Birmingham City University

Degree level: Undergraduate

Business (Professional Practice)

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Course summary

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Want to become a business professional? Our BA (Hons) Business (Professional Practice) degree allows you to take a year-long placement in industry during your course, meaning you graduate with a qualification and experience. Our course will equip you with the practical skills and enterprising attributes, enabling you to make an immediate impact on business organisations. You will be able to develop a wide range of cognitive and intellectual skills, together with competencies specific to business and enterprise. The course will provide you with the opportunity to develop specialist business skills, whilst helping you develop key transferrable skills, all of which will help you stand out when it comes to securing employment. What sets the BA Business (Professional Practice) pathway apart is that it allows you to study alongside working within an organisation, thereby fast tracking your professional development. This route, which utilises work-based learning in your final year, allows you to apply your studies directly in your work experience. There will also be opportunities to try out different graduate roles with a wide variety of placements and internships on offer to compliment your studies. Your learning will embrace the development and operation of business markets, the management of key resources including human capital, financial management, strategic management and cultural awareness. In addition, you will gain an insight into digital business exploring how technology has remodelled the business world and reflect on the accompanying issues around social responsibility and ethical behaviour. Your course will foster your intellectual and ethical development and encourage your personal commitment to the socially useful purpose of becoming a business professional. It will also develop your core behaviours through learning activities that enable you to practise, exhibit and develop confidence in enterprise and entrepreneurship. For full details, visit our website.

Course details


How to apply

Application codes

Course code:
N001
Institution code:
B25
Campus name:
Curzon Building Campus
Campus code:
F

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements


English language requirements

TestGradeAdditional details
IELTS (Academic)with no less than 5.5 in any level

Unistats information

Operated by the Office for Students
74%
Student satisfaction
72%
Employment after 15 months (Most common jobs)
90%
Go onto work and study

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

EU £9250 Year 1
England £9250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9250 Year 1
Scotland £9250 Year 1
Wales £9250 Year 1

Additional fee information

No additional fees or cost information has been supplied for this course, please contact the provider directly.
Business (Professional Practice) at Birmingham City University - UCAS