Middlesex University London

BA Business Management (1 year top-up)

This innovate 1 year top-up degree has been tailored for ambitious students who want to apply theory to practice in a business environment. You'll be taught and supported by expert tutors who bring professional experience to their teaching practices.

You'll study the key functions that underpin business success and develop an understanding in how organisations operate from developing strategy to management styles. You'll 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:

  • Stakeholder expectations and behaviour
  • The environment of business and its impact on strategy
  • Design, production and distribution of products and services
  • Business resources including acquisition, application and control
  • Business process such as planning, improvement and control.

You'll gain a wide range of transferable skills and upon graduation, you'll be fully prepared for an exciting career in business and management. You'll be able to demonstrate to companies and organisations that you have expert business knowledge and can apply analytical and problem solving skills, with the professional acumen to deal with challenges in a fast-paced corporate world. You would also be well placed to continue into further study with a master's degree or even start your own business.

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, HR Consultant, Practice Manager, Housing Officer, 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 Training
  • Bank

Course Details

Alongside building effective business skills, you'll develop your knowledge of organisations, their functions, structure and management. You'll also study the operations of organisations as well as the models and techniques used to achieve successful results.

During the course, you'll study two compulsory modules designed to advance your skills and knowledge in topics fundamental to managerial decision making. The Entrepreneurship and Small Business module provides an excellent foundation for setting up and running your own business. You'll also choose four optional modules in a range of different areas so you can tailor your studies to your interests

Modules

Core modules
Strategic Management (30 credits) - Compulsory
Workforce Management (15 credits) - Compulsory
Professional Communication (15 credits) - Compulsory

Choose one of the following optional modules

Innovation Management (30 credits) - Optional
Equality, Diversity and Inclusion (30 credits) - Optional
Business Start-Up (30 credits) - Optional
Principles of Project Management (30 credits) - Optional
Global Supply Chain Management (30 credits) - Optional
Business Game (30 credits) - Optional
Research Project (30 credits) - Optional
Consulting in Organisations (30 credits) - Optional

Choose one of the following optional modules

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

Choose one of the following optional modules

Strategic Management Accounting (15 credits) - Optional
Entrepreneurial Finance (15 credits) - Optional
Organisational Change (15 credits) - Optional
Business Analytics (15 credits) - Optional
Managing Business in Asia (15 credits) - Optional

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