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This one-year course is aimed at students who have completed the BTEC Higher National Diploma (HND) in Business at Oxford Business College (or any another higher education institution) and wish to “top up” the qualification to a full degree.

This course is offered at Oxford Business College, with the final qualification awarded by Buckinghamshire New University. This means you will study in the central Oxford premises of Oxford Business College, taking advantage of our personalised teaching approach, experienced tutors and unbeatable location in the heart of this global education capital, but following a syllabus designed and overseen by Buckinghamshire New University.

Study mode
Full Time
Start Date
September / February / May
UK / EU Fees
£9,250 / year
Non EU Fees
£12,500 / year
Global Plus Fees
£17,900 / year
Study Level
Level 6
Study Length
1 year

Course Details & Modules

Contact Hours:

I unit of credit is the equivalent of 10 notional learning hours. Full-time undergraduate students study 120 credits (1200 hours) and full-time postgraduate students study 180 credits (1800 hours) per year or ‘stage’ of the course.

Course Stage Schedules Activities (Hours) Guided Independent Study (Hours) Total Hours
Foundation Year Level 3) 336 864 1200
Year One (Level 4) 360 840 1200
Year Two (Level 5) 360 840 1200
Year Three (Level 6) 229 971 1200

Key Facts

Career Prospects

When you graduate, you’ll be equipped with a broad understanding of business practice and have developed a range of personal skills that will support you throughout your career.

This qualification opens doors to management in just about every sector. You’ll discover career opportunities across a wide range of business organisations, including prestigious international companies. You may even start your own enterprise. Additionally, there are opportunities to continue your studies with a range of academic and professional postgraduate courses.

Entry Requirements

UK Entry Requirements

  • Students should have a BTEC Higher National Diploma (HND) or equivalent qualification in Business or related subject. Every application is considered on an individual basis.
  • For international students, an IELTS score of 5.5, with no less than 5.5 in each of the components is required.

Student Loans

UK/EU students are eligible to receive statutory student loans, subject to status.

International Entry Requirements

Please contact the Admissions Team for more information on international entry requirement.

How to Apply

Thinking of starting your studies in 2021-22? It isn’t late to apply!
Call our Clearing hotline today or apply online.

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01865 791 908
International callers:
+44 (0) 1865 791 908
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