0800 99 66 99

BA (Hons) Business Administration and Management (Top-up)

Reasons to study Business

  • Gain a broad understanding of business and management issues relevant to the private, public and not-for-profit sectors.
  • Acquire the leadership, operational and administration skills you need for a truly successful management career in business.
  • Develop and extend your critical thinking focussing on an aspect of business you are interested in.
UCAS Code: NN72 
Institution Code: S51
Start Date: September 2018 - June 2019
September 2019 - June 2020
Duration: 1 year
Campus: Town Centre Campus
Course Contact: Jane Eme-Power
01744 623282
This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
For a concise summary of the main features of this course, see the course specification for 2017.

For detailed information about studying this course at University Centre St Helens, please see the course handbook for your year of entry:
  • 2017 Entry - Coming Soon
Validated By: 
University of Chester

The administration of a business includes the performance or management of business operations and decision-making, as well as the efficient organisation of people and other resources, to direct activities toward common goals and objectives.

The BA (Hons) Business Administration and Management (top-up) degree has been developed in close association with employers and professional bodies. It is designed for those who wish to continue their education and build upon the knowledge and understanding gained from HND or foundation degree study.

It aims to provide students with knowledge, understanding and transferable skills essential for leading and managing in their work environment in the future. This will lead to obtaining a full honours degree in Business Administration and Management and will seriously enhance your employability with employers.

During the course of study, you will acquire the leadership, operational and administration skills you need for a truly successful management career in business.

Course in-depth

What will I study?

Year 1

Gain the knowledge, understanding and transferable skills essential for leading and managing in the future work environment. It will build on your prior knowledge and understanding gained in general business and management qualifications allowing you to gain graduate status. Your understanding and critical awareness of general management and administration and the role of managers, leaders and administrators in all types of organisations will be developed and explored.

How will I study?

As well as preparing for and attending lectures, seminars, tutorials and workshops, you will be taught through theoretical concepts and discussion, supported by practical application to the business environment.

How will I be assessed?

This degree uses different forms of assessment to test intellectual development, vocational capabilities and critical thinking. Assessment will take place through essays, case studies, reports, problem solving exercises, presentations, discussions and debates.

Who will be teaching me?

Staff who teach on this course are passionate about student learning and development. They are a highly qualified and experienced team with a wide range of interests reflecting all areas of business. Staff also have experience of working in industry.

Ref: Jane Eme-Power



University Centre St Helens Open Day - 15th November 2017

CRG Logo
M&Y Logo
WillowBrook Hospice Logo

Why study Business with us?

Industry Experts

Lecturers and tutors have extensive experience in commercial industries.

Diverse Range of Topics

Explore a wide range of topics from marketing and accounting to management.

Employer Links

Work closely with local and regional employers on live briefs and projects. 

Flexible Qualification

A business qualification is adaptable across a wide range of sectors and industries.


Our excellent progression routes can lead to an apprenticeship, university or employment.

Valuable Insight

You will take trips abroad and in the UK to gain first-hand experience of the industry.