Bury College

Degree level: Undergraduate
Awarded by: Pearson Education Ltd

Business (with a focus on project management skills)

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Course summary

This course is a broad-based practical business qualification which is intended for those who are seeking an alternative to a Foundation Degree or Degree and who wish to combine study and part-time work. This high-quality programme is centred around project management and will allow you to gain the specific knowledge, skills, tools and techniques to successfully manage and lead the work of a team. Achieving this higher-level qualification could support you to thrive in a range of sectors which have a demand for project managers including construction, manufacturing, finance and insurance, management and professional services and information services. During this course you will explore, challenge and develop the following: • Key knowledge, understanding and practical skills required in your chosen business sector. • Understanding of specialist areas e.g. the business environment, business ethics, managing financial resources, organisational behaviour, marketing principles, human resource management, advertising and promotion in business management, costing and budgeting. • Vocational opportunities within the business sectors. • Individual research to inform your own professional business practice and career choice. • Knowledge of wider self-employment skills e.g. intellectual property, tax, law, national insurance, accountancy, networking, advertising. • English, Maths and IT skills through the vocational assignments. • Employability skills e.g. team building, leadership, advocacy, self-management, organisation, presentation, peer support as well as adaptability and problem-solving. You will also study a range of core and optional units and carry out independent study.


You will also study a range of core and optional units and carry out independent study. Topics include: • Project Management • Business and the Business Environment • Accounting Principles • Human Resource Management • Marketing Processes and Planning • Leadership and Management • Managing a Business Project • Managing the Customer Experience • Entrepreneurial Ventures

Assessment method

You will be assessed using a variety of methods.

How to apply

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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £7500 Year 1
Northern Ireland £7500 Year 1
Scotland £7500 Year 1
Wales £7500 Year 1

Additional fee information

The majority of students will be able to access a Tuition Fee Loan from Student Finance England to pay their HE Course Fee. Self-funding students may pay in 3 instalments in September (25%), January (25%) and April (50%). Course Fee: £7,500.00 per year
Business (with a focus on project management skills) at Bury College - UCAS