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BA (Hons) Business and Management2020-06-26T09:35:16+00:00

This programme is a Top-Up version of a business-related BA (Hons) degree. A Top-Up degree is the final year (Level 6) of an undergraduate degree programme. It is for those who have an ATHE Level 5 Extended Diploma in Business and Management, foundation degree, Higher National Diploma or other equivalent qualification, or those wishing to study the final year of their degree in London.

BA(Hons) Business and Management Top-Up

Business and related subjects such as finance, accounting, management and economics are among the most popular fields of study at universities. There is a high demand for business graduates worldwide. The programme has a strong emphasis on preparing students for the job market. It covers business functions, fundamental theories and issues related to leadership and management, business law and ethics organisational analysis. You will learn how products and services are produced, marketed and sold, how to manage people and resources and the impact of the full business environment.

The course has a strong emphasis on enhancing your employability skills through workshops, events, and individual and in groups coursework designed by our expert teaching staff. Students will be offered one-to-one support with gaining work experience through internships or placements. After the completion of this degree, graduates can pursue a career in different areas studied within the programme. Jobs with a business degree are not only diverse but most often highly paid.

Why should I choose this course?

  • Develop your own business idea through the Business School’s Incubator and access support through a local ‘Business Angels’ network
  • Learn to innovate and adapt to volatile, ambiguous and complex situations
  • Gain insights into contemporary management and business issues
  • Gain Associate Membership of the Chartered Management Institute – there will be a charge for membership of the professional bodies
  • Enhance your employability through internships, consultancy projects, a one-year paid placement and integrated coaching from experienced business leaders
  • Work with academics and entrepreneurs who have extensive experience of human resource management, consultancy or running their own business
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Key Facts

Mode of Study
Full Time
Duration
1 Year
Fees
UK / EU – £9,250
International – £12,500
Payment Plan
Available
Scholarship
For 20 students
Learning
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2020 Intakes
February, June, October

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Modules

Modules
Leadership and Management
Research Project
Managing Quality and Service Delivery
Personal Leadership and Management Development
Logistics and Supply Chain Management
Managing Change
Risk Management

After completing Year 3, you will receive the
BA(Hons) in Business and Management.

Entry Requirements

We accept candidates who have achieved a wide range of credentials, including any post-16 qualification in the UK.
Functional, Vocational and other essential skills are recognised and taken from all around the world. Please get in touch with us to discuss the specific requirements for your country.

  • 112 – New UCAS points

  • We would normally expect you to have Grade 4 / C in GCSE English and Maths.

  • Must include passes at A2 in at least two subjects.

  • Extended Diploma or Diploma

  • Diploma with 25 points including a minimum of 15 points at Higher Level.

  • Access to HE Diploma (QAA approved) with 60 credits overall and 45 credits at Level 3

  • Level 2 equivalences such as Level 2 Functional Skills in English / Maths, Level 2 Key Skills in Communication / Application of Number and Level 2 Adult Literacy / Adult Numeracy

  • Overall IELTS 6.0 with a minimum of 6.0 in Writing and Speaking; minimum 5.5 in Reading and Listening (or recognised equivalent).

If you do not meet the entry requirements as mentioned above, please contact us to find out other possible entry routes.

Assessments

Assessment is by completing assignments and meeting the criteria for each of the modules. These assignments are meant to demonstrate your achievement of learning objectives. All units within this qualification are internally assessed via exams and jobs which are externally verified by the awarding organisation.

The assignments submitted by learners must achieve the learning outcomes and meet the standards specified by the assessment criteria for the unit. Learners can make pass, merit or distinction grade depending on the quality of assignment and questions attempted. To achieve a merit or distinction grade, the learners must demonstrate that they have met all the criteria set for these grades.

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Fees & Funding

Tuition fees cover the cost of a student’s academic studies. It usually includes teaching costs, registration and examination fees (not repeat or tailing modules, re-sit fees or coursework resubmission). Any costs associated with work placements will be the students’ responsibility.

Full Time Fees£9,250 per year

For full details, please visit our fees and funding page.

Full Time Fees£12,500 per year

For full details, please contact us.

Scholarships

The level of competition for scholarships and educational awards is very high. We recommend that you apply for the course early if you plan to use for a related prize.

For some of our scholarships, you will need an offer to study the course to be eligible. Even where it is not a requirement, holding an offer to study can often benefit a funding application.

 Global Ambassador Scholarship
 Income Based Scholarship

Scholarships are available for candidates under the Global Ambassador Scholarship scheme. The total value awarded will be determined by your academic and professional achievements.

Applicants must provide recent financial information. We will consider any circumstances and please contact us for more information.

