Glyndwr University, Wrexham

Degree level: Undergraduate
Awarded by: Glyndŵr University (Prifysgol Glyndŵr)

Business (with Foundation Year)

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Course summary

Our accredited BA Business recognises the requirements of employers in the contemporary business world giving our students an excellent foundation to build a successful business career. During the course you will gain a broad insight into the world of business and management from academics and industry professionals with a wealth of experience in organisations and business. They will inspire your commercial acumen and management skills as you develop the knowledge and abilities necessary to be successful in the modern business world. As well as developing your personal and professional skills, you will acquire the knowledge and abilities not only to become an effective business manager, but also the entrepreneurialism to develop your own business. In your first year you will take a number of introductory topics in marketing, economics, the business environment and numeracy. As you progress onto years two and three you will gain an understanding of management, business operations, corporate strategy, business law and human resources. A work placement is embedded in the second year to give all our students practical work experience, whilst a dissertation is taken in the final year to develop your research skills. As our degrees are accredited by the CMI, all our graduating students will also receive a level 5 Diploma/Certificate in Leadership & Management from the CMI worth over £1,300 at no additional expense. You can also choose to study this course as three year degree (without a foundation year) BA (Hons) Business UCAS code: 8BR6

Course details

Modules

Our Business degree provides significant flexibility, allowing you to tailor your modules to your individual needs. You can select from a wide range of modules across our other Business School degrees. YEAR 1 (FOUNDATION YEAR) Students will be introduced to the basic concepts in finance, which will equip you for further studies. You will gain knowledge of the rules of numeracy in the business context and use methods to solve business problems. Through an introduction to business you will investigate the business functions of HR, Marketing and Accounting and Finance with an opportunity to explore the different elements of a business, including structures, and different types of ownership. MODULES • Fundamentals of Finance • Fundamentals of HRM • Introduction to Business • Introduction to Marketing • The Skills You Need • Contextual Studies YEAR 2 (LEVEL 4) In the second year you will take introductory modules in marketing, economics and big data, in addition to learning about the history and future of business. CORE MODULES • Business Environment • Business Communication Skills for Marketing • Economics • Marketing Essentials • Data Analytics and Understanding ‘Big Data’ • Creating Events YEAR 3 (LEVEL 5) As you move into years three and four, you will be able to select your own areas of specialism. We will teach you the advanced tools of business but we will do so in a fun and interactive way, looking at areas such as strategic thinking, leading and engaging people, consumer psychology and business law. CORE MODULES • Business Law • Managing Corporate Risk and Crime OPTIONAL MODULES • Customer Service Excellence • Engaging and Leading People • HRM for Business • Competitive Intelligence Research • Work placement 2 • Work-based project YEAR 4 (LEVEL 6) CORE MODULES • Strategic Thinking • Employment Law • International Human Resource Management • Strategic Marketing • Dissertation The information listed in this section is an overview of the academic content of the programme that will take the form of either core or option modules. Modules are designated as core or option in accordance with professional body requirements and internal academic framework review, so may be subject to change.

Assessment method

Students are assessed in a variety of ways over the course of their undergraduate studies. The balance between the different forms of assessment is determined by the different aims and learning outcomes of the core and option modules. Assessment methods include academic essays, presentations, reports, simulation exercises and examinations. TEACHING AND LEARNING Wrexham Glyndŵr University is committed to supporting our students to maximise their academic potential. We offer workshops and support sessions in areas such as academic writing, effective note-making and preparing for assignments. Students can book appointments with academic skills tutors dedicated to helping deal with the practicalities of university work. Our student support section has more information on the help available. Teaching methods include workshop-based core skills modules, lectures by practitioners, student-led seminars and guided research. Independent learning is an important aspect of all modules, as it enables students to develop both their subject specific and key skills. Independent learning is promoted through the feedback given to students, which takes several forms including small group and one-to-one discussions.


How to apply

Application codes

Course code:
W3L7
Institution code:
G53
Campus name:
Wrexham
Campus code:
-

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Foundation

International applicants

This course is not currently available to those requiring a Tier 4 visa to study in the UK.

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Wrexham Glyndwr University takes into account a variety of qualifications and experience when considering applications to our programmes. If you are unsure if the qualifications you currently hold will be accepted for entry, or if you're not sure you'll achieve the required UCAS Tariff points, please contact us at [email protected] for further advice and guidance.


Unistats information

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £9000 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9000 Year 1
Scotland £9000 Year 1
Wales £9000 Year 1

Additional fee information

No additional fees or cost information has been supplied for this course, please contact the provider directly.
Business (with Foundation Year) at Glyndwr University, Wrexham - UCAS