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Business and Management

UCAS Code: 100N

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

Entry requirements


A level

C,C,C-A*,A*,A*

Overall pass in Access to HE Diploma

Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)

PPP-D*D*D*

Scottish Higher

C,C,C-A,A,A

UCAS Tariff

80

About this course


Course option

3.0years

Full-time | 2020

Subject

Business studies

The BA (Hons) Business Studies aims to provide students with
a) An opportunity for study into the theoretical bases of businesses
b) A framework to facilitate the acquisition of knowledge, management skills and experience which will enhance the participants ability to contribute to organisational effectiveness as graduates
c) An opportunity to development management and leadership capabilities
d) An opportunity to engage in reflective debate and practice, to develop their ability to think critically, analyse and synthesise and to recognise assumptions, false logic and implicit reasoning
e) An opportunity to develop the skills necessary to undertake research, using appropriate qualitative and quantitative tools, to evaluate options and to construct and justify arguments and proposals

This programme will provide an environment within which students will:-
receive the input, feedback and support they need to enhance their academic learning
be given opportunities to develop practical employability skills including, where appropriate, opportunities for relevant and manageable work experience input

The programme will ensure students completing the programme will:-

be employable and have a good understanding of the changing and dynamic nature of business and the environment in which it operates
have sufficient understanding of the principles of Business to be able to contribute to the organisations in which they work and move on to specialist professional or postgraduate studies if they so wish

Modules

Year 1 - introduces key elements of business, including economics, finance, marketing and organisational behaviour
Year 2 - builds on this foundation with modules designed to develop professional skills in project management and leadership
Year 3 - Students can choose modules to develop their business knowledge further and have the opportunity to develop a career specialism by choosing modules aligned to their personal interests

Assessment methods

A variety of assessment methods are used, including the production of business reports, individual and group presentations, essays, time constrained assessments and assignments based on stimulated or case-study work

The Uni


Course location:

North Lindsey College

Department:

Business

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