30 % Fee Reduction

We are proud to offer our students scholarships to support their tuition fees

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Employability

A degree in international business prepares you for a global, culturally diverse career, with opportunities spanning sectors and industries. Employers typically expect graduates to have experience of working in a business environment, so it’s a good idea to undertake some relevant experience before you graduate.

Careers

Jobs directly related to your degree:

  • Actuarial analyst

  • Business analyst

  • Business development manager

  • Chartered management accountant

  • Corporate investment banker

  • Sales executive

  • Forensic accountant

  • Insurance underwriter

  • Management consultant

  • Project manager

  • Risk manager

  • Supply chain manager

  • Construction manager

  • Human resources officer

  • Logistics and distribution manager

  • Marketing executive

  • Mortgage adviser

  • Retail manager

Learning Outcomes

  • Get to grips with professional skills, sought after in all areas of business

  • Have advanced knowledge of  business administration and specialized insight into marketing, innovation and entrepreneurship

  • Be able to analyze professional problems based on the history, traditions, distinctive character, and position in society of the subject area.

  • Be able to use the knowledge in new settings within the fields of business administration.

Further Study

Some roles will require further study, whether it’s to gain membership to a professional body, further your knowledge in a specific area of business, or even branch out into a different field.

And while postgraduate study (e.g. a Master’s) and MBAs are a common choice, many business graduates will find that professional qualifications are a great way to stand out. Not only do they provide vital training and knowledge, but they’re also recognised by employers worldwide.

Popular professional bodies include:

  • Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA)

  • Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD)

  • Chartered Management Institute (CMI)

  • Chartered Institute of Marketing (CIM)

  • Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA)

FAQ’S

Yes, students can open a bank account, all that is needed is documentation.

  • Current passport.
  • Valid visa (for those from outside the European Union)
  • Home bankstatement from the past three months.
  • Proof of address in the UKor abroad (check with your bank)
  • StudentID or acceptance letter from your university.

You must inform us immediately so that we can update your details. For example your address may have changed and this is important we know so that when we send certificates, it goes to the right address.

London School of Business will always be able to help you and if you email us we aim to get back to you within 48hrs or feel free to call us on +44 (0)20 3305 8124.

Please inform us as soon as possible as this may cause a delay in your application by the time you start. There are many applications and checks to be made which takes time. Therefore, we recommend doing this before you start at LSB so that everything is ready when you start.

Once registered at LSB, we can direct you to job fairs. Job fairs are also known as a career fair that employees or recruiters inform you of potential jobs. LSB will also help you get signed on job boards such as Indeed and Reed for more possible jobs.

If you reach out to us, we will be able to arrange another phone call to discuss what grades are acceptable. If we believe you don’t have enough credits to get into LSB, there are many alternatives so don’t panic.

There are open day’s available for students who wish to get a tour around the school. London School of Business holds more than one open day so that every student has an opportunity to attend.

We can always help and inform you what is needed. We can provide a list of available accommodation.

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If you are interested in applying we encourage you to visit the School and meet with our recruitment and admissions staff. This is neither a requirement nor expectation if you are planning on applying to the programme.

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How to Apply

Enrolling at London School of Business will help you study in a diverse mix of cultures, providing an opportunity to socialise and make friends from nations across the globe. Apply now, and one of our Admission Advisors will be in touch to support you through the process.

You can use the following link to apply for the programme: https://www.lsbuk.com/apply/

  • Personal details

  • Family information

  • Extracurricular activities

  • Global interests and experiences

There is no application fee.

  • Proof of your academic achievements, including official school transcripts

  • Evidence of English proficiency, i.e: TOEFL/IELTS/ Functional Skills Level 2 (if English is not your native language)

  • GMAT/SAT/ACT scores (optional)

  • One academic reference

  • A Personal Statement as an essay (400–500 words)

  • Scholarship and financial aid application included with the application form

In order to assess your eligibility for the programme, we will review your profile and your expectations from your career. This will be done via an in-person, telephonic or video conversation. In addition, we will mark your English proficiency for the course as well, and advise on further actions to be taken on your part.

Once your application and personal assessment interview are completed, you will receive an admission decision within two weeks. If you have any questions regarding the status of your application, feel free to contact your Admission Advisor.

If you are accepted into the program and have decided to start your studies at London School of Business, you must confirm your place prior to confirmation deadline.

Once we confirm your student status with us, we will be sending out useful information regarding your pre-arrival, and pre-enrolment.  Not only that, we will work alongside to make sure you have a seamless arrival in the UK.

Need Help Choosing A Programme?

Choosing the right programme is an important part of your future success. Our dedicated student counsellors are happy to assist you in choosing the right programme that best suits your professional goals. Please contact us on +44 (0)20 3305 8124 or send us an email to undergraduate@lsbuk.com to discuss your requirements and obtain an application form.

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