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BA (Hons) - Business and Management

BA (Hons) - Business and Management

Course Overview

 

The BA (Hons) Business and Management, is designed to meet the needs of individuals looking for a vocationally-orientated degree programme which focuses on developing the Business and Management skills needed to fulfil a range of management roles within Business.  The course develops an in depth and integrated understanding of the main business  functions within  a contemporary international context. Whether you wish to build a career with a multinational, a small local company or start your own business, you can gain the skills and insight to enable you to achieve your ambitions.

 

 

Course Highlights

The degree is structure into two semesters each academic year and in each semester three modules will be studied.

 

In year 1, you will gain a working understanding the business environment, business finance and accounting, marketing and people management. . Modules will introduce both the fundamentals of management studies and the basic concepts and skills necessary for a broad understanding of the complex environment within which businesses operate. The combination of modules will give you a solid basis from which to build your understanding of the fundamental principles of business practice.

 

In year 2, you will study Management and Financial Accounting, Marketing and Brand Management and Managing Process and Operations and develop an in-depth understanding of these aspects of business activity. You will also have the opportunity to study key business theories and practice in an organisational context to enhance your entrepreneurial skills. Furthermore, you will be able to develop your knowledge of international business, primarily through modules in International Business and Globalisation and Entrepreneurship.

 

In year 3 you will conclude your studies with the International Marketing Strategy ensuring that you are able to correctly identify the strategic options and practical approaches when looking to market product and services on a global basis; and Contemporary issues in Management which will provide with comprehensive insight into the current challenges facing managers. You will then complete a final project investigating an authentic business issue. The aim of the final year is consolidate  knowledge and understanding through an opportunity to undertake independent research into an area of business  related interest.. 

 


Assessment

We use a range of assessment strategies and methods including assignments, examinations and presentations.

Whether you are delivering a presentation or pitching your business idea in a Dragon’s Den; your creativity, business acumen and knowledge and skills will be developed as well as being assessed.


Career Opportunities and Further Study

Past students now work in a range of professional occupations both in the private and public sector. Students have also successfully gone on to complete Masters and professional qualifications and many start and run their own businesses.

 


Entry Requirements

A minimum of 80 UCAS points from:

  • AS/A2 level (must include at least one A2) or other equivalent advanced level; or

  • BTEC National Award/Certificate/Diploma in a related subject; or

  • A pass in a relevant Access to HE qualification; or

  • Other UK/Overseas Level 3 qualifications, recognised by UCC as equivalent to the above. 

In addition we require:

  • A pass in English Language at GCSE at grade C or above; or

  • A level 2 Functional Skill English; or

  • IELTS test at band 6.0 or above with a minimum overall score of 6.0 with a minimum of 6.0 in reading and writing and 5.5 in speaking and listening; or

  • Level 2 literacy demonstrated through UCC’s internal assessment procedures; or

  • Another qualification which UCC recognises as equivalent to the above.

Mature applicants may be considered on relevant experience without having the required tariff points.

International students would need to have an IELTS score of 6.0.

 

Application to this course is made via UCAS. For more information about applying to our HE courses, please visit our How to Apply page.

UCAS CODES:

Institution Code for University Centre Croydon: C92

Course Code: N100

 


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