City, University of London

Degree level: Undergraduate

Business Management (with Professional Placement)

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Course summary

The BSc (Hons) Business Management degree is delivered by Bayes Business School (formerly Cass), one of Europe’s leading business schools. Part of City, University of London, Bayes is ranked amongst the top 25 business schools in Europe* and 3rd best in London for Business and Management Studies**. The BSc (Hons) Business Management gives you a thorough understanding of the academic theory that exists around management as well as providing you with some professional experience which will make you an attractive candidate for employers when you graduate. This degree is designed for students who want to gain a broad understanding of the way organisations work and who want to gain practical experience in the area that interests them most. You will have the option to choose from a wide range of elective modules, which allows you to personalise your studies to suit your own interests. These include strategy, marketing, finance, operations management, accounting, people and organisations, ethics and corporate social responsibility, economics, business statistics and human resource management. You will also choose from a range of professional experience modules so that when you graduate you are equipped with the knowledge and experience to make you an attractive candidate to employers. You will also take a career-focused module suitable for your chosen course to help you prepare for entering the job market. This will develop analytical and problem-solving skills which can be applied across these different functions and you will understand why businesses are complex and how to navigate the issues created by this complexity. The Business Management degree provides a sound basis for a career in business management, management consultancy, or in areas including finance, stockbroking, marketing and IT. It also provides a firm grounding for students setting out as entrepreneurs. At Bayes we value sustainable, ethical business and we embed it into our curriculum. That's why we are also a member of the United Nation’s Principles for Responsible Management Education (PRME) initiative, meaning we are well placed to train the next generation of business leaders capable of managing the complex demands faced by business and society in the 21st century. Our entire suite of undergraduate business management programmes have been created to ensure ethical, social, environmental, cultural, and economic considerations are central to your preparation as future leaders in business. The BSc (Hons) Business Management is available as a three-year degree, or four-year degree for those who wish to take up a one-year work placement sandwich option or to take a sandwich year studying abroad. The four-year degree offers excellent opportunities to gain relevant work experience to prepare you for your career, and to make contacts in the world of business. You also have the option to apply for a study abroad sandwich year at one of our highly-respected partner institutions across the world. In an increasingly globalised business environment this is excellent preparation. There are six BSc Business Management degree pathways taught at Bayes: BSc Business Management, BSc Business with Finance, BSc Business with Marketing, BSc Business Management with Social Purpose, BSc Business Management, Digital Innovation and Entrepreneurship and BSc International Business. At any time during the first-one-and-a-half years of the degree, students can switch to a different pathway, subject to the availability of places. Some restrictions may apply if the student is spending part of the second year on a study abroad scheme. Financial Times European Business School Ranking 2021

  • Complete University Guide 2022

Course details

Modules

"Year one Core modules:

  • Introduction to management
  • Business economics
  • Critical analysis for business
  • Quantitative methods and analytics
  • Operations and supply chain management
  • Finance and management accounting 1
  • Fundamentals of marketing
  • Management lab and business skills.
Year two Core modules:
  • Technology and innovation management
  • Introduction to entrepreneurship
  • Introduction to finance
  • Human resources management
  • Business strategy analysis.
Elective modules:
  • Econometrics
  • Financial and Management Accounting 2
  • International Business Environment
  • International Marketing
  • Asset Management
  • Economics for Business 2
  • Financial Markets
  • Intellectual Property Management
  • International Management
  • Introduction to Business Law
  • Management of the Public Sector
  • Management Science
  • Managing for Social Purpose
  • Marketing Strategy
  • Micro-Placements
  • Self Development: Critical Analysis 2
Year three You will spend the third year on placement gaining valuable experience, developing your skills and creating a network in the industry. Year four: you will return to Bayes for your final year. Core modules:
  • Final-year project
  • Research methods and data analysis
  • Business in society.
Elective modules:
  • Corporate Finance
  • International Business Strategy
  • Advanced Management Practice
  • Bank Strategy & Management
  • Behavioural Decision Making
  • Change Management
  • Climate Change and its impact on the World Economy
  • Corporate Governance
  • Corporate Restructuring
  • Creativity and Innovation
  • Design Thinking for the Digital Age
  • Digital & Social Media Marketing
  • Emerging Markets
  • Financial Services Regulation
  • International HR Management
  • Mergers & Acquisitions
  • New Product Development
  • Social Enterprise
  • Strategy 2
  • Technical Analysis
  • Virtual Organisations
  • Science, Technology and Society
  • Strategic Supply Chain Design
  • Ethical Decision-Making in Business
  • Mentoring and Coaching for Leadership
  • Micro-Placements
Modules are subject to change.

Assessment method

Most modules on the Business Management degree are assessed by a combination of exams and coursework. The balance of assessment by coursework (assessed essays and assignments) unseen examinations and a final year project will to some extent depend on the optional modules you choose. The first year of your programme contributes 10% to your final degree classification, the second year 30% and the final year 60%. Percentage of the course assessed by coursework The approximate percentage of the course assessment, is as follows: Year 1 49% written, 51% coursework Year 2 70% written, 30% coursework Year 3 53% written, 47% coursework.


How to apply

Application codes

Course code:
N121
Institution code:
C60
Campus name:
Main Site
Campus code:
-

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements


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
EU £19500 Year 1
International £19500 Year 1

Additional fee information

No additional fees or cost information has been supplied for this course, please contact the provider directly.

Sponsorship information

As a global institution, Bayes Business School aims to foster greater racial diversity in business. Therefore Bayes has launched a new scholarship for undergraduate black British students. We are offering ten scholarships for Black UK-domiciled undergraduate students from lower than average income households. Each scholarship covers the full tuition fee (at home-fee level) and a £6,000 annual stipend for three years. Scholarship holders will also be offered mentoring and support. The Bayes International Scholarship is awarded to students who achieve exceptional grades. The scholarship will be awarded as a discount in the fee amount due in the first year of their study only. City, University of London also offers scholarships for UK students who achieve exceptional grades. The scholarship will likely be awarded as a discount in the fee amount due in the first year of their study only. Please visit www.bayes.city.ac.uk/study/undergraduate/application-and-funding/scholarships for further information about scholarships including eligibility criteria. Eligibility criteria for students starting their studies in September 2023 will be updated in September 2022. Conditions are subject to annual change.

Business Management (with Professional Placement) at City, University of London - UCAS