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BA (Hons) Business Management (Accounting/Marketing) Top Up

Level 6
Sketty Hall
One year

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Awarding body: University of South Wales

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This course is designed for students who have already obtained a HND, Foundation Degree or equivalent qualification. This top up will allow students to gain a full bachelor’s degree.

There are two pathways to choose from on the BA (Hons) Business Management (Top Up) course. You can either choose to specialise in Accounting or Marketing. The Accounting pathway serves as a great way to increase your employability with specialist accounting knowledge underpinned by vital business skills. The Marketing pathway offers insights into emerging issues in marketing and will give you the opportunity to critically examine marketing practice and its relevance in contemporary business. 

NB – GCS students studying on the HND Business Management do not need to apply via UCAS. Applications will be via an internal online application form.

Key information

Successful completion of a HND or equivalent qualification i.e. Foundation Degree.

Delivery of the course will take place via interactive seminars supported by online resources. Up to date, real life case studies will be used to help you learn and ensure your studies are as relevant as possible to the workplace.


Level 6 core modules (accounting and marketing pathways):

  • Applied management
  • Business research: principles and practice
  • Management project
  • Business strategy.

Level 6 modules (accounting pathway):

  • Principles of corporate finance
  • Principles of accounting.

Level 6 modules (marketing pathway):

  • Excellence in customer service
  • Omni-channel marketing strategy.


Assessment will be via assignment, presentation, case study, examination and research projects.

Postgraduate study such as the MBA at University of South Wales.

Course costs

£9,000* a year. The College is offering a £1,000 bursary towards this for full-time courses.

For information on financial support - including tuition fee loans - please visit

Additional fees

  • Travel to and from College, or placement
  • Photocopying, stationery and equipment costs (e.g. USB sticks)
  • Printing and binding
  • Gowns for graduation ceremonies.

Accreditation of Prior Learning (APL)

Student may be able to gain recognition for previous learning.  Please contact for advice if you feel this may be relevant, further information is available here.

*Please note that the tuition fees stated are subject to increase for future years of study. Please see the university’s website for further information.