Business Management BA Hons

Business Management BA Hons

The Business Management course will offer you a practical based degree applicable to a wide range of sectors. You will be able to contribute to critical debates on industry related contemporary issues and understand the dynamic needs of business managers in the 21st century to reflect current knowledge and best practices.

You will gain specialist knowledge on a number of core functions of management, building your self-confidence to prepare you for a progressive and successful career in management. Exciting opportunities including integrated work projects and business placements in the UK or abroad are all featured in your course, therefore your career can start whilst achieving your qualification. You will have the benefit of renowned industry speakers and live projects to inspire and help you to develop.

The international focus of the course is derived through a variety of means including the student body, the teaching team and the use of international teaching materials. Moreover, you can choose to spend a year or a full semester studying your modules overseas at a partner institution. Similarly, the Business Management course embeds the UN Sustainable Development Goals as an integral part of the course.

The development and operation of contemporary and international business markets will be embraced in your learning. This will also include the management of key resources including human capital, financial management, strategic management and cultural awareness. You’ll gain an important insight into digital business exploring how technology remodels the business world and consider the accompanying issues around social responsibility and ethical behaviour.

This course is accredited by the Chartered Management Institute (CMI). This ensures you’ll be provided with the latest information and knowledge, as well as providing key industry links and insight. Success on the programme will additionally award you with a CMI professional certificate.

Entry Requirements

  • GCSE English language and mathematics at grade C/4 or above
  • A maximum of 3 subjects are considered. These can be other A-levels or level 3 equivalents.
  • IELTS 6.0 overall with 5.5 minimum in all bands

Career Prospects

Enhancing employability skills
You will have opportunities to undertake live projects with real employers, and study contemporary relevant business issues, developing the capability to manage the complexity and uncertainty of the contemporary workplace.
Business Management, and its associated programmes, incorporate modules specifically designed to build a professional and independent approach to study which facilitates lifelong learning.

You will have access to placement opportunities through the Placement Office. In previous years, students have undertaken placements with established companies such as Hewlett Packard, Audi, Bosch and Sainsbury’s.
Michael Mahon spent a year at National Grid, an international company which connects millions of people safely to gas and electricity, helping the team undertake key commercial analysis. Another student, Kieran O’Shea, undertook his placement at Decathlon, the world’s largest sports store, improving his employability prospects and his skillset.
Kennedy Doka completed his placement at Premier Inn and with aspirations for a career in the hotel and leisure industry this was the perfect placement. During his placement Kennedy had the opportunity to work in a number of different departments, enabling him to gain to gain valuable experience and get to understand how the business is run.
If taking a year’s placement isn’t for you, we can also help to find your shorter placements within a business.
The below video can give you a taste of the kind of placements that are available through the Business Management course.

Course Details

In order to complete this course a student must successfully complete all the following CORE modules

Year 1

Insights into Management
Principles of Marketing
Developing your Personal Brand
Introduction to Entrepreneurship
Operations Management
Finance for Managers

Year 2

Supply Chain Management
One Planet Issues
Management Development
Business Analytics
The Global Manager

OPTIONAL modules
Entrepreneurship in Action
Cross Cultural Management
Introduction to Consultancy
Study Abroad

Final Year

Leading and Managing Change
Continuous Innovation
Strategic Management

optional project routes
Business Advice Project (Major)
Business Research Project (Major)
Business Start-Up Project (Major)
Community Advice Project (Major)
Employability Project (Major)
Economics Research Project (Major)
Business Research Methodology and Practice + Business Research Project
Business Research Methodology and Practice + Business Start-Up Project
Business Research Methodology and Practice + Community Advice Project

OPTIONAL modules.
Strategic Supply Chain Management
Growing the Enterprise
One Planet Business

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