BA (Hons)- Business Management (University of Essex)

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Course Description

Business and Management degree enables you to develop your knowledge, skills and understanding of the strategic and international dimensions of business and management. It will provide you with the necessary expertise to critically evaluate business models and concepts and apply them to real-world situations. BA (Hons)- Business Management (University of Essex) is offered at LCPS at affordable fees.

By completing this route you will be able to top-up your existing qualification to a degree-level qualification. It is ideal if you are looking to progress your career and can also provide a stepping stone to future postgraduate studies.


The program has two phases, the first phase is the Othm Level 4 & 5 Diploma in Business Management which is delivered by London College of Professional Studies and awarded by The an Ofqual regulated awarding body. OTHM also has been recognised by the Qualifications in Wales (QIW) and the CCEA. The second part is the BA (Hons) Business Management which is delivered by our delivering partner University of Essex online and awarded by the University of Essex. The University of Essex Online has achieved a gold rating in the Government’s Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF). Based on the evidence available, the TEF Panel judged that the University of Essex Online delivers consistently outstanding teaching, learning and outcomes for its students. It is of the highest quality found in the UK. The TEF Panel reviewed the provider metrics and provider submission according to the process and criteria specified in the TEF guidance.


The MBA Top-up duration is 24 months.

Course delivery

The programme is available in 2 delivery modes: Online/ Distance learning. In-class

Entry Requirements

In order to apply you should have either: Relevant NQF/QCF/RQF
Level 3 Award/Diploma or
equivalent qualification 

Module Structure

The BA (Hons) Business Management is of 360 credits which can be acquired through three stages

Stage 1 OTHM  Level 4 & 5 Diploma in Business Management

Learners must complete all unit in Level 4 & 5 achieve 240 credits to get the admission in BA (Hons) Business Management Top up the programme.

 Level 4

Unit Ref. No. Unit title Credit GLH TQT
M/616/0694 Research and Academic Writing 20 80 200
M/616/2719 Business Environment 20 80 200
H/616/2720 Introduction to Business Communication 20 80 200
T/616/0695 Introduction to Quantitative Methods 20 80 200
K/616/2721 Introduction to Business Functions 20 80 200
M/616/2722 Introduction to Finance 20 80 200

Level 5

J/616/3021 Human Resource Management 20 80 200
K/616/3027 Project Management 20 80 200
K/616/3030 Strategic Marketing 20 80 200
T/616/3032 Accounting for Managers 20 80 200
F/616/3034 Business Law 20 80 200
L/616/3036 Business Ethics 20 80 200


Stage 2 BA (Hons) Business Management (Top up)

This stage consists of 120 credits and can be acquired through Advance Business report and assignments.

Unit title Credit
Global Business Environment 15
Business Strategy 15
Strategic Human Resource Management 15
Business Law 15
International Marketing Strategy 15
Business Finance 15
Advanced Business Project 30

Teaching Methods and style

IN the University of Essex Online. They utilise a virtual learning environment instead of a traditional campus. The system tracks and manages the learning process in real-time and provides you with immediate access to your learning materials. This learning platform allows both students and tutors to actively take part in real-time conversations and you can listen to, and view, live lectures and seminars over the internet. All courses are delivered in English only.


The skills acquired and gained during Business Management actually add a new perspective and give a new direction to your thoughts and ideas. It makes you more pragmatic and rational in decision making towards any problem or challenge. It also makes you understand the integration of various functions of the organization which always give you an advantage over others in the real-time work situations. People also experience stagnation in their career because they lag professional qualification (BA). BA has become a benchmark for professionals because of the value it adds to them. An BA degree can pave the way towards success in jobs. Earning an BA degree not only gives you an array of knowledge and skills but also opens up new horizons for success and career progression.


The OTHM Level 4 & 5 Business Management is delivered by London College of Professional Studies and awarded by the OTHM Qualifications. The BA (Hons) Business Management programme is awarded by the University of Essex.


Assessment is via assignment submission No Exams


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