University of South Wales

Business and Management (Sandwich) University of South Wales Degree level: Undergraduate Awarded by: University of South Wales (Prifysgol De Cymru)

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Course summary

The business environment is changing all the time. While you can’t predict the future, you can certainly be prepared for it. Organisations need managers with a broad range of skills, who understand the different areas of business and how they work together. This degree will give you a well-rounded business education to make you a versatile and employable graduate. You’ll get a full overview of how businesses perform, meaning you can adapt and succeed in a competitive jobs market. There are compulsory modules that cover essential topics, such as marketing, how to manage people, purchasing and logistics.There are also many opportunities to gain practical experience of the business world. You’ll gain experience of working with industry, either through an internship or an employment experience project. This project module has input from employers, so you’ll know what is expected from you when you graduate.

Course details

Modules

Year 1: Business skills and professional development, Work and organisational behaviour, Economics, law and regulations, Foundations in marketing, Accounting in a business context and Supply chain management. Year 2: Choose one of two pathways. Pathway 1 - study six modules classroom-led for the full year. Pathway 2 - study six modules from September to December class-room led and then an internship from January through to April. Modules available on both pathways include Business planning, implementation and growth, Environmental analysis, Quantitative techniques in business, Digital context and Research methods. You will also study one option module. Year 3: Undertake Sandwich Work Placement. Year 4: Business strategy, International business, Leadership and management development, Professional practice and employability, and a double module Dissertation. If you undertake the internship you will substitute the ‘Professional practice and employability’ module for an option module.


How to apply

Application deadlines

If your application is completed by the following date, it’s guaranteed to be considered:

15 January

*If you apply after this deadline, universities or colleges don’t have to consider your application if they’ve filled their spaces, so the sooner you apply, the better!

Application codes

You will need these codes when you add a choice to your application.

Course code N202
Institution code W01
Campus name Newport
Campus code C

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Qualification Offer Further information
UCAS Tariff 80 - 112 points The tariff entry criteria detailed is the qualification range within which the University will normally make offers. Most offers we make are normally at the top of the range, but we take all aspects of an application into consideration and applicants receive a personalised offer. Combinations of qualifications are acceptable and other qualifications not listed may also be acceptable.
A level BCC - CDD The A Level entry criteria detailed is the qualification range within which the University will normally make offers. Most offers we make are normally at the top of the range, but we take all aspects of an application into consideration and applicants receive a personalised offer. Combinations with other listed qualifications are acceptable and others not listed may also be acceptable – please contact enquiries@southwales.ac.uk
Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016) DMM - MMP The BTEC entry criteria detailed is the qualification range within which the University will normally make offers. Most offers we make are normally at the top of the range, but we take all aspects of an application into consideration and applicants receive a personalised offer. Combinations with other listed qualifications are acceptable and others not listed may also be acceptable – please contact enquiries@southwales.ac.uk
Access to HE Diploma D: 15 credits
M: 24 credits
P: 6 credits
The University makes offers to Access applicants in the range of 106-80 tariff points. Most offers we make are normally at the top of the range, but we take all aspects of an application into consideration and applicants receive a personalised offer. Combinations of credits amounting to the same tariff points are acceptable – if you have any questions please contact enquiries@southwales.ac.uk
Welsh Baccalaureate - Advanced Skills Challenge Certificate (first teaching September 2015) A* - D We accept the Advanced Welsh Baccalaureate Diploma in lieu of a third subject. The grade range for the Skills Challenge Certificate is the range within which the University will normally make offers. The grade will reflect what you would have been asked for from a third A Level. Please contact enquiries@southwales.ac.uk if you have any questions.

GCSEs: The University normally requires a minimum 5 GCSEs including Mathematics and English at Grade C or above, or their equivalent but consideration is given to individual circumstances.


Fees and funding

Tuition fees

EU £9,000 Year 1
International £12,600 Year 1
England £9,000 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9,000 Year 1
Scotland £9,000 Year 1
Wales £9,000 Year 1

Additional fee information

Students have access to a wide range of resources including textbooks, publications, and computers in the University’s library and via online resources. In most cases they are more than sufficient to complete a course of study. Where there are additional costs, either obligatory or optional, these are detailed on the University website (on individual course pages). Of course students may choose to purchase their own additional personal resources/tools over and above those listed to support their studies at their own expense. All stationery and printing costs are at a student’s own expense. Students from Wales and the EU may be eligible for a means-tested Welsh Government Learning Grant. Please visit the University website for full details.

Provider information

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University of South Wales
Llantwit Road
Treforest
Pontypridd
CF37 1DL


Clearing contact details

Enquiries and Admissions Team

03455 767778

Course Clearing information

Additional information

Thursday 15th August 2019 7.00am - 8.00pm Friday 16th August 2019 7.00am - 8.00pm Saturday 17th August 2019 10.00am - 4.00pm Sunday 18th August 2019 10.00am - 4.00pm All other weekdays 8.30am - 5.00pm Monday 26th August 2019 - Closed


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