BA (Hons)- Business Management (University of Essex)

BA (Hons)- Business Management (University of Essex)

BA (Hons)- Business Management (University of Essex)
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Business and Management degree enables you to develop your knowledge, skills and understanding of the strategic and international dimensions of business and management. It will provide you with the necessary expertise to critically evaluate business models and concepts and apply them to real-world situations. Study BA Hons online at LCPS College.

By completing this route you will be able to top-up your existing qualification to a degree-level qualification. It is ideal if you are looking to progress your career and can also provide a stepping stone to future postgraduate studies.

The program has two phases, the first phase is the Othm Level 4 & 5 Diploma in Business Management which is delivered by London College of Professional Studies and awarded by The an Ofqual regulated awarding body. OTHM also has been recognised by the Qualifications in Wales (QIW) and the CCEA.

The second part is the BA (Hons) Business Management which is delivered by our delivering partner University of Essex online and awarded by the University of Essex.

The University of Essex Online has achieved a gold rating in the Government’s Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF). Study BA (hons) business management.

Based on the evidence available, the TEF Panel judged that the University of Essex Online delivers consistently outstanding teaching, learning and outcomes for its students. It is of the highest quality found in the UK.

The TEF Panel reviewed the provider metrics and provider submission according to the process and criteria specified in the TEF guidance.

The duration of this BA (Hons)- Business Management (University of Essex) is 24 months.

The programme delivery mode:

  • Online

In order to apply you should have either:

Relevant NQF/QCF/RQF

Level 3 Award/Diploma or


equivalent qualification

The BA (Hons) Business Management is of 360 credits which can be acquired through three stages

Stage 1 OTHM  Level 4 & 5 Diploma in Business Management

Learners must complete all unit in Level 4 & 5 achieve 240 credits to get the admission in BA (Hons) Business Management Top up the programme.

 Level 4

Unit Ref. No. Unit title Credit GLH TQT
M/616/0694 Research and Academic Writing 20 80 200
M/616/2719 Business Environment 20 80 200
H/616/2720 Introduction to Business Communication 20 80 200
T/616/0695 Introduction to Quantitative Methods 20 80 200
K/616/2721 Introduction to Business Functions 20 80 200
M/616/2722 Introduction to Finance 20 80 200

Level 5

J/616/3021 Human Resource Management 20 80 200
K/616/3027 Project Management 20 80 200
K/616/3030 Strategic Marketing 20 80 200
T/616/3032 Accounting for Managers 20 80 200
F/616/3034 Business Law 20 80 200
L/616/3036 Business Ethics 20 80 200


Stage 2 BA (Hons) Business Management (Top up)

This stage consists of 120 credits and can be acquired through Advance Business report and assignments.

Unit title Credit
Global Business Environment 15
Business Strategy 15
Strategic Human Resource Management 15
Business Law 15
International Marketing Strategy 15
Business Finance 15
Advanced Business Project 30

IN the University of Essex Online. They utilise a virtual learning environment instead of a traditional campus. The system tracks and manages the learning process in real-time and provides you with immediate access to your learning materials.

This learning platform allows both students and tutors to actively take part in real-time conversations and you can listen to, and view, live lectures and seminars over the internet. All courses are delivered in English only.

The skills acquired and gained during Business Management actually add a new perspective and give a new direction to your thoughts and ideas. It makes you more pragmatic and rational in decision making towards any problem or challenge. It also makes you understand the integration of various functions of the organization which always give you an advantage over others in the real-time work situations.

People also experience stagnation in their career because they lag professional qualification (BA). BA has become a benchmark for professionals because of the value it adds to them.

An BA degree can pave the way towards success in jobs. Earning an BA degree not only gives you an array of knowledge and skills but also opens up new horizons for success and career progression.

Assessment is via assignment submission

No Exams

The OTHM Level 4 & 5 Business Management is delivered by London College of Professional Studies and awarded by the OTHM Qualifications.

The BA (Hons) Business Management programme is awarded by the University of Essex.

If you have any question and want to know the fees please email us or call us


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  • What are the benefits of studying at the London College of Professional Studies?

    There are many benefits of joining LCPS. We offer free Induction and unlimited tutor support. Find out more by visiting our page: " Benefits of studying in LCPS"

  • What payment options do we offer?

    Paying in full is the easiest and most straightforward way to pay for your course. However, we realize that sometimes you may need a little help, that is why in London College of Professional Studies we offer our students the option of spreading the cost of studies up to 6 to 8 months.

  • Does the London College of Professional Studies offer recognized qualifications?

    Our courses that provide qualifications upon completion are accredited by established awarding organisations, to provide courses such as OTHM, QUALIFI and NCFE CACHE all these awarding bodies are Ofqual regulated.

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    Each independent awarding body performs detailed rigorous check to ensure our courses meets their high standards.

    Read each course page carefully and you can find more information underneath the ‘course outcomes’ section.

  • Study online?

    If you choose to study online, you’ll receive access to our exclusive e-learning portal which can be accessed 24/ 7 for the duration of the course, which has been accommodated with all your study materials, books and guidelines.

  • Is there a time limit for the completion of my course?

    We provide flexibility on the submissions means there is no deadlines to miss for the submission for each unit. You can also extent the total course duration but, it totally depends on you and your circumstances.

    Although our distance learning courses are time flexible, you have a certain time limit to complete your course. Check the course page under ‘course duration’ as it varies dependant on each course.

    We always allow plenty of time to complete a course, so you are able to study at a pace that suits you!

    You are also permitted to extend your course duration without any pressure however, you should inform your teacher and support team member that you want to extend or hold the course. Contact Student Support for more information on this matter.

  • How does a tutor support work when studying via distance learning?

    When you enrol onto your chosen course, you will receive your personal course supervisor details and Online portal access which you can access 24/7 for study at any time.

    You will have all the study notes, Assignment briefing, Online library and guidelines etc.

    The teachers will be there to support you with questions and for further explanations about your course, students can contact them via emails easily. Our teachers also conduct Virtual (online) meetings with students individually or in groups on (Zoom and Teams) for different courses including Education and training and Adult Care and Child Care courses.

    We also provide blended learning which is one of other option we offer to our students.

    If you have a question, just email your course supervisor and they will get back to you with help and support through email.

    Your course accessors will mark and give you feedback on your assignments. Will let you know about improvements you need to do.

  • How do I get my work assessed?

    When you will upload your assignment on the portal, it will be marked and returned to you.

    On successful completion of the course you will be awarded your certificate.


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