BA (Hons) – Business Studies (Top-up degree) - UNICAF University | Educartis

1 years


Course Overview

During this one year ‘top up’ course you will examine core aspects of business such as business strategy and communication, whilst also getting the chance to conduct a real investigation into a business problem that allows you to apply your business acumen to a real life scenario.

Subjects Offered

  • Business Communication
  • Business Research
  • International Business
  • Business Strategy
  • International Culture and Communications
  • Ethics and Sustainability – Theory and Practice

How This Course Will Benefit Your Career

One year ‘top-up’ Bachelor Business Degree from the University of
South Wales

With a UNICAF scholarship you can study online for a BA (Hons) Business Studies top-
up degree from the University of South Wales.

The UNICAF Scholarship Programme allows you to enroll in Unicaf University’s BA in Business Administration programme, then transfer, for the final year, to the University of South Wales BA (Hons) Business Studies top-up course, and graduate with a UK degree.
The USW one year ‘top up’ course examines core aspects of business, such as business strategy, research, communication and encourages students to apply their newly acquired knowledge and skills to real life business problems they encounter at work, in search of the best possible solution.

The University of South Wales degree you will receive will be identical to the degree issued to the on-campus students and has the same value to potential employers. You can even take part in the University’s graduation ceremony, together with on-campus students.
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BA (Hons) – Business Studies

What jobs will I qualify for?

This BA (Hons) – Business Studies will enhance participants' skills in a number of careers, including: 

  • Advertising
  • Marketing
  • Banking, investment and financial services
  • General management
  • HR/personnel
  • Management consultancy
  • Public relations
  • Retail management

When do I start?

Next available course

Admission Criteria

The entry requirements for admission to the BA (Hons) Business Top Up programme include:

  • An accredited HND (Higher National Diploma) in a related subject. Accredited Level 5 professional qualifications in a related subject may also be considered for admission.
  • Proficiency in English:  Students satisfy the English proficiency requirements provided they present a GCSE score with a minimum grade of “C” or IELTS (Academic) with an overall score of at least 6.0 (and no individual component lower than 5.5).  Students who do not acquire the above mentioned qualifications are required to sit the online Academic English Placement Test. This is an IELTS-type test (Reading & Writing) where students need to score an overall 6.0 (with no individual component lower than 5.5).
  • Official transcripts from all universities, colleges and other post-secondary educational institutions (including trade schools) attended.  You may supply official electronic transcripts issued by post-secondary institutions directly to the University of South Wales online.
  • Personal Statement or State of Purpose (approximately 500 words)
  • Up to date CV
  • Recently dated Letter of Recommendation (Academic or Professional)

Applications from nonstandard applicants are welcomed and will be considered individually.

How do I apply?

To apply for this programme, students must submit: 

  • An application form and indicate their preferred course of study
  • A copy of their National ID/Passport 
  • An updated CV
  • One official letter of recommendation (either Academic or Business) 
  • A Personal Statement (minimum 500 words) 

Payment options

  • The school offers instalment plans 
  • You can apply for the UNICAF Scholarship Programme 

Detailed course information

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