BA (Hons) Business Administration

Online Business Degree  (Top-up)University of Worcester Logo

Duration: One year full-time (two semesters) or two years part-time
Delivery method: Online


This BA (Hons) Business Administration online top-up qualification is validated and awarded by the highly reputable University of Worcester.

It has been specially designed for students wanting to complete the final year of their degree in a flexible, affordable and accessible way.

With this Business top-up degree, students can further their careers and enhance their skills. The qualification prepares students for careers or postgraduate study in all areas of Management, Marketing,  Finance, Accounting and all areas of Business Administration.

On successful completion students will have the knowledge and understanding of the global business environment, as well as the essential skills required to research, analyse and manage business relationships.

Students worldwide with the NCC Education Level 5 Diploma in Business or HND Business or equivalent qualification are welcome to enrol today.


    Enrol with any one of the following qualifications:


    • The NCC Education Level 5 Diploma in Business (RQF) (L5DB)
    • The NCC Education International Advanced Diploma in Business (IADB)
    • HND Business (Awarded by Pearson / Edexcel)
    • Informatics International Advanced Diploma in Business Administration
    • ATHE Level 4 & 5 Extended Diploma in Management
    • Institute of Administrative Management (IAM) Level 5 Diploma in Business and Administrative Management
    • Association of Business Executives (ABE) Level 5 & 6
    • Other Equivalent qualifications will be considered subject to NCC Education/The University of Worcester approval

    This qualification is made up of eight 15-credit units, each of which requires 150 hours of study.

    Units comprise of weekly video lectures, tutorial exercises, discussion forum and live chat sessions with highly qualified UK based lecturers. Students will have the opportunity to interact with subject experts and other students from around the world through discussion forums.

    When taken full-time, the qualification is delivered in two 16-week semesters (13 teaching weeks). Four units are studied in each semester.

    Part-time students study two units per semester over four semesters.

    These units are:

    • Business Research Methodology
    • Business Strategy
    • International Marketing Strategy
    • Business Analysis and Decision Making
    • Strategic Operations and Quality Management
    • Management and Organisational Behaviour
    • Business-to-Business Marketing
    • Management Accounting and Finance

    Further information on these units can be found on our information sheet.

    Enrol now to gain a BA (Hons) Business Administration degree with a highly reputable UK university!


    The University of Worcester is an award winning university registered by Royal Charter in the UK and regulated and inspected by the Quality Assurance Agency for Higher Education (QAA).


    • Ranked No 25 in the UK according to the 2016 Whatuni Student Choice Awards
    • Ranked No 25 in the Guardian League Table for added value
    • 98% of Business graduates are employed or actively engaged in other activities (e.g. further study) within six months (2015)
    • Shortlisted for the prestigious Times Higher Education Award for “University of the Year” 2016



    Students are invited to attend the graduation ceremony in Worcester. This is usually held in the historic Worcester Cathedral in October/November.


    onkitse_testimonial“The BA (Hons) Business Administration programme awarded by the University of Worcester is really rich in content and relevant to today’s work industry. The course has equipped me with all the necessary skills. I totally enjoyed the online-learning format that the programme offers.”

    Onkitse Modisang BA (Hons)
    2016 Graduate

    lana_testimonial“I felt happy and proud to be the part of graduation ceremony. I enjoyed the online Worcester course very much, as it offered me valuable knowledge concerning business theories and practice. I am planning to continue with my education while at the same time gaining practical experience.”

    Lana Lazovic BA (Hons)
    2016 Graduate