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BScBusiness Management (Year in Industry)

University of Birmingham
United Kingdom, Birmingham
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Overview

Graduates with both academic abilities and practical experience in a real business environment are much in demand and can have a significant advantage in today’s competitive employment market. This four-year programme offers you the opportunity to gain in-depth knowledge of a range of business topics, combined with a year in industry putting into practice what you’ve learned.

Programme structure

First Year
Core modules
Managing Financial Resources (20 credits)
Introduction to Marketing and Communications (IMAC) (20 credits)
Economics for Business (A) or Economics for Business (B)* (20 credits)
Organisations, Management and Entrepreneurship (20 credits)
Personal, Professional and Academic Development (20 credits)
Widening Horizons Module (20 credits)
*Depending on prior learning

Second Year
Core modules
Research Methods (20 credits)
Responsible Business (20 credits)
Optional modules
Students must choose a further 80 credits of optional modules from a minimum of three themes. Equal numbers of credits must be taken in each semester:

Accounting and Finance theme
Accounting, Management & Accountability (20 credits)
Managerial Finance (20 credits)
Communications theme
Public Relations and Reputation Management (20 credits)
Event Management and Destination Marketing (20 credits)
Marketing theme
Consumer Behaviour (20 credits)
Services and Retail Strategy (20 credits)
Business Economics theme
Business, the Economy and Government (20 credits)
Intermediate Business Economics and the Macroeconomy (20 credits)
Models of Business (20 credits
Organisations & Entrepreneurship theme
Managing in Business to Business Networks & Markets (20 credits)
Managing Operations and Projects (20 credits)
Human Resource Management (20 credits)
Organisational Behaviour (20 credits)
Strategy and International Business theme
Change Management (20 credits)
Contemporary Capitalism (20 credits)
Third Year
Year in Industry (120 credits)

Final Year
Core modules
Students must complete either a Dissertation (40 credits) or Extended Essay (20 credits).

Optional modules
Accounting and Finance theme
Accounting, Decision-Making & Governance (20 credits)
Entrepreneurial Finance (20 credits)
Communications theme
Strategic Global Communications (20 credits)
Marketing theme
Contemporary Issues in Marketing (20 credits)
Marketing Society and Sustainability (20 credits)
Business Economics theme
Economics of Labour Markets (20 credits)
Advanced Business Economics (20 credits)
Britain and the EU (20 credits)
Globalisation, Innovation and Competitiveness (20 credits)
Organisations & Entrepreneurship theme
Organisation Studies: Past, Present and Future (20 credits)
Small Business and Entrepreneurship (20 credits)
Fundamentals of Leadership (20 credits)
Crisis Management (20 credits)
Strategy and International Business theme
International Human Resource Management (20 credits)
International Employment Relations (20 credits)
Business Strategies in Developing Countries (20 credits)
Professional Development Module (20 credits)

Career opportunities

We feel proud and privileged that our students have chosen to put their fledgling careers in the hands of Birmingham Business School. So we want to make sure you achieve your full potential throughout your studies and gain the best career opportunities to fulfil your ambitions. We pride ourselves on our graduates high levels of employability and will help you to plan, manage and achieve your career goals, giving you the competitive edge when it’s time to start job hunting.

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