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BA (Hons) Top-Up, Level 6

Leadership & Management (with Finance) (Top Up)

Subject to Validation

This BA (Hons) Degree allows you to shape your studies towards your career ambitions and build the knowledge, skills and experience needed to be a successful business manager in a wide range of industries with a specific focus on either finance, project management or sustainability.

Each course prepares you for the working world by covering a range of topics that are common to business and management in an increasingly diverse market before specialising in each pathway.

The course is mainly assignment-based and covers a variety of topics commonly encountered by the business professional. Small class sizes and a high level of tutor support help ease you through this degree course.

Core Modules studied at level 6:

• Strategic Leadership & Management

• Contemporary Innovation & Change Management

• People Management & Strategy

• Dissertation/Advanced Project

Specialist Modules studied at Level 6:

• Sustainability & Globalisation

• Strategic Project Management

• Financial Management

Further Study

This course can be used as a platform for further study at level 7 Masters at other local and national universities.

Career Opportunities

The skills you gain on a business and management studies degree will allow you to start contributing to your employer's organisation quickly and effectively.


Selby College has a dedicated HE area, extensive IT facilities and a well-stocked Learning Resource Centre with relevant texts, journals and e-resources which can be accessed on site and remotely.

Delivery Methods

This is a taught course where you'll participate in a range of learning activities including online and face to face lectures, classroom presentations, research tasks, group work, exhibitions, workshops, tutorials and self-directed activities. Lecturers are educated to Masters Level or above with industry experience to support their teaching.

Through these sessions, you'll develop the knowledge and skills to support your assignment work. Typically you will normally have around 10 hours of taught classes per week and will be expected to complete another 10 hours per week self-directed study.

Nature of Assessments on the Programme

Assessment is through written essays, reports, presentations, practical, debates, and seminars. These assignments will take various forms relevant to leaders and mangers working within a business environment and may be linked to the workplace. Your major research project will involve undertaking a dissertation/advanced project into a topic within the field of your chosen specialism.

Where can it lead?