Bachelor of Business Administration

Bachelor of Business Administration

Batch Start Date - 1st July 2022

Key Benefits of the Program

  • INR 25 Lakhs

    Cost savings upto INR 25 Lakhs compared to regular degree course in United Kingdom

  • Upto24 Months

    Eligible for PGWP/Post Study Work/OPT visa application after graduation

  • INR32 Lakhs

    Average salary in United Kingdom after completion of the course

Program Structure and Fees

Bachelor of Business Administration is a 3 years course where in the first year you will be studying online with Indian Partner University. Tuition fees for year 1 of course is INR 2,52,000 (inclusive of taxes). For 2nd & 3rd year you will be going to UK and study in Keele University. Tuition fees for Keele University is approximately GBP 18,900 per annum (For September 2022 intake). You will also have to incur GBP 10,000 per annum as living cost in UK. On-campus option will be made available at additional cost to students when Covid related norms are relaxed and on-campus education is allowed.
  1. Country


    Course Name

    • Bachelor of Business Administration


    • Successful completion of Grade XII in 2019/2020/2021/2022 with 65% marks in CBSE/ICSE or 70% marks in State Board/NIOS.

    Tuition Fees

    INR 2,52,000

    Cost of Living


    Mode of Teaching



    1 year

  2. Country

    United Kingdom

    Course Name

    • BSc (Hons) Accounting and Business Management
    • BSc(Hons) Accounting and Finance
    • +5


    • Successfully complete the first year of studies in India with an average of 50% marks or above.
    • English language requirement of IELTS 6.0 (with no component element below 5.5) or equivalent as set out on the Keele University website.

    Tuition Fees

    ~ GBP 18,900 Per annum (For September 2022 intake)

    Cost of Living

    ~ GBP 10,000 Per annum

    Mode of Teaching



    2 years

Other Benefits

  • Eligible for transfer to on-campus studies in top UK University
  • Significant savings of upto INR 25L+ compared to a traditional 3-year on-campus UK degree
  • End-to-end application, counseling and visa application support from upGrad
  • Weekly doubt clearing sessions - Support available all days 9 AM - 9 PM IST for queries
  • In-built IELTS training and study abroad modules to meet UK study requirements
  • Weekly live classes as well as small group coaching sessions
  • Post Study Work Visa opportunities (upto 2 years) as accessed by graduates of standard UK degrees
About Indian Partner University

Accredited with NAAC A+ Grade in the first cycle itself, Indian Partner University is an institution committed to excellence in research, innovation, multi-disciplinary education and active promotion of promising young talent. Through the years, the University has been emerging in the arena of education by delivering exceptional academia, indust

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About Keele University

Keele University was established in 1949 by the former Vice-Chancellor of Oxford University. Founded to meet the needs of a changing world, Keele has always had a pioneering vision to be a different kind of university.
We excel in both teaching and research, with some of the most satisfied students in England, and research that is changing li

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About United Kingdom
Home to some of the best universities, the UK is the dream country for many students. The high quality of education, reasonable living costs, financial benefits through scholarships and grants, and the national online admission system attract millions of international students from around the globe to the UK. As per the world rankings, the UK house
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Keele International Excellence Scholarship


Keele International Excellence Scholarship

Award Amount :
Eligibility :
  • Per Year If exceed entry requirements

Keele Developing Countries Scholarship


Keele Developing Countries Scholarship

Award Amount :
Eligibility :
  • Additionally given to Indian national students

Career Opportunities

All Positions

Finance & Accounting

International Business Management

Human Resource Management

  • Management Accountant

    GBP 33,598 Annually

  • Recruitment Manager

    GBP 37,327 Annually

  • Human Resources (HR) Manager

    GBP 36,022 Annually

  • Accountant

    GBP 29,707 Annually

  • Marketing Management

    GBP 40,000 Annually

  • Product Marketing Manager

    GBP 42,470 Annually

  • Finance Manager

    GBP 39,019 Annually

  • Project Manager

    GBP 42,854 Annually


Indian Partner UniversityBachelor of Business Administration


Keele UniversityBSc (Hons) Accounting and Business Management


Keele UniversityBSc(Hons) Accounting and Finance


Keele UniversityBA(Hons) Business and Human Resource Management


Keele UniversityBSc(Hons) Business Management and Finance


Keele UniversityBA(Hons) International Business Management


Keele UniversityBA(Hons) Marketing and Business Management


Keele UniversityBA(Hons) Marketing and Media

  • 120

    No. of Credits

  • 60+

    No. of Live Sessions

  • 400+

    Hours of Recorded Content

  • 30+

    Case studies and projects

Frequently Asked Questions


1. Are Indian Partner University's Online Degree Programs recognized by partner Keele University, UK?

Indian Partner University's Online Degree Programs are designed and delivered as per the University Grants Regulations, 2020. As per these regulations, institutions with a NAAC rating of 3.26 and above are pre-approved to launch online degree programs. Indian Partner University has a NAAC rating of 3.28. Our University Partners have reviewed the content and pedagogy and post that provided approval for students who complete year 1 with Indian Partner University successfully to be eligible to join 2nd year at their Partner University, UK.

2. Can I join this program without a IELTS/TOEFL/PTE Score and attempt IELTS/TOEFL/PTE after joining the program?

Yes, you can join this program without a IELTS/TOEFL/PTE score & upGrad will help you prepare for the English Entrance test to establish your current English proficiency to be eligible for the BSc (Hons) Accounting and Business Management, BSc (Hons) Accounting and Finance, BA (Hons) Business and Human Resource Management, BSc (Hons) Business Management and Finance, BA (Hons) International Business Management, BA (Hons) Marketing and Business Management, BA (Hons) Marketing and Media program in the UK.

