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

Elevate your business and management knowledge and convert your existing business credentials into a 'top-up' undergraduate degree. Our one-year top-up programme is the perfect way to gain a deeper understanding of business providing a stepping stone to further academic study and greater career opportunities.  

Year of entry

Course type

  • Single Honours


Subject area / School

UCAS code

  • N12T

Duration of study

  • 1 year

Why study Business and Management | Top-up at Keele University?

Transform your current qualifications into a 'top-up' undergraduate degree
Benefit from employability opportunities to apply your skills in a 'real-world' setting
Study alongside innovative companies in Keele Business School
No. 1 in the UK. Britain's best university, ranked by students (Student Crowd University Awards, 2022)
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Teaching Excellence Framework GOLD

Keele TEF Gold 2023

Keele University has been awarded the highest rating of gold in the teaching excellence framework (TEF), 2023. The TEF assessment identifies excellence in the educational experience and outcomes of our students, focusing on all undergraduate courses and students.

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Additional opportunities

There are a range of additional opportunities available when studying this course.
Please note, undertaking one may impact upon the availability of another.

Entry requirements

The following section details our typical entry requirements for this course for a range of UK and international qualifications. If you don’t see your qualifications listed, please contact us to find out if we can accept your qualifications. If you don't think you'll meet the entry requirements specified, you may be able to gain entry to this course via a Foundation Year.

Typical offer

Students would need to have completed the equivalent of 240 credits of prior learning in an area relevant to the programme to access Level 6. These may include:

  • A relevant HND with a grade of Merit or above.
  • A relevant Foundation degree with a score of 50% or above.
  • Level 5 of a relevant undergraduate degree with a score of 50% or above.
  • An international equivalent to the above.

Applicants whose first language is not English must provide a language test certificate and achieve an IELTS score of 6.0 overall (or equivalent) with no less than 5.5 in any component.

English language requirements

All of our courses require an English language qualification or test. For most students, this requirement can be met with a 4 or C in GCSE English. Please see our English Language guidance pages for further details, including English language test information for international students. For those students who require an English language test, this course requires a test from Group A.

Alternative and contextual offers

We're committed to ensuring equality of opportunity to all our applicants with the potential and motivation to succeed, regardless of background. That's why we operate a range of alternative offer schemes with clear eligibility criteria, including contextual offers, offers for those studying within the Keele region, and recognising a range of additional qualifications in your offer.

General information

The entry grades outlined in this section indicate the typical offer which would be made to candidates, along with any subject specific requirements. This is for general information only. Keele University reserves the right to vary offer conditions depending upon a candidate's application.

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Discover the Keele difference

Everything’s on your doorstep at Keele, and you’ll soon feel at home and make friends wherever you go.

We help students manage their money and ensure that they receive any funding for which they may be eligible.

Make yourself more employable after graduation by taking advantage of the whole host of additional opportunities.