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This innovative programme is aimed at those who are looking to explore the functions of business (finance, human resources, leadership, marketing and management) and gain a broader understanding of how key institutions and national and world markets operate. As part of the course you will be given the opportunity to work on live briefs set by industry and may act as a business consultant recommending solutions to local businesses. You will be offered the opportunity to undertake professional qualifications including PRINCE2® and ILM (at additional cost subject to awarding body registration and assessment fee). We will also support you to build a professional profile on networking sites. You may wish to enhance your career prospects by securing a voluntary work placement. This is not a mandatory requirement of the course but is recommended. Previous graduates have secured employment with True Potential, Gateshead Council, Tesco, Santander, NHS and Starbucks. Academic progression is also available via our BA (Hons) Business (Top-up) programmes.
Year One: Academic Study Skills, Business Environment, Management and Globalisation, Marketing Principles, Personal Development or Recognition of Prior Learning, Principles of Finance, Principles of Leadership, Principles of Human Resources, Work Related Learning. Year Two: Contemporary Issues in Business, Management Information Systems, Professional Development or Recognition of Prior Learning, Work Based Learning. Optional modules (choose from): Accounting Systems and Auditing, E-Marketing, Employment Law, Human Resource Development, Leadership Styles, Management Accounting, Marketing Planning, Quality and Operations Management.
You will learn through lectures, tutorials, seminars, group work, reflective accounts and research and will devote approximately 12 hours per week to independent study. You will be assessed through research projects, presentations and assignments that focus on all key areas of business.
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How to apply
This course is not accepting applications from Tier 4 international students. For more information, please contact the course provider.
If your application is completed by the following date, it’s guaranteed to be considered:
15 January*If you apply after this deadline, universities or colleges don’t have to consider your application if they’ve filled their spaces, so the sooner you apply, the better!
You will need these codes when you add a choice to your application.
|Campus name||Main Site|
Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
- Year 2
|UCAS Tariff||64 points|
|Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)||MPP|
|Access to HE Diploma||Please contact Admissions through firstname.lastname@example.org.|
|Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)||MM|
|Scottish Advanced Higher||CC|
Applicants are normally expected to have achieved grade C(4) in GCSE Mathematics and English Language.
Fees and funding
|Northern Ireland||£9000*||Year 1|
*This is a provisional fee and subject to change.