Glyndwr University, Wrexham

Degree level: Undergraduate
Awarded by: Glyndŵr University (Prifysgol Glyndŵr)

Business

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Course summary

Our BA Business is designed to produce graduates with the skills to meets employers’ needs in the contemporary business world and who are ready to build a successful business career. Students will: • gain a broad insight into the world of business and management from academics and industry professionals with a wealth of experience • acquire the knowledge and abilities not only to become an effective business manager but also the entrepreneurialism to develop their own business • gain an understanding of management, business operations, corporate strategy, business law and human resources • undertake a work placement to gain practical work experience • All our graduating students will also achieve a level 5 Diploma/Certificate in Leadership & Management from the Chartered Management Institute worth over £1,300 at no extra cost. Key Course Features: • The Business School has excellent links with professional bodies and business experts who enhance our teaching with guest lectures. • Work placement opportunities are available to all of our students who demonstrate a good standard of engagement and professionalism during their studies. • All students gain first-hand experience of applying their knowledge as they work with real businesses on relevant projects. • This degree is accredited by the CMI, all our graduating students will also receive a level 5 Diploma/Certificate in Leadership & Management from the CMI worth over £1,300 at no additional expense. You can also choose to study this course with a foundation year BA (Hons) Business (four years including foundation year) UCAS Code: W3L7. The Chartered Institute of Marketing (CIM) is the leading professional body for marketers worldwide and exists to develop the marketing profession, maintain professional standards and improve the skills of marketing practitioners. Glyndwr University has joined forces with CIM to give students the opportunity to gain professional qualifications through the CIM Graduate Gateway. CIM qualifications are highly sought after by employers, and their content is reflected in our own degrees which ensures we are equipping students with the best opportunities for a successful marketing career.

Course details

Modules

Our Business degree provides significant flexibility, allowing you to tailor your modules to your individual needs. You can select from a wide range of modules across our other Business School degrees. In the first year you will take introductory modules in marketing, economics and big data, in addition to learning about the history and future of business. As you move into years two and three, you will be able to select your own areas of specialism. We will teach you the advanced tools of business but we will do so in a fun and interactive way, looking at areas such as strategic thinking, leading and engaging people, consumer psychology and business law. YEAR 1 (LEVEL 4) MODULES • Business Environment • Business Communication Skills for Marketing • Economics • Marketing Essentials • Data Analytics and Understanding ‘Big Data’ • Creating Events YEAR 2 (LEVEL 5) MODULES Core • Business Law • Managing Corporate Risk and Crime Optional • Customer Service Excellence • Engaging and Leading People • HRM for Business • Competitive Intelligence Research • Work placement 2 • Work-based project YEAR 3 (LEVEL 6) MODULES • Strategic Thinking • Employment Law • International Human Resource Management • Strategic Marketing • Dissertation Each module should require around 36 hours of direct learning through a combination of lectures and tutorials. An estimated further commitment of 160 independent study hours will be required for each module, although this can vary from student to student. The information listed in this section is an overview of the academic content of the programme that will take the form of either core or option modules. Modules are designated as core or option in accordance with professional body requirements and internal academic framework review, so may be subject to change.

Assessment method

Students are assessed in a variety of ways over the course of their undergraduate studies. The balance between the different forms of assessment is determined by the different aims and learning outcomes of the core and option modules. Assessment methods include academic essays, presentations, reports, simulation exercises and examinations. Wrexham Glyndŵr University is committed to supporting our students to maximise their academic potential. We offer workshops and support sessions in areas such as academic writing, effective note-making and preparing for assignments. Students can book appointments with academic skills tutors dedicated to helping deal with the practicalities of university work. Our student support section has more information on the help available. Teaching methods include workshop-based core skills modules, lectures by practitioners, student-led seminars and guided research. Independent learning is an important aspect of all modules, as it enables students to develop both their subject specific and key skills. Independent learning is promoted through the feedback given to students, which takes several forms including small group and one-to-one discussions.


How to apply

Application codes

Course code:
8BR6
Institution code:
G53
Campus name:
Wrexham
Campus code:
-

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1
  • Year 2
  • Year 3

International applicants

If you require a Tier 4 visa to study in the UK, please apply through Centurus at https://centurusone.com/apply/1111.

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Wrexham Glyndwr University takes into account a variety of qualifications and experience when considering applications to our programmes. If you are unsure if the qualifications you currently hold will be accepted for entry, or if you're not sure you'll achieve the required UCAS Tariff points, please contact us at [email protected] for further advice and guidance.


Unistats information

Operated by the Office for Students
50%
Student satisfaction
90%
Employment after 15 months (Most common jobs)
100%
Go onto work and study

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £9000 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9000 Year 1
Scotland £9000 Year 1
Wales £9000 Year 1

Additional fee information

No additional fees or cost information has been supplied for this course, please contact the provider directly.
Business at Glyndwr University, Wrexham - UCAS