BA (Hons) Business (Marketing) (Top-Up)

Maximise your future opportunities in the world of business and marketing with a top-up degree that’s designed to set you apart from your peers. 

Course details

Looking to develop your understanding of business? Keen to gain transferable marketing skills? Then this is the right course for you. If you’ve previously completed a HND in business (or equivalent) then this degree will enable you to achieve a full undergraduate qualification with just one extra year of study.
  • Mode of study: online
  • Intake: Intakes: September, January,  May
  • Course length: 1 years
  • Course fee: £6,935
  • Locations: online

Arden University London

Course overview

Your studies will focus on skills and knowledge specific to marketing, strategy planning, and marketing communications, which can be applied across the world in your choice of industry. The course will also teach you the importance of digital techniques and social media marketing in today’s highly competitive marketing environment. And, as this course will also give you a solid grounding in business techniques, your future career options will also include generalist business roles. 


Entry requirements

To be eligible for this BA (Hons) Business (Marketing) top-up degree, we need to see that you have:

  • A HND in Business or equivalent, provided that your prior learning is consistent with Level 5 of the functional areas of Business (Finance, Marketing, HRM and Operations Management)


As mentioned above, business and marketing degrees open up a world of opportunity across a wide range of sectors. Take a look at some of the professions our previous graduates have gone on to explore: 

  • Brand Manager
  • Campaign Manager
  • Communications Manager
  • Sales and Marketing Manager
  • Marketing Executive
  • Communications Executive or Assistant
  • Event Organiser
  • Product Manager
  • Public Affairs Consultant
  • Public Relations Account Executive
  • Public Relations Officer


Marketing is an essential part of any successful business – not just for appealing to consumers, but also in feeding intelligence to management teams to support effective decision making and planning. Throughout your business and marketing top-up degree, you’ll study modules that are designed to give you specialist knowledge and a range of practical skills that will enable you to become an effective marketer in any industry you choose.

  • Contemporary Management Issues
  • Strategic Management
  • Managing Self and Others
  • International Marketing
  • Research Methods and Dissertation