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

Full-time, HE
Level 6
Sketty Hall
One year
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Duration: One year

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. 

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.

Updated December 2022

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Key information

Entry Requirements

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


Course Delivery

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

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

Progression Opportunities

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

Additional Information

How to apply?

You will need to apply via UCAS

UCAS code: N79A - Business Management (Accounting) to apply click here

UCAS code: N79M - Business management (Marketing) to apply click here

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.

Accreditation of Prior Learning

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 

Tuition fees are £9,000*   |  A £1,000 College bursary is available
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*Please note that the tuition fees stated are for the 2023-24 academic year and are subject to increase for future years of study. Please see the university’s website for further information.

There may be additional costs associated with this course i.e:

  • travel to and from college, or placement
  • photocopying, stationery and equipment costs (e.g. USB sticks)
  • printing and binding
  • gowns for graduation ceremonies