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Applied Business (Entrepreneurship) (BA)

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The online Applied Business (Entrepreneurship) BA (Hons) programme is specifically designed for students with the passion and ambition to start their own venture, or further develop a venture with which they are already associated.

The programme is delivered through the Wales-Ducere Office utilising the expertise and industry relevance of the Ducere Global Leaders Faculty. To find out more about Ducere, please visit Ducere Global Business School.


Pathway Options

BA Applied Business (Entrepreneurship) | 3 years

UCAS Code:  DAE1

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Applicants who wish to start in September should apply through UCAS. Applicants who wish to start in January or May should apply through the University. 

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Why choose this course

  1. A degree tailored to your passions, goals, and ambitions.
  2. Develop an industry-relevant project portfolio as part of your degree.
  3. Learn from dynamic insights from over 250 Ducere Global Leaders, including former Presidents, Prime Ministers, Nobel Prize Winners, Global Leaders, CEOs and Business Innovators.
  4. Develop the skills employers need.
  5. Enjoy personalised student support.
  6. Study when it suits you with HD videos, unmatched academic support and no exams.

What you will learn

Course Overview

The programme provides a broad foundation of business skills tailored to the needs of entrepreneurs and business leaders who have a desire to create a better future through outstanding business leadership whether that be as an entrepreneur, senior executive or social entrepreneur.

As students work their way through a unique learning experience that includes tailored learning activities and exclusive video content standing on the shoulders of hundreds of the world’s most successful and inspiring leaders, from Presidents and Prime Ministers to Nobel Prize winners and leading academics, students will be supported in the development of their business acumen.

Module Topics

On this programme, students will cover a range of business areas.

Level 4 (Year 1) begins with business fundamentals, introducing students to key ideas which underpin areas, such as, management, marketing, finance, and developing business models.

Level 5 (Year 2) seeks to build on the knowledge gained at Level 4, studying wider business areas, such as the digital disruption to business, HR management, and business accountability.

Level 6 (Year 3) builds on the knowledge gained at Level 4 and 5, developing real-world business skills, studying topics such as, how organisations change, management strategies, and pathway specific modules.


Assessment methods vary from module to module but you can expect a range of assessments including, reports, presentations and analyses. Assessments combine academic rigour with authentic “real-world” tasks that demonstrate a student’s ability to meaningfully apply their knowledge and skills.

Key Information

  • Anthony Grace
  • Kathy Lang
  • Ming Chow
  • Rob Weston
Entry Criteria

88 UCAS points plus 2 UK GCSE/GCE O level passes at Grade A–C in Maths and English; or significant work experience* plus 2 UK GCSE/GCE O level passes at Grade A–C in Maths and English.

*Work experience will be considered on an individual basis.

Career Opportunities

Graduates will develop capabilities including: 

  • Identifying business opportunities in a variety of contexts
  • Rapidly prototyping a range of innovative business models
  • Effectively validating the potential of entrepreneurial concepts
  • Utilising modern technologies to build and grow new ventures
  • Working with established organisations to operate more effectively.

With career opportunities including: 

  • Entrepreneur
  • Intrapreneur
  • Strategy specialist
  • Consultant
  • Business owner.
Additional Costs

There are no additional costs to this course.

Bursary / Scholarship Information

Please visit our Accommodation pages for more information

Further Information
  • Identify new business opportunities
  • Devise and test innovative business models
  • Access modern technologies to grow new businesses
  • Engage with the local start-up landscape through incubators, accelerators, and investors.