Business Management with Placement Year at The University of Law - UCAS

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Course summary

The BSc (Hons) Business Management with Placement Years is aimed at students who have an interest in developing knowledge and understanding of the key aspects of business and management, and in particular, who are looking to pursue a career in business management. It seeks to give students a learning experience that allows them to develop proficiencies that create effective managerial behaviour in different organisations in today’s changing business environment. The curriculum and learning and teaching strategy are complemented by guest lectures and ‘live’ workshops to promote independent learning and increasing their employability skills for the future. Year 1 covers the foundation elements of business management. Years 2 and 3 cover the area in more depth and in particular develops your employability skills. The programme provides the intellectual underpinnings required for a career in a rapidly changing work environment, a rigorous approach to self-awareness and personal development and a significant exposure to the world of work and its current demands through work experience opportunities. This degree is ideal for those interested in a future professional career in business and management, through the learning experiences offered, many of the skills and competences enabled, thus have effective managerial behaviour developed in today’s complex organizations and turbulent business environments. Students will have an opportunity to qualify for the CMI Level 5 Diploma in Management and Leadership (5D1V2) or the Level 5 Certificate in Leadership and Management (5C1V2) dependent on successful completion of modules which are mapped to one of these CMI awards.. This is a good opportunity to develop the skills that are required to become ready for the workplace, while gaining a formal qualification and building a skills portfolio that you can show to future employers.


Year One: • Essentials of Management • Academic and Employability Skills • Principles of Marketing • Accounting and Finance • Quantitative Methods for Business • Managing and Leading People Year Two: Three Compulsory Modules in Semester 1: • Ethics and Law in the Gig Economy • Corporate Governance and Social Responsibility • Economics for Business Three elective modules from the list below in Semester 2: • Strategic Brand Management and Social Media • International Human Resources Management • Marketing and Sales in a Digital World • Consumer Psychology and Behaviour • Introduction to Digital Marketing • Project Management • Business Law 1 • Data and Intellectual Property Protection • Introduction to Taxation • Financial Markets and Instruments • Research Methods Year Three: Three Compulsory Modules in Semester 1: • Global Leadership and Change Management • International Strategic Management • Creativity Innovation and Entrepreneurship Two or three elective modules in Semester 2 from the list below: • Sector Specific Project or Dissertation • Cases in International Strategy • International Business and Global Trade • Digital Marketing Strategies • Market Research and Digital Marketing Analytics • Digital Sales Management • Personal Finance • Business Law 2 • Advanced Taxation • Audit • Introduction to FinTech • Mergers and Acquisition • Trading Students who select to undertake a placement year in industry will spend the penultimate year of their BSc programme working for an organisation under academic supervision. This supervised work placement will connect them with the employment market. Students will gain job-related skills, awareness of the structure of an organisation, practical problem-solving, responsibility, interpersonal skills in professional settings, and understanding of the unwritten rules of workplaces. They will have the opportunity to reflect on their learning, supervised by an academic supervisor. They will also enrich their CVs with important practical experience.

Assessment method

Assessment is designed to meet the programme and module learning outcomes both academically and professionally in formative form including the preparation and feedback from seminars, workshops, tests and presentations, as well as in summative assessments that contributes to the grade, including individual coursework, group work, projects, in-class presentations, and exams. In particular, as is usual in the sector, this programme involves a considerable amount of group work and group assessment, i.e., as much as 50% of the assessment on selected modules may take this form.

Qualified teacher status (QTS)

To work as a teacher at a state school in England or Wales, you will need to achieve qualified teacher status (QTS). This is offered on this course for the following level:

  • Course does not award QTS

How to apply

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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

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Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

We also consider partial or full UK Degree Study – must have a minimum of 120 credits with an overall average mark of 50% for all credits completed. Please note: We assess your most recent awarded or attempt of a qualification(s) towards entry to our programme so it is important that you include all recent study on your application.

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English language requirements

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IELTS (Academic)6IELTS 6.0 or above with a minimum of 5.5 in each component.

Student Outcomes

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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
Republic of Ireland £9250 Year 1
EU £16700 Year 1
International £16700 Year 1

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Business Management with Placement Year at The University of Law - UCAS