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Course summary

Please check the Sheffield Hallam University website for the latest information. Course summary

  • Learn the business management foundations that make iconic brands successful.
  • Apply psychological theory to management practice for inclusive leadership and consumer strategies.
  • Explore future challenges posed by cultural, digital and technological change.
  • Put learning into practice through placements, internships and real-world research.
  • Join a hub of entrepreneurs and business leaders in our award-winning enterprise centre.
  • Prepare for the degree with an extra foundation year at the start.
This BA (Hons) Business Management with Psychology course is for those who are fascinated by human behaviour and want to lead teams, manage organisations or start their own venture. If you don't meet the entry requirements for our BA (Hons) course, or you’d like extra preparation before starting degree-level study, we recommend you join this foundation year course, which covers core topics on people, behaviours and business. How you learn All our courses are designed around a set of key principles based on engaging you with the world, collaborating with others, challenging you to think in new ways, and providing you with a supportive environment in which you can thrive. Based in our Sheffield Business School, you’ll join a global community where business leaders, researchers and business students all come together to solve problems and make things better. Our academics are highly skilled professionals, bringing their industry expertise, research and cutting-edge knowledge into your classroom. They’ll encourage your curiosity, courage and ambition – emphasising learning as a collaborative process while developing an entrepreneurial, global and inclusive mindset. You learn through:
  • On-campus lectures, seminars and tutorials
  • Digital learning platforms
  • Industry visits and field trips
  • Independent study
  • Live consultancy projects
  • Practice-based learning and group work
  • Simulated work environments
  • Problem-solving workshops
  • Digital skills development
Course Topics Given the fast pace of change, this course explores a wide range of future-facing challenges. You’ll begin by exploring the foundations of business management, studying business models from a broad variety of sectors. You’ll also discover how to champion environmental, social and ethical practices – examining the future challenges posed by cultural, digital and technological change. As the course progresses, you’ll be introduced to psychological principles, learning how to apply these in a business management context. You’ll examine what drives us, from brain physiology to social groups, as well as our individual differences in personality and motivation. Through this, you’ll learn how to understand and support teams, building a brand culture where everyone can thrive – both as individuals and as a team. You’ll also learn how to nurture resilience within yourself, becoming a confident leader who’s able to influence others and drive change. Course Support Throughout your learning journey, you’ll experience a range of dedicated support, such as:
  • Access to our unique student support triangle to help with your personal, academic and career development.
  • Access to our Skills Centre with one-to-ones, webinars and online resources.
  • Free office and studio space, expert workshops, freelance opportunities and a vast. business network ready for you to tap into.
  • Career support for up to five years after graduating.
Applied learning We think the best way to learn something is to do it in the real world. That means putting learning into practice through placements, internships and real-world consultancy projects through our global network of leading businesses.

Modules

Module and assessment information for future years is displayed as currently validated and may be liable to change. When selecting electives, your choices will be subject to the core requirements of the course. As a result, selections may be limited to a choice between one of two or more specified electives in some instances. You will be able to complete a placement year as part of this course. See the modules table below for further information. Year 1 Compulsory modules Going Global People, Decisions And Behaviours Preparing For Success Sustainable Innovation Year 2 Compulsory modules Contemporary Business Management Foundations Of Business The Business Management Professional Understanding People And Cultures Year 3 Compulsory modules Applied Business Management Practices Managing Business And Financial Performance Social And Positive Psychology Elective modules Developing Your Business Idea Foreign Language (French,Spanish,Italian,Chinese) Managing Operations And The Supply Chain Responsible Human Resource Management Year 4 Optional modules Placement Year Final year Compulsory modules Consultancy Project In Business Management   Psychology Of Marketing And Management Strategy In The Global And Digital Environment Elective modules Contemporary Leadership In Context Dynamic Issues In International Business Employment Relations And Law

Assessment method

Coursework Practical

Professional bodies

Professionally accredited courses provide industry-wide recognition of the quality of your qualification.

  • Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business

How to apply

Application codes

Please select a course option – you will then see the application code you need to use to apply for the course.

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Foundation

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

If you are an International or non-UK European student, you can find out more about the country specific qualifications we accept on our international qualifications page. For details of English language entry requirements (IELTS), please see the information for 'All students'.

Please click the following link to find out more about qualification requirements for this course

https://www.shu.ac.uk/courses/Business-and-management/BA-Honours-Business-Management-with-Psychology-with-Foundation-Year/Full-time/

Additional entry requirements

Other

Please note that this information is subject to change without notice by Sheffield Hallam University.


English language requirements

TestGradeAdditional details
IELTS (Academic)6If English is not your first language, you will need an IELTS score of 6.0 with a minimum of 5.5 in all skills, or equivalent.

If your English language skill is currently below IELTS 6.0 we recommend you consider a Sheffield Hallam University Pre-sessional English course which will enable you to achieve an equivalent English score.

Please click the following link to find out more about English language requirements for this course

https://www.shu.ac.uk/Courses/Business-and-management/BA-Honours-Business-and-Management-with-Psychology-with-Foundation-Year/Full-time/


Unistats information

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £9250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9250 Year 1
Scotland £9250 Year 1
Wales £9250 Year 1
Channel Islands £9250 Year 1
Republic of Ireland £9250 Year 1
EU £16655 Year 1
International £16655 Year 1

Additional fee information

Our tuition fee for UK students starting full-time undergraduate study in 2024/25 is £9,250 per year. These fees are regulated by the UK government and are therefore subject to changes in government policy. During your placement year you will pay a reduced fee of £1,200. Our tuition fee for International/EU students starting full-time study in 2024/25 is £16,655 per year. During your placement year you will pay a reduced fee of £1,200. Please refer to our website for up-to-date information on costs and fees: https://www.shu.ac.uk/study-here/undergraduate/fees

Sponsorship information

Scholarships, discounts and bursaries may be available to students who study this course.

Business Management with Psychology with Foundation Year at Sheffield Hallam University - UCAS