Course Details


Do you want to be your own boss, plan to work in a family business or hope to create a social enterprise? Maybe you are looking for a business based degree that will stand out to employers?

A three year BA programme which develops Business knowledge whilst developing the entrepreneur offers a versatile programme with the benefit of developing the skills required to start a business.

If any of the above applies to you, then the BA (Hons) Business and Enterprise could be the course for you.

How long is the course?

This course runs for three years. You will typically study two or three days per week.

What qualification will I achieve?

BA (Hons) Business and Enterprise (validated by the University of Hull.) *subject to approval

What will I study?

The range of subjects studied will provide you with a broad range of knowledge and experiences to equip you for your chosen career pathway.  The course is ideal for budding entrepreneurs of all ages and backgrounds, who want to start, develop or grow a business and strengthen their personal skills alongside their degree. Modules studied include:

Year 1:

  • Business environment
  • Academic and professional skills
  • Exploring enterprise
  • Managing organisations and people
  • Business finance
  • Human resource management

Year 2:

  • Managing a small business
  • Business information and communication
  • Marketing
  • Work based learning
  • Strategy for business
  • International business

Year 3:

  • Enterprise strategic marketing
  • Business ethics
  • Social Enterprise
  • Leadership and management
  • Developing the entrepreneur

Where will I study?

You will study at our Church Street campus, Barnsley, South Yorkshire, S70 2AN.

What equipment will I need?

All equipment will be provided.

How will I be assessed?

Practical assessment and coursework.

What can I do next?

The degree is validated through the University of Hull Business School and combines academic study with practical assessment and offers work based learning modules which employers may look for.  This gives an ideal opportunity for progression into a Business workplace environment or entrepreneurial route.

  • Further study such as going on to a postgraduate programme of study with our partners
  • Employment within a suitable business sector
  • Support for business start-up and development through iTrust:
  • You will be made aware of these opportunities and will be suitably prepared for options available prior to

How do I apply?

Apply directly via UCAS.

How much does the course cost?

Course fees: £5,995 per year.

Student Finance

As a Higher Education student living in England you may be eligible for the non-means tested Tuition Fee Loan from the Government. For further details go to:

A Maintenance Loan of up to £6,904 per year will be available to eligible students living with parents or up to £8,200 per year to those living away from home. EU Students cannot apply.

Students with children or dependant adults may qualify for a Childcare Grant or Adult Dependants’ Grant. Students can apply for these at the same time as applying for a Maintenance Loan.

Remember: eligible students will not have to pay tuition fees in advance and can apply for the Maintenance Loan before they start the course.

Apply online at

Disability and Dyslexia Service

If you have a disability, long term health condition, mental health condition or specific learning difficulty (e.g. dyslexia) you may be eligible for Disabled Students’ Allowances. For further details go to:

Our Disability and Dyslexia Service works to provide you with the adjustments needed in response to your diagnosis; a range of study strategies will be fully explored with you so that we can offer you a positive experience at UCB whatever your disability or health issue. For more information see the Disability and Dyslexia page.

Further information

For further information please contact our friendly Information Team on +44 (0) 1226 216 123 or email

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