Bradford College has opted into the TEF and received a Bronze award.
The curriculum of BA (Hons) Business Management is designed to produce highly qualified, employment ready graduates who are able to play leading roles in a wide range of business management related careers.
The inclusion of core business modules on the course will equip you with the tools to succeed in the competitive industry, as well as the knowledge to choose your specialism with confidence. During your first year of study, you will focus on core modules, in order to give you a broad overview and an idea of the area in which you want to specialise. In your second and third years of study, there will be a choice of option modules, as well as the continued focus on core Business Management modules. Option modules will allow you to specialise in an area of interest, in order to maximise your business potential and allow you to develop skills that are directly relevant to your chosen sector.
*PLEASE NOTE - THIS PROGRAMME IS UNDERGOING PERIODIC REVIEW/REAPPROVAL IN THE 2019-20 ACADEMIC YEAR FOR DELIVERY FROM 2020-21. Periodic Review is a monitoring and review activity undertaken by all universities/colleges delivering HE programmes. Any changes to the existing programmes as a result of this process will be fully communicated to all applicants as soon as possible after conclusion of the reviews.
Business Management modules (core and option) include:
Level 4: Business Environment (core); Introduction to Management; Skills for Study and Business (core); Introduction to Finance & Accounting (core); Marketing Fundamentals (core); Organisational Behaviour (core).
Level 5: Business Research Methods (core); Operations Management (core); Corporate Social Responsibility (core); Professional Placement (60 credit option); Personal Performance (option); Events Management (option); Change and Project Management (option); Computerised Accounting (option); International Financial Markets (option); Personal Taxation and Investment (option); Commercial Law (option); Employment Law (option).
Level 6: Dissertation (core); Strategic Management (core); Corporation Taxation (option); Financial Management (option); Developing People in Organisations (option); Marketing Management (option); Business Ethics (option); Company Law (option).
A variety of teaching and learning methods have been integrated throughout the programme with an overall emphasis on active student participation. These include: lectures; tutorials; seminars; action learning sets; workshops; presentations; on-line learning; case studies; group learning; independent learning; peer-to-peer learning. Teaching is primarily based on research literature, professional experience and significant use of debate and discussion. You will be assessed through a variety of academic tasks, including coursework assignments, case studies, presentations and research reports.
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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Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
|UCAS Tariff||72 - 96 points||Standard applicants should have a minimum of five GCSE subjects at Grade C/4 or above (which must include Mathematics).|
|A level||CDE - BCD|
|Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)||MMP|
|Access to HE Diploma||Overall Pass required including 45 credits at Level 3|
|Scottish Higher||DD - CC|
|GCSE/National 4/National 5||Minimum of five GCSE subjects at Grade C/4 or above to include English and Mathematics.|
Short courses and relevant work experience may be taken into account. Non-standard applicants may be interviewed and be required to undertake some numerical /problem solving exercises and may be required to complete a piece of written work as part of their application.
The Programmes actively support claims for Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) and Recognition of Prior Experiential Learning (APEL). Examples of alternative qualifications which may offer direct entry with advanced standings include: Higher National Diploma, Foundation Degree in Accounting, membership of the Association of Accounting Technicians; equivalent qualifications obtained in the EU and overseas. Students should consult the Admissions Tutor if they wish to claim such accreditation.
Additional entry requirements
Fees and funding
|Northern Ireland||£8,750||Year 1|