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Pearson College London (including Escape Studios)

Business Management with Global Industries

UCAS Code: 4J59

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

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3.0years

Full-time | 2021

This degree is an opportunity to learn business on a global scale. You’ll study within a FTSE 100 setting at our Midtown campus in Holborn, with our in-house business incubator and surrounded by global corporations - including our industry partners: IBM and JP Morgan. Be immersed with real-world learning from a combination of lectures, seminars and workshops, taught by a team of tutors with impressive backgrounds in industry.

Learn global business through an exciting mix of contemporary theory and experiences within the industry. Put your talents to the test with exclusive industry workshops! In the past our students have presented to the CEO of Unilever, Paul Polman, and pitched concepts to senior management at IBM and Salesforce. With your guaranteed internship (subject to eligibility criteria), you'll also be encouraged to work and study abroad.

Welcome to a degree where business is approached with an international dimension, including opportunities to work in India and China, preparing you for a business career that transcends national borders.

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:
• Industry Studies 2 – Sports Industry (15 credits)
• Global Markets – South America (15 credits)
• International Business Regions 2 (15 credits)
• Evolution of Global Economies (15 credits)

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

Specialist modules
• International Business Regions 3– Central America (15 credits)
• Industry Studies 3 – IT (15 credits)
• A choice of electives (30 credits)

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.

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Course location:

Pearson College London

Department:

Pearson Business School

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