Newcastle College University Centre

Degree level: Undergraduate
Awarded by: Newcastle College Group

Business Management in Practice

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Course summary

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This degree programme focuses on professional management practice and is ideally suited to those who wish to become professional managers or those that take lead responsibility for projects, people, operations and/or services to deliver long term organisational success. This degree has been developed with industry and explores a wide range of business principles such as finance, project management and economics to give you well-rounded knowledge of the business environment. As part of the course, you will have the opportunity to network with industry professionals, acting as a consultant to develop business plans for local enterprises. This will not only help you gain valuable experience but will also enable you to put what you’ve learnt in the classroom into practice in a real-life business setting. You will also carry out both independent and group research as part of the course. This course offers you the opportunity to gain an additional qualification from the Chartered Management Institute (CIM) (At additional cost subject to the awarding body registration and assessment fee). The CMI Level 6 Award/Certificate is an optional qualification which can be obtained by choosing certain elective modules on the programme. You will be encouraged to undertake a work placement outside of your degree course to enrich your studies and apply what you’ve learnt in the classroom in the workplace. You will be supported by a dedicated placement officer to secure an appropriate placement. This course provides you with the skills and knowledge to seek employment as a professional middle manager within a range of organisations. You may also wish to go on to further study and progress onto our Masters in Business Administration or appropriate PGCE.

Course details


.Year One: Academic Study Skills, Introduction to Economics, Operational Strategy, Personal Development or Recognition of Prior Learning, Principles of Finance, Professional Effectiveness 1, Project Management, Work-Based Case Study. Year Two: Digital Businesses and New Technologies, Leadership, Innovation and Change, Leading and Developing Talent, Professional Effectiveness 2, Sales and Marketing Development, Work-Based Case Study 2. Year Three: Business Ethics and Sustainability, Business Management in a Global Context, Enterprise Skills, Strategic Management and Leadership, Work-Based Project/Dissertation

Assessment method

You will learn through lectures, tutorials, seminars, group work, reflective accounts and research and devote approximately 12 hours per week to independent study. You will be assessed through research projects, presentations and assignments which analyse specific areas around the development of management in practice. You will be assessment in a variety of practical ways including evidence based assessment, reflections, poster presentations, essays, client engagement, leadership of workshops and discussions.

How to apply

This course is not accepting applications from Tier 4 international students. For more information, please contact the course provider.

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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Applicants are normally expected to have achieved grade C(4) in GCSE Mathematics and English Language.

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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

*This is a provisional fee and subject to change.

Additional fee information

No additional fees or cost information has been supplied for this course, please contact the provider directly.
Business Management in Practice at Newcastle College University Centre - UCAS