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Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in Business Administration (Top-up) (Full-Time)

Provided by: Kaplan Singapore
Awarded by: Northumbria University

Course Introduction

With over 35,000 students across 140 countries, Northumbria University is one of the UK’s largest public universities. Established since 1880, Northumbria has a lustrous history of more than 135 years. Northumbria University programmes are endorsed by world-leading professional accreditation bodies which positioned Northumbria amongst the Top 10 universities in the UK for graduate employability within 6 months after graduation (The Sunday Times Good University Guide 2012).

Graduation and Degree
Students who successfully complete and pass the modules stipulated in the course structure will be awarded the Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in Business Administration (Top-up) from Northumbria Univeristy.

The degree awards will be the same as that awarded to the on-campus graduates.

Curriculum Overview

This programme is offered by Newcastle Business School, Northumbria University. This program is final year top-up direct honours degree. It consists of 6 modules and may be completed in a minimum of 8 months in Singapore. Each unit is supported with 24-36 contact hours conducted on weekdays.


Culture and Organisations
Global Marketing and Communication
Strategic Management and Leadership
Applied Business Ethics
Strategic Supply Chain Management
Professional Project

You may complete the programme within 8 months.

Honours Award
Honours in the degree will be awarded in accordance with the university course regulations.

Professional Recognition and Accreditation
  • With the AACSB accreditation, Northumbria University joins the Top 1% of Elite Business Schools worldwide. (Source: https://www.northumbria.ac.uk/about-us/news-events/news/2014/05/northumbria-joins-an-elite-group-by-earning-aacsb-accreditation)
  • 22nd for the Business School (The Sunday Times University Guide 2013)
  • Top 10 for graduate level employability (The Sunday Times Good University Guide 2012)

Entry Requirements

  • Relevant Advanced Diploma
  • Non-related Advanced Diploma will be assessed on a case-by-case basis
  • Mature candidates with working experience and other qualifications will be assessed on a case-by-case basis
  • Northumbria University reserves the right to change the above requirements and selection at their sole discretion.

Fees & Funding

Tuition Fees

The tuition fee covers university registration, study guides, intensive seminars and workshops, assignments, examination (if applicable), projects, degree (if earned) and transcript.

For Singaporean/PR

•Programme fee: S$13,535.50 (inclusive of GST)
•Receive S$700 referral bursary when you recommend your friend to join our degree course. T&Cs apply.

Education Loan

Education loans are available, subject to meeting the bank's loan requirements. 

Amex 0% interest on instalment payment effective 1st June 2017 (for instalments ranging 6 - 24 months)

Non-tuition fees

Non-refundable application fees are as follows:

For Singaporean/PR

•Application fee: S$181.90

All prices are inclusive of 7% Goods & Services Tax (GST). Please refer to the official price list for a detailed breakdown.

*Note: All fees are subjected to change annually. The fees above have been updated and are accurate as of 18 Jan 2016. For more information about the programme, please contact our course consultant.

Study Mode & Duration

Delivery Method

This programme consists of 6 modules and may be completed in a minimum of 8 months, by enrolling in 2 modules per academic term over 3 terms. Each module is supported with approximately 36 contact hours over an academic term, conducted on weekdays. There will be no weekend classes.

Assessment Methods

Each unit is assessed by any combination of class participation, written assignments, project or examinations. Assessment methods may vary according to individual module requirements.
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