maintains an international perspective to prepare you for the global nature of contemporary business practices. We place a strong emphasis on practical, real-world experiences that are informed by the latest research and global best practices. This degree program offers a unique opportunity for you to cultivate specialized business expertise across various subject areas.

We are committed to fostering your confidence in developing essential workplace skills, such as teamwork, communication, and time management. Additionally, we promote a lifelong commitment to self-evaluation and reflection.

Irrespective of your industry, the BSc (Hons) Business Management (Top-Up) program will equip you with a critical understanding of the challenges and issues faced by organizations worldwide. You will develop analytical and critical thinking skills that enable you to identify and articulate potential solutions.

Course Highlights

More specifically, our program is designed to broaden your understanding of organizations, their management structures, and the external environments in which they operate. Throughout your studies, you will cultivate intellectual abilities in critical analysis, evaluation, and synthesis, culminating in the completion of a dissertation. Moreover, you will acquire both academic and professional skills that will open doors to further career growth and business development opportunities.

Our program is committed to fostering a culture of continuous learning, encouraging you to pursue further studies, and honing your lifelong learning skills. We place a strong emphasis on personal development, equipping you with the capabilities to work both independently and collaboratively within a team.

Entry Requirements

Applicants holding Level 5 qualifications (such as a Higher National Diploma or ATHE Level 5 Diploma in Business) from approved awarding bodies are eligible for consideration for direct entry to the final stage of the BSc program, allowing them to earn their degree in just one year.

Candidates who have successfully completed two years of study at a university may also be considered for direct entry with advanced standing. Furthermore, we accept other equivalent qualifications for entry into this program.

Admission decisions will be made based on an overall assessment of suitability for the program. Additionally, meeting the minimum entry requirements, which include holding GCSE English and Mathematics at Grades C and above (or their equivalent), is a prerequisite.

Applicants residing outside of the UK may be required to demonstrate English proficiency at an IELTS LEVEL 6.0.

Career and Professional Development

“The BSc (Hons) Business Management (Top-up) course is meticulously crafted to solidify and enhance your comprehension of business operations within the business and commercial landscape, elevating it to an Honors-level standard. This program also presents you with opportunities to delve into specialized areas of business or explore the prospects of self-employment.”

Programme Modules

  1. Strategic Management
  2. E-Commerce and Contemporary Marketing Practice
  3. Logistics and Operations Management
  4. International HRM (Human Resource Management)
  5. Research Methods
  6. Dissertation

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