Leading UK universities offering top-up programmes:

Coventry University London Campus (CULC) Top-up programmes allow entry to the final year of the BA degree for students from outside the UK. The BA (Hons) undergraduate top-up one year courses have been designed with specific focus on business in an international context and will provide students with the opportunity develop a sound knowledge of business issues and trends in the international context, applying theory to practice where appropriate.

Middlesex University in London offers the BA Business (one year top-up) for students who have a broad background in business studies from the UK and overseas. This includes those with Business foundation degrees and HNDs; or those who have completed the first two years of a three-year business degree at another institution; or students with two-year diplomas or other qualifications from outside the UK.

The University of Sunderland offers the International Tourism and Hospitality Management (Top Up) programme for those who want to upgrade their qualification to a full honours degree in just one year of study. Students will need a Higher National Diploma (HND), Foundation Degree or equivalent qualification in an area related to travel, tourism or hospitality.

University of Derby offers the Information Technology Top Up programme for those who want to upgrade their HND or Foundation Degree to a BSc (Hons) Information Technology degree in just one year. Students can choose from almost any of the undergraduate modules offered on any of the degrees in the School of Computing.

University of Hull CES (Centre for Educational Studies) offers the following top-up programmes to provide the Honours stage for those who have successfully completed the Foundation Degree in Learning Support or a similar foundation degree or accredited diploma: BA (Hons) Education and Learning (part-time); BA (Hons) Learning and Teaching - Primary Education with QTS (part-time); BA Early Childhood Education and Care top up leading to Early Years Professional Status (EYPS) (part-time).

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