Our 3 year full-time Business degree programme allows you to widen your business knowledge through studying varieties of business modules design to suit your individual needs and prepare you for future business challenges. In the first year, you will take introductory modules in marketing, economics and big data, in addition to learning about the history and future of business. As you move into years two and three, you will be able to select your own areas of specialism. We will teach you the advanced tools of business but we will do so in a fun and interactive way, looking at areas such as strategic thinking, leading and engaging people, and consumer psychology and business law. Each module should require around 36 hours of direct learning through a combination of lectures and tutorials. An estimated further commitment of 160 independent study hours will be required for each module, although this can vary from student to student. The information listed in this section is an overview of the academic content of the programme that will take the form of either core or option modules. Modules are designated as core or option in accordance with professional body requirements and internal academic framework review, so may be subject to change.
Year 1 - Business Environment - Business Communication Skills for Marketing - Economics - Marketing Essentials - Data Analytics and Understanding ‘Big Data’ - Creating Events Year 2 - Business Law (core module)* - Managing Corporate Risk and Crime (core module)* - Customer Service Excellence - Engaging and Leading People - HRM for Business - Work-based project Year 3 - Strategic Thinking - Employment Law - International Human Resource Management - Strategic Marketing - Dissertation
Students are assessed in a variety of ways over the course of their undergraduate studies. The balance between the different forms of assessment is determined by the different aims and learning outcomes of the core and option modules. Assessment methods include academic essays, presentations, reports, simulation exercises and examinations.
How to apply
If your application is completed by the following date, it’s guaranteed to be considered:
15 January*If you apply after this deadline, universities or colleges don’t have to consider your application if they’ve filled their spaces, so the sooner you apply, the better!
You will need these codes when you add a choice to your application.
|Campus name||Rush Green Campus|
Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
|UCAS Tariff||112 points|
The academic requirements for the course are 112 UCAS tariff points at GCE A-level or equivalent, from a minimum of two A levels and GCSE Mathematics and English (First Language) at Grade C/4 or equivalent. Appropriate AS-Level and Level 3 Key Skills qualifications will also be taken into account
English language requirements
|IELTS (Academic)||5.5||Students are expected to be able to demonstrate English language comprehension at a level equivalent to International English Language Test System (IELTS) 5.5, with no less than 5.0 in any skill.|
Fees and funding
|Northern Ireland||£5400||Year 1|