Businesses face an ever-changing landscape of shifting markets, business models and emerging technologies. Highly developed business management skills are integral to successful and sustainable organisational performance. The BA (Hons) Business Management with People Management is delivered within the School of Business, Law and Social Sciences. It is designed to develop your knowledge of complex business and organisational practices in an increasingly internationalised and digital business world. The degree builds the key management skills necessary to deliver financially and environmentally sustainable organisational performance intertwined with HRM learning for people performance. HRM is all about the management of people within the working environment. You will learn about the role HR plays in contemporary business such as recruitment and talent management and will develop the soft skills essential to extract the best performance from people. This is a highly practical programme with employment at its heart. You will learn how businesses operate in the real world through expert guest speakers, projects tackling real-life business problems and off-site visits. You will work on projects with nationwide organisations such as the IBM Business Challenge and be encouraged to undertake a work placement and overseas study opportunity to broaden your horizons. Business degrees at Abertay are inherently flexible and provide you with the ability to tailor what you study to your own interests and career aspirations. The first two years of study cover a common curriculum including the basics of business management, accounting and marketing. As you progress, you can remain on Business Management or add a subject specialism. Aside from People Management, there are subject specialisms in Events Management, Law or Analytics. Abertay is ranked: • UK University of the Year 2021 - Teaching Quality (The Times/ Sunday Times Good University Guide) • UK Top 10 - Student Satisfaction & Teaching (Guardian Good University Guide 2021) • UK Top 10 - Student Satisfaction (National Student Survey 2020)
Year 1 core modules (subject to change over time) - ANF101 Introduction to Accounting; BMT103 Managing People & Ideas; BMT106 Introduction to HR; BMT108 Business Economics. You will also be required to select elective/option modules. For detailed module information please check our website.
Assessment varies substantially across modules. Some modules, particularly where there is professional accreditation, have more traditional assessments such as exams. However, where we can, we like to vary the types of assessment. Therefore students can expect to create presentations, videos, posters, reports, research outputs, practical exercises, strategic papers, design processes or products and so on. As the programme has multiple options, students will be able to experience a wide range of assessments.
How to apply
You can no longer submit a new application for courses starting in 2023.
If you already have a 2023 application and are in Clearing, you can add this course as a Clearing choice – contact the university or college first to check they have places.
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:
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- Year 2
- Year 3
Standard Qualification Requirements
Applicants should have National 5/GCSE English and Maths/Lifeskills Maths/Application of Maths at grade C/4. Higher Applications of Maths at grade C accepted.
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Minimum Qualification Requirements
We may make you an offer at the minimum entry grades if you meet the criteria.
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English language requirements
We look for applicants to have achieved an overall IELTS score of 6.0 with no individual test lower than 5.5. Some degrees have higher requirements - refer to the 'entry routes' tab of each degree for more detail.
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