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BA (Hons) (top-up) Business and Management Practice (full-time)


Business, Finance and Management

Study Mode

University Level

Start Date



1 year


£7570.00 per year

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Course Overview

Delivered at our Chippenham campus in partnership with Oxford Brookes University, the aim of this course is to provide a progression route for students who have successfully completed a level 5 qualification such as a Foundation Degree (FdA) Business and Management Practice or an HND in a Business and Management subject and who wish to achieve a BA (Hons) degree. This course also enables you to develop an analytical and evidence based approach to key aspects of business and management in today’s complex international context. Through active learning and enquiry, you will exercise initiative and personal responsibility in order to develop the ability to learn independently and to engage in critical enquiry and personal development.

What will I learn?

The course includes modules in the following subjects:

• Managing Quality and Risk
• Managing Marketing Activities
• Developing Self and Others
• Work Based Project OR Dissertation
• Strategic Futures, Insight and Design
• Leading and Managing Change
• Strategic Leadership

Please note:

Modules and course content are subject to change.

Study, Assessment and Qualifications

The course is suitable for you if you are or wish to become a professional managers. The course is suitable for professional managers from all sectors including private, public and third sector and all sizes of organisation.

The course will benefit you if you are at the start of their career or equally if you are an existing manager who may already have developed practical experience, but who wishes to develop your theoretical understanding of management skills further.

Entry Requirements

You must have completed an appropriate programme to be eligible to this course including:

• A Foundation Degree (FdA) Business and Management Practice awarded by Oxford Brookes successfully gaining 240 CATS credits.
• A Foundation Degree (FdA) Business and Management or related disciplines in Business awarded by another university successfully gaining 240 CATS credits subject to individual credit rating by Oxford Brookes.
• A Higher National Diploma from another institution successfully gaining 240 CATS credits with a Merit grade profile subject to individual credit rating by Oxford Brookes.

Where English is not your first language, an IELTS score of 6.0 or equivalent qualification will normally be required.

Don't quite reach the entry criteria? You could apply to do our Access to Higher Education course.

Additional Costs and Information

You may be required to attend an interview and you can apply for this course through the UCAS website.

The UCAS institution code for this programme is O66.

The UCAS course code for this programme is 102N.

When completing UCAS applications for this course, please select the campus code U.

The cost of this programme is £7,570 per year (£9,270 for international students).

Although this course is taught at Wiltshire College & University Centre, you will be able to access many of the learning and support facilities at Oxford Brookes as well as those of the college.

The Office for Students (OfS), the new independent regulator for Higher Education in England, has confirmed that the college is successfully registered as a provider for Higher Education and that students are eligible for funding and student support from Student Finance England. Please visit for more information.

What Could I Do Next?

The course provides you with opportunities to develop skills, understanding and personal attributes valued by employers leading to employment in management in business sectors such as Sales, Finance, Human Resources and Marketing.The flexible timetable enables you to remain in employment while undertaking this course and after graduation, you could progress within these companies.

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