Nottingham College

Degree level: Undergraduate
Awarded by: The Open University

Business and Management

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Course summary

This degree aims to provide students with the skills and knowledge required to succeed as successful managers and entrepreneurs in the ever-changing and competitive business world. We need to equip you with much more than business knowledge, because potential employers are seeking a comprehensive range of talents and skillsets. You’ll leave us with real experiences that should help give the edge at interview and in the workplace: ready to tackle the challenges of the business world and make a positive impact on society. This award is validated by The Open University. About the course Business is brought to life with a focus on real-world business and management scenarios, around key themes:

  • sustainable approaches to business and management
  • planning for effective marketing and promotion
  • managing business function areas
  • current trends and changes in management
  • enabling success by using strategic choices
  • business innovation
Year 1 (Level 4) modules include:
  • developing personal and academic studies
  • sustainable approaches to business and management
  • business law
  • essentials of marketing
  • introduction to sustainability
  • insight into economics
  • principles of finance
Year 2 (Level 5) modules include:
  • sustainable management and leadership
  • business decision making
  • human resources management
  • entrepreneurship
  • promotional campaigns
  • supply chain management
Year 3 (Level 6) modules include:
  • strategic management
  • employment law
  • global marketing
  • business ethics and sustainability
  • major research project
The final-year research project allows students to complete an independent body of research on a related topic of their choice. This will require students to demonstrate their ability to conduct original research, analyse data, and present their findings in a clear and concise manner. Students will have the opportunity to apply the knowledge and skills acquired throughout the programme to a real business-related issue. Assessments A mixture of traditional and innovative assessment methods will be used, including individual and group presentations, discussions, report writing, case studies, presentations, research and project work, examinations, reflective journals and work-based projects. Qualification awarded: Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in Business and Management - validated by The Open University. Bursaries We want our courses to be accessible to students from any background, so we’ve put together a cash support package in the form of non-repayable bursaries to provide financial help where it’s really needed. Details for 2024-25 will be advertised once approved by the university regulator – the Office for Students (OfS). Please check our website - www.nottinghamcollege.ac.uk - for more information. Your career and progression Graduates will be well-placed for careers in a wide range of settings in the public, private and voluntary sectors . This multi-disciplinary degree provides the skillsets needed to succeed in business after you graduate and does not limit you to a specific job. Most of our graduates enter the business world and find employment in a wide range of organisations, in the public, private and voluntary sectors. After graduating you could become a: business advisor, business development manager, investment banker, data analyst, consultant, project manager, accounts manager, risk manager, stockbroker, estate agent, HR manager, supply chain manager, teacher. Several have chosen to continue their studies to postgraduate level.

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

This course is not accepting applications from students requiring a Student visa. For more information, please contact the course provider.

Application codes

Course code:
BUS3
Institution code:
N30
Campus name:
City (Adams)
Campus code:
C

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1
  • Year 2
  • Year 3

Entry requirements for advanced entry (i.e. into Year 2 and beyond)

Applicants to Year 2 must have passed (or expect to achieve) 120 academic credits from a relevant subject area. For example, by passing a full Level 4 qualification (such as a Higher National Certificate, Certificate of Higher Education or equivalent). Applicants to Year 3 must have passed (or expect to achieve) 240 academic credits in a relevant subject area. For example, by passing a full Level 5 qualification (such as a Foundation Degree, Higher National Diploma or equivalent).

International applicants

Students are advised to contact their own national student finance service for up-to-date information concerning potential financial support. Applicants who are permanently resident outside the United Kingdom, Channel Islands, Isle of Man, Gibraltar or Republic of Ireland are advised to contact the College before submitting an application. Any additional costs or fees are shown on the UCAS page for each individual course.

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Please click the following link to find out more about qualification requirements for this course

https://www.nottinghamcollege.ac.uk/study/university-centre/how-to-apply-for-a-university-level-course


English language requirements

TestGradeAdditional details
IELTS (Academic)5.5An overall band score of 5.5; with no individual component less than 5.0.

Unistats information

Operated by the Office for Students

There is no data available for this course. For further information visit the Discover Uni website.

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

EU £8250 Year 1
England £8250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £8250 Year 1
Scotland £8250 Year 1
Wales £8250 Year 1
Channel Islands £8250 Year 1
Republic of Ireland £8250 Year 1

Additional fee information

Students are advised to contact their own national student finance service for up-to-date information concerning potential financial support. Applicants who are permanently resident outside the United Kingdom, Channel Islands, Isle of Man, Gibraltar or the Republic of Ireland are advised to contact the College before submitting an application:. Any additional costs or fees are shown on the UCAS page for each individual course.
Business and Management at Nottingham College - UCAS