BSc (Hons) Business & Management (Top Up, 1 Year)

工商管理 榮譽學位 銜接課程 (一年)

Open to holders of business related
Advanced Diploma / Higher Diploma / Associate Degree / Professional Qualifications

Double Accreditation. Double Qualification.
Graduates will be awarded
1. Bsc (Hons) Business and Management
2. CMI Level 5 Diploma in Managment and Leadership
Takes you another step towards the prestige status – Chartered Manager

The University

About the University

The University of Derby, with origins traced back to 1851, is accredited by British Royal Charter. The University consists of Derby campus and Buxton campus that opened by Prince Charles. In 1995, the University became a charity.

The University offers a wide range of undergraduate and post-graduate degrees. In addition to on-campus study, the University offers an extensive of e-Learning programmes. There are 20,000 students, of whom more than 1,300 overseas students from around 100 countries worldwide.


Accreditation, Recognition, Ranking

  • University of Derby is a recognized British University.
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  • Ranked 81 out of 129 Universities in UK (Times Good University Guide 2018).
  • Rated Gold Standard Award, Teaching Excellence Framework 2017, by the Department of Education, UK
  • Ranked no. 7 in the East Midlands Region, UK (The Complete University Guide, 2010)
  • Ranked 54 out of 109 Universities in UK (Times Higher Education, Annual National Student Experience Survey, 2009)
  • Ranked 12 in the UK out of 151 Universities for employability,
    ahead of Cambridge (20th) and Oxford (72nd). (HESA, 2013)
  • Business courses at Derby are rated ‘Excellent’, with a rating of 22 out of 24 (UK Quality Assurance Agency)
  • The Law School was rated in the top 5 (National Student Satisfaction Survey, 2009)
The Award

About the Award

Awarding Body: University of Derby, UK

  • Graduates will be issued with the same University of Derby degree award certificate.
  • There is no mention of online study on the University of Derby degree certificate.

Graduation ceremony:

You will be invited to attend a graduation ceremony at the University of Derby campus after fulfilled award requirements.

The Program

About the Programme

Take advantage of the knowledge you’ve already gained on your previous studies and top up to a full Honours degree with just one more year of study.

The BS (Hons) Business and Management offers a top-up final year degree opportunity that equips you with the expertise needed to lead, change and understand business and management on both a national and global perspective. It is structured to reflect today’s ever changing business environment.

This programme is designed for and with both learners and employers in mind. It will benefit learners who wish to pursue an enterprising business and management course to gain employment, enhance your career or achieve a qualification that recognises your experience.  It combines the latest research and thinking with the philosophy that future leaders of industry need a sound and broad-based business education.

You can complete the final stage of programme in 1 to 2 years depending on your own study pace.

You can study at home, at work, anywhere, anytime that suit you.  All you need is a computer with internet access.

Your study materials will be available through the internet.  You’re supported through the course by your tutor who is only a click away.  You will be able to communicate with other students and yoru tutors online, through discussion groups and email, so you will be part of an online community for your course.

Programme Structure

At the final year of BSc (Hons) Business and Management, the following subjects are available.  It enable busy students to achieve for the degree anytime, anywhere in the world.

Core modules 必修科 (20 credits each, unless specified)
– Leadership and Management*
– Independent Research Project (40 credits)*
– 領導及管理
– 專題研究
Optional modules 選修科 (3 of the followings, 20 credits each)
– Strategic Marketing*
– Business Psychology
– Emerging Digital Trends
– Financial Statement Analysis
– Opportunity, Innovation and Entrepreneurship
– Strategy in the Global Marketplace
– 策略營銷
– 商業心理學
– 新興數碼潮流
– 財務報表分析
– 機會 創新及創業
– 環球市場策略

* To achieve the CMI Level 5 Diploma in Management and Leadership, you will need to successfully pass these modules.

Normal Duration

1-2 years (Depending on your study pace)

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This course is assessed through 100% coursework.

Entry Requirements

Entry Requirements

HND or equivalent Advanced Diploma (at AQF Level 6), Certificate, Diploma, Higher Diploma, Associate Degree, Graduate Diploma, Professional Qualifications, etc. in business related area.

Application Status:
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Programme information is correct at time of publish. The University reserves the right to make variations to the programme schedules, contents, information and fees without notice.
It is a matter of discretion for individual employers to
recognise any qualification to which this course may lead.

CMI Accredited

Two qualifications from one course

Chartered Management Institute (CMI) HE Partner logo
This online business and management Top-Up degree is accredited by the Chartered Management Institute (CMI): a professional body in the UK dedicated to promoting the highest standards in management and leadership.

This accreditation provides a dual award, which means that you will gain the CMI Level 5 Diploma in Management and Leadership when you graduate, as well as the BSc (Hons) Business and Management. This is subject to you passing the following three modules*:

  • Leadership and Management
  • Strategic Marketing
  • Independent Research Project

This combination of academic and professional qualifications will give you the advantage when looking for your next career move. It also enables you to access a range of CMI benefits. You can find out more about the benefits of dual accreditation here.

*Please note, only the modules studied on this course are counted towards the CMI accreditation. If you have been granted an exemption for any of the three modules listed as part of RPL (recognition of prior learning), you will not qualify for the CMI Diploma. Depending on the exemption, you may qualify for the CMI Level 5 Certificate.


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