Business & Enterprise (On Campus) BA

This innovative course gives you practical skills to pursue a business career.


Edinburgh Napier University is offering an innovative way to achieve your degree.

With flexible study options and practical content, the aim of BA Business & Enterprise is to develop you and enhance your career opportunities.

The BA Business & Enterprise differs from other degrees by:

  • recognising different entry qualifications
  • introducing a new study pattern of one day per month at university with online support
  • providing an opportunity to progress directly into the third year of a degree course
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Mode of Study:

Distance learning


1 year

Start date:


Course details

BA Business and Enterprise has no traditional exams as we want you to apply your learning. The course involves a combination of assessments, workshops and independent study. Assessments are practical and applied, including reports around work roles, work-place based assignments, presentations and case studies.

By delivering the majority of this course online, with one day a month attendance at Edinburgh Napier, you have the chance to make a real difference in your career with a minimum of disruption to your work and personal life.

Throughout the course, you’ll have access to experienced teaching staff, many of whom are practitioners in the industry, to assist you in your studies.

The course is registered for Enhanced Learning Credits.

All enquiries please email

  • calendar How you’ll be taught

    The majority of this course is delivered online, with one day a month attendance at Edinburgh Napier.

  • note and pen Assessments

    The course involves a combination of assessments, workshops and independent study. Assessments are practical and applied, including reports around work roles, work-place based assignments, presentations and case studies.

Popular modules

Subjects include:

  • Creativity, Innovation and Enterprise
  • Business Growth Issues
  • Work Based Learning Project
  • Business Processes.


Study modules mentioned above are indicative only. Some changes may occur between now and the time that you study.

Full information is available in our disclaimer.

Entry requirements

Entry requirements

Our entry requirements indicate the minimum qualifications with which we normally accept students. Competition for places varies from year to year and you aren't guaranteed a place if you meet the minimum qualifications.

Applicants are eligible to apply with any qualifications mapping to Scottish Qualifications framework at Level 8 or NVQ4 or equivalent (HND/ILM5).

Where professionally qualified staff are seeking entry to the programme, recognition will be given to RPL and related experience. Other qualifications which can be mapped on to SCQF 8 at SVQ or NVQ level 4 will also be accepted at the discretion of the programme team.

To check the equivalence of your qualifications, your experience or eligibility to apply with international qualifications, please email us at:

Edinburgh Napier University welcomes applications from current and former Armed Forces personnel and offers entry based on training and education already received while in service. To assess your eligibility please contact our UK Student Recruitment team providing digital copies of your qualifications and indicating which course you would like to apply for.  

Edinburgh Napier University is a member of the MOD’s Enhanced learning Credit scheme (ELC)  

Minimum year 3

To check the equivalence of your qualifications, experience or rank contact 0131 455 4237 or email

English language requirements

If your first language isn't English, you'll normally need to undertake an approved English language test and our minimum English language requirements will apply.

This may not apply if you have completed all your school qualifications in English. Check our country pages to find out if this applies to you.

International students

We welcome applications from students studying a wide range of international qualifications.
Entry requirements by country

Please note that international students are unable to enrol onto the following courses:
  • BN Nursing/MSc Nursing (Pre-registration) (Adult, Mental Health, Child, Learning Disabilities)
  • BM Midwifery/MM Midwifery

Admissions policies

We’re committed to admitting students who have the potential to succeed and benefit from our programmes of study. 

Our admissions policies will help you understand our admissions procedures, and how we use the information you provide us in your application to inform the decisions we make.

Undergraduate admissions policies
Postgraduate admissions policies

Fees & funding

The course fees you'll pay and the funding available to you will depend on a number of factors including your nationality, location, personal circumstances and the course you are studying. We also have a number of bursaries and scholarships available to our students.

Tuition fees
Students from 2022/23 2023/24
All Students £4,410 £tba

Please note tuition fees are subject to an annual review and may increase from one year to the next.
For more information on this and other Tuition Fee matters please see Frequently Asked Questions about Fees

Click this link for Information of Bursaries and Scholarships

If additional compulsory costs other than the tuition fees are applicable, these will be detailed in the course details.
Please note that the tuition fees liable to be paid by EU nationals commencing their studies from 1 August 2021 will be the Overseas fee rate. The University offers a range of attractive Tuition Fee bursaries to students resident in specific countries. More information on these can be found here.


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On graduating, you'll be well placed to address business and organisational issues, work in innovative creative ways and achieve results for you, your career and your organisation.

Progression is possible to a range of postgraduate courses.

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