Why should you join the University of Bedfordshire’s BA (Hons) in Business Administration (Top-up)?

  • Affordable programme with convenient payment options!
  • Accredited and internationally recognized Bachelor’s degree!
  • Holders of MAPS Associate Degree, BTEC HND and ABE Level 5 Diplomas (RQF) can complete just 4 subjects and graduate with UoB’s BA (Hons) in Business Administration!
  • Top-up Degree allows you to succeed faster and build upon previous qualifications!

Course Description
The University of Bedfordshire’s BA (Hons) in Business Administration (Top-up) course franchised by the University of Bedfordshire is a top up course for students who wish to attain a degree having already achieved two years of undergraduate equivalent study.

The course aims to provide students with analysis and business research skills and develop their expertise in Strategy, Marketing, Project Management and Operations techniques. The awareness of business and the knowledge base developed in this course will equip students for a broad range of careers in the world of business.

The University of Bedfordshire’s BA (Hons) in Business Administration (Top-up) course also provides a solid foundation from which students can pursue postgraduate studies in a range of business management disciplines.

Awarding Body
This qualification is awarded by the University of Bedfordshire.

MNQF Level
Level 7 Bachelors Degree (view MQA approval).

Academic Requirements
Applicants must have at least one of the following minimum entry requirements:

  • Completed a MAPS College Associate Degree (Business Related)
  • Completed a BTEC HND (Business Related)
  • Completed ABE Level 5 Diploma (RQF syllabus after 2017)
  • Completed ABE Level 6 Diploma (QCF syllabus prior to 2017)
  • Other qualifications may also be acceptable on a case-by-case basis.

Course Structure


  • New Advancements in Business
  • Strategic Management for Business
  • Management and Administration of Projects and Operations
  • Global Marketing Strategy

8 Months (Two Semesters).

Credits: 120 credits (Note: 240 credits must have been completed prior to commencing the top-up programme)

Intakes: February and September.

Mode of Study: Face to Face (Male’ Campus only)

Course Assessment
Assessments will be through a mix of examinations, assignments, presentations and case-studies, all prepared and marked by University of Bedfordshire.

Course Fee and Payment Plan
Payments can be made in installments. Please see Course Fees and Payment Plan for information.

Students who complete the University of Bedfordshire’s BA (Hons) in Business Administration (Top-up) course may use it as a standalone professional qualification or progress on to a Master’s degree programme.

How to Apply?
Candidates may apply online or download and complete application, which can be submitted to College Reception on the First Floor of H. Vaifilaa-age, Janavaree Magu. Applicants are requested to read the Terms and Conditions for Studying at MAPS College before applying.