BA (Hons) Business Management

        Cromwell UK International Education offers BA (Hons) Business Management in partnership with Buckinghamshire New University, UK. Our BA (Hons) Business Management (Top-up) degree programme allows you to top-up your current qualification, such as a foundation-level degree or HND, to a full degree. The course itself is the equivalent of the final year of an undergraduate degree. This programme offers you the opportunity to deepen your knowledge, skills and understanding of business management, while also getting an internationally recognised qualification and utilising our industry connections.

Why study at Buckinghamshire New University?

        For the new generation of managers, change is the only consistency. With technology constantly evolving, it’s impossible to foresee what the world will look like in a few years’ time. But with the right skills, you can cope and succeed in any situation.  We can’t predict the future; but we can give you the skills and knowledge to help you become a rising talent within business, government or a non-profit organisation. We see it as our responsibility to encourage your curiosity, confidence and ability to adapt. That way, you’ll have everything you need to secure your ideal career when you graduate.

What could be better than getting a head start on your professional memberships and qualifications? Listening to what the industry wants is important and we work hard to ensure that you are learning the latest and most coveted skills while with us. One way we do this is with our links to industry bodies, the Chartered Management Institute, Chartered Institute of Marketing, Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales, Association of Chartered Certified Accountants, Chartered Institute of Management Accountants and Chartered Institute of Public Finance and Accountancy. This means you not only keep up with the latest developments and changes in the industry but can also have already completed some professional qualifications before starting a graduate employment. What a way to kick start your career!

Entry Requirement:

  • 12th Grade Completed
  • English Proficiency

Mode and Duration:

  • 3 years / Full Time

No of Credits Upon Completion of the course:

  • Level 5 Diploma in Business – 240 credits
  • BA (Hons) in Business Management Top-up – 120 credits

            Total of 360 credit hours

Awarding Body:

  • Pearson, UK
  • New Buckinghamshire University, United Kingdom

Programme Structure:

HND Business Level 4


  • Business and the Business Environment
  • Marketing Processes and Planning 
  • Operations Management 
  • Organisational Behaviour


  • Leadership and Management 
  • Entrepreneurial Ventures
  • Human Resource Management 
  • Accounting Principles 

HND Business Level 5


  • Human Resources ? Value and
  • Contribution to Organisational Success
  • Managing Successful Business Project
  •  Understanding and Leading Change
  • Strategic Human Resource Management


  • Develop. Individuals, Teams & Organisations
  • Digital Marketing
  • Research Project (Pearson Set) 

BA Top-up Level 6


  • MG624 - Strategic Marketing
  • BM627 - Managing Innovation in Business


  • MG625 - Leading and Managing Change
  • BM628- Corporate Strategy and Governance 

Why study this subject?

        Managing businesses and organisations today takes serious leadership skills. To ensure future success, companies are constantly on the lookout for skilled and qualified leaders. A business degree gives a solid foundation for any career destination and will help you develop business knowledge and management skills for any industry. On this programme you will develop a good understanding of the nature of business management in a world of volatility, uncertainty, change and ambiguity.

You will also develop key skills, such as empathy, problem solving and creativity, which will ensure you are well placed to enter the employment market. These skills are increasingly important in a world with technology and Artificial Intelligence (AI) are now fulfilling key business activities. Furthermore, you will learn about how technology is impacting business, so that you can understand how technology can underpin innovation and improvements to business and organisation.


        On completion of the programme, you will be able to progress to a range of opportunities and careers in general management, or develop your own business. The programme provides a broad background in the area of business management, which offers the opportunity to focus on a particular area of interest for postgraduate study, either full-time or part-time whilst working such as our MA Human Resource Management or our IMBA. Overall, this is a flexible business programme allowing you to prepare yourselves for a professional role that suits your skills and interests.