UK/EU: £13,230
INT: £13,230
Course length
4-6 years of part time study or 18 months-2 years for the top up
Start dates
September, February or May
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Amy Pollard
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02 July

Course code: N103    Level: 6

Business studies is a popular, well-established subject that provides an excellent foundation for any aspiring business person. This Business Studies online degree is ideal if you are looking for promotion within your current organisation, are starting your own company, or wanting to move into a more business-orientated career. With our Business Studies online degree, you gain all the benefits of a UK degree, without relocating or having to put your career on hold.

Relevant topics

You’ll have the opportunity to examine interesting topics of real relevance to today’s business world, such as finance, strategy, entrepreneurship, innovation and globalisation. 

Theory that directly relates to the workplace

Throughout the course, you will be encouraged to put to the test the theories and concepts you’ve learnt – to see how these work in real business situations. This means that you’ll be gaining a more practical, relevant qualification.

Top up your existing Business qualification

If you already hold an HND, foundation degree or equivalent in a Business related subject, top it up to a full degree in 18 months - 2 years of part time study with this online course. Gaining the full bachelors degree can help to launch your career, and also allows you to move onto a Masters degree later, should you wish to.

For the top up degree you will need to study a total of 120 credits at Stage 3 which is the equivalent of six 20 credit modules. Please see the Business Studies online modules page for more information.

It’s a popular choice for busy professionals or those returning to work, who want to get all the benefits a full degree brings, but need a flexible study pattern.

What does online learning look like?

If you're thinking of studying one of our courses, you may be wondering how online learning works and what it looks like. Below are some images from one of the modules of this course. There are three screen shots for you to scroll through which show you what the learning environment and material looks like, with a brief explanation underneath.

Click on the image below to view examples.

For a more indepth experience, try our free business studies online course taster.

Photos are used to visualise entrepreneurship ideas, innovations and commercialisation.
Video clips are important in demonstration of experimental, theoretical and real business-related problems.
We use a range of competing and contested models in demonstration of a wide range of business and management theories.