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Business and Management Sheffield Hallam University Degree level: Undergraduate

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Course summary

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  • Increase your understanding of the business environment and economy.

  • Attain the skills needed to become a responsible, effective leader.

  • Benefit from stimulating and diverse learning methods.

  • Learn, grow and network on international placement opportunities.

  • Get ready for an exciting career in business and management — Gaining Associate-level membership of the Institute of Leadership and Management (ILM).

On this accelerated 3 year course, you'll gain a fresh perspective and multidisciplinary business awareness. You’ll consider individuals and organisations, and the global context in which they operate. Through real-life projects and work placements allow you to apply the solid theoretical base you'll attain in lectures. Upon graduation, you'll have the experience and skills you need to impress employers and kick-start your career.

How you learn

This course enables you to become a reflective, adaptable business practitioner. Through a range of learning methods, you’ll learn to problem-solve, collaborate, research and scrutinise — ensuring that you have every tool at your disposal for the business world.

Throughout, you'll work with and be supported by an expert team of lecturers, tutors and researchers.

You learn through

  • lectures and seminars

  • problem and enquiry based learning

  • case studies

  • group activities, learning and reflection

  • roleplay and business simulations

  • individual tutor support

  • social learning tools

  • client-led projects

  • independent work based research project

  • work-based learning including placements and fellowships

Applied learning
Work placements

You will have the opportunity to arrange a work placement in the second half of your second year of your degree. This gives you a real-world experience to prepare you for your future career — improving your business acumen, self-management, contacts and interpersonal skills.

Live projects

Throughout the course, there are a range of projects, business simulations and client-led tasks that will allow you to apply your knowledge to real-life scenarios. You'll improve your analytical mindset, learning agility and critical thinking through these activities.

Networking opportunities

Your continued engagement and interaction with the business world will allow you many opportunities for networking throughout the course. You'll work with others, improve your interpersonal skills and learn to build relationships.

Course details

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 can take an optional placement in year three.
Year 1
Compulsory modules

Module: Customers And Markets Credits: 20
Module: Data Analysis For Business Decisions Credits: 20
Module: Enterprise Change And Creativity Credits: 20
Module: People And Organisations In Context Credits: 20
Module: Principles And Functions Of Business Credits: 20
Elective modules

Module: Foreign Language Credits: 20
Module: Global Business Environment Credits: 20
Year 2
Compulsory modules

Module: Business Research Credits: 20
Module: Finance For Business Performance Credits: 20
Module: Managing And Developing People Credits: 20
Elective modules

Module: Group Work-Based Project Credits: 60
Module: Learning Through The Workplace Credits: 60
Year 3
Optional modules

Module: Placement Year Credits: -
Final year
Compulsory modules

Module: Contemporary Developments In Employee Relations And Employment Law Credits: 20
Module: Implementing Strategy And Change Credits: 20
Module: Management Project Credits: 40
Module: Responsible Leadership And Ethics Credits: 20
Module: Strategic Communications In The Digital World Credits: 20

Assessment method

  • Coursework
    Exams

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!

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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Qualification Offer Further information
UCAS Tariff 112 points This must include at least 48 points from 2 A Levels or equivalent BTEC qualifications. For example:

BBC at A Level
DMM in BTEC Extended Diploma.
A combination of qualifications, which may include AS levels, EPQ and general studies
Access to HE Diploma M: 15 credits
P: 30 credits
Access to HE Diploma with at least 45 credits at level 3 and 15 credits at level 2. At least 15 level 3 credits must be at merit grade or above, from a QAA-recognised Access to HE course, or an equivalent Access to HE certificate.
GCSE/National 4/National 5 English Language at grade C or 4
Maths at grade C or 4

If you do not have any of the qualifications above but have relevant experience you are welcome to discuss potential opportunities with the admissions tutor.

Please note the University will only admit students who are aged 18 or above at the point of enrolment.

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-and-management/full-time/2020

English language requirements

Test Grade Additional details
IELTS (Academic) 6.0 If English is not your first language you will need an IELTS score of 6.0 or above, with a minimum score of 5.5 in each skill.

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

Channel Islands £9,250 Year 1
EU £9,250 Year 1
International £13,650 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.

Provider information

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Sheffield Hallam University
City Campus
Howard Street
Sheffield
S1 1WB


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