Our degree allows you to shape your studies towards your career ambitions and build the knowledge, skills and experience to be a successful business manager in a wide range of industries. This course prepares you for the working world by covering a range of topics that are common to business. The course allows students who currently hold a foundation degree or Higher National Diploma (HND) to complete further study to top-up their qualifications and obtain a full honours degree. The course is mainly assignment-based and covers a variety of topics commonly encountered by the business professional. Small class sizes and a high level of tutor support help ease you through this degree course. Students perform brilliantly on the course with 100% graduating to date. Our students have said they have enjoyed their time at the College thoroughly and would recommend the College to anyone looking at progressing with their education.
|Qualification name||BA (Hons) in Business Management - Wakefield College|
|Awarding organisation||Hull University|
|Course type||Classroom based|
|Course start date||1st September 2021|
|Cost description||Please contact us for details.|
Full time: Level 3 qualification in a business-related area, with a good profile of attainment and reference. OR - Those with previous experience or relevant learning may be eligible via our APL process for accreditation. Part time: You must be working in a business environment and should have successfully completed a level 3 qualification in a Business-related area, with a good profile of attainment and reference. You will need an appropriate level of English and maths.
Year 1 Modules studied at level 4: • Marketing Fundamentals • Management Accounts • Study Skills • Business Law • Leadership and Management • Business Economics Year 2 Modules studied at level 5: • Research Methods • Business Planning • Human Resource Management • Business Enterprise • International Business • Business Performance • Ethics, CSR and Sustainability • Research Methods Year 3 Modules studied at level 6: • Dissertations • Strategic Management • Strategic HRM • Innovation and Change • Strategic Marketing • Contemporary Global Issues • Strategic Information Management
This is a taught course where you'll participate in a range of learning activities including lectures, classroom presentations, research tasks, group work, exhibitions, workshops, tutorials and self-directed activities. Through these sessions, you'll develop the knowledge and skills to support your assignment work. You will normally have about 10 hours of taught classes per week and will be expected to complete another 10 hours per week self-directed study.
Assessment is through written assignments and essays. These assignments will take various forms suitable to a business environment and may be linked to the workplace. Your major research project will involve undertaking a dissertation into a business topic of your own choosing.
This course can be used as a platform for further study at level 7 Masters at other local and national universities.
The skills you gain on a business and management studies degree will allow you to start contributing to your employer's organisation quickly and effectively.