Subject exemption and year entry

BA (Hons) Business Studies


Programme Features

BA (Hons) Business Studies (BABS) offers wide and in-depth knowledge, understanding and skills of effectively running for profit and not for profit organisation in fast changing global business world. BA (Hons) Business Studies is designed to enable the student to develop a critical understanding of ethical principles and practice, and an awareness of effective management principles set in the many contexts in which businesses operate and also captures the essence of entrepreneurship.


The course encourages students to develop the skills and competencies of future managers. To do this, students should be capable of making management decisions at both a strategic and at a tactical level, emphasising the complexity and dynamics of business and management and taking cognisance of the integrative nature of the various factors which impinge upon management decisions.


UWL being a career university, the BABS course is designed for future employability or entrepreneurship. The qualified students will be able to enter the world of business with a breadth of knowledge that should provide them with greater confidence and understanding aptitude for business world.




Programme Leader: Nicola Chow





About the University of West London

  • Number 1 in the UK for student satisfaction, student voice and academic support in the National Survey (NSS) 2022^.
  • Best modern*** London university (non-specialist) in the 2023 Complete University Guide.
  • Number 23 out of 121 universities nationwide in The Guardian University Guide 2023**.
  • University of the Year for Student Experience and University of the Year for Teaching Quality in The Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2023.
  • UWL is ranked in the Top 100 universities in the UK for the overall quality of our research and almost 80% of our research is rated as world-leading (4*) or internationally excellent (3*) in the latest Government Research Excellence Framework (REF) assessment.

All course/prospectus information is available online from


**Guardian University Guide 2023

***Modern universities are defined as higher education institutions that were granted university status in, and subsequent to, 1992.

^The National Student Survey 2022

  • Number 1 in the UK for student satisfaction and student voice - from the average of all scores in the survey.
  • Number 1 in the UK (excluding specialist institutions) for academic support - from the average of all scores in the survey.




Study Mode

Full time / Part time / Flexible mode



Registration Number




Details of qualifications register record

QR Registration No.


Registration Validity Period

01/09/2019 - 31/08/2023




Admissions and Registration Office

Address : 213 Nam Cheong Street, Sham Shui Po, Kowloon

Tel : (852) 27822433

Fax : (852) 27820497

E-mail :






CEF Course Code: 33Z132919,33Z132927

This course has been included in the list of reimbursable courses under Continuing Education Fund.

Two Year 3 modules of this course have been included in the list of reimbursable courses under Continuing Education Fund.

The mother course (BA (Hons) Business Studies) of this module is recognised under the Qualifications Framework (QF Level 5).