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Course summary

**Please note that the information provided relates to the current academic year and is subject to change without notice by Sheffield Hallam University. Please check the Sheffield Hallam University website for the latest information.** Course summary:

  • Discover which areas of business you excel in and design your own path to your chosen career.
  • Develop the key skills and confidence to help you succeed in the business world.
  • Have the opportunity to work or study abroad – with the possibility of funding through the Erasmus+ programme (until 2023) or the Turing Scheme.
No two students have the same experience on this course. The variety of optional modules means you create your own business studies degree, exploring the areas of business you want to work in and specialising in your areas of interest. You’ll then graduate with the confidence and qualities that employers really want. How you learn: All our courses are designed around a set of key principles based on engaging you with the world, collaborating with others, challenging you to think in new ways, and providing you with a supportive environment in which you can thrive. The course is delivered using a variety of teaching techniques. You’re assessed using a mixture of innovative coursework tasks and exams. You learn through:
  • traditional academic-led lectures
  • case-study based workshops
  • an experimental way of learning
Applied learning - Work placements You’ll be actively encouraged and supported to take up a placement year – either nationally or internationally. Many students do a placement each year – gaining experience with corporations in locations such as New York, California, Florida, Dubai, Australia, Hong Kong and the Maldives. You can also study a language, and you’re offered a chance to study at a European university for either a year or semester – with the possibility of funding through the Erasmus+ programme (until 2023) or the Turing Scheme. Networking opportunities As a student in our Sheffield Business School, you’ll benefit from being part of a vibrant community – as well as the student-led Business and Management Society for peer support and networking opportunities. We also pay for you to be a Student Member of the Institute of Leadership and Management during your course – giving you access to their resources and networking events, and helping you build up your LinkedIn contacts for your career ahead.


Module and assessment information for future years is displayed as currently validated and may be liable to change. When selecting electives, your choices will be subject to the core requirements of the course. As a result, selections may be limited to a choice between one of two or more specified electives in some instances. You will be able to complete a placement year as part of this course. Year 1 - Compulsory modules Contemporary Organisations Customers And Markets Data Analysis For Business Decisions Enterprise Change And Creativity People And Organisations In Context Elective modules Foreign Language Global Business Environment Year 2 - Compulsory modules Business In Practice Finance For Business Performance Leading Innovative Organisations Planning Your Own Business Responsible And Ethical Business Practice Elective modules Business Law Foreign Language Language And Specialist Cultural Studies Leading And Managing Teams Managing International Business Service And Retail Marketing Year 3 - Optional modules Placement Year Final year Compulsory modules Business Consultancy Project 1 Business Consultancy Project 2 Implementing Strategy And Change Leadership In Contemporary Organisations Elective modules Business In The European Economy Business Operations And Project Management Consultancy Skills For Organisational Change Contemporary Issues In International Business Contemporary Issues In Marketing Customer Psychology Financial Performance Management Foreign Language Managing For Success Managing The Digital Enterprise Sustainable And Responsible Business In The C21 - Contemporary Challenges

Assessment method

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How to apply

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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

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Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

If you do not have any of the qualifications above but have relevant experience you are welcome to discuss potential opportunities with the admissions tutor. Please note the University will only admit students who are aged 18 or above at the point of enrolment.

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Additional entry requirements


Please note that the information provided on this web page relates to 2022 courses and is subject to change without notice by Sheffield Hallam University.

English language requirements

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IELTS (Academic)6IELTS score of 6.0 with a minimum of 5.5 in all skills, or equivalent.

If your English language skill is currently below IELTS 6.0 we recommend you consider a Sheffield Hallam University Pre-sessional English course which will enable you to achieve an equivalent English score.

Unistats information

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £9250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9250 Year 1
Scotland £9250 Year 1
Wales £9250 Year 1
Channel Islands £9250 Year 1
Republic of Ireland £9250 Year 1
EU £15860 Year 1
International £15860 Year 1

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Sponsorship information

Scholarships, discounts and bursaries may be available to students who study this course.

Business Studies at Sheffield Hallam University - UCAS