BA (Hons) Business and Management (Top-up)

Students from LIBT Level 4/5 Business Management Diploma can progress to this course
Awarding Body
University of Essex
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Duration
16 Months
Start Date
May / July / October
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Awarding Body
University of Essex
Duration
16 Months
Qualification ID
Start Date
May / July / October
Study Mode
Distance Learning
Download Brochure
Download programme details

Gain a competitive edge in the business world while developing key management skills with the 100% online BA (Hons) Business and Management (Top-up).

If you’ve previously completed a Foundation degree or equivalent, this course offers the opportunity to gain a full Bachelors degree in just 16 months. You’ll sharpen your interpersonal skills as a future business leader and build your understanding of the global business environment, useful for roles within multinational companies.  

Explore a range of exciting topics, including:  

  • the global business environment and barriers to internationalism
  • fundamentals of international marketing
  • the role of strategic human resource management within organisations
  • forming a business strategy: key concepts and approaches

You can also tailor your studies to specific interests with optional modules: Business Law; Business Finance; and eBusiness Marketing.  

And towards the end of your studies you’ll plan, research and present a project on a topic of interest within business and management. You’ll also provide thoughtful commentary on projects produced by fellow students.

Accredited by Chartered Management Institute (CMI)

LIBT Level 7 Diploma in Strategic Leadership and Management is accredited by the Chartered Management Institute (CMI), which means you can apply for Chartered Manager through Fast-track status on completion of your studies. The students will also receive a CMI Level 7 Certificate in Strategic Management and Leadership Practise.

Course Content
Compulsory Modules

Global Business Environment - (15 Credits)

Immerse yourself in the key elements of the global business environment with this comprehensive module. You'll review international trade theories, the global financial marketplace and discover the organisations which support it. You’ll also learn to critically analyse the motives for and barriers to internationalism.

Strategic Human Resource Management - (15 Credits)

Develop your understanding of the role strategic human resource management plays in organisational effectiveness. In this insightful module, you’ll explore processes that include workforce planning; performance management; employment relations and reward; and learn how these processes contribute to the overall operational success of the business.

International Marketing Strategy - (15 Credits)

Examine the development of international marketing strategy as a planned response to the global business environment. In this defining module, you’ll develop a solid understanding and appreciation of the underlying theories of international marketing, and critically assess the various steps taken by an organisation when looking to internationalise.

Core Modules

Business Strategy - (15 Credits)

Hone your strategic management skills with this exciting module. You’ll benefit from an engaging introduction to the key theories, approaches and concepts which form business strategy. Not only that, you’ll learn to critically evaluate the limitations of emerging schools of thoughts and how to they best work in practice.

Advanced Business Project - (30 Credits)

Immerse yourself in the research process by generating research ideas with clear objectives. Understand the differences between key data collection techniques and analysis procedures and explore why these are not mutually exclusive.

Optional Modules

Business Law - (15 Credits)

In this engaging module, you’ll identify the core foundations of law that regulate businesses and evaluate the changing legal environment and how this affects businesses on an operational level. Dive into the fundamental issues that face all businesses, contract, employment, tort and business operations.

Business Finance - (15 Credits)

Develop an understanding of business finance and its applications to the decision-making process in organisations. In this valuable module, you’ll work through the theoretical concepts and approaches to finance management within a domestic context – before critically analysing opportunities for expansion and divestment.

e-Business Marketing - (15 Credits)

Identify the key concepts of e-commerce and e-business marketing in this exciting module. You'll learn how to attract customers through digital media channels; develop a solid understanding of search engine marketing, campaign performance and metrics; and discover how each of these channels interacts with the overall customer journey.

Learning Outcomes
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Entry Requirements

Entry to BA (Hons) Business and Management Top-up course

  • Level 4 & 5 Diploma in Business Management with 240 credits, or equivalent qualification.
  • If you do not meet the entry requirements, please get in touch with us to find a customised pathway for you.
How will I be assessed?

Assessment is through coursework.

Course Duration

The BA (Hons) Business and Management Top-Up course can be completed in 16 months.

Recognition of Prior Learning

Recognition of Prior Learning is the recognition of non-certified learning towards a full unit or a qualification. You are able to gain credits using your previous regulated or unregulated qualifications or work experience. You can submit your CV for an evaluation of the RPL eligibility here.

Recognition of Prior Learning is the recognition of non-certified learning towards a full unit or a qualification. You are able to gain credits using your previous regulated or unregulated qualifications or work experience. You can submit your CV and supporting documents for an evaluation.

Programme Delivery

The academic courses at the London Institute of Business & Technology are delivered using a "Blended Learning" format, which allows students to pursue their desired qualifications at their own pace. Our feature-rich Learning Management System provides easy access to Virtual Class recordings, textbooks, multimedia content, and other resources, as well as unlimited on-demand tutoring free of charge. Our tutors can be reached via email, phone, Google Meet, or any other preferred channel of your choice.

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Tuition Fee

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Frequently Asked Questions
What is included in the cost of my programme?
  • All course material, including online modules and written assignments
  • Personal tutor support with online sessions
  • Dedicated student support
  • Access to an online community learning forum
  • Assignment marking and feedback
Am I eligible for this programme?

You are eligible if you meet our stipulated entry requirements.

Will there be an interview?

There is no interview process.

Chartered Management Institute (CMI) Membership
Optional Chartered Management Institute (CMI) Qualifications
What if I do not hold a Level 4 & 5 Diploma in Business Management or an equivalent qualification with 240 credits?

Students who do not meet the entry requirements to enrol to the BA (Hons) Business and Management (Top-up) degree can complete the following diploma:

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