Business Management (Top-up)

Undergraduate Faculty of Business and Law

Top up to a full degree and gain a solid understanding of business management through practical-based learning with academic experts and working professionals.

Business Management (Top-up)



1 year (full-time)

Start date

September 2024

Degree Type

BSc (single honours)


These modules are those we currently offer and may be subject to change.


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Make an impact with the business skills that matter most to employers.

With our BSc Business Management (Top-up), you will build upon your existing business knowledge in areas of:

  • Responsible management 
  • Competitve advantage
  • Evaluating business strategies

You will develop the knowledge and skills that employer’s value, including the ability to think critically, act responsibly and adapt to volatile, ambiguous and complex situations.

As your business skills grow, you’ll develop the commercial acumen, emotional intelligence, and self-reflection you need to realise your goals

This programme is open for all students in the UK and overseas who wish to transfer to complete the final year of an undergraduate degree, as well as students who have completed study at one of Roehampton's partner institutions

How you'll learn

Belong, believe and achieve through our practical approach to business management.

More than just another Business School, we are a diverse learning community that values:

  • Excellence
  • Reflection
  • Inclusivity
  • Ethics
  • Collaboration

We deliver a modern, practice-based curriculum, with a focus on sustainability.

In high-spec facilities, like our Business Laboratory and new Bloomberg Trading Room, you’ll explore:

  • Business ethics
  • Responsible management
  • Emerging markets
  • The earth in crisis
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You’ll also take a Business Readiness module, designed in line with the CMI’s employability framework to help you develop key skills.

Our faculty of academic experts and working professionals will guide you through a blended mix of:

  • Lectures
  • Seminars
  • Independent learning
  • Online study skills
  • Assessment preparation sessions

As our courses are taught over no more than three days per week, you’ll have the flexibility to take on paid part-time work, placements, or internships – gaining real-world experience before you graduate.

We apply world-leading research and the latest thinking to your studies to help you develop a global mindset.

How you'll be assessed

Benefit from assessments that prepare you for life beyond university. 

You'll be assessed using a wide range of theory and practical assessments that replicate the world of business today. This includes coursework, reports, exams (on Accountancy and Finance modules only) and online tests.

Other types of assessments include portfolio evaluation, case studies, critical poster, consultancy projects and using the Bloomberg terminal to track performance of a live asset. All of these methods will help you demonstrate the breath and knowledge you've learnt.

Career options

Earn a degree that you can do business with.

Our BSc Business Management (Top-up) degree is the ideal launchpad for careers in:

  • Accounting and finance
  • International business
  • Retail
  • Marketing
  • Human resources
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Wherever you want to go in the future, you’ll be preparing for the world of work from day one at Roehampton, with regular access to:

  • Employability events
  • Guest industry speakers
  • Networking opportunities
  • Personalised mentoring and careers support

You’ll graduate ready to grab every opportunity that comes your way.    

How our careers service supports you

Our careers support team is available to support you from the start of your studies until after you graduate.

They will help you build your CV, prepare for interviews, and meet and learn from successful graduates working at the top of their careers.

You’ll also have opportunities to work with our partners across London and beyond, and to attend a Roehampton jobs fair where you can find out about graduate opportunities and meet employers.

Application Info

How to apply

Undergraduate programmes


If you need any help or advice with your application, or just want to ask us a question before you apply, please do not hesitate to contact us.

Detailed advice on applying for an undergraduate degree is available on our How to apply page.

Tuition fees and funding

September 2024 entry tuition fees

Year 1 fees, see links in table below for more information.

UK EU and International
£9,250 £15,750

Specific entry requirements

  • 240 credits from a Higher National Diploma (HND), a foundation degree (FdA/ FdSc) or equivalent international qualification in a relevant subject.
  • 240 credits from years 1 and 2 of an undergraduate degree (BA/BSc) in a relevant subject at a different institution.

​General entry requirements

International students

Validation and curriculum review

What is validation?
Validation is a formal process through which the University approves a programme (content, teaching, learning and assessment) as being of appropriate standard and quality. This is a normal process used throughout the university sector.

The University expects to publish details of the validated programme in the academic year prior to the start date of the programme. You are advised to check the University website at that time to ensure that you have up-to-date information. In the meantime, if you require information you should contact 0208 392 3232.

What is curriculum review?
Curriculum review is the regular and systematic monitoring and reviewing of programmes. It is a normal process in the sector and it is the way by which the university ensures that your course remains up-to-date and relevant. The process may result in changes to the content, structure and/or assessment of the programme.

The University expects to publish details of the re-validated programme by 31 March in the academic year prior to the start date of the programme. You are advised to check the University website at that time to ensure that you have up-to-date information. In the meantime, if you require information you should contact 0208 392 3232.

Contextual offers

When we consider applications to study with us, we form a complete view of your achievements to date, and future potential, and can offer flexibility in entry requirements.

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