Sheffield Hallam University

Business Studies Sheffield Hallam University Degree level: Undergraduate


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Course summary
•Find out which areas of business you're best at, and design your own path to your chosen career.
•Become confident, inquisitive and empowered as you work autonomously but also develop relationships of teamwork and co-operation with others.
•Develop the skills to succeed in the business world, and gain the confidence and qualities that employers really want.

No two students have the same experience on this course. The variety of optional modules means you create your own business studies degree, exploring which areas of business you want to work in and specialising in your areas of interest.

How you learn

The course content is delivered using a variety of teaching techniques. You are assessed using a mixture of innovative coursework tasks and exams.

You learn through
•traditional academic-led lectures
•case-study based workshops
•assimilation to create an experimental environment of learning

**Applied learning

Work placements**

You will be actively encouraged and supported to take up a placement year. You are offered the chance to undertake placements nationally and internationally. Many students do placements each year with corporations in New York, California, Florida, Dubai, Australia, Hong Kong, the Maldives and other destinations. You may also study a language and you are offered a chance to study in more than 40 European institutions for either a year or semester.

Networking opportunities

As a student at Sheffield Business School you benefit from being part of a vibrant community and you are part of the student-led Business and Management Society for peer support and networking opportunities. We also pay for you to be an associate member of the Chartered Management Institute during your course, giving you access to their networking events and helping you build up your LinkedIn contacts for when you start your career.

Course details


Year 1
Compulsory modules

Module: Contemporary Organisations Credits: 20.00
Module: Customers And Markets Credits: 20.00
Module: Data Analysis For Business Decisions Credits: 20.00
Module: Enterprise Change And Creativity Credits: 20.00
Module: People And Organisations In Context Credits: 20.00
Elective modules

Module: Foreign Language Credits: 20.00
Module: Global Business Environment Credits: 20.00
Year 2
Compulsory modules

Module: Financial Fluency For Management Decision Making Credits: 20.00
Module: Leading Innovative Organisations Credits: 20.00
Module: Project Management And Development Credits: 20.00
Module: Responsible And Ethical Business Practice Credits: 20.00
Module: Strategic Planning (Shaping The Future) Credits: 20.00
Elective modules

Module: Business In Practice Credits: 20.00
Module: Business Law Credits: 20.00
Module: Essential It Skills For Business Credits: 20.00
Module: Financial Management Applications Credits: 20.00
Module: Foreign Language Credits: 20.00
Module: Leading And Managing Teams Credits: 20.00
Module: Managing International Business Credits: 20.00
Module: Planning Your Own Business Credits: 20.00
Module: Service And Retail Marketing Credits: 20.00
Final year
Compulsory modules

Module: Business Studies Project 1 Credits: 20.00
Module: Business Studies Project 2 Credits: 20.00
Module: Implementing Strategy And Change Credits: 20.00
Module: Leadership In Contemporary Organisations Credits: 20.00
Elective modules

Module: Business In The European Economy Credits: 20.00
Module: Business Operations And Project Management Credits: 20.00
Module: Consultancy Skills For Organisational Change Credits: 20.00
Module: Contemporary Issues In International Business Credits: 20.00
Module: Contemporary Issues In Marketing Credits: 20.00
Module: Customer Psychology Credits: 20.00
Module: Financial Fluency For Decision Making Credits: 20.00
Module: Financial Performance Management Credits: 20.00
Module: Foreign Language Credits: 20.00
Module: Managing For Success Credits: 20.00
Module: Managing The Digital Enterprise Credits: 20.00
Module: Sustainable And Responsible Business In The C21 - Contemporary Challenges Credits: 20.00

Assessment method

• Coursework
• Examinations

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 N100
Institution code S21
Campus name Main Site
Campus code -

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 points 80 UCAS points, including 48 points from two A levels or equivalent, or an alternative qualification such as an Access course.

If you don't meet these criteria you may be qualified for our BA Business Studies with Foundation Year
Access to HE Diploma P: 45 credits Access to HE Diploma with at least 45 credits at level 3 and 15 credits at level 2.
GCSE/National 4/National 5 GCSE English and maths grade C or grade 4 or above. GCSE Equivalencies are accepted.

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

English language requirements

Test Grade Additional details
IELTS (Academic) 6.0 With a minimum of 5.5 in all skills.

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

EU £9,250 Year 1
International £13,250 Year 1
England £9,250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9,250 Year 1
Scotland £9,250 Year 1
Wales £9,250 Year 1

Additional fee information

During your placement year you will pay a reduced fee of £1,200.

Sponsorship information

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

Provider information

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Sheffield Hallam University
City Campus
Howard Street
S1 1WB

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