What will I study?

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.
How will I be taught and assessed?Teaching is delivered through lectures, seminars and practicals totalling between 14-16 hours per week
You’re expected to engage in independent study, around 32 hours per week
All assessment is coursework and project-based rather than examinations.
Taught by experienced lecturers and academics who use their industry experience to demonstrate how theories translate into real-life situations.
Technology-enhanced learning (TEL) is embedded throughout the course to guide your preparation for seminars and independent research
Benefit from weekly academic support sessions designed to build your ability and confidence as an academic learner
You will be assigned a guidance tutor at induction who you will meet with regularly during your studies

Response to Covid-19: our focus is on providing a safe and welcoming learning environment for our students. More information about our response to Covid-19 and FAQs are available here.
Careers and further study

This programme is all about developing your ability to create and run your own successful business or work in an SME in a range of sectors. All the skills acquired on this programme are in high demand by employers looking for resourceful and creative managers, providing you with a broad range of options on completion.

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.

For those wanting to experience a study in a different city, you may also be eligible to progress on to one of our Masters programmes at our main campus in Newcastle.

Academic requirements:

An HND /Foundation Degree or equivalent
GCSE Maths and English language at grade 4 (previously grade C) or above

Students seeking to join the course as either direct or alternative applicants should seek approval of their HND or Foundation Degree before applying on UCAS. A list of modules is required as part of this approval process.
English language requirementsIELTS 6.0 (or above) with no single element below 5.5 or equivalent

If you have IELTS 5.5 – 6.0, you may be eligible to join our Pre-Sessional English before starting this programme.

International entry equivalencies

We accept a wide range of international qualifications. Please visit our entry requirements page for country-specific qualifications.

Please note that if your qualifications are not in English, we might need certified translations in order to proceed with your application.
Tuition fee 2023/24

UK/Home students: £9,250
International students: £19,000


ABUJA: CVS Plaza, Block B4.5, Heroes Plaza, Opposite Oti Carpets Ademola Adetokunbo Crescent, Wuse II, Abuja, Nigeria. 08184985733

LAGOS: 77 Ademola Street, Off Awolowo Road, South-West, Ikoyi, Lagos, Nigeria 08148238339

EBONYI STATE: 2nd Floor, Agon Place, Beside Civil Defence Corp Headquarters, Abakaliki-Enugu Express Road, Abakaliki, Ebonyi State. 08135884818

EMAIL: ngozio@agonplace.net

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