Royal Agricultural University has opted into the TEF and received a Silver award.
With a real-world focus, you will benefit from lecturers with experience of domestic and international business management, as well as a strong network of industry contacts. No wonder graduates have gone on to pursue careers at internationally recognised companies including Mitsubishi Motors, Unilever, Harrods and Weatherbys.
You will visit entrepreneurs on a free study tour to Europe with previous destinations
including Spain and Germany. You will also network and gain business contacts before you graduate at careers fairs, as well as having access to our Enterprise and Entrepreneurship Programme. Upon completion of the degree you will receive the Chartered Management Institute (CMI) Level 6 Diploma in Management and Leadership. Annual membership to CMI is free for one year after graduation.
Employability Standards are built into every module. These are designed by the School of Business and Entrepreneurship in consultation with employers – so you will always be able to see the employability relevance of what you are studying.
You will learn through lectures, tutorials, visiting lecturers, student and tutor-led seminars, directed reading, problem-based and experiential learning and case studies. Modules are assessed through exams, essays, reports, presentations, and group work. The Research Project is an integral part of the course. Completed in your third year, it provides the opportunity to study in-depth a subject of specific interest or of direct relevance to your
In the second year, you will apply and develop your expertise during a 15 to 20-week work placement. If you wish to undertake an extended period of work placement there is the option to pause your studies and complete a 12 or 18 month period in the workplace.
Not only could you find yourself working for prestigious companies in the UK or across
the world, you will develop confidence and industry contacts for when you graduate.
- The Business Environment
- Communication and Information
- Human Resources in Context
- Business Finance
- Fundamentals of Marketing and Retailing
- Principles of Business and Company Law
Professionally accredited courses provide industry-wide recognition of the quality of your qualification.
- Chartered Management Institute
How to apply
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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This course may be available at alternative locations, please check if other course options are available
Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
- Year 2
- Year 3
|UCAS Tariff||96 points||minimum two A2 subjects|
|A level||CCC||Example of possible offer|
|Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)||MMM|
|Access to HE Diploma||D: 15 credits|
|AS||Acceptable when combined with other level 3 qualifications|
|International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme||26 points|
|Leaving Certificate - Higher Level (Ireland) (first awarded in 2017)||H3, H3, H4, H4, H4|
|Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)||Acceptable when combined with other level 3 qualifications|
|Welsh Baccalaureate - Advanced Skills Challenge Certificate (first teaching September 2015)||Acceptable when combined with other Level 3 qualifications|
Five GCSE subjects at Grade C/4 or above including English Language and mathematics
Additional entry requirements
may be required
English language requirements
|IELTS (Academic)||6.0||none of the four elements below 5.5|
Fees and funding
|Northern Ireland||£9,250||Year 1|