University of Plymouth Bachelor of Arts (Hons) Accounting and Finance (Top-Up) (Full-time/Part-time)

Provided by SAA Global Education

Course introduction


Course Synopsis
Today’s fast-moving business environment demands that the effective manager is not only adept at understanding how people behave in the workplace but is also well-organised and accomplished in the key business fundamentals. With an array of management skills at your fingertips, you will be confident and capable of tackling any business challenge.
The Business Administration top-up is ideal for students with a polytechnic diploma in a business related field. It provides students with an excellent opportunity to study the core disciplines including marketing, human resources and finance. The final year focuses on strategy and wider business activities and their effects on business management. This combination of modules provide students with an ideal springboard to a masters.
Programme Structure
Each final year degree consists of 6 modules of 20 credits each, with the award criteria being classified as Honours degree (120 credits).
Awarding Body
Plymouth University
Entry Criteria & Intakes

For direct entry into the final year, students should have one of the following qualifications:
Relevant Polytechnic Diploma including:

Polytechnic Name of Courses
  • Nanyang Polytechnic
  • Diploma in Accountancy & Finance
  • Diploma in Banking & Financial Services
  • Diploma in Business Informatics
  • Diploma in Business Management
  • Diploma in Fund Management
  • Diploma in Marketing
  • Ngee Ann Polytechnic
  • Diploma in Accountancy
  • Diploma in Banking & Financial Services
  • Diploma in Business & Social Enterprise
  • Diploma in Business Studies
  • Diploma in International Business
  • Diploma in International Logistics & Supply Chain Management
  • Engineering with Business Management Programme
  • Singapore Polytechnic
  • Diploma in Accountancy
  • Diploma in Banking & Financial Services
  • Diploma in Business Administration
  • Diploma in Business Information Technology
  • Diploma in Engineering with Business
  • Diploma in Financial Informatics
  • Diploma in Human Resource Management with Psychology
  • Diploma in International Business
  • Temasek Polytechnic
  • Diploma in Accounting & Finance
  • Diploma in Business
  • Diploma in Information Technology
  • Diploma in Logistics & Operations Management
  • Diploma in Marketing
  • Diploma in Retail Management
  • Republic Polytechnic
  • Diploma in Customer Relationship & Services Management
 Additional Entry Criteria
  • Other Business or Accounting related Diplomas will also be considered for direct entry into the final year
  • English Language proficiency (One of the following)
    • GCE ‘O’ level pass (min C6) or IELTS 6.0 or equivalent
    • Completed a recognised qualification (i.e Polytechnic Diploma) where English was the medium of instruction
    • SAA-GE Upper Intermediate Certificate in English Proficiency
There are three intakes per year: January, May and September
Course Delivery and Duration

Course Delivery
The Bachelor of Arts with Honours in Business Administration can be taken Part-Time or Full-Time. Classes are a mix lectures and tutorials whereby students adopt an active role in learning through discussions and presentations. The teacher-student ratio is capped at 1:80. 
Classes for the Bachelor of Arts with Honours in Business Administration will be held at the City Campus.
Course Duration
The Bachelor of Arts with Honours in Business Administration is delivered on a trimester basis, with each trimester lasting 13 weeks. The total duration is approximately 1 year.

Fees & Funding

Please enquire below for course fees and financial grants: