Business Management at Sheffield Hallam University - UCAS

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Course summary

Please check the Sheffield Hallam University website for the latest information. Course summary

  • Study the business management strategies that make iconic brands successful.
  • Specialise in routes such as entrepreneurship, global business and sustainability.
  • Embrace the future challenges of cultural, digital and technological change.
  • Explore opportunities to learn a new language, start a venture or join a student society.
  • Apply your learning to placements, internships, real-world consultancy and opportunities to study abroad.
  • Join an international community of business leaders, researchers and students.
Given the fast pace of change, the course explores a wide range of modern market challenges and the strategies you’ll need to create a thriving business. You’ll learn to drive positive change in an organisation, to develop collaborative teams who optimise business performance – plus how to assess markets, analyse business performance and realise lucrative opportunities. 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. You’ll study at our Sheffield Business School, rated in the top 5% globally for excellence in teaching and research. Here, you’ll join a global community where business leaders, researchers and business students all come together to solve problems and make things better. Our academics are highly skilled professionals, bringing their cutting-edge knowledge and industry research into the classroom. You learn through:
  • On-campus lectures, seminars and tutorials
  • Digital learning platforms
  • Industry visits and field trips
  • Independent study
  • Live consultancy projects
  • Practice-based learning and group work
  • Simulated work environments
  • Peer-to-peer feedback
  • Problem-solving workshops
  • Class debates
  • Presentations
Key Themes Throughout this course you’ll learn how to lead businesses, manage teams or hone your business specialism. You’ll innovate and make a positive impact. You’ll study business models from a broad variety of sectors – championing environmental, social and ethical practices while exploring the future challenges posed by cultural, digital and technological change. Real-world global application is deeply rooted throughout the course, helping you build your skills as an effective team player as you work to solve business challenges. As the course progresses, you’ll have the opportunity to specialise in an area of interest by choosing from a range of optional modules. And throughout the course, we’ll support your curiosity, courage and ambition by emphasising learning as a collaborative process – with an entrepreneurial, global and inclusive mindset, alongside the digital skills you need to get ahead. Course Support Throughout your learning journey, you’ll experience a range of dedicated support, such as:
  • Access to our unique student support triangle to help with your personal, academic and career development.
  • Access to our Skills Centre with one-to-ones, webinars and online resources.
  • Free access to office and studio space, expert workshops, freelance opportunities and a vast business network ready for you to tap into.
  • Career support for up to five years after graduating.
Applied learning We think the best way to learn something is to do it in the real world. That means putting learning into practice on placements, internships and real-world consultancy projects – arranged through our global network of leading businesses. Placements You’ll have the opportunity to arrange a year-long work placement in between your second and third years. This gives you valuable work experience to prepare you for your future career – as well as an Applied Professional Diploma to add to your CV.


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 will be able to complete a placement year as part of this course. See the modules table below for further information. Year 1 Compulsory modules Contemporary Business Management Foundations Of Business The Business Management Professional Understanding People And Cultures Year 2 Compulsory modules Applied Business Management Practices Change Management In A Global And Digital World Managing Business And Financial Performance Elective modules Business In Emerging Markets Developing Your Business Idea Experiential Marketing Events Foreign Language (French,Spanish,Italian,Chinese) Managing And Developing People In Diverse Contexts Managing Operations And The Supply Chain Responsible Human Resource Management The Corporate Customer The Digital Customer Experience Year 3 Optional modules Placement Year Final year Compulsory modules Consultancy Project In Business Management   Responsible Global Business Management Strategy In The Global And Digital Environment Elective modules Consumer Psychology Contemporary Leadership In Context Dynamic Issues In International Business Employment Relations And Law Global, Ethical And Responsible Management Approaches Marketing In A Global Context

Assessment method

Coursework, Practical.

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

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.

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Please note that this information is subject to change without notice by Sheffield Hallam University.

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 all skills, or equivalent.

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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 £16655 Year 1
International £16655 Year 1

Tuition fee status depends on a number of criteria and varies according to where in the UK you will study. For further guidance on the criteria for home or overseas tuition fees, please refer to the UKCISA website .

Additional fee information

Our tuition fees for UK students starting full-time undergraduate study in 2025/2026 are regulated by the UK government and are yet to be confirmed. For an indication, our tuition fees for UK students starting full-time undergraduate study in 2024/2025 is £9,250 per year. During your placement year you will pay a reduced fee of £1,200. If you are studying an undergraduate course, postgraduate pre-registration course or postgraduate research course over more than one academic year then your tuition fees may increase in subsequent years in line with Government regulations or UK Research and Innovation (UKRI) published fees. More information can be found at under student fees regulations. Our tuition fees for International/EU students starting full-time study in 2024/25 is £16,655 per year. During your placement year you will pay a reduced fee of £1,200. Please refer to our website for up-to-date information on costs and fees:

Sponsorship information

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

Business Management at Sheffield Hallam University - UCAS