3. What is a conditional offer letter and how is it different from a confirmed offer letter?

Conditional offer letters will be issued to you by Partner University based on documents submitted by upGrad. These documents will be Class 12 academic transcripts, board certificates and KYC documents. Conditional offer letter will be converted into a confirmed offer once students meet conditions mentioned in the conditional offer letter. These conditions will be English proficiency conditions, successful completion of course at Indian Partner University and any other condition which university deems fit.

4. Can we get a TOEFL/IELTS/PTE waiver, if we study through upGrad?

To study in Keele University, you will have to meet university English Proficiency Requirements. Initially, we will apply on your behalf for a conditional offer letter to universities where IELTS/TOEFL/PTE score will not be required. upGrad will prepare you to meet these English proficiency requirements through the specific study material.

5. I have not yet received Class 12 marks, am I eligible to apply for this program?

Yes, you can apply and block your seat for the program in case you have given exams in the 2021 academic year for class 12 and have not yet received a marksheet. You can block your seat by paying INR 25,000. The rest of the fees will be payable once you receive the mark sheet. You need to score a minimum of 50% marks to be eligible for the course. In case you do not score 50%, you can request a refund of your block payment as per the refund policy.

About the Bachelor’s Program in Keele University

1. How can I apply for the program?

A. Applications can be submitted online via
B. Based on the confirmation of eligibility, a provisional offer letter will be rolled out.
C. Student needs to pay required fees to
D. Once fees are received and students submit documents, they will receive ID cards from Indian Partner University.

2. What are the course options available for a Bachelor degree at Partner University?

At Partner University, UK you will have option to pursue either of following courses
A. BSc (Hons) Accounting and Business Management
B. BSc (Hons) Accounting and Finance
C. BA (Hons) Business and Human Resource Management
D. BSc (Hons) Business Management and Finance
E. BA (Hons) International Business Management
F. BA (Hons) Marketing and Business Management
G. BA (Hons) Marketing and Media

3. Will I be supported for IELTS/TOEFL/PTE or other English language exams during the 1st year of Bachelor's Degree?

Yes, upGrad will help you prepare for the English proficiency test to establish your current English proficiency to be eligible for the Bachelor’s program in the UK.

4. What are the English proficiency requirements for going to the Partner University?

English language requirement 
*IELTS - 6.0 (with no component element below 5.5) or equivalent as set out on the Keele University website.
*PTE - 50 (42)
*TOEFL ibt and TOEFL ibt Special Home Edition - 79 (listening 17, reading 18, speaking 20, writing 17)
*Class 12 English at 70% from CBSE/ICSE and 75% from State Boards except Haryana and Punjab. Has to be within 5 years of starting degree course.

5. How will the Keele University help in finding internships and job opportunities after I complete a course?

A team of Career Advisors offers one-on-one and group sessions on career development topics, including resume writing, interview preparation, and labour market information research.

University Partners

1. Do we get a conditional offer letter at the initial stage or after completion of the 1st year with Indian Partner University?

Once you enrol in the Bachelor’s Program with upGrad and provide all the required documents, upGrad will submit applications to university partners on your behalf. University partners will release a conditional offer letter within one month of application submission. 

2. What would be the alternate option if I could not get a conditional offer letter from one of upGrad’s partner universities?

This is a highly unlikely scenario. But in case you are not able to get a conditional offer letter despite providing all the documents, your fees will be refunded. In case you wish to continue with a Bachelor's degree program with Indian Partner University and acquire the online degree, only articulation fees will be refunded.


1. Will upGrad help me in writing Academic and Visa SOP?

Yes, upGrad will help with your Academic and Visa SOP and will also organize training on how to write a good SOP.

2. Can we get a PSW visa if we study for this program in India and then for 2 years at the Partner University?

UK Post-Study Work visas are available to all the students who have completed at least 2 academic years on campus in the UK.

3. How much are living expenses for a year in the UK?

Living expenses in the UK for international students are Pound 10,000 (INR 10,00,000) which has to be deposited in a UK bank.

4. What will be the alternate pathway, if I could not get a visa from the UK after completion of the program?

As you will be studying in the Indian Partner University program, you will be able to successfully complete the course through Indian Partner University in case you are not able to secure a UK Visa.

5. Can I do a part-time job while studying in the UK?

You may be eligible to work in the UK while studying if your study permit includes a condition that says you can work on or off-campus. You must also meet all the other requirements. As an international student, you'll work up to twenty (20) hours every week during your study period.


1. What is the process of payment for this program?

Initially, you need to deposit INR 25,000 as a block amount for seat booking. 15 days before the start of the course and once you have the Class 12 marksheet available, you need to make a complete payment of the remaining amount. You can opt for no-cost EMI with our partner institutions if you want to pay in installments.

2. Can I pay the semester fees?

Total fees have two components - 
1. University fees and 
2. Articulation fees
Articulation fees need to be paid together at once. You can avail of a 0% EMI option with a monthly instalment and a down payment of ₹25000 to block your seat. If you are availing of 0% credit card EMI, upGrad will not charge any processing fees or down payment for these transactions. Your bank may levy GST or other taxes on the interest component of the EMI. University fees can be paid in 2 semesters.


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