BA Business Enterprise, Creation and Management

Do you have plans to create your own business or work in a SME? Have you completed a Foundation Degree or BTEC HND in a vocational discipline and want to develop your business, management and leadership skills, whilst gaining a valuable degree qualification? 

Course details

Are you looking to study with like-minded entrepreneurial and career-focused students and be taught by academic and practitioner-based tutors in small classes and via one to one tutorials? Then this could be the programme for you.
  • Mode of study: Full-time classroom
  • Intake: January, May, September
  • Course length: 1 year
  • Course fee: £9250 per year
  • Locations: London

Northumbria University in partnership with QA.

Course overview

This highly practical degree assesses your performance through a range of tasks directly related to creating, working in and managing an SME.

This centres on developing your skills and knowledge in the areas of management leadership, innovation, creativity, marketing, human resource management, finance, strategy and business planning. We also spend a significant amount of time developing your own personal competence as a learner, leader and entrepreneur.


Entry requirements

HND/Foundation Degree with GCSE Maths and English language at grade 4 (previously grade C)


If you pass with a minimum of a 2:2 and would like to continue your studies, you may be eligible to progress on to one of our postgraduate business degrees at the London Campus. These programmes include the opportunity for you to specialise in either

  • Business Analytics
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Hospitality and Tourism Management
  • Human Resource Management
  • International Management
  • Financial Management
  • or Marketing Management as part of your Business Masters.


All units are core and are worth 20 credits unless specified.

  • Supporting Study in the UK (0 credits)
  • Developing Research-Informed Learning and Practice
  • Leadership for SMEs
  • Entrepreneurship, Creativity and Marketing
  • SME Project
  • Finance in an SME context
  • Designing and Implementing SME Business Strategy
  • Academic Language Skills (0 credits)