Study Patterns: Business and Management (Top-Up) BSc (Hons) (online)

On this page you will find the study patterns for our BSc (Hons) Business and Management (Top-Up) (online) programme.

These study patterns highlight the module(s) that you will need to study and select for the upcoming academic year. The scheduled modules for the remainder of your programme, outlined below, are based on the current plan, however, please note that the order of these may be subject to change. Should any changes be made, we will communicate this to you as soon as possible. Should you have any concerns regarding this, please do not hesitate to contact us.

Any optional modules are subject to viable group sizes. Should you choose a module that is deemed to be non-viable, you will be notified of the alternative available options. Please contact us on +44 (0)1332 594000 or onlineadmissions@derby.ac.uk to discuss your options.

Please note: The CMI Level 5 Diploma in Management and Leadership will be awarded if the following modules are passed:

For our students completing the programme at the standard rate of study, we recommend that you study 20 hours per week. For our students completing the programme at the accelerated rate of study, we recommend that you study 40 hours per week.

Business and Management (Top-Up), BSc (Hons) (online) - standard (2 years) with autumn (September) start

Study PatternAutumnSpringSummer
Year 1 Management and Leadership - Challenges and Practice
(6BM502)
20 credits
Option B Module*
20 credits 
Option C Module*
20 credits  
Year 2 Strategy in the Global Marketplace
(6BM505)
20 credits 
Applied Research Project
(6IM995)
40 credits 
Applied Research Project
(6IM995)
40 credits continued

*Option B Modules: Business Psychology (6BM500); Strategic Marketing Management (6MK517)

*Option C Modules: Emerging Digital Trends (6CC532); Financial Statement Analysis (6AG512); Strategic Marketing Management (6MK517) 

Business and Management (Top-Up), BSc (Hons) (online) - accelerated (1 year) with autumn (September) start

Study PatternAutumnSpringSummer
Year 1 Management and Leadership - Challenges and Practice
(6BM502)
20 credits

 Strategy in the Global Marketplace
(6BM505)
20 credits

Option B Module*
20 credits

Applied Research Project
(6IM995)
40 credits

Option C Module*
20 credits

Applied Research Project
(6IM995)
40 credits continued

*Option B Modules: Business Psychology (6BM500); Strategic Marketing Management (6MK517)

*Option C Modules: Emerging Digital Trends (6CC532); Financial Statement Analysis (6AG512); Strategic Marketing Management (6MK517)