Business Administration and Management (Overseas Year 3 Top-up only) BA (Hons)

About the course

This is a career-focused and practical course, allowing you to study a range of subjects from different disciplines within the Business School. You can follow a general business pathway or choose specialist modules in Marketing and Human Resource Management.

  • Optional paid placement year offers invaluable professional experience with major employers such as IBM, Intel, Audi, VW, HSBC, M&S and Siemens
  • Flexible part-time routes for students with work and/or family commitments
  • Staff provide learning opportunities of the highest standard through their teaching and research

You also have the opportunity to take a double module in New Business Creation, granting the opportunity to experience running a company as a director.

Key facts

UCAS course code: Apply Directly

Duration: One year full-time

Institution code: D26

Entry and admission criteria

  • Typical offers 280 UCAS Points. You need to study at least two subjects at A Level
  • Five GCSEs at grades A–C including English Language and Maths
  • International Baccalaureate: 28+ Points.

We welcome applications from mature students with non-standard qualifications and recognise all other equivalent and international qualifications.

International students:

If English is not your first language, we require an English language level of IELTS 6.5 or equivalent.

Teaching and assessment

Through lectures, tutorials and seminars, group work and self-directed study. Assessment includes coursework (such as presentations, essays and reports) and normally an exam or test.

You will normally attend around 15 hours of timetabled taught sessions (lectures, tutorials etc) each week, and are expected to undertake at least 15 further hours of independent study to complete project work, research etc as required.

Course modules

Core Modules

  • Service Operations Management
  • Strategic Management
  • Business and Environmental Sustainability

Elective Modules

  • Contemporary Business Issues
  • Strategy and Management Dissertation
  • Retail Marketing
  • Creative Management and Marketing
  • Managing Organisations
  • Globalisation and International HRM

Graduate careers

You will be prepared for a career in business in the public or private sectors. Our graduates are highly rated by industry and have an excellent employment record consistently above the national average. Give yourself a competitive edge in the graduate job market by completing the optional placement year. 

Fees and funding

UK/EU Fees: £9000

International Fees: £10,250


Our new £35 million building offers state-of-the-art teaching and computer lab facilities. 

How to apply

Applications for undergraduate courses from UK/EU applicants must go through UCAS, you can fill out an application form through their website|. If you do not have regular access to the internet or find it difficult to fill out applications online you can request an alternative format from UCAS either through their website or via the contact details below.

International students can apply to study at DMU using our online applications portal|.

Customer Service Unit
PO Box 28 
GL52 3LZ, UK

T: 0871 468 0 468

Contact details

Faculty of Business and Law
Admissions Team
De Montfort University
Hugh Aston Building, 0.30
Leicester, LE1 9BH

Online enquiry form|
T: 0116 2 50 60 70

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