The programme will be attractive to those to those who prefer study of a more vocational nature and are interested in innovative teaching and assessment approaches. It is also relevant to those who wish to further develop through work based learning. This programme suits those who prefer to consider business organisations, and combines skills relating to business management, and will be involved in developing solutions to commercial problems through community engagement and internships to develop the industry based skills. You will develop a broad repertoire of business skills, rather than focusing on one specialism. Students undertake a range of tasks applied to organisations and enjoy developing sophisticated solutions to business problems. Given the broad range of skills learned, graduates have many career opportunities in a diverse range of business roles in a wide range of sectors, including the government and not for profit sectors.
Year One – Level 4 (HNC & HND) • Contemporary Challenges: Making a Difference (20 credits; compulsory; Graduate Attributes Framework module) • Entrepreneurial Innovation (20 credits; compulsory) • Finance for Business (20 credits; compulsory) • Learning in the Digital Era (20 credits; compulsory; Graduate Attributes Framework module) • Marketing Fundamentals (20 credits; compulsory) • People and Organisations (20 credits; compulsory). Year Two – Level 5 (HND & BA) • Changemakers: Building your Personal Brand for Sustainable Employment (20 credits; compulsory; Graduate Attributes Framework module) • Changemakers: Creativity and Value Creation (20 credits; compulsory; Graduate Attributes Framework module) • Contract Law (20 credits; compulsory) • Digital Intelligence & Analytics (20 credits; compulsory) • Financial Performance Management (20 credits; compulsory) • Marketing in Practice (20 credits; compulsory).
The programme will be assessed through a structured mix of assessments which will include assignments, essays, management reports, industry presentations, field study work, development portfolios, exams, reviews, and blogs. Assessments are designed to focus on employability skills required by the industry. Wherever possible vocational based assessments aim to support critical thinking, the development in managing ICT, communication, numeracy, problem solving, teamwork, critical appraisal, self-management and leadership.
Professionally accredited courses provide industry-wide recognition of the quality of your qualification.
- Chartered Institute of Marketing
- Leadership and Management, Institute of
- Certified Accountants, Chartered Association of
How to apply
This is the deadline for applications to be completed and sent for this course. If the university or college still has places available you can apply after this date, but your application is not guaranteed to be considered.
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Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
- Year 2
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Fees and funding
|Northern Ireland||£9000||Year 1|
|Channel Islands||£9000||Year 1|