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BABE – BA Business and Enterprise

Edinburgh Napier University

Accelerated entry (Year 3) to this degree course is open to Armed Services personnel who have achieved an ILM Level 5 Certificate in Leadership & Management or Level 4 S/NVQ in Management (or equivalent).

BABE – B.A. Business & Enterprise (in partnership with Edinburgh Napier University Business School)

B.A. Business & Enterprise

Suitable for:
Practising and aspiring middle managers who wish to:-

Entry requirements:
Students who have completed a Level 4 SVQ in Management or ILM Level 5 Certificate in Leadership & Management (or equivalent) can now ‘top up’ by joining the BA Business and Enterprise.  This degree is a new departure for further and higher education in the UK. It provides an opportunity for learners to continue their learning and progress directly into the third year of a degree course

12 months

Edinburgh and various UK study centres, including NW England, Kent and SW England.

Programme structure:
The programme structure is very flexible and is built around the following modules:

Students are expected to attend the University or their local study centre for one day per month. This is supported with on-line materials, and additional workshops for workplace based learning. This approach will minimise off-job time.

The aim of the B.A. Business & Enterprise is to develop managers and enhance their career opportunities. Assessments are therefore practical and applied, including:

The B.A. Business & Enterprise has no traditional exams.

Other information:
There is an opportunity to enter this course at 3 points in the year, February, June and September.

Students in Scotland may also be eligible to receive £500 per year towards the cost of the programme through ILA Scotland. Further information on Individual Learning Accounts can be found at or by calling 0808 100 1090.

Progression routes:
On completion of the BA, students can progress to the Masters in Entrepreneurial Leadership at Edinburgh Napier University.