Applied Business Studies at DN Colleges Group - UCAS

DN Colleges Group

Degree level: Undergraduate
Awarded by: University of Lincoln

Applied Business Studies

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Course summary

The Bachelor’s Degree in Applied Business Studies is designed to develop you into skilled and qualified leaders, as demanded by today’s employment market. The BA (Hons) Applied Business Studies is an intellectually challenging degree which develops the knowledge, skills, and behaviours to create versatile, forward thinking, critical thinking, academically prepared, employable graduates. The programme develops a comprehensive understanding of contemporary business theories and practices. Moreover, through the programme, you will gain knowledge of the critical aspects of business and management, including general management, finance, human resources, and marketing. Sustainability, logistics and corporate social responsibility are explored in detail, preparing graduates to tackle the challenges of the contemporary business environment. This degree acknowledges the necessity of continuous professional and personal development in the business contexts of the future. The degree develops skills of reflection and reflexivity to equip you with the ability to undertake autonomous life-long learning. The BA (Hons) Applied Business Studies degree will provide you with excellent capabilities to pursue a career within Business Management. The course will expose you to various disciplines, you will feel confident to take on new challenges in your career. Employers want graduates who are not just academically qualified but are also work-ready with professional skills in management and leadership. Our degree course will equip you with the skills to become a success within a range of business sectors. This course provides a range of skills relevant across a variety of different management areas. People who have completed this course have gone on to work in areas including Operations, Project Management and Human Resources Management. Our Alumni upon completion of the degree have gained employment within various sectors of management such as Hospitality, Logistics, Insurance, Recruitment, Manufacturing and Retail.


Programme Structure Programmes within Lincoln International Business School are made up of a number of modules. Each module carries credits which contributes to your final degree. Modules are either 15 or 30 credits. Usually, students’ study 60 credits per semester, typically this comprises four taught modules in each semester over 3 years. Within our revalidated programme you are able to ‘step-off’ programme and achieve a Certificate in HE or a Diploma in HE – more information is available from the course team upon request. Year 1 Fundamentals of Finance - 15 Core Personal and Professional Management - 15 Core Digital Business - 15 Core Business Data Analytics - 15 Core Introduction to Marketing - 15 Core Theorising Organisations - 15 Core Understanding the Business Environment 30 Year 2 Financial Planning and Control - 15 Sustainable Operations - 15 Business Project Management – 15 Digital Marketing - 15 Problem Solving and Decision Making - 15 HRM in Practice - 15 Business Leadership 30 Year 3 Supply Chains and Logistics- 15 Core Business Strategy- 15 Core Management Philosophy -15 Core Innovation and Enterprise -15 Core Contemporary Leadership Issues 30 Core HRM and Development- 30 - Option Dissertation or project - 30 Option THESE MODULES ARE SUBJECT TO CHANGE PENDING VALIDATION.

Assessment method

Daytime sessions are on campus; evening sessions are a mix of on campus and on-line delivery. Teaching includes a combination of lectures, seminars, workshops, guest lectures and one to one discussions with your teaching team both face to face and online. Our programme offers a unique approach to interactive teaching to enhance your learning. Lectures are formal information sessions. These are designed to introduce key topics and give guidance around your reading. Seminars are more informal sessions and include student and tutor led discussion and activities. Students will receive classes for 4 modules per week throughout this course. Additional one-to-one meetings with the academic teaching team will provide further support. Further support is available from the ADAPT Team.

How to apply

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £3885 Year 1
Northern Ireland £3885 Year 1
Scotland £3885 Year 1
Wales £3885 Year 1

Tuition fee status depends on a number of criteria and varies according to where in the UK you will study. For further guidance on the criteria for home or overseas tuition fees, please refer to the UKCISA website .

Additional fee information

Your Tuition fees cover most costs associated with your course (including registration, tuition and assessment.) There may be some extra costs that you might need to make, or choose to pay, for example: • Books (you will have access to books from your module reading lists in the HE library, but you may want to buy your own copies) • Printing and photocopying • Project Management Software
Applied Business Studies at DN Colleges Group - UCAS