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BA (Hons)Business (Professional Practice)

Birmingham City University
United Kingdom, Birmingham
Tuition fee £12,000.00 per year
Course code N001
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Overview

Our BA (Hons) Business (Professional Practice) course will equip you with the practical skills and enterprising attributes, enabling you to make an immediate impact on business organisations. You will be able to develop a wide range of cognitive and intellectual skills, together with competencies specific to business and enterprise.

The course will provide you with the opportunity to develop specialist business skills, while helping you develop key transferrable skills, all of which will help you stand out when it comes to securing employment.

During the second and later years of the programme, there will be flexible learning opportunities, allowing you to specialise in the BA Business (Analytics) or BA Business (Marketing) or BA Business (Professional Practice) pathways. This is in addition to the BA Business route. Each will allow you to pursue a programme consistent with your career ambition.

What sets the BA Business (Professional Practice) pathway apart is that it allows you to study alongside working within an organisation, thereby fast-tracking your professional development.

This route, which utilises work-based learning in your final year, allows you to apply your studies directly in your work experience. There’ll also be opportunities to try out different graduate roles with a wide variety of placements and internships on offer to compliment your studies.

Programme structure

A variety of delivery approaches will be utilised throughout the programme, including lectures, seminars, tutorials, workshops, peer teaching and learning, project-based learning, experiments, games and technology-enabled learning.

Teaching will consist of variety of different methods and in most scenarios will mirror practice. Business education is about enabling students to develop their analytical, critical reasoning and creativity skills to meet the demands of the contemporary and enterprising workplace.

To achieve this, complimentary course delivery methods will be used, alongside established teaching methods. This will include the use of live projects and practice-based case studies, for both teaching and assessment. A complete Virtual Learning Environment (VLE) will be used to support all modules, enabling you to undertake appropriate independent leaning.

A wide variety of assessment methods are used, and throughout the programme you will be expected, with the appropriate support, to deliver both individually and in groups, reports, presentations, essays, project plans, exams and proposals.

Career opportunities

Throughout the programme, you will receive assistance for your own development through co-curriculum activities including dedicated Employability Challenge Weeks and extended induction and transition programmes.

The University has introduced the BCU Graduate+ programme, which is an extra-curricular awards framework that is designed to augment the subject based skills that you develop through your programme with broader employability skills and techniques that will enhance your employment options when you leave University.

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Application start
Aug 1, 2018
Application deadline
Aug 1, 2018 23:59
Europe/Tallinn time

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

Application deadlines apply to citizens of: United States