Bachelor of Arts (Hons) Business Management (Top Up)

Duration: 9 months (Part-time)
Intake: Feb / June / Oct
Contact: 6720 3333 |


Founded in 1899, Kingston University is one of the United Kingdom’s leading modern universities with over 23,000 students from 154 countries, spreading across its 5 faculties and 4 campuses. High quality teaching, research and career focused courses are core principles of Kingston University. Courses in Kingston University place an emphasis on developing work-based skills, and many have close links with the industry.

Kingston Business School, Kingston University is accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB), listed amongst the top 5 percent of the world’s business schools with this prestigious accreditation. Kingston University is also accredited by the Association of MBAs (AMBA) with a Triple Accreditation in their DBA, MBA & Business Management MA.

Kingston University is also accredited and recognized by Professional bodies across Europe and UK including The European Foundation of Management Development (EFMD) – EPAS; The Chartered Management Institute (CMI), Marketing and Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD).

Rankings and Accolades


QS World University Rankings
#51 UK 7 Top 480 Universities Worldwide – 2015/2016
Top 291 Universities worldwide for faculty: Social Sciences and Management – 2015/2016

Guardian University League Tables
Top 65 in UK for Accounting & Finance
Top 70 in UK for Economics
Top 90 in UK for Business, Management & Marketing – 2016

Research Excellence Framework
#47 Overall research in Business & Management studies – 2014
#48 for research output in business & management studies – 2014
Joint #49 for research impact in business & management -2014

Complete University League Table
#60 in UK for Accounting & Finance -2016
#65 in UK for Marketing – 2016

Times Higher Education World University Rankings
Top 4% University in the world based on 20,000 higher education institutions worldwide – 2015/2016
Top 136 most international institutions in the world – 2015/2016
Top 800 Universities worldwide – 2015/2016
Top 20% in International Outlook – 2015/2016

The Times & Sunday Times University League Tables
#17 in London -2016
#54 among UK Modern Universities -2016

Times Higher Education ‘Top 150 Under 50’ Rankings
One of the World’s Top 150 Universities under 50 years old -2016

QS Global 200 MBA Rankings: Europe
Kingston Full time MBA ranked 43rd in Europe – 2014/15

Eduniversal Best Business School Rankings in UK
Kingston Business School was awarded 3 Palmes of Excellence – 2015
– Excellent Business School with Strong Global Influence – 2015

Recognition and Articulation arrangement with Workforce Development Agency (WDA) Singapore

Kingston University, London produces more graduate start-up companies than any other higher education institution in United Kingdom for fifth year running Kingston University has topped the tables for graduate start-ups for the fifth year running, according to data released by the Higher Education Statistics Agency. The University’s entrepreneurial expertise has seen off competition from 150 higher education institutions across the United Kingdom, after it helped its business-minded alumni get 270 companies off the ground.

The Kingston University Bachelor of Business Management (Hons) programme is accredited by the European Foundation for Management Development (EFMD) Programme Accreditation System (EPAS). This programme provides a broad, deep and integrated understanding of the main business functions within a modern international context, rather than specializing in one particular business area.

Program Highlights

  • 9 Months London Degree
  • AACSB accredited Business School
  • 100% coursework (no exams)
  • Weekdays evening classes cater for busy executives and professionals

What will I learn?

  • Learn cutting-edge theory and apply it to real life business situations
  • Develop strong business knowledge and practical application
  • Analyse and solve contemporary business challenges
  • Be inspired by well qualified faculty with real life industry experience
  • Apply Innovative and cutting edge business strategies
  • Study alongside with fellow likeminded, ambitious and PMEBs
  • Develop a high impact global network of contacts across Asia and UK



Designed for busy professionals, our learning framework allows you to tailor the programme around your commitments and priorities. The 9-month study schedule is designed to accommodate and complement the work commitments of today’s busy professionals. Classes are conducted twice per week on weekday evenings (7:00pm-10:00pm).

4 Core Modules

  • Organisational Learning & Development
  • Innovation
  • Leading and Change
  • Strategic Management

Admission Criteria


The Bachelor of Arts (Hons) 9 months Top-up degree considers a wide range of qualifications with relevant work experience. These include:

  • Polytechnic Diploma or equivalent in a business related field; or

  • Mature candidates (at least 30 years old) with minimum 8 years of working experience.

  • Non-relevant Advanced Diploma / Polytechnic Diploma / Private Diploma holders may be required to undertake additional modules in order to fulfil the required credit points*.

  • Minimum IELTS score of 6.0 (for students from non-English programs)

*The final decision rests with the university.

Take Action Today – Download Free Brochure

Kindly fill in the simple form and download a FREE brochure

Unlock Your Success | Download Brochure Below 

Thank you. This constitutes your agreement to our terms of use.

Need assistance with this form?

“The business modules provided by Kingston exceeds my expectation in terms of the relevancy and insights it brought to my daily work.”

Mr Benson Koh
Bus. Development Manager, N.K Luck