This programme is designed for students that already hold a HND qualification or the equivalent. It can be completed in a minimum of 9 months with a BA (Hons) Business and Management qualification being awarded by the University of Northampton upon completion. Throughout the programme, you will engage with key business and management practices and build upon prior academic work in finance, marketing, human resources and business. An emphasis is placed on the development of individual and group skills so that graduates develop an enquiring mind with a well-rounded skill-set to start careers in business or management.
Students that do not already possess a HND qualification can complete the Level 8 EduQual Diploma in Business and Marketing Management. The Diploma gives a well-balanced and holistic coverage of business management theories providing a strong foundation so that students are well-prepared for the more practical and applicable elements taught in the Top-Up programme.
Diploma in Business and Marketing Management
Awarded by EduQual
BA (Hons) Business Management (Top-Up)
Awarded by University of Northampton
If students do not possess the required qualifications upon entry they can first complete the EduQual Diploma. Following successful completion of the Stage 1 Diploma, students can gain direct entry onto the Stage 2 Top-Up. Students will be awarded with a full Bachelor's degree from the University of Northampton upon completion of Stage 2.
University of Northampton
The University of Northampton is a dynamic, modern university based in Northamptonshire in the heart of England. Its commitment has been to transform lives and inspire change. Testament to its growing reputation as a destination for business courses, the university was shortlisted for the third year in a row in the ‘Business School of the Year’ category of the Times Higher Education (THE) Awards in 2015.
Graduates can expect good things from a University of Northampton degree, the university was recognised as England’s No. 1 for employability (HESA, 2012).
Accounting and Finance for Managers
Strategic Human Resource Management
The Principles of Marketing Management
To earn the necessary 120 credits needed to obtain the final award, students are required to complete all 6 modules. Each module is assessed by assignment only. There are no examinations.
Applicants will typically posses:
A Higher National Diploma, Diploma of Higher Education, or the equivalent OR;
A qualified Diploma in Business Management such as one of the below access qualifications:
The EduQual Diploma in Business and Marketing Management (SCQF Level 8)
OTHM Diploma in Business Management
ATHE Diploma in Business Management
Hong Kong IBA Higher Diploma in Business Management
NCC Education Advanced Diploma in Business
ABE Diploma in Business Administration AND;
A good command of English (equivalent to IELTS 6.5 or above)
*Applicants that do not possess the necessary qualifications for direct entry onto the Top-Up programme can complete the EduQual diploma in Business and Marketing Management with Douglas International Education Centre.
What You Receive
You receive all the materials and support you need to help you balance study with your work and home commitments. The programme structure and learning materials allow you to study at your own convenience and develop your own study schedule while offering opportunities for you to engage with your peers.
The following will be included via the multifaceted online learning platform:
Course materials: Access structured lecture notes, case studies and assessment materials through a state-of-the-art online Learning Platform (ELP).
Online webinars: Receive both live and recorded lectures from subject experts.
A dedicated one-to-one tutor: Receive comprehensive support throughout the course and supervision throughout the dissertation writing proces
Comprehensive e-library: Read recommended study texts and reference books.
Mintel market reports: Company reports, financial analysis and industry information.
Access to an international online community to keep in touch and share with fellow students and lecturers.
Anglia Ruskin University, UK
University of Northampton, UK
* This programme is a purely distance learning course and is therefore not subject to the registration requirement. it is a matter of discretion for individual employers to recognise any qualification to which this course may lead.
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