On our 1-Year Top-Up programme, you can study the level 6 modules of our BA Business Management course, which is rated 2nd in London.
Full-time, Lectures, seminars and workshops 3 days per week
Apply now to start in June or October 2024
Taught at our Central London campus
Level 5 of a subject related to Business Management
What’s it like studying business management
I knew I could grow my skillset in this institute. Through my years of study here, I have learned a lot of things about Business Management, they are really rich modules. Bloomsbury changed my mindset massively, and helped me understand exactly what I wanted to do with my future.
How do top-up degrees work?
You will need to have studied Level 4 and Level 5 qualifications in order to qualify for a Top-Up degree; this could be the first two years of a 3-Year undergraduate course or an equivelant qualification.
Apply for a Top-Up degree at Bloomsbury Institute and you can study our unique and career-focussed Level 6 curriculum at our Central London campus.
After just one year of studying with us, you will graduate with a Bloomsbury Institute degree, awarded by Wrexham University.
Each module is worth 30 credits and only the Applied Business Strategy module is mandatory. You must complete four Level 6 modules and can select your other three Level 6 modules to specialise your degree. The Applied Business Strategy module and one optional module will take place in Term 1 and your remaining two optional modules will take place in Term 2.
All optional modules are delivered subject to sufficient student demand.
This module hones in on business strategy, management theories and concepts so that you can apply a range of tools to conduct strategic audits of organisations and their environment. How to justify sustainable strategies for organisations and produce an implementation plan are all covered in the Applied Business Strategy module.
Critical evaluation of digital technologies’ and digital marketing tools’ impact on business activities form the basis of this module. You will learn how to examine and critically evaluate the importance of digital analytics in business performance and apply various tools to develop responsible, sustainable and ethical digital marketing campaigns. Evaluating the effectiveness of digital marketing campaigns is also covered in this module.
(Human Resource Management Specialisation)
This module considers the relationship between Human Resources and organisations’ business goals and objectives. You will discuss and critically evaluate Human Resources’ role in leading change within a business. Workforce planning and development practices are explored in the module, as are critically evaluating the appropriateness of HR policies and strategies within a changing environment and how this meets the interests of a range of stakeholders.
For this module, you will evaluate the feasibility of a business idea by developing a business plan for a start-up venture. You will select and apply appropriate techniques to deliver an effective business pitch.
This module equips you with a powerful set of tools to take your marketing prowess to the next level. You will explore the latest in marketing and consumer research, as well as delve into consumer behaviour concepts. You’ll be able to skillfully critique and dissect the intricacies of strategic marketing decisions, and emerge with the ability to craft sustainable and effective marketing recommendations.
(Human Resource Management specialisation)
By the end of this module, you’ll have a comprehensive understanding of the crucial role HR plays in business success. You will learn:
- How to skillfully navigate the most pressing issues facing modern businesses
- Critical techniques to evaluate management practices and find innovative solutions to improve performance.
- How to weigh up societal and environmental developments and their impact on the workplace and its people.
With a wide range of practical tools and techniques at your disposal, you’ll be equipped to tackle real-world HR challenges with confidence and promote best practices in any situation.
This module provides the skills and knowledge to take organisations to new heights. You’ll learn how to evaluate different approaches to achieving growth and discover how to identify sustainable opportunities for development. You’ll also consider how to achieve this growth by assessing the resources you need, and managing the risks associated with growing a business. You will then amalgamate all of this into your own business growth plan.
For this module, you will put your degree to the test by diving into a complex business management investigative project of your choice. You’ll have the opportunity to showcase your skills and apply everything you’ve learned to analyse your topic from every angle. From choosing the best research methods to justifying your strategy, you’ll need to apply the right methodology for the job.
With your arsenal of theoretical frameworks, you’ll critically evaluate all the information you have gathered to draw powerful conclusions and propose feasible solutions to business problems.
Jumpstart your career and gain practical, real-life experience in the business world. You’ll have the chance to identify and tackle relevant, real-life business issues and expand your knowledge and understanding through the practical application of business theory on your Internship module.
