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Hugh Baird College

Business Administration

UCAS Code: N101

Bachelor of Arts (with Honours) - BA (Hons)

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1.0year

Full-time | 2021

The qualification is designed to provide undergraduates with opportunities to enhance and improve their business skills. The one year top-up course is ideal for those who have successfully completed a business related Foundation Degree and who are hoping to boost their career prospects or progress into business management. The course will enable undergraduates to strengthen their area of specialisation, or to extend the breadth of their knowledge in the main business functions. It has been designed to develop a student’s knowledge and understanding of business as a whole and the year will focus on enhancing and expanding the core skills and expertise required to progress in the world of work with confidence and self-assurance.

Modules

Throughout the course students will have the opportunity to visit local businesses to enhance their understanding and perception of their studies. Visiting academics and employers will further enrich their experience on the course.

Three compulsory modules form the foundation of undergraduate studies:
•Business Strategy
•Contemporary Issues in Business
•Personal and Professional Development for Business

A further three modules will be studied throughout this course. For 2018, these further three modules may be in the areas of:
•Coaching and Mentoring
•Contemporary Retail Marketing
•Enterprise in Practice
•Finance and Accounting
•International Marketing
•Learning and Development
•Logistics and Supply Chain Management

Teaching and learning on the course will be delivered through a range of lectures, workshops, research seminars, group work, project work and guest speakers.

Guest speakers from different areas of business will conduct workshops and Q&A sessions. Students will be involved in the performance of lab experiments and research activities.

Assessment methods

Assessment will be via a combination of coursework, exams and presentations.

Tuition fees

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Channel Islands
£8,500
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England
£8,500
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EU
£8,500
per year
Northern Ireland
£8,500
per year
Scotland
£8,500
per year
Wales
£8,500
per year

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Department:

FACULTY OF ENGINEERING, BUSINESS and COMPUTING

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