|Location||United Kingdom, Nottingham|
|Type||Bachelor courses, full-time|
|Nominal duration||3 years|
High school / secondary education (or higher)
The entry qualification documents are accepted in the following languages: English.
Often you can get a suitable transcript from your school. If this is not the case, you will need official translations along with verified copies of the original.
At least 1 reference(s) should be provided.
A motivation letter must be added to your application.
This 1 Year In-Company course will provide you with a good balance between learning in the work-place and academic study. You will study at Nottingham Business School full-time during your first and final year. Your second year will combine study with a full-time placement. By combining the two, you will gain an enhanced knowledge of business, as well as develop the skills that show employers you can manage heavy workloads and work to deadlines.
We also offer a 2 Year In-Company course, where students will spend their second and final year employed full-time. The content for each course is the same; it is just the delivery methods that differ.
Whichever course route you choose, you will graduate within three years, with a distinctive degree, and some impressive industry experience.
Why choose this course?
This course is focused on the development of your management potential and employability, and uses work-based and experiential learning to get you ahead of the game.
While work-based you will learn by doing and will develop your understanding of, and insight to, management and managing. You will also develop your personal and professional skills.
The outcomes of the course are valued by employers and graduate recruiters, meaning you will be well placed to secure employment on graduation and progress quickly within management.
Excellent placement opportunities which have previously included Fujitsu Siemens, Bentley, PepsiCo, Coppenrath and Wiese, Hyundai Motor UK (Ltd), PUMA, 3M, and Japan Bank.
Creating successful graduates
The course has exceptional employment records with 100% of graduates employed or in further education six months after leaving (Latest DLHE Survey Undergraduate results 2012/13).
Graduates have gone on to start successful careers with companies such as Experian, Nationwide Building Society, Marks & Spencer, Pirelli Formula One, Toys R Us, E.ON and Union Square.
What our students say
“Studying Management at Nottingham Business School helped me secure an extremely valuable placement with National Grid Plc. Following this, I was also able to secure sponsorship for my final year of university from my placement company and consequently a place on their Times Top 100 Graduate Scheme.”
Amber McCarthy, BA (Hons) Management *
*Now known as BA (Hons) Business Management (1 Year In-Company).
What will I study?
Full-time study at Nottingham Business School.
Environments Business and Marketing
Business Metrics and Finance
Managing Organising Working
Realities of Enterprise and Business
Developing Learning Practice and Employability
Full-time employment – Learning delivered at distance and through recall / study days.
Business Models and Strategy
Stakeholders, Funding and Value
Systems and Processes
Comparative Problem Analysis
Developing Learning and Employability
Full-time study at Nottingham Business School.
Thinking Leading and Managing Strategically
Managing Strategy and Change
Business Management Thesis
Group Development Project
Leading Learning Practice and Career
How will I learn?
Your first year of study will incorporate traditional modes of learning such as lectures and seminars, alongside business simulations, enterprise and project work, company projects and development plans and reports.
During your second year, you will complete modules predominantly at distance alongside working full-time. Your studies will be supported with online materials and you will return to the University for a number of study and recall days. You will be expected to prepare in advance for these days as they will be intensive and practical in their focus. You will receive feedback throughout your time on placement, and will be further supported by an academic mentor who will guide your development during this time.
You will return to Nottingham Business School for your final year, studying full-time and continuing to develop your practical insights and skills, through mentoring first year students and running a student-led conference.
How will I be assessed?
The assessment methods we use reflect the course learning outcomes and the work-based nature of the course. Most assessments are practice focused and will include: individual and group coursework and presentations; investigative and problem focused reports; learning and development portfolios, journals and reports; showcase events and consultancy project; case studies and action oriented research projects and related activities.
When learning in the work-place, the course and assessment design is of benefit to both you and your placement company as the majority of your assignments will be based on your own work and that of the placement company.
Unlike traditional four-year placement degrees learning during this time will count towards your final degree.
Where will I study?
When studying full-time you will attend lectures and seminars at NTU’s City site, in the impressive Newton building, home to Nottingham Business School.
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
Our dedicated tutors have industry experience in their specialist field, which means you will gain practical insight into these fields and how companies are run.
“The course leader has always been extremely supportive. During the placement period, tutors were available out of office hours to discuss queries and work surrounding the course.”
Gemma Baker BA (Hons) Management*
*Now BA (Hons) Business Management (1 Year In-Company)
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.
Great employability and progression prospects
Your knowledge, understanding, skills and commercial awareness will give you a significant advantage when it comes to securing a graduate role; and this is evidenced by our outstanding employability levels.
100% of both Business Management (In-Company)* and Management* students are employed or in further study six months after graduation.** A high percentage of these students are in graduate or professional roles with many placement and partner companies taking students back, or offering them follow on roles for after graduation.
Graduates from this course have gone on to secure roles with well-known employers such as 3M, Boots, Jack Wills, National Grid, Tesco and Toys R Us, undertaking positions such as Business Manager, Assistant Group Accountant, Junior Consultant, Store Manager, and Fashion Merchandiser.
*Courses formerly known as this.
**DLHE survey results 2012-13.
Helping you find your feet after university
Following graduation, we will continue to support you, by providing a number of services that will help kick-start your career.
Our Employability team is 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
Taking gap years and time out
Getting into volunteering
Providing advice on further study.