Middlesex University London - BA Business Management

Middlesex University London

BA Business Management

This is the kind of course that allows you to shape your studies towards exactly what you want to do in the future. Whatever your career ambitions, you can tailor your studies to fit your plan. Whether you want to join a governmental organisation, an established business, or even start your own, the career options with our degree are virtually limitless.

In your first year, you’ll find yourself studying everything from financial and managerial concepts to people management and marketing theory. In your second year, you can choose modules that suit your interest, such as HR, finance, project management, supply chain management and more.

Not just business theory, it's also business skill

During your course you'll build the professional skill set needed to deal with the challenges you'll face in the fast-paced corporate world, from financial skills enabling you to make monetary decisions to supply management skills allowing you to keep a business operating. Developing your theory in the lecture halls, you'll study the operations of organisations, strategy, design & production, resource acquisition, business processes and more.

This course is perfect for you if you want to learn how to apply theory to practice in a business environment. With our innovative start-up and business game modules, you learn on the go as you start your own pop-up business or take part in a business simulation.

Once you’ve built up that foundation of knowledge, you’ll have the opportunity to undertake a paid work placement. Here you'll put the theory you’ve learnt into practice, developing your working knowledge of business and figuring out what you would like to specialise 

Entry Requirements

  • We will consider points from a number of different Level 3 qualifications including; A Levels, T Levels, BTEC/National Diploma, International Baccalaureate, Access courses, and an array of other/ international qualifications.

  • IELTS 6.0 (with 5.5 in each component)

  • TOEFL (IBT) 72 (with at least 17 in listening & writing, 20 in speaking and 18 in reading)
  • GCSE/IGCSE/O‐Level/International Cambridge O Level English (as a first or second language)               Grade C or 4 if taken in England since September 2016
  • Year 1 of University study taught in English (only for applicants not requiring a T4 Visa)    55% overall and no less than 50% in each module GPA of 2.6 out of 4 and no less than 2.2 in each module GPA of 3.2 out of 5 and no less than 2.8 in each module Or C in each module

Career Prospects

This degree will leave you ideally placed to start a career in a wide variety of roles including Operations Manager, Junior Operations Manager, HR Consultant, Trainee Manager, Depot Manager, Practice Manager, Housing Officer, L&D Adviser, Investment Banker, Sales Manager, Analyst and Graduate Teaching Assistant.You could be working in a range of industrial, commercial and third sector organisations such as:

  • Manpower
  • Larkspur Training
  • SEI Investments
  • Foxtons
  • Next
  • William Hill
  • Sports Direct
  • Co-op
  • M&S
  • Waitrose
  • Chelsea FC
  • Chase Anderson
  • Southwark Council
  • Fitch Traini

Course Details

You will learn to work effectively in teams, and be able to present and communicate business management ideas with confidence. We also ensure you develop specialist knowledge in:

  • Stakeholders: their expectations and behaviour
  • The environment of business and its impact on strategy
  • Design, production and distribution of products and services
  • Business resources: acquisition, application and control
  • Business process: planning, improvement and control.

Year 1

Financial Concepts of Business (30 credits) - Compulsory
Quantitative Methods for Business (30 credits) - Compulsory
Management Concepts (15 credits) – Compulsory
People Management (15 credits) – Compulsory
Marketing Theory and Practice (30 credits) - Compulsory

Year 2

Operations Management (30 credits) - Compulsory
Business Environment (15 credits) - Compulsory
Management Information Systems (15 credits) - Compulsory
Principles of Innovation and Entrepreneurship (15 credits) - Compulsory
Organisational Behaviour (15 credits) - Compulsory
Human Resource Management in Practice (30 credits) - Optional
Trade and International Business (30 credits) - Optional
Business Law (30 credits) - Optional
Accounting and Finance for Business (30 credits) - Optional
Marketing Research and Insights (30 credits) - Optional

Year 3

Workforce Management (15 credits) - Compulsory
Professional Communication (15 credits) - Compulsory
Strategic Management (30 credits) - Compulsory
Equality Diversity and Inclusion (15 credits) - Optional
Business Start-Up (30 credits) - Optional
Business Game (30 credits) - Optional
Research Project (30 credits) - Optional
Principles of Project Management (30 credits) - Optional
Global Supply Chain Management (30 credits) - Optional
Innovation Management (30 credits) - Optional
Work Internship (30 credits) - Optional
Consulting to Organisations (30 credits) - Optional
Leadership (15 credits) - Optional
Coaching and Mentoring (15 credits) - Optional
Business Ethics (15 credits) - Optional
Sustainable Business (15 credits) - Optional
Services Marketing Management (15 credits) - Optional
Strategic Management Accounting (15 credits) - Optional
Entrepreneurial Finance (15 credits) - Optional
Organisational Change (15 credits) - Optional
Business Analytics (15 credits) - Optional

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