BA (Hons) Business Studies (Top Up Degree V2) - University of South Wales | Educartis

1 years


Course Overview

This one year (full-time) or two year (part-time) top-up course has been specifically designed for students who  have already obtained an HND or equivalent qualification and allows them to gain a full bachelor degree within months. Taken at the University of South Wales, or offered online by UNICAF, students 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, allowing them to apply their newly acquired acumen to a real life scenario, making the studies as relevant as possible to what learners will experience in the workplace. 

A BA in Business Studies can open the doors to a wide range of exciting and challenging learning opportunities and exceptional future prospects. Through this online course, you will learn to be enterprising and innovative through hands-on experience and you'll also develop strong analytical and critical thinking skills, as well as strong decision making and problem solving skills, which will help you thrive in your chosen field, whether you decide to work for an organisation, or embark on the exciting journey of an entrepreneur. 

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How This Course Will Benefit Your Career

At the end of this course, students will be able to: 

  • Gain insight into the broad societal context of businesses and take it into account in the analysis of real-world problems. 
  • Work successfully in a multi-cultural team. 
  • Communicate clearly, fluently and accurately in a written report as well as in an oral presentation.
  • Recognise the important of life-long learning. 
  • Identify the international dimension in business-related problems and know how to handle these problems in an effective way. 

Certification obtained

BA (Hons) Business Studies

What jobs will I qualify for?

This course will open up students opportunities to a number of careers including: 

  • Accountant 
  • Human Resource Manager
  • Marketing Manager
  • Entrepreneur 



Online, 1 years, Flexible


Online and On Campus, 2 years, Flexible


Online, 2 years, Flexible


When do I start?

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Admission Criteria

To be eligible for this course, students must show either: 

  • Successful completion of an HND 
  • Equivalent qualification such as a Foundation Degree in a relevant subject 

How do I apply?

In order to apply for this course, students must submit: 

  • A completed application form 
  • 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 online.
  • Personal Statement or State of Purpose (approximately 500 words)
  • Up to date CV
  • Recently dated Letter of Recommendation (Academic or Professional)

Payment options

The total fee for this course is 9,000 GBP

Other information 

  • The school offers instalment plans 
  • The fees can be paid online 
  • You can apply for the UNICAF Scholarship Programme (75% Scholarship)

Detailed course information

This course is offered by the University of South Wales and can be taken online through UNICAF. It can be taken as a full-time course (1 year) or a part-time course (2 years). The course outline is as follows: 

  • Induction Module
  • Business Communications
  • Business Research Project
  • International Business
  • Business Strategy
  • Ethics and Sustainability: Theory and Practice
  • International Culture and Communications

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