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Join our well-established undergraduate Business and Management course at Stage 3 (final year) and top-up your existing qualification to a full degree in just one year of study.
BA (Hons) Business and Management is our most popular undergraduate business degree, and will give you a broad foundation in management, marketing, finance, operations, and the world economy.
Please note that you'll be joining our BA (Hons) Business and Management degree at Stage 3, final year entry.
A typical week for you will include lectures, seminars, group work, and e-learning, and your progress will be assessed by written exams, case studies, assignments, and reports.
Compared to HND level, you'll be expected to work more independently and take greater responsibility for your own learning.
Establish the relevant skills and understanding related to strategic leadership and collaboration. Engage in a critical exploration of theories on the importance of, and approaches to, strategic leadership in organisations. Understand leadership strategies and their impact on organisational success, resilience and growth alongside the dynamics of personal interaction with colleagues, teams and stakeholders to create collaboration.
Critically understand the management of a modern international business organisation. Consider issues such as crisis management and contingency planning brought about by changing market conditions. Grasp the key factors that are required for business resilience and growth.
Examine the fundamental components necessary to effectively source, design, research and disseminate business consultancy projects for small to medium sized businesses and larger companies. Incorporate an international perspective on consultancy projects. Consider that the role of a consultancy now requires a blend of both physical and virtual skills.
Carve out an understanding of the unprecedented levels of uncertainty, ambiguity, technological change and globalization that organisations need to be able to adapt to. Define change and the important role it plays in contemporary organisations. Recognize the skills needed to address issues related to identifying, planning and leading successful organisational change.
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The typical entry requirement is successful completion of an HND or its equivalent as follows:
If English isn't your first language, please see our English language requirements.
The 2024/25 annual, full-time fee for this course is:
*The discounted fee will be reflected in your offer letter. Learn more in our Help and Advice article.
Take a look at the scholarships and bursaries that may be available to you.
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When you graduate from this course, you'll have excellent skills and knowledge in all areas of business and management. You'll understand how businesses create success, how to manage business operations, how to make informed decisions, and how to lead change in organisations.
You'll be ready to step into a leadership or management role in a wide variety of industries across the world. Some of the sectors which employ our graduates include technology (Microsoft, IBM), consumer goods (P&G, Nike, Adidas), banking (Lloyds TSB), hospitality (Marriott Hotels, Starbucks), and government departments and agencies.
Our invitations to guest speakers allow you to listen to people who are already in the type of management position that you may one day hold. Recent speakers include Maurice Duffy, CEO of Global Blackswan; Mike Johnson, CEO of Castrol and Executive Vice President of BP; Uday K. Dholakia, Senior Partner of Global Consulting; Neil Stephenson, CEO of ONYX; James Ramsbotham, CEO of the North East Chamber of Commerce; as well as other representatives from a number of our region’s largest employers.
Visiting speakers help you relate academic learning to the real experience of people who've already progressed in their careers. It’s all part of broadening your learning so that you’re prepared not just for exams, but for life.
The University supports student-led initiatives that help you gain practical experience of management. The Business Society organises events and guest speakers, as well as attending tours of various companies. With its professional approach, it’s a great way to put the lessons about how to make organisations function effectively into practice. There's something for every student who's studying a subject related to business.