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BA (Hons)Business Management

University of South Wales
United Kingdom, Cardiff / Pontypridd
Tuition fee £11,900.00 per year
Course code N201
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The business environment is changing all the time. While you can’t predict the future, you can certainly be prepared for it. Organisations need flexible employees with a range of skills, who understand the different areas of business and how they work together. The BA (Hons) Business Management will give you a well-rounded business education to make you a versatile and employable graduate.

By studying Business Management you will get a full overview of how businesses perform, meaning you can adapt and succeed in a competitive jobs market. There are compulsory modules that cover essential topics such as marketing, how to manage people, purchasing and logistics. As you progress, you can choose specialist modules in areas that match your interests and career aims. There are also many opportunities to gain practical experience of the business world, including work placements, hands-on challenges, a year-long sandwich placement or an internship.

Programme structure

Year One

In your first year, you will study the following specified modules:

Business Skills and Professional Development
Work and Organisational Behaviour
Economics, Law and Regulations
Foundations in Marketing
Accounting in a Business Context
Supply Chain Management

Year Two

In your second year you will choose one of two pathways to follow. The first pathway allows you to study six modules classroom-led for the full academic year. The second pathway allows you to study six modules from September to December class-room led and then an internship from January through to April.

Modules available to study on both pathways are:

Business Planning, Implementation and Growth
Environmental Analysis
Quantitative Techniques in Business
Digital Context
Research Methods

One module from the following options:

Managing Projects and Operations
Developing Talent for Success
Brands and Consumer Lifestyles
Bricks, Clicks and Omni Channel Retailing

Year Three

Going into your final year you will study the following modules:

Business Strategy
International Business
Leadership and Management Development
Professional Practice and Employability
Dissertation (double module)

If you undertake the internship you will substitute the Professional Practice and Employability module for one of the following options:

Employee Engagement
Supply Chain Management Risk and Sustainability
Public Relations and Reputation Management
Local Global Interaction
Ethics and Sustainability: Theory and Practice
New Venture Management and Development

Career opportunities

This business management degree is designed to give you the tools and the confidence to contribute effectively to the management of an organisation, or even start your own company. With an understanding of how different areas of business work together, you will graduate in a strong position to succeed as a business professional. Recent graduates from this business degree have attained positions from graduate trainees to senior managers in the public and private sectors.

Throughout your studies you’ll attend regular guest lectures and hear from employers about available placement opportunities. If you decide to undertake a sandwich year we’ll support you with any internship applications to help you get your foot in the door, and we’ll monitor you during your placement – liaising with your employer and visiting you at your place of work.

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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