Staffordshire University

Degree level: Undergraduate

Business Management and Sustainability (with a Foundation Year)

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Course summary

Become a responsible leader of global business. Do you want to be at the forefront of modern enterprise? Our BA (Hons) Business Management and Sustainability course challenges the traditional interpretations of enterprise and will open your mind to a broad range of contemporary themes in business. Our emphasis on ethical business and sustainability will position you to create long-lasting value for your organisation and you will learn the practical skills needed to become a responsible business leader. For our business courses at Staffordshire University, we provide a streamlined teaching method, allowing you to focus on one module at a time. To allow true immersion in each stage of your learning, you will study one topic over a five-week period and receive your results before starting the next module. Our approach focuses on individual skills and will develop your expertise as an independent learner and problem solver, preparing you for a fast-paced, focused career in business. On successful completion of study, we will issue the following award: BA (Hons) Business Management and Sustainability. Students will also graduate with a CMI Level 5 Certificate in Management and Leadership.

Modules

Foundation Year Compulsory Modules: Communication in the Digital Age, Managing People for Planet and Profit, Business Performance, External Business Environments and Business Simulation Project (40 credits) Year 1 Compulsory Modules: The Future of Work, Data and Decision Making, Global Challenges and Opportunities, Risk and Reward, Social Enterprise and The Balance of Power. Year 2 Compulsory Modules: The Business of Doing Good, Governance and Climate Change, Sustainable Business Development and Business Creativity and Innovation Year 3 Compulsory Modules: Leadership Strategy and Social Impact, Innovative Change Management, Applied Consultancy Project

Assessment method

Assessment methods depend on the modules you will be studying. The primary methods of assessment are coursework and evaluative assignments, digital portfolio development, in-class tests, presentations (both individual and group) and examinations. Most modules include a Tutorial Assessment, which carries a weighting of around 10% and your attendance and participation in class will be reflected in the awarded mark.

Professional bodies

Professionally accredited courses provide industry-wide recognition of the quality of your qualification.

  • Chartered Management Institute

How to apply

Application codes

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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Foundation

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements


Unistats information

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Student satisfaction
70%
Employment after 15 months (Most common jobs)
85%
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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
EU £16750 Year 1
International £16750 Year 1

Additional fee information

For further details of what is and is not included in your tuition fees please visit www.staffs.ac.uk/undergraduate/fees/
Business Management and Sustainability (with a Foundation Year) at Staffordshire University - UCAS