With your academic knowledge and understanding, you’ll be able to transfer your skills to real-life situations, critically evaluate, and apply your newfound knowledge to produce a project report. As you reflect on your work-based business practice, you’ll see how academic knowledge and understanding underpin everything you do.
Take the reins of your own learning journey, in this module, you’ll have the freedom to explore a topic of your choice. You’ll learn how to negotiate, plan, and conduct a comprehensive study and assignment in your area of interest. With your newfound skills, you’ll become a critical thinker, able to identify and evaluate complex issues from multiple perspectives and synthesise compelling arguments to support your conclusions, solutions, or recommendations. This module proves your ability to evaluate and apply knowledge so that you’re able to communicate your findings with confidence and impact.
Should you wish to do so, you can graduate with BA (Hons) Business Management (Marketing), BA (Hons) Business Management (Entrepreneurship) or BA (Hons) Business Management (Human Resource Management) by selecting relevant Level 6 modules.
To receive BA (Hons) Business Management (Marketing), you must complete the following two Level 6 modules:
- Digital Marketing
- Advanced Marketing with Consumer Behaviour
If you wish to graduate with BA (Hons) Business Management (Entrepreneurship), you must complete the following two Level 6 modules:
- Innovation and Business Planning for Entrepreneurs
- Business Development for Entrepreneurs
You can graduate with BA (Hons) Business Management (Human Resource Management), by completing the following two Level 6 modules:
- Human Resource and the Business
- Applied Human Resource Management
We use oral assessments, presentations, simulations, group, and individual, projects in addition to traditional assessment methods (examinations and coursework) so that you can explore and express your abilities in different ways. Assessments are not just a way of assessing whether something has been learned, but an opportunity to develop skills that will equip you in your future life and career.
Why study with us?
We pride ourselves on supporting each and every student on an individual basis. Disabilities, long-term medical conditions, or specific learning difficulties are never barriers to success at Bloomsbury Institute.
All Bloomsbury Institute students receive a free laptop to ensure everyone can access the materials they need to succeed.
Don’t let the cost of travel prevent you from success in your studies. Travel Bursaries (covering Transport for London’s Zones 1 – 6) are available to all students funded through the Student Loans Company.
Our Student Guild is here to support you, enhance your experience and represent your views. The Guild is student-led so get involved and help improve the Bloomsbury experience for you and fellow students.
The Bloomsbury Institute difference
Students build up their hours on course, for example via Bloomsbury Law Clinic.
Upon graduation, all of our International Graduates receive £1,000.
In the heart of London’s education quarter, with access to Birkbeck’s vast library and resources.
As soon as international students are issued their CAS, they will have access to Student Circus, providing a wealth of vacancies, support, employability courses and resources.
The Student visa entitles students to work 20 hours per week, full-time during vacation, and on graduation they receive a further two-year Graduate visa.
You will need to have studied Business Management at Level 5 in order to complete your Level 6 modules with us.
This could be:
- The first 2 years of a 3-year undergraduate degree, in a relevant subject
- Pearson or SQA HND in a relevant subject
- Ofqual-accredited qualifications in a relevant subject (120 credits at Level 4 and 120 credits at Level 5) [e.g. Pearson, ATHE, Qualifi]
- Equivalent academic or professional qualifications in a relevant subject, at Levels 4 and 5
Please do get in touch if you’re interested in studying a 1-Year Top-Up Business Management degree with us but are unsure about your qualifications.
How the application process works
Complete the application form to let us know which course you would like to study and your existing qualifications.
Apply for Student Finance as soon as you have submitted your application to avoid delays.
You will be offered a place if you meet the entry requirements, or, invited to an Admissions Assessment.
International applicants are issued a CAS or may take a Pre-CAS Interview in order to gain a Student visa.
Welcome to Bloomsbury Institute! Enrolment and Induction take place the week before your studies begin.
Home student fees apply to students who do not require a Student Visa to study in the UK (e.g. UK and Irish citizens; EU citizens with settled or pre-settled status). International fees are applicable to students who do require a Student Visa.
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