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BSc (Hons) Business Management (Retail) Top-Up

Course Overview

Our BSc (Hons) Business Management Top-up (Retail) is designed for those who wish to explore the complexities of the retail industry.

The Retail Pathway allows you to gain transferable skills that can be applied into everyday life and help you in your future career. You will be given a comprehensive understanding into the Retail industry and be able to evaluate and critically appraise theoretical approaches and models and synthesise contrasting ideas.

This course also aids you into solving complex problems and generate effective solutions. Furthermore, you will be able to employ critical self-reflection and make justified independent judgements.

Why study this course?

  • The Retail Pathway makes use of your interpersonal skills effectively, including listening, influencing, negotiation and conflict resolution.
  • We will make effective and confident use of appropriate information technologies and help you determine and reflect on academic, professional and personal goals.

Course details

  • Location

  • Duration

    1 year
  • Fees

    £ 9,250 per year,
  • Timetable

    Flexible options with weekday, evening, and weekend classes available. Check when you apply.
  • Delivered in partnership with

  • Business Project (BMP6000)
  • Dissertation (BMP6001)
  • Retail Management (BMP6009)
  • Global Consumer Behaviour (BMP6007)
  • Strategic Management (BMP6002)
  • Integrated Digital Marketing Strategy (BMP6008)

Career progression

Developing your employability is a key focus of this dynamic and flexible programme. Real-life case studies, guest speakers and industry visits are designed to help you to understand the business environment and the needs of employers in local, national and international contexts. We’ll support you to develop sought-after skills such as communication, data analysis, time management, team working and problem solving. We also aim to help you develop lifelong learning skills so that you can take ownership of your professional development for the future, maximising your potential for success.

Entry Requirements

You’ll have successfully completed a Foundation Degree in Business Management, or another relevant qualification with 120 credits at HE4 and 120 credits at HE5, such as a Higher National Diploma (HND) or Diploma of Higher Education (DipHE).

If English isn’t your first language you’ll also need IELTS 6.0 with no less than 5.5 in any band (or equivalent).

If you have non-traditional entry qualifications or relevant work experience we will be happy to consider your application. You’ll be required to attend an interview as part of the admissions process.

  • Rao M Kashif Khan
    Deputy Head of School of Business and Enterprise