This exciting degree programme will offer you the opportunity to study the fundamentals of Business, and in addition allow you to gain an understanding of contemporary issues in business including strategies for sustainable business development. This course aims to nurture the socially and environmentally responsible business leaders of tomorrow by emphasising the theme of sustainability throughout. It instils the practices common to all successful enterprises and was designed with the input of a range of businesses with an emphasis on both social responsibility and sustainability. It will prepare you to start your own successful business as you will develop transferable skills in analytical and critical thinking, strategic decision-making, problem- solving and self-reliance. The programme will also offer you the possibility to shape your own studies by electing to undertake either a dissertation or, to for those with an entrepreneurial spirit, to produce your own detailed Business Plan.
Full-time year 1: Introduction to Research Methods (30 credits) Introduction to Marketing (15 credits) Operations Management (15 credits) People and Organisations (15 credits) Sustainable Venture Creation (15 credits) The Business Environment (15 credits) Full-time year 2: Entrepreneurship and Intrapreneurship (15 credits) Human Resource Management (30 credits) Innovation and Managing Change (15 credits) Sustainable Business Case Development (30 credits) And Digital Communications (30 credits) Or Work-Based Learning (30 credits) Full-time year 3: Contemporary Issues in Business (30 credits) Global Strategic Management (30 credits) Managing Projects (15 credits) Managing Sustainability (15 credits) And Business Plan (30 credits) Or Dissertation (30 credits)
How to apply
This is the deadline for applications to be completed and sent for this course. If the university or college still has places available you can apply after this date, but your application is not guaranteed to be considered.
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Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
- Year 3
Entry requirements for advanced entry (i.e. into Year 2 and beyond)
Applicants with a level 5 qualification such as a Foundation Degree, HND. or HTQ can be considered for 3rd year entry.
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Fees and funding
|Northern Ireland||£8900||Year 1|
|Channel Islands||£8900||Year 1|
|Republic of Ireland||£8900||Year 1|
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