University of South Wales

Degree level: Undergraduate
Awarded by: University of South Wales (Prifysgol De Cymru)

Business and Management (Sandwich)

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Course summary

The business environment is changing all the time. While you can’t predict the future, you can certainly be prepared for it. Organisations need managers with a broad range of skills, who understand the different areas of business and how they work together. This degree will give you a well-rounded business education to make you a versatile and employable graduate. You’ll get a full overview of how businesses perform, meaning you can adapt and succeed in a competitive jobs market. There are compulsory modules that cover essential topics, such as marketing, how to manage people, purchasing and logistics.There are also many opportunities to gain practical experience of the business world. You’ll gain experience of working with industry, either through an internship or an employment experience project. This project module has input from employers, so you’ll know what is expected from you when you graduate.

Course details

Modules

Year 1: Business skills and professional development, Work and organisational behaviour, Economics, law and regulations, Foundations in marketing, Accounting in a business context and Supply chain management. Year 2: Choose one of two pathways. Pathway 1 - study six modules classroom-led for the full year. Pathway 2 - study six modules from September to December class-room led and then an internship from January through to April. Modules available on both pathways include Business planning, implementation and growth, Environmental analysis, Quantitative techniques in business, Digital context and Research methods. You will also study one option module. Year 3: Undertake Sandwich Work Placement. Year 4: Business strategy, International business, Leadership and management development, Professional practice and employability, and a double module Dissertation. If you undertake the internship you will substitute the ‘Professional practice and employability’ module for an option module.


How to apply

Application codes

Course code:
N202
Institution code:
W01
Campus name:
Newport
Campus code:
C

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

This course may be available at alternative locations, please check if other course options are available

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

GCSEs: The University normally requires a minimum 5 GCSEs including Mathematics and English at Grade C or above, or their equivalent but consideration is given to individual circumstances.

Please click the following link to find out more about qualification requirements for this course

https://www.southwales.ac.uk/courses/ba-hons-business-management/


Unistats information

Operated by the Office for Students
88%
Student satisfaction
60%
Employment after 15 months (Most common jobs)
80%
Go onto work and study

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

EU £9000 Year 1
England £9000 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9000 Year 1
Scotland £9000 Year 1
Wales £9000 Year 1
International £12600 Year 1

Additional fee information

Students have access to a wide range of resources including textbooks, publications, and computers in the University’s library and via online resources. In most cases they are more than sufficient to complete a course of study. Where there are additional costs, either obligatory or optional, these are detailed on the University website (on individual course pages). Of course students may choose to purchase their own additional personal resources/tools over and above those listed to support their studies at their own expense. All stationery and printing costs are at a student’s own expense. Students from Wales and the EU may be eligible for a means-tested Welsh Government Learning Grant. Please visit the University website for full details.
Business and Management (Sandwich) at University of South Wales - UCAS