Kingston University

Degree level: Undergraduate

Business Management and Digital Innovation with Professional Placement Year

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Course summary

Reasons to choose Kingston

  • In just three years you’ll graduate with both a business degree and the real-life practical experience that employers are looking for.
  • Kingston Business School has received a Business Accreditation by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB). This award is earned by just five per cent of the world’s business schools and recognises the high quality and standards of our teaching.
  • You’ll be exposed to all aspects of business management and supported to pursue your individual career ambitions.
  • Our commitment to high quality teaching has been recognised with a Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF) Gold rating. The University has received an overall rating of Gold, as well as securing a Gold award in the framework's two new student experience and student outcomes categories.
About this course This new course will cover the fundamentals of the business eco-system and the key current and future aspects of developing data and digital enhanced solutions in business. This area includes the disruption nature of technology on business models and also provides exposure to how technology can drive value in areas such as finance, marketing, supply chain, service design, sustainability and human resource management. The course will prepare you to manage technology informed projects in a responsible and sustainable way. A key strand is entrepreneurship and design – developing your ability to respond proactively to current business problems and priorities. Sandwich Year This course has a sandwich year which takes place between Year 2 and your Final Year. During this sandwich year you will take a placement within a business setting, ensuring you gain essential experience to add to your CV and help you secure a graduate job. Future Skills Embedded within every course curriculum and throughout the whole Kingston experience, Future Skills will play a role in shaping you to become a future-proof graduate, providing you with the skills most valued by employers such as problem-solving, digital competency, and adaptability. As you progress through your degree, you'll learn to navigate, explore and apply these graduate skills, learning to demonstrate and articulate to employers how future skills give you the edge. At Kingston University, we're not just keeping up with change, we're creating it. Career opportunities This course will enable you to work in a variety of organisations, from large companies to SMEs. You will be supported to start your own businesses or progress to postgraduate degrees and professional qualifications.

Modules

Example modules

  • Leadership, Transformation, and Complexity
  • Global Business Environments
  • Digital Innovation and Transformation
  • Technology in Focus
To view the full list of modules, please visit the University course webpage.

Assessment method

Assessment typically comprises exams (e.g. test or exam), practical (e.g. presentations, performance) and coursework (e.g. essays, reports, self-assessment, portfolios, dissertation).


How to apply

Application codes

Course code:
N295
Institution code:
K84
Campus name:
Main Site
Campus code:
-

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Please click the following link to find out more about qualification requirements for this course

https://www.kingston.ac.uk/undergraduate/courses/business-management-digital-innovation/


Unistats information

Operated by the Office for Students
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Student satisfaction
64%
Employment after 15 months (Most common jobs)
83%
Go onto work and study

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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

Additional fee information

For international fees, please visit: https://www.kingston.ac.uk/undergraduate/fees-and-funding/fees/ Please visit the provider course webpage for further information regarding additional course costs.
Business Management and Digital Innovation with Professional Placement Year at Kingston University - UCAS