BSc (Hons) Business (top-up)

Our Business top-up course will help you to achieve a full BSc (Hons) degree in Business. You will build on the knowledge and skills you have attained from previous study and expand your learning of business processes with imaginative and interesting lectures wide range of business careers.

You will use your problem solving approach to critically analyse the development and implementation of business tactics and strategies, with particular consideration to the constantly changing business environment. You will learn about a range of strategic concepts, tools and theories, and also improve your written and oral communication skills during report writing and presentations. Working industry case studies and examples will give you a real insight into the business world and will prepare you for a career in the business world.


Hastings (Station Plaza)


Level 6

Course Type

HE (Degree Level)


Higher Education (HE)

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Options Course Code Starts Ends Days Annual Fee Overseas Fee
enquire apply 16645 23/09/24 13/06/25 Thursday + Friday £7995 £9000
enquire apply 16664y1 23/09/24 19/06/26 Thursday £3997 £9000

What will I study?

This one year top-up course will fine-tune your innovative approaches to business management operational systems. You will be able to explore traditional and modern methods of communication, learn how to manage an organisation, and put together a strategic plan. Optional modules include employment law or marketing, giving you the opportunity to focus on a business specialism, should you wish to peruse a particular career path in the industry.

Core modules

  • ST385H - Strategic Management
  • HR361H – Managing Organisations
  • OP318H - Operations and Systems Management
  • ML314H - Developing Academic and Professional Skills
  • DB311H - Dissertation or DB320H - Project

Optional modules There are a number of electives modules you can choose from: (offered subject to demand and availability of resources)


The modules shown for this course are those currently being studied by our students, or are proposed new modules. Please note that programme structures and individual modules are subject to amendment from time to time as part of the University’s curriculum enrichment programme and in line with changes in the University’s policies and requirements.

What previous qualifications or experience do I need?

Successful completion of an HND or Foundation Degree or equivalent accreditation (240 CAT points); if English is not your first language, an IELTS score of 6.5 with a 6 in writing; proof of qualifications; a satisfactory reference.

What can I do after completing this course?

Once you have graduated, you will have a diverse range of transferable skills that will enable you to either, start your career, or further it with promotion, in this exciting industry. You may choose to specialise in a particular business function or role, or you could choose to enter into further study on MA programmes or complete a Post Graduate Certificate of Education.