Marie-Deborah, one of our second year students, has been awarded a full scholarship by the NCC Education Scholarship Committee. The Scholarship is for the BA (Hons) Business Administration top-up degree awarded by The University of Worcester; one of the UK´s top universities! The Scholarship will commence in September 2016 and Marie-Deborah will be due to complete the programme in June 2017.
Marie-Deborah studied the NCC Education Level 5 Diploma in Business with us at ESEI International Business School in 2015/16 and she submitted an outstanding business project for the scholarship, outlining her own business plan for solar power generators in Ghana.
Mark Richardson, Deputy Pro Vice Chancellor (Academic Portfolio) & Head of Worcester Business School, University of Worcester told us that:
“We are delighted to be able to welcome scholarship students from around the world onto our BA (Hons) Business Administration degree in September. These scholarships acknowledge the winners’ commitment and enthusiasm for their studies at the University of Worcester, and we wish them every success as they continue their journey towards an exciting and successful career in business.”
Dr Mark Crosher, Programme Manager added:
“It really was an exceptional business plan and we hope that Marie-Deborah continues to develop this business plan during her studies this year and that she manages to make this business a reality in the future as I am confident she will make it a great success”.
Marie-Deborah Atundu Kalume commented:
“I am honored to receive the scholarship for the BA (Hons) Business Administration Top-up degree. This scholarship will help to ease my parents’ financial burden and bring me a step closer to fulfilling my ambition.
My ambition is to expand my parents’ farm across the country and to be in the United Nations administration sector, or to be a UN ambassador. I hope that I can apply the knowledge and experience that I have gained from the BA (Hons) Business Administration Top-up degree to prepare me well for my future career path.
I am incredibly grateful to NCC Education for giving me this opportunity and I hope that others will be inspired by my achievements and work hard to achieve their goals”.
About NCC Education
NCC Education are an Ofqual regulated awarding body based in the UK. Established as part of the National Computing Centre in 1966, NCC now have over 150 centres in over 50 countries offering their qualifications. They have established collaborative partnerships with UK universities which mean students are able to access a full UK degree programme without the requirement or additional cost of having to come to the UK.
About the BA (Hons) Business Administration
The Programme is available to all graduates of the NCC Education Level 5 Diploma in Business/equivalent and has 2 intakes per year (September and March). Students are taught by British tutors via online lectures, tutorials, discussion forums and regular live chat sessions. Study is interactive with regular quizzes and feedback sessions with the tutors. The course is flexible and as such can be done in conjunction with other commitments. Students receive a degree certificate from the University of Worcester in exactly the same way as they would if they were studying in the UK.
About the University of Worcester
The University of Worcester is a reputable university in the UK, appointed by Royal Charter. It is quality assured by the QAA (Quality Assurance Agency for Higher Education) and boasts excellent student feedback, recently being ranked number 63 for student satisfaction, sharing a joint place with the University of Warwick. The University campus is based in the quintessential English city of Worcester, frequented regularly by the Royal family due to the city´s famous cathedral and the manufacture of royal porcelain.