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Sheffield Hallam University

Business and Enterprise Management

UCAS Code: NN12

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

Entry requirements


Access to HE Diploma

M:15,P:30

Access to HE Diploma with at least 45 credits at level 3 and 15 credits at level 2. At least 15 level 3 credits must be at merit grade or above, from a QAA-recognised Access to HE course, or an equivalent Access to HE certificate.

GCSE/National 4/National 5

English Language or literature at grade C or 4 Maths at grade D or 3

UCAS Tariff

112

This must include at least 64 points from 2 A Levels or equivalent BTEC qualifications. For example: BBC at A Level. DMM in BTEC Extended Diploma. A combination of qualifications, which may include AS levels, EPQ and general studies.

About this course


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Course option

3.0years

Full-time | 2021

Other options

4.0 years | Sandwich | 2021

Subject

Business and management

**Course summary**
- Reinforce your ideas with a solid grounding of business theory.

- Gain real-world insights from enterprising leaders, innovators and experts.

- Apply your skills on a paid placement year, or embark on the Placement Year Enterprise Scheme. Have the opportunity to work or study abroad – with the possibility of Erasmus funding available for European placements.

Release your inner entrepreneur with this creative course and make your mark in the world of business. Focus not only on theoretics and technical analysis, but also modern business acumen. You'll graduate with confidence and empowerment, ready to join a great company or go it alone.

**How you learn**

You’ll work with real businesses, developing solutions while building your profile with hands-on experience and industry interaction. You’ll tailor your learning through specialist and elective modules – taught in state-of-the-art facilities by experts in the world of business and academia.

You learn through

- lectures and seminars

- in-class discussions and debates

- field trips

- group tasks

- individual projects

- digital learning platforms

- case studies

- presentations to peers and businesses

- business plans

- reflective journals

- project reports

- gamification

**Applied learning**
**Work placements**

You’ll have the opportunity to arrange a year-long work placement in between your second and third years. This gives you a real-world experience to prepare you for your future career, as well as useful industry contacts. Previous placement years have taken place at organisations such as 3M, BAE Systems, Hoya Lens UK, Microsoft, River Island and Asda.

There’s also an opportunity to receive support in running your own business during this time. The Placement Year Enterprise Scheme allows you to receive a bursary from the University's Research and Innovation Office, alongside useful advice and facilities in the business centre. This support is also available for up to five years after you graduate.

**Field trips**

You’ll have the opportunity to attend field trips throughout your time on the course. Recent field trips include students running pop-up shops at Sheffield Maker’s Market in St Mary’s Church & Conference Centre, and working with local secondary schools to deliver creative activity workshops to pupils.

**Networking opportunities**

You’ll have plenty of networking opportunities throughout the course – with frequent guest speakers, a placement year and a close relationship with the local business community and our alumni. There’s also extensive extracurricular activity in this field, particularly from the highly active, student-run Enterprise Society.

Modules

Module and assessment information for future years is displayed as currently validated and may be liable to change. When selecting electives, your choices will be subject to the core requirements of the course. As a result, selections may be limited to a choice between one of two or more specified electives in some instances.
You can take an optional placement in year three.
Year 1
Compulsory modules

Module: Customers And Markets Credits: 20
Module: Data Analysis For Business Decisions Credits: 20
Module: Enterprise In Action One Credits: 20
Module: People And Organisations In Context Credits: 20
Module: Perspectives In Enterprise And Creativity Credits: 20
Elective modules

Module: Foreign Language Credits: 20
Module: Global Business Environment Credits: 20
Year 2
Compulsory modules

Module: Enterprise In Action Two - Learning By Doing Credits: 20
Module: Enterprise Theory And Practice Credits: 20
Module: Financial Fluency For Management Decision Making Credits: 20
Module: Skills For Enterprise Credits: 20
Module: Strategic Planning (Shaping The Future) Credits: 20
Elective modules

Module: Applied Financial Management Credits: 20
Module: Business In Practice Credits: 20
Module: Business Law Credits: 20
Module: Essential It Skills For Business Credits: 20
Module: Foreign Language Credits: 20
Module: Leading And Managing Teams Credits: 20
Module: Managing International Business Credits: 20
Module: Planning Your Own Business Credits: 20
Module: Service And Retail Marketing Credits: 20
Year 3
Optional modules

Module: Placement Year Credits: -
Final year
Compulsory modules

Module: Consultancy Skills For Organisational Change Credits: 20
Module: Creative Problem Solving Credits: 20
Module: Critical And Contemporary Issues In Enterprise Credits: 20
Module: Enterprise In Action Three - Making A Difference Credits: 20
Module: Implementing Strategy And Change Credits: 20
Elective modules

Module: Business In The European Economy Credits: 20
Module: Business Operations And Project Management Credits: 20
Module: Contemporary Issues In International Business Credits: 20
Module: Contemporary Issues In Marketing Credits: 20
Module: Customer Psychology Credits: 20
Module: Financial Fluency For Decision Making Credits: 20
Module: Financial Performance Management Credits: 20
Module: Foreign Language Credits: 20
Module: Leadership In Contemporary Organisations Credits: 20
Module: Managing For Success Credits: 20
Module: Managing The Digital Enterprise Credits: 20
Module: Sustainable And Responsible Business In The C21 - Contemporary Challenges Credits: 20

Assessment methods

Coursework
Exams

Tuition fees

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

Channel Islands
£9,250
per year
England
£9,250
per year
EU
£13,995
per year
International
£13,995
per year
Northern Ireland
£9,250
per year
Scotland
£9,250
per year
Wales
£9,250
per year

Extra funding

Scholarships, discounts and bursaries may be available to students who study this course.

The Uni


Course location:

Sheffield Hallam University

Department:

Sheffield Hallam University

TEF rating:
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How do students rate their degree experience?

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Who studies this subject and how do they get on?

88%
UK students
12%
International students
53%
Male students
47%
Female students
71%
2:1 or above
9%
Drop out rate

Most popular A-Levels studied (and grade achieved)

B
C
C

After graduation


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Business and management

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Average annual salary
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Employed or in further education
44%
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Top job areas of graduates

32%
Sales, marketing and related associate professionals
12%
Business, finance and related associate professionals
6%
Business, research and administrative professionals

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Business and management

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