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BA Business Management

Have a strong grounding in essential contemporary business management concepts.

Course Duration: Full-time 3 years or Part-time 5 years

Intakes: September | January | April

Mode of Study: Online

The Bachelor in Business Management is an undergraduate degree designed to help students develop the skills they'll need in a wide range of careers within business, finance and administration.


It combines both theory and practical knowledge in the areas of academic and research skills, business and global operations, finance and accounting, business communication, leadership and team working.

Welcome to Eton University's Bachelor of Business Management program—a dynamic and comprehensive course that equips students with the essential knowledge and skills to thrive in the ever-evolving business landscape.

Our Bachelor of Business Management program is designed to foster future business leaders by providing a solid foundation in business principles, strategic decision-making, and innovative problem-solving. Throughout this program, students will gain a deep understanding of sustainable business practices and learn how to navigate the complexities of the global marketplace.

This program consists of 18 modules, carefully curated to cover various aspects of business administration, ranging from marketing and finance to human resource management and entrepreneurship. These modules are strategically structured to ensure our students receive a well-rounded education, allowing them to excel in diverse business environments.

The standard duration of this  program is three years. However, at Eton University, we value your flexibility and independence in managing your education. You have the choice to decide the pace at which you wish to study. By enrolling in two modules per quarter, you can complete the program in 9 quarters. For those seeking an accelerated path, taking a full load of three modules per quarter allows you to earn your bachelor's degree in just 6 quarters. Our optional summer quarter also allows students to accelerate their studies.

For entry onto the BA in Business Management programme that includes Foundation Year, learners must:

  • Have sufficient capability at the right level to undertake the learning and assessment criteria. 

  • Should be at least 16 years old

  • Preferably to have secondary/high school diploma

For entry onto the BA in Business Management programme that skips Foundation Year, learners must have:

  • Relevant NQF/QCF Level 3 Award/Diploma or at the level of GCE/GCSE or equivalent

  • Learner must be 18 years or older at the beginning of the course

  • Mature learners (over 21) with management experience


English requirements: If a learner is not a national of an English-speaking country, they must provide evidence of English language competency* at a standard equivalent to the levels identified below, 

  • Common European Framework of Reference (CEFR) level B2

  • Pearson Test of English Academic (PTE Academic) 51

  • IELTS 5.5; Reading and Writing must be at 5.5

*Candidates who do not have evidence of English competency can take an internal exam with Eton University which is offered in collaboration with Think English. This internal exam is offered to Eton University applicants at the exclusive rate of $45.

A variety of assignments and tasks will be used to support learning and assess the knowledge, such as essays, presentations, and multiple-choice questions.

To obtain a Bachelor’s degree in Business Management candidates must fulfil the following requirements:   

  • a pass in all modules and a successful completion of minimum 360 credits in total

Business People

Our Foundation year is delivered in partnership with OTHM. Foundation year (Level 3 diploma by OTHM) is encouraged, however, not mandatory if an applicant already possesses the equivalent certificate. The foundation year adds an additional 120 UK credits to the Bachelor’s degree consisting of 360 UK credits.

Unit 1: Academic English and Study Skills 

Unit 2: Foundation Mathematics

Unit 3: Foundation Computing

Unit 4: Society and Culture

Unit 5: Introduction to Business

Unit 6: Foundation Accounting and Economics

Dual Certification with Eton University and OTHM Diploma

As part of our commitment to enriching your learning experience, we offer a unique opportunity for our students to obtain an additional British accredited certification—the OTHM Diploma. The OTHM Diploma further enhances your employability and credentials, opening doors to even more career opportunities.

Benefits of OTHM Diploma

The OTHM Diploma adds significant value to your degree by offering specialized knowledge in specific business areas. It validates your expertise and sets you apart from your peers in the competitive job market. Dual certification ensures that you possess both theoretical knowledge and practical skills, making you a well-rounded professional.

Equivalencies of OTHM Diploma in relation to University years

These diplomas have been meticulously designed to complement and align with the university's Bachelor's degree program, offering a seamless and progressive pathway to academic success.

  1. OTHM Level 3 Diploma - Equivalent to University's Foundation Year: For students who are required to study a foundation year as a preparatory step to their Bachelor's degree, we are delighted to offer the OTHM Level 3 Diploma. This diploma is tailored to provide a solid foundation in essential subjects, setting our students on the right path for a successful academic journey. Upon completion of this diploma, students will be well-prepared to progress to our university's Bachelor's degree program.

