Business, Enterprise and Management (Top Up) - BA (Hons)

Business, Enterprise and Management (Top Up) - BA (Hons)

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This course is validated by The Open University.


This programme has been developed and designed to build upon Foundation Degree and other HE equivalent programmes.

It will give students in the workplace the opportunity to continue their studies and further development of the accepted practice.

The programme builds on students' existing knowledge and skills in business.

It develops appropriate personal, intellectual and subject specific skills to enable students to consider and evaluate a range of business issues from a strategic and international perspective.

Successful students will achieve a BA (Hons) Business, Enterprise and Management.

This Award will enable the continuity of learning for students and in a period of economic uncertainly this Award is important because of the constant state of change.

The flexibility of the content allows for the specific requirements of the learners to be addressed. For full time students the course last for one academic year, for part time students the course lasts 18 months.

Duration 1 year Full Time or 18 months Part Time
Study mode Full Time or Part Time
Start date 16/09/2019
Campus University Centre
Course code 72221-10
Fee £7,250 Full Time or £3,625 Part Time (per academic year)

What you learn

Modules may include:

  • Dissertation / Research Project
  • Research Methods
  • International Business
  • Understanding Strategic Business Landscapes
  • Managing New Enterprises


Benefits / Skills you will develop

An Honours graduate will develop an understanding of a complex body of knowledge.

Through this, the graduate will have developed analytical techniques and problem-solving skills that can be applied in many types of employment and be able to evaluate, evidence, arguments and assumptions and to communicate effectively.

How you will be assessed

The assessment process is an integral part of teaching and learning and, as such, supports and complements the learning strategy, in order to ensure that the required outcomes are achieved.

The aim is to achieve learning through which knowledge is based on both understanding and application.

Both the task and the assessment criteria are clearly explained to students within the module handbook.

Assessment strategies used within the course include methods such as practice-based assignments, case studies, presentations, projects, problem-based scenarios, and negotiated learning contracts.

Where is the course delivered (facilities / classrooms)

This course will be delivered at the University Centre where students will have access to a HE-specific study zone, including computer facilities, and social area.

Programme Specifications

For the latest version of the programme specifications for this course please see the following link:

Entry requirements

The award adopts the scheme admissions policy and criteria.

This programme is predominately offered to those students who wish to continue their studies after successful completion of an HND in Business, FD in Business / Business Management or other relevant discipline.

The standard entry requirement is a Merit grade profile at HND level or Merit at FdA level from a UK institution.

In the absence of formal learning qualifications applications are welcomed from persons who can demonstrate relevant work experience, including work in a voluntary capacity.

The course structure actively supports claims for Accreditation of Certificated Learning.

Ideally part time students need to be on employment which is relevant to their field.

For those not in employment discussions will take place before being accepted on to the course to determine the relevance of previous work experience.

International qualifications will be assessed against these criteria. Speakers of other languages will need to possess an IELTS band score of 6.0 (with no-less than 5.5 in any one element) or a recognised English Level 2 qualification.

How to apply

If you would like to apply for any of the Leeds City College full-time Higher Education programmes for 2019 entry, (unless otherwise stated) please do so via UCAS at

The UCAS code for this course is N1N2 and the Leeds City College institution code is L21.

If you wish to apply for one of our part-time Higher Education courses, please apply here

What's next

On successful completion of this honours degree, there are opportunities for graduates to continue their studies at masters level.

Most people work for the award because it helps them to be better managers and for many it leads to promotion as a manager at a senior level.

Campus Locations

University Centre

Park Lane
West Yorkshire
0113 216 2406
Nearest train station
Leeds Central Station, 0.6 MilesWebsite