UWE Bristol - BA Hons Business Management and Economics Top Up

UWE Bristol

BA Hons Business Management and Economics Top Up

Top up your existing qualifications to an honours degree. This one year top-up degree is equivalent to the final year of undergraduate study, and is aimed at students who have previously completed a relevant qualification, such as a Higher National Diploma, in the subject area.

Why study business management and economics?

In an ever-changing global economy, combining business knowledge and skills with an understanding of economics is becoming increasingly significant.

Studying these two areas together will broaden your knowledge, open up career paths and provide context when applying theory and practice to real-world businesses.

Why UWE Bristol?

Our BA(Hons) Business Management and Economics top-up course teaches a balanced mix of economics alongside a vocational knowledge of business. On successful completion of the course you will be awarded a full BA(Hons) degree.

If you're interested in a future in business and intrigued by economics, this is the perfect next step for you.

The course will help you develop the practical skills you need for a future in the public or private sector. Learn excellent managerial and business strategy skills whilst developing your expertise in economic analysis and addressing the challenging issues of business sustainability. Choose options from a broad choice including leadership, global marketing, finance, international trade and behavioral economics, and study a topic of your choice in depth through an extended Business Project.

Regular guest speakers and applied case studies will provide relevant and challenging context to broaden your understanding of contemporary business trends and issues.

Where can it take me?

With our emphasis on employability, you'll graduate with the skills and experience that you need to succeed.

Our graduates go on to careers in business, finance and economic analysis, management, marketing and strategic business planning in both private and public sector organisations.

If you choose further study, you'll be ready for a Master's degree in areas such as financial management, economics, human resource management and marketing.

Entry Requirements

  • GCSE: Grade C/4 in English Literature or Language and Mathematics or Statistics, or equivalent. We do not accept Level 2 Key Skills, Functional Skills or Certificates in Adult Numeracy and Literacy as alternatives to GCSEs.
  • English Language Requirement:

    If English is not your first language, you will need to meet the UK Border Agency's and the University's minimum English language requirements such as the International English Language Test (IELTS) overall score of 6.0 with 5.5 in each component.

You should normally hold an HND or Foundation Degree (or equivalent), or have successfully completed the equivalent of 240 UK credit points (120 ECTS credits) in a related subject discipline.

Career Prospects

This degree is an ideal launch pad for a career in business analysis, management, marketing, personnel, strategic management and planning in either private or public sector organisations.

If you choose further study at UWE Bristol, you'll be ready for a Master's in areas like financial management, economics, human resource management and marketing.

Course Details

Business Strategy
Managing Organisational Change
Sustainable Business
Applied Economics
Business Project
Business Project in Theory
Academic and Professional Development.

One optional module from:
Competing Through Quality
Doing Business in Asia
Economics of International Financial Markets
Financial Technology
Islamic Banking and Finance
The Economics of Developing Countries
Virtual Business.

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