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BABusiness Management and Entrepreneurship

Nottingham Trent University
United Kingdom, Nottingham
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Why choose this course?
This is a flexible degree, that will give you a blend of core management skills and subject- specific knowledge.
The course explores how entrepreneurial activities take place in a variety of different organisational contexts.
It considers how entrepreneurship, design, innovation and competitive advantage contribute towards creating success at an international level.
The course can be studied over three years full-time or four years with a placement.
Opportunities to study abroad are available.
Full-time students can choose to complete a short internship, study abroad, set up their own enterprise, or run a community project, during the second half of Year Two.
Students on all BA (Hons) Business Management Joint Honours courses will also have the chance to use a unique interactive learning tool that helps them run their own virtual company.
Creating successful graduates
96% of graduates who studied our BA (Hons) Business Management Joint Honours sandwich courses are employed or engaged in further study six months after leaving (Latest DLHE Survey Undergraduate results 2011/12)

Graduates from this course have gone on to successfully launch their own business, as well as secure careers in both the private and public sectors, in positions such as Brand Manager, Assistant Buyer, Marketing Co-ordinator, HR Trainee Manager and Campaign Planner.

Whether you choose to follow your specialist field or not, your degree will give you the skills, knowledge and experience to compete for graduate positions in a wide range of sectors.

Programme structure

What will I study?
Year One

Core modules

Economics of Business and Management
Foundations of Managing and Organising
Entrepreneurship and Professional Development
Accounting and Finance for Managers
Marketing and Operations Management
Quantitative Methods for Business.
The common first year between all of our joint honours degrees, means that you can apply to change your subject specialism after Year One if you wish to do so.

Year Two

First six months

All students will study core modules.

The Enterprise Context
New Venture Creation
Competitive Strategy and Innovation.
Second six months

Full-time students choose one from:

Study abroad
Enterprise project
Community project
Taught modules (see below)
Placement students and full-time students that have selected taught modules above will study:

Marketing Management
Managing and Organising.
Plus one optional module from:

Managing Global Supply Chain
International Business Communications.
Third year

Placement year for students on the four-year course. You can also study abroad with a partner institution for the year, or combine studying abroad and working.

Final year

Research Project
Contemporary issues in Strategy and Entrepreneurship
International Marketing and Communications
Managing Creativity, Design and Innovation
Leadership and Employability (Business)
Plus one optional module from:

Global Supply Chain Strategy
International Tourism – Sustainability Development and Impact
Comparative and International Management.

How will I learn?
We use a mixture of teaching methods including traditional lectures and seminars, IT workshops, guest lectures, problem-based learning and group discussions.

In addition to this you will also be involved in a variety of practical work such as individual and group presentations, student-led seminars, role play, industry-sponsored competitions and project work.

These elements are included to help you develop a range of skills such as time management, effective presentation, communication, customer focus, entrepreneurial skills and team working.

Throughout the three years, you’ll also have the opportunity to get involved in a number of exciting entrepreneurial projects, including using a unique interactive learning tool that helps you run your own virtual company.

Contact time
On average you will receive 12 – 15 hours of teaching per week from a combination of lectures and seminars. You’ll then be expected to increase your understanding of the subject area through independent study for each module.

Throughout your course the scheduled contact hours you receive will gradually decrease to undertake independent study and the research project in your final year. This will still remain at approximately 12 hours a week though and you will still have regular contact with your tutors.

You will also have further time-tabled sessions for your induction at the beginning of the year, and sessions on employability and opportunities that you can get involved with whilst at university.

Personal tutor sessions
You will also have a number of one on one tutor sessions during each year, which will allow you to:

Discuss and gain feedback about your work.
Ask questions about the projects you’re working on.
Raise any difficulties you are experiencing relating to your work, personal circumstances or your University experience.
Virtual learning environment
You will have access to our virtual learning environment, NOW, which is a flexible web-based system that gives you 24-hour access to module learning materials and reading lists. It allows you to discuss work with tutors and submit coursework electronically from anywhere in the world.

Learning from industry experts
87% of students on BA (Hons) Business Management Joint Honours (placement) courses agreed that staff are good at explaining things (National Student Survey 2013).

Our tutors have industry experience in their specialist field, which means you will gain practical insight into these fields and how companies are run.

“The teaching standard at Nottingham Business School sets the school apart from other UK business schools. The hands on approach and frequent contact time with tutors, pushes you as a student to excel in ways you may not have realised were possible.”

Alice Bradley, BA (Hons) Business Management and Entrepreneurship

How will I be assessed?
Modules are assessed in a variety of ways. Examples of assessment include written examinations, reports, essays, individual and group coursework, presentations, and research projects. The degree classification is based on 25% of second year work and 75% of final year work.

In response to student feedback the university have introduced a policy that ensures you are given feedback on assessment within three weeks of submission.

Who will I study with?
The BA (Hons) Business Management Joint Honours is the most popular suite of courses in our undergraduate portfolio, meaning you will be studying amongst approximately 350 students. Seminars will be made up of around 18 students though making the teaching sessions more personal.

Where will I Study?
All students will attend lectures and seminars at NTU’s City site, in the impressive Newton building, home to Nottingham Business School.

Welcoming students from across the world
Nottingham Trent University has a diverse student community, with a significant number of international students choosing to study here from across the world. We provide specialist staff, services and facilities to help you through all stages of being a student.

Career opportunities

Your career development
96% of our graduates who studied on a BA (Hons) Business Management Joint Honours course (placement) are employed or engaged in further study six months after leaving (Latest DHLE Survey Undergraduate results 2011/12).

Graduates from BA (Hons) Business Management have gone on to work in both the public and private sector, undertaking positions such as:

Brand Manager
Assistant Buyer
Marketing Coordinator
HR Trainee Manager
Campaign Planner
Key Accounts Manager.
In the last few years, our graduates have gone on to work for well-known organisations such as:

Vision Express
Helping you find your feet after university
Throughout University and following graduation, we will continue to support you, by providing a number of services that will help kick-start your career.

Our Employability Team are here to inspire and enhance every stage of your career planning, and as a graduate of NTU, you will be able to access their services for three years after your course has finished.

Services they provide include:

finding placements, internships and part-time work
pursuing self-employment
taking gap years and time out
getting into volunteering
providing advice on further study.

Apply now! Fall semester 2021/22
This intake is not applicable

We are currently NOT ACCEPTING applications from NON-EU countries, except Georgia and Serbia.

Application deadlines apply to citizens of: United States

Apply now! Fall semester 2021/22
This intake is not applicable

We are currently NOT ACCEPTING applications from NON-EU countries, except Georgia and Serbia.

Application deadlines apply to citizens of: United States