  2. OTHM Level 5 Extended Diploma in Business Management - Follows Year 1 and Year 2 of Bachelor's Degree: Following the completion of Year 1 and Year 2 of our Bachelor's degree program, students will be awarded the prestigious OTHM Level 5 Extended Diploma in Business Management. This diploma represents a significant milestone in their academic journey, recognizing their advanced knowledge and skills in various aspects of business management. This comprehensive diploma prepares our students for leadership roles and positions them as valuable assets to the business world.

  3. OTHM Level 6 Diploma in Business Management - Equivalent to Year 3 of Bachelor's Degree: Finally, as our students progress through Year 3 of our Bachelor's degree program, they will have the opportunity to achieve the esteemed OTHM Level 6 Diploma in Business. This diploma signifies the successful completion of our university's rigorous Bachelor's degree program, and it demonstrates our students' mastery of advanced business concepts and strategic decision-making abilities.

How to Obtain OTHM Diploma

To pursue the OTHM Diploma alongside your degree, follow these simple steps:

1. Request to include the OTHM Diploma as an add-on to your Bachelor's course during your enrollment.

2. Pay the registration and course fee for the OTHM Diploma in convenient installments.

3. Successfully complete the OTHM assessments.

4. Pay the graduation fee upon completion.

5. Celebrate your achievement as you receive your OTHM certificates—Extended Diploma Level 5 in Business and Level 6 Diploma in Business Management.


Study Workload

Integrating OTHM courses into your BBA program does not increase your overall study workload. As both programs are compatible, you can seamlessly navigate through the curriculum. However, you should be prepared for an additional assessment workload to meet the requirements of both Eton University and OTHM assessments.


At Eton University, we take pride in offering a holistic educational experience, empowering our students to emerge as competent and ethical leaders in the business world. Join us on this transformative journey, and together, we will shape a promising future for your career in business administration.

Progression to Arden University's Final Year

For students studying at Eton University who have chosen to include OTHM as an Add-on, we are thrilled to present an exceptional opportunity—a seamless progression to the final year of a recognized British degree at Arden University.


Why Choose Arden University for Degree Completion

1. Prestigious British Degree: Arden University is a respected institution known for its high-quality education and British degree accreditation, adding further value to your academic achievements.

2. Specialized Top-Up Year: By progressing to Arden University's top-up year, you will delve deeper into advanced business concepts, gaining specialized knowledge and expertise in your chosen field.

3. Enhanced Employability: A British degree from Arden University enhances your employability and opens doors to diverse career opportunities, both nationally and internationally.

4. Flexible Learning Options: Arden University offers flexible learning options, enabling you to tailor your study schedule to fit your personal and professional commitments.


How to Progress to Arden University

1. Express Your Interest: Once you have included OTHM as an Add-on to your BBA program at Eton University, express your interest in completing your degree with Arden University.

2. OTHM Level 5 Extended Diploma: During your second year of study at Eton University, successfully complete the OTHM Level 5 Extended Diploma in Business Management, showcasing your proficiency in advanced business skills.

3. Facilitated Progression: Our dedicated admissions team at Eton University will assist and guide you through the seamless progression process to Arden University's top-up year.

4. Payable Fees: For progression to Arden University, applicable fees will be payable to Arden University, as per the fees published on their website at the time of enrollment.


Read More About Progression to Arden University

To learn more about this exciting opportunity and our partnership with Arden University, please follow this link or get in touch with our dedicated advisors. They are ready to provide comprehensive guidance and answer any questions you may have.

Embark on this journey to complete your BBA degree with a renowned British university and prepare to shine as a skilled and accomplished business professional. Together, let's unlock a world of possibilities for your future success.

Dual Certification and Progression Opportunities

Online Teaching

Tuition &
Course Materials

Students will study this program through our Hybrid Learning model.

This virtual study mode allows flexibility and expert-led teaching to be accessed from anywhere. Students only need their laptop and a stable internet connection. The learning management system gives students access to course materials and resources relevant to the study programme, such as textbooks, presentations, case studies and guides. If required, additional private tuition hours can be booked.

Our program is delivered in partnership with OTHM

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OTHM is a British awarding organization who offer a range of diplomas which lead to degree top-up programs. You can find out more information about our affiliation here.

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