BA (Hons) in Business Management

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    Course description

    BA (Hons) in Business Management qualification is to provide learners with an excellent foundation for a career in a range of organisations. It designed to ensure that each learner is ‘business ready’: a confident, independent thinker with a detailed knowledge of business and management and equipped with the skills to adapt rapidly to change.
    As part of Chichester’s School of Business and Management, this course is delivered exclusively online through our Distance Learning programme. This BA degree will develop your management skills while exploring the internal and external business environment and can be studied at a time and place to suit you. You’ll learn strategic management skills and gain an in-depth understanding of the different business functions – giving you excellent grounding to thrive in your future career. This degree aims to:
    • provide a coherent, broad based programme of study of business organisations and their management within the context of a changing external environment.

    • develop self-aware, reflective students who take responsibility for their own learning and demonstrate a responsibility to fellow learners.

    • develop a range of intellectual and practical skills that will enable graduates to add- value within the workplace.

    • provide assessment and project-based tasks that allows students to apply knowledge and skills appropriately within an authentic context.

    • provide the educational foundation that is relevant to further study and life-long learning.

    • create a learning environment where professional standards are expected, but at the same time recognises that learning is challenging, and appropriate support is provided both by staff and fellow learners for career development.

    Entry requirements

    For entry onto the BA (Hons) in Business Management qualification, learners must possess:

    • Relevant NQF/QCF/RQF A Level qualification, HSC or equivalent
    • Mature learners (over 21) with management experience (learners must check with the delivery centre regarding this experience prior to registering for the programme)
    • Learner must be 18 years or older at the beginning of the course.

    English requirements:
    If a learner is not from a majority English-speaking country must provide evidence of English language competency.

    Qualification structure

    BA (Hons) in Business Management consists of 18 mandatory units for a combined total of 360 credits, 3600 hours Total Qualification Time (TQT) and 1440 Guided Learning Hours (GLH) for the completed qualification. Each year consist of 120 credits. Student who completes up to 2nd year will be awarded with Level 4 & 5 Diploma in Business Management certification by OTHM, UK and proceed to the final year top stage at University of Gloucestershire, UK.
    So basically, there are two stages to the BA (Hons) in Business Management. The first stage is the Level 4 & 5 Diploma in Business Management, and the second is the BA Hon's top-up. OTHM, UK awards the Level 4 & 5 Diploma in Business Management and the University of Gloucestershire, UK awards the BA Hon's top up.

    Mandatory Units
    First Year
    1 Research and Academic Writing
    2 Business Environment
    3 Introduction to Business Communication
    4 Introduction to Quantitative Methods
    5 Introduction to Business Functions
    6 Introduction to Finance
    Second Year
    7 Human Resource Management
    8 Project Management
    9 Strategic Marketing
    10 Accounting for Managers
    11 Business Law
    12 Business Ethics
    Final Year (Top up)
    13 Building and Sustaining Strategy
    14 Managing Operations Globally
    15 Corporate Financial Management
    16 Strategic Marketing
    17 Strategies for Globally Responsible Leadership
    18 Investigative Study
    19 Managing Innovation and Entrepreneurship
    Awarding institution

    Awarded by University of Gloucestershire and OTHM UK, delivered by KIMT.

    Assessment and verification

    All units within this qualification are internally assessed by the KIMT and externally verified by OTHM and the university. The qualifications are criterion referenced, based on the achievement of all the specified learning outcomes.
    To achieve a ‘pass’ for a unit, learners must provide evidence to demonstrate that they have fulfilled all the learning outcomes and meet the standards specified by all assessment criteria. Judgment that the learners have successfully fulfilled the assessment criteria is made by the Assessor.
    The Assessor should provide an audit trail showing how the judgement of the learners’ overall achievement has been arrived at.

    Programme Modality

    The BA (Hons) in Business Management is studied 100% online through the virtual learning platform with tutor support.
    You will receive excellent support from the academic team, including your programme manager and your supervisor who will be with you every step of the way.


    For applicable tuitions, please, contact with the KIMT admission authority. Tuitions are due in full with enrolment for the complete programme.

    Study Language

    The programme is conducted in English proficiency is required for the programme.

    Student Support

    The programme is administered and provided by the KIMT. Students are eligible for International Programmes student support regarding tutoring and assistance in the programme.


    Overal programmes could be completed in 3 academic years or may be studied part-time over six terms.