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Pearson College London (including Escape Studios)

Business Management with Finance

UCAS Code: 4RW3

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

Entry requirements


UCAS Tariff

1-120

For this programme you will be invited to partake in our assessment-based entry route. You’ll be invited to a Professional Workshop, where you’ll take part in four tasks (including an interview) to help us assess your suitability for the course. Your performance at the Workshop will determine whether we can offer you a place on our programmes.

You may also need to…

Attend an interview

About this course


Course option

3.0years

Full-time | 2021

Understand business through its key performance indicator of success: finance. This is a degree that prepares you for a career in a wide range of areas, from specialised roles in finance to working within general business functions.

Take on course modules with real-world learning, where you are given professional briefs similar to those used by our industry partners, including Lloyd’s of London, L’Oreal and Unilever. You’ll discover your subjects through lectures, seminars and workshops within a FTSE 100 environment: taught by our team of tutors who are business-leaders and chartered accountants.

You don’t just learn this degree in the classroom, you’ll take on real-world challenges through industry workshops, our in-house business incubator and guaranteed internships (subject to eligibility criteria). Previously, our students have pitched to IBM, met with the directors of Direct Line Group and presented to Paul Polman, the CEO of Unilever. Study this course at our London campus in Holborn, one of London’s busiest business districts, nearby to some of our industry partners, including J.P. Morgan.

Welcome to the degree that combines business management with finance to provide you with an in demand skillset sought after by graduate employers.

Modules

Level 4 / Year 1
All Business Management students study the same core modules in their first year. These modules introduce you to key business topics in the context of a real organisation.
• Principles of Business 1 (30 credits)*
• Principles of Business 2 (30 credits)*
• Introduction to Research (15 credits)
• Professional Behaviours and Customer
Management (15 credits)
• A choice of electives (30 credits)

Level 5 / Year 2
Core modules:
• Introduction to Contract Law (15 credits)
• Operations and Project Management (15 credits)
• People Management and Leadership (15 credits)
• Strategic Marketing (15 credits)

Specialist modules:
• Corporate Reporting and Finance (30 credits)*
• Financial Assurance and Risk Management
(15 credits)*
• Managing Organisational Performance
(15 credits)*

Level 6 / Year 3
Core modules:
• Strategic Management (15 credits)
• Strategic Innovation Management (15 credits)
• Final Project (30 credits)

Specialist modules:
• Advanced Financial Management (15 credits)*
• Transnational Economics and Financial Markets
(15 credits)
• A choice of electives (30 credits)

* If you study Business Management with Finance, there are 5 ACCA qualification exemptions available.

Assessment methods

Formative assessment
Each module contains at least one piece of practice or ‘formative’ assessment for which you receive feedback. Formative assessments are developmental and do not count towards your overall module mark.

Summative assessment
As you will be able to greatly personalise your degree by choosing elective modules to suit your needs, we cannot provide a precise break-down of your assessments. Typically for elective modules, your assessment will be designed to reflect the kind of activities you may be asked to do in the workplace, either individually or as part of a team. For example, report writing, data analysis, preparing strategies and presentations. You’ll also submit different types of coursework and sit written exams as part of the assessment for some modules.

Here is the assessment breakdown for the core modules:

First year (level 4)
50% coursework
25% written exams
25% oral assessment

Second year (level 5)
80% coursework
15% written exams
5% oral assessment

Third year (level 6)
65% coursework
35% oral assessment

Apart from receiving feedback for your formative assessment, you will also receive feedback for your coursework and practical exams, and upon request, for your written examinations.

Progression
In order to progress to the next stage (from first to second year, and from second to third year), you will have to achieve 120 credits at the end of the academic year.

For further information, including pass marks and progression rules, please see the Student Handbook.

Tuition fees

Select where you currently live to see what you'll pay:

England
£9,250
per year
EU
£9,250
per year
Northern Ireland
£9,250
per year
Scotland
£9,250
per year
Wales
£9,250
per year

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Course location:

Pearson College London

Department:

Pearson Business School

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