University of Bolton Top Up Degree

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University of Bolton Top Up Degree

Our BSc (Hons) Business Management (Final Year Top-up) course is ideal if you have successfully completed a foundation degree, diploma of higher education or higher national diploma in a business-related subject and want to progress to a higher level of qualification.

The course begins with a programme of induction in which you will develop the skills required for transition to honours-level study. The top-up degree will build on your existing knowledge and understanding of the business environment, and allow you to develop key research and critical thinking skills.

About the course

Employability skills are developed through practical activities and guest speakers to ensure that graduates have a competitive advantage when entering employment or self-employment.

Entry requirements Applicants will normally possess a recognised business-related qualification comprising at least 120 credits at HE4 and 120 credits at HE5; for example, a diploma of higher education, higher national diploma or foundation degree.

Acceptance will also usually be subject to passing a satisfactory interview (face-to-face, by telephone or by Skype). The interview will allow us to determine your commitment to and suitability for the programme, as well as allow you to clarify any queries you may have.

If English is not your first language you will also normally need IELTS 6.0 (or equivalent). If you do not have the required English level, you can study English with us from IELTS 4.0 (or equivalent). Click here to find out more about our English Foundation Programme.

Fees, funding and finance information

Home/EU Fees

Year of study
Entry Year 2016/17 2017/18
2016/17 £9,000 £9,000
2017/18 £9,000 £9,000

International Fees

Year of study
Entry Year 2016/17 2017/18
2016/17 £11,250 £11,250
2017/18 £11,250 £11,250

How to Apply

You can now apply for many of our courses using our online application process. To see if you can apply online or for more information as to how to proceed with your application click on one of the links below.

Contact Us

For an informal discussion and further details about the course please contact:

Chris Woollaston (Programme Leader)
Tel: +44 (0)1204 903113

For general information about the University and how to apply please contact:

Enquiry Team (University of Bolton)
Tel: +44 (0)1204 903903