BA (Hons) Business (Finance) (Top Up)
1 - 2 year
Full time, Part time
GBP 6,935 / per year *
Earliest start date
* £6,935 UK per year, £5,500 International per year
This Top-Up will enable you to achieve a full undergraduate honours degree in business (finance) if you have previously completed an HND in Business or equivalent. Arden University’s online BA (Hons) Business (Finance) (Top-Up) will develop a broad understanding of the financial management tools and theories essential to business success.
Arden’s flexible study mode allows you to develop your financial skills around your existing commitments. This programme will equip you with the financial knowledge required to take your next steps in the business world, and provide you with an excellent grounding for your future career.
This course is accredited by the Chartered Management Institute, which means that as an Arden student you'll have free CMI membership throughout your studies. You'll gain access to career networking events, professional development resources, and a mentoring service.
Contemporary Management Issues
Using the most up-to-date thinking, this module probes the issues facing managers today, including sustainability, moral and ethical choices, and corporate values. You’ll reflect on the changing world, including globalisation, the communities we live in, and the ways our economic landscape is changing.
In this module, you’ll learn how to design the roadmap to take your business to success by applying a range of strategic theories and techniques. You’ll look at mergers and acquisitions, working with partners, national and international planning, and the ways organisations deliver their plans by effectively managing change.
Managing Self and Others
This module continues the theme of supporting and developing yourself and others. Learn stress management techniques, positive thinking, and assertive development, alongside tools for creativity and decision-making. You’ll scrutinise everything from recruitment to team management.
Financial Decision Making
From raising finance to short and long-term budget decisions, you’ll learn how to plan for different outcomes, and develop the skills to analyse and interpret a firm’s financial policies and risk management strategies.
Research Methods and Dissertation
This final module gives you the opportunity to specialise in an area of the programme that has most interested you. With your supervising tutor, you will determine an interdisciplinary area related to your degree to research.
When you complete your BA (Hons) Business (Finance) (Top-up), you'll have the skills and knowledge needed to thrive on the job market. Some of the roles that you can consider include:
- Business Analyst
- Business Development Executive
- Buying Assistant
- Accounting Technician
- Actuarial Analyst
- Company Secretary
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