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Business and Enterprise Management

Entry requirements


Access to HE Diploma

M:15,P:30

Access - an 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


This course has alternative study modes. Contact the university to find out how the information below might vary.

Course option

3.0years

Full-time | 2022

Other options

4.0 years | Sandwich | 2022

Subject

Business and management

**Please note that the information provided relates to the current academic year and is subject to change without notice by Sheffield Hallam University.
Please check the Sheffield Hallam University website for the latest information.**

**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. You may also be able to work or study abroad with the possibility of funding through the Erasmus+ programme (until 2023) or the Turing Scheme.

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:**
All our courses are designed around a set of key principles based on engaging you with the world, collaborating with others, challenging you to think in new ways, and providing you with a supportive environment in which you can thrive.

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
Customers And Markets 20
Data Analysis For Business Decisions 20
Enterprise In Action One 20
People And Organisations In Context 20
Perspectives In Enterprise And Creativity 20
Elective modules
Foreign Language 20
Global Business Environment 20

Year 2
Compulsory modules
Business In Practice 20
Enterprise In Action Two - Learning By Doing 20
Enterprise Theory And Practice 20
Financial Fluency For Management Decision Making 20
Strategic Planning (Shaping The Future) 20
Elective modules
Applied Financial Management 20
Business Law 20
Essential It Skills For Business 20
Foreign Language 20
Leading And Managing Teams 20
Managing International Business 20
Planning Your Own Business 20
Service And Retail Marketing 20

Year 3
Optional modules
Placement Year -
Final year
Compulsory modules
Consultancy Skills For Organisational Change 20
Creative Problem Solving 20
Critical And Contemporary Issues In Enterprise 20
Enterprise In Action Three - Making A Difference 20
Implementing Strategy And Change 20
Elective modules
Business In The European Economy 20
Business Operations And Project Management 20
Contemporary Issues In International Business 20
Contemporary Issues In Marketing 20
Customer Psychology 20
Financial Fluency For Decision Making 20
Financial Performance Management 20
Foreign Language 20
Leadership In Contemporary Organisations 20
Managing For Success 20
Managing The Digital Enterprise 20
Sustainable And Responsible Business In The C21 - Contemporary Challenges 20

Assessment methods

Coursework
Exams
Practical

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
£14,415
per year
International
£14,415
per year
Northern Ireland
£9,250
per year
Republic of 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:

College of Business Technology and Engineering

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What students say


We've crunched the numbers to see if overall student satisfaction here is high, medium or low compared to students studying this subject(s) at other universities.

80%
med
Business and management

How do students rate their degree experience?

The stats below relate to the general subject area/s at this university, not this specific course. We show this where there isn’t enough data about the course, or where this is the most detailed info available to us.

Business and management (non-specific)

Teaching and learning

84%
Staff make the subject interesting
90%
Staff are good at explaining things
84%
Ideas and concepts are explored in-depth
85%
Opportunities to apply what I've learned

Assessment and feedback

Feedback on work has been timely
Feedback on work has been helpful
Staff are contactable when needed
Good advice available when making study choices

Resources and organisation

77%
Library resources
75%
IT resources
79%
Course specific equipment and facilities
63%
Course is well organised and has run smoothly

Student voice

Staff value students' opinions
Feel part of a community on my course

Who studies this subject and how do they get on?

94%
UK students
6%
International students
63%
Male students
37%
Female students
75%
2:1 or above
10%
First year drop out rate

Most popular A-Levels studied (and grade achieved)

C
C
C

After graduation


The stats in this section relate to the general subject area/s at this university – not this specific course. We show this where there isn't enough data about the course, or where this is the most detailed info available to us.

Business and management

What are graduates doing after six months?

This is what graduates told us they were doing (and earning), shortly after completing their course. We've crunched the numbers to show you if these immediate prospects are high, medium or low, compared to those studying this subject/s at other universities.

£21,000
med
Average annual salary
95%
med
Employed or in further education
44%
low
Employed in a role where degree was essential or beneficial

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

As only a small number of students take courses in this subject area, there isn't much information on what graduates do when they finish, so bear that in mind when you review any stats. Management, finance and business roles are common, but it's a good idea to ask tutors what previous graduates taking specific courses went on to do when you're at an open day.

What about your long term prospects?

Looking further ahead, below is a rough guide for what graduates went on to earn.

Business and management

The graph shows median earnings of graduates who achieved a degree in this subject area one, three and five years after graduating from here.

£22k

£22k

£26k

£26k

£28k

£28k

Note: this data only looks at employees (and not those who are self-employed or also studying) and covers a broad sample of graduates and the various paths they've taken, which might not always be a direct result of their degree.

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