The BA (Hons) Top-up offers Foundation Degree graduates the chance to top-up their qualification to Honours Degree. The course follows a modular structure, and takes your learning and skills to a further level.
The modules studied may include:
• Strategic Management and Leadership
• Management of Change
• Strategic Marketing
• Financial Management
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Teaching and Assessment
The course is assessed by means of 80% coursework and 20% tests or exams. Assessment is via a combination of presentations, reports, seminars, in-class tests, examinations, personal development plans (PDPs), projects and a dissertation. Continuous assessment processes mean that individual and group assignments count towards your final grade, as do projects and formal written exams. This course is deliveredon-site each week across the academic year.
This course opens the door to a variety of interesting jobs, in a range of industries. You could work in the private or public sectors, specialising in administration, management, personnel, marketing or finance.
You may choose to set up your own business, or join a graduate trainee scheme with a national employer. Our graduates have gone on to do all of these things – and more.
Typically entrants will possess:
• Foundation Degree
• Or an HND
• Or an equivalent Level 5 qualification in an appropriate discipline