B.A. Applied Professional Studies, BA Hons/BSc Hons (Top-up)

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    Application Deadline
  • 24 months
  • 11200
    Tuition (Year)
    Tuition (Year)
  • English
This Applied Professional Studies, BA Hons/BSc Hons (Top-up) programme from the University of Greenwich enables foundation degree and HND graduates to negotiate the content of their own part-time honours degree. The content of the programme builds upon work-based (or work-related) elements, as well as students' own prior learning, and combines these with new areas of learning delivered through taught courses.



This Applied Professional Studies, BA Hons/BSc Hons (Top-up) programme from the University of Greenwich enables you to negotiate the content of your own part-time honours degree. Programme content builds upon work-based (or work-related) elements, as well as your own prior learning. You will also explore new areas of learning through taught courses.

You will devise your programme in consultation with your employer and university tutor. The programme is also useful preparation for career progression if you have work experience but are not currently in paid employment.

Academic credits can be awarded for your previous 'experiential' learning. This may have been informal, and you may have viewed it as part of becoming more experienced in your work. You will be guided in making a claim for this.

You may also have taken short courses which were not part of a degree but for which an award was given. Credit may be awarded for this learning, either directly or through a vocational award conversion course.

Overall, the programme will enable you to become an effective, informed and reflective honours graduate who is able to apply academic study to the workplace.

A foundation degree is also available.

The aims of the programme are:

  • To provide you with a progression route to honours degree level
  • To enhance your continuing personal and professional development
  • To provide academic recognition for prior experiential and other work-based learning.

Detailed Course Facts

Start dates and application deadlines

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Tuition fee
  • GBP11200 per year ( International

    Tuition fee for the international students.

  • GBP9000 per year ( EEA

    European Economic Area tuition fee is applicable to the students from EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway and Switzerland.

Duration full-time 24 months
Delivery mode On Campus
Educational variant Part-time
Intensity Flexible
Duration part-time 24 months
Part-time variant Flexible

Course Content

The content of this programme is negotiable, but students gain core, key and transferable skills and a knowledge of subjects useful for their careers.

English Language Requirements


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Applicants should have:

EITHER A foundation degree


OR 240 credits from the first two years of a degree programme or an equivalent qualification

AND be in employment.

Credit is given for students' prior learning and learning through the workplace.

Admission to UK universities often requires that students have completed 13 years of formal education with recognized qualifications. International students should consider taking a Pre-Bachelor to gain access to UK universities when:

  • You are considered ineligible for admission
  • You need to improve your academic, study, research or language skills
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University of Greenwich

London, United Kingdom

United Kingdom The University of Greenwich, founded in 1890, has three campuses at Greenwich (London), Avery Hill (London) and Medway (Kent), each with modern learning facilities, in beautiful historic buildings. The University has a resource base of highly qualified staff with wide-ranging expertise and significant links with business and industry. Innovation and strong links to industry and commerce, complemented by research excellence and an international agenda are what make the University of Greenwich a leading modern university.