BA (Hons) Business Administration (Top-up) (BABA-DT)

Course Registration No. 252291

University Partner: Birmingham City University (BCU)


12 months

Medium of Instruction


Program Excellence

  • The 6 modules are coursework based and the programme can be completed in 1 year
  • This top-up programme is flexible in that it enables you to specialise in a specific area and will also increase your knowledge of the main business functions
  • BCU's business & administrative courses are in the top 12 degree subjects for getting a job according to the Telegraph. 85% of business graduates nationwide go into work or further study within 6 months of finishing their degree 
  • Birmingham City Business School collaborates with industry, meaning that the course is updated and relevant to current marketplace expectations

Teaching Mode

  • Face-to-face teaching in Hong Kong
  • Each semester is a 4-month period covering 2 modules of study
  • Each module consists of seminars, which are held during the daytime

Assessment Method

  • The assessment tasks involve a combination of coursework and in-person assessments (e.g. presentations) set in accordance with each module’s learning outcomes


It is a matter of discretion for individual employers to recognize any qualification to which this course may lead.

HK$ 75,000

Term 1

International Marketing Planning

Term 2

The Global Manager
Business Development

Term 3

Business Processes and Systems
Innovative Thinking for Organisation Development

-Please note that running of courses and programmes shall be take place subject to a satisfactory intake and solely at the discretion of the University.
-The order of the modules is based on the University’s decision.

Programme Start Date
To be confirmed

Entry Requirement

  • Holders of Higher Diploma or Associate Degree in business related disciplines; or
  • Advanced Diploma in Management from Kaplan Business & Accountancy School (KBAS)


English Language Proficiency Requirement

  • HKDSE Hong Kong -Grade 4 and above overall with a minimum of 3 in each band in each target description for courses requiring IELTS 6.0; or
  • The full array of English language qualifications recognised by the University can be found on the University's website: Click here
  • Applicants whose first language is English or whose highest qualification was taught and assessed in English will also be considered.

Or, other individual applications will be considered on a case-by-case basis.

The Birmingham City Business School of Birmingham City University is a leading practice-based international business school. We offer over 40 highly innovative undergraduate and postgraduate courses that are tailored to student and industry needs and wants. The school is led by a team of around 100 full-time academic staff but their academic skills are just part of who they are. Among them they have worked in senior positions in companies such as, Tesco Stores Limited, The Prince’s Trust, Midland Heart Ltd, Hong Kong University, Barclays Bank, Land Rover, H&M and BT to name a few. We also have 2 specialist centres, both of which work closely with businesses to offer innovative research, consultancy services, training and the chance to employ our students. Everything that these centres teach, research or discover also feeds back into our courses, so that students across the University benefit from their great expertise and close links with businesses.

The Business School enjoys enormous respect in all areas of teaching and research. Located at the University’s City North Campus, just a few miles from the City Centre, Birmingham City Business School is one of the six faculties in the University. The Business School received high recognition and accreditation for the quality of academic programmes from leading professional bodies.