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Business Administration (completion award) BA (Hons)

Image: Business Administration (completion award) COURSE INFORMATION (2014 ENTRY)

1 year full-time

Business and Law
Law and NBS Building, City Campus East

This one-year programme has been specifically designed to build on the achievements gained from a Higher National Diploma in Business, Foundation Degree or a comparable qualification, giving students the opportunity to continue studies at degree level.

The syllabus is thorough, balanced and wellrounded, examining those areas of business theory and practice that will prepare you for a variety of different career opportunities.

Over the course of a year you will develop skills in Analysis, Critical Thinking, Researching and Writing – key skills that today’s employers expect from top-calibre graduate recruits.

The core subjects aim to develop a broad understanding of business while developing a range of business related skills. The dissertation also comprises a major part of the academic study.


The BA (Hons) in Business Administration uses a variety of teaching and learning strategies to encourage and develop independent learning skills. The programme is assessed by a combination of examinations (both open and closed book), course assessments and a professional project which is completed over the course of the one-year programme.


Graduates of this programme have gone on to successful careers in Consultancy, Marketing, Health Management, Human Resource Management and many others including establishing successful small businesses.


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