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Course summary

**Please note that the information provided relates to the current academic year and is subject to change without notice by Sheffield Hallam University. Please check the Sheffield Hallam University website for the latest information.** Course summary

  • Increase your understanding of the business environment and economy.
  • Attain the skills needed to become a responsible, effective leader.
  • Benefit from stimulating and diverse learning methods.
  • Learn, grow and network on international placement opportunities.
On this course you'll gain a multidisciplinary business awareness – considering individuals, organisations and the global context in which they operate. You’ll apply the solid theoretical base you develop in lectures to real-life projects and placements. You'll graduate with the experience and skills you need to impress employers and kickstart your career. How you learn All our courses are designed around a set of key principles based on engaging you with the world, collaborating with others, challenging you to think in new ways, and providing you with a supportive environment in which you can thrive. This course enables you to become a reflective, adaptable business practitioner. Through a range of learning methods, you’ll learn to problem-solve, collaborate, research and scrutinise — ensuring that you have every tool at your disposal for the business world. Throughout, you'll work with and be supported by an expert team of lecturers, tutors and researchers. You learn through
  • lectures and seminars
  • problem and enquiry-based learning
  • case studies
  • group activities, learning and reflection
  • roleplay and business simulations
  • individual tutor support
  • social learning tools
  • client-led projects
  • independent work-based research project
  • work-based learning including placements and fellowships
Applied learning The course prepares you for future career readiness. This includes working with national and/or local organisations at every level of your course – helping you develop your employability, personal graduate attributes and digital skills. Work placements You will have the opportunity to arrange a work placement in the second half of your second year of your degree. This gives you a real-world experience to prepare you for your future career — improving your business acumen, self-management, contacts and interpersonal skills. Live projects Throughout the course, there are a range of projects, business simulations and client-led tasks that will allow you to apply your knowledge to real-life scenarios. You'll improve your analytical mindset, learning agility and critical thinking through these activities. Networking opportunities Your continued engagement and interaction with the business world will allow you many opportunities for networking throughout the course. You'll work with others, improve your interpersonal skills and learn to build relationships.


Module and assessment information for future years is displayed as currently validated and may be liable to change. When selecting electives, your choices will be subject to the core requirements of the course. As a result, selections may be limited to a choice between one of two or more specified electives in some instances. You can take an optional placement in year three. Year 1 Compulsory modules Customers And Markets 20 Data Analysis For Business Decisions 20 Enterprise Change And Creativity 20 People And Organisations In Context 20 Principles And Functions Of Business 20 Elective modules Foreign Language 20 Global Business Environment 20 Year 2 Compulsory modules Business Research 20 Finance For Business Performance 20 Managing And Developing People 20 Professional Skills And Reflective Practice 20 Elective modules Client-Led Group Work-Based Project 40 Learning Through The Workplace 40 Study Abroad Module 3 20 Year 3 Optional modules Placement Year - Final year Compulsory modules Contemporary Developments In Employee Relations And Employment Law 20 Implementing Strategy And Change 20 Individual Management Project 40 Responsible Leadership And Ethics 20 Strategic Communications In The Digital World 20

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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

If you do not have any of the qualifications above but have relevant experience you are welcome to discuss potential opportunities with the admissions tutor. Please note the University will only admit students who are aged 18 or above at the point of enrolment.

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English language requirements

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IELTS (Academic)6If English is not your first language you will need an IELTS score of 6.0 or above, with a minimum score of 5.5 in each skill.

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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 £15860 Year 1
International £15860 Year 1

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Sponsorship information

Scholarships, discounts and bursaries may be available to students who study this course.

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