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Sheffield Hallam University

Business and Management

UCAS Code: A097

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 at grade C or 4 Maths at grade C or 4

UCAS Tariff

112

This must include at least 48 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

3.0 years | Sandwich | 2021

Subject

Business and management

**Course summary**
- Increase your understanding of the business environment and economy.

- Attain the skills needed to become a responsible, effective leader.

- Benefit from stimulating and diverse learning methods.

- Learn, grow and network on international placement opportunities.

On this course you'll gain a multidisciplinary business awareness – considering individuals, organisations and the global context in which they operate. You’ll apply the solid theoretical base you develop in lectures to real-life projects and placements. You'll graduate with the experience and skills you need to impress employers and kickstart your career.

**How you learn**
This course enables you to become a reflective, adaptable business practitioner. Through a range of learning methods, you’ll learn to problem-solve, collaborate, research and scrutinise — ensuring that you have every tool at your disposal for the business world.

Throughout, you'll work with and be supported by an expert team of lecturers, tutors and researchers.

You learn through

- lectures and seminars

- problem and enquiry based learning

- case studies

- group activities, learning and reflection

- roleplay and business simulations

- individual tutor support

- social learning tools

- client-led projects

- independent work based research project

- work-based learning including placements and fellowships

**Applied learning**
The course prepares you for future career readiness. This includes working with national and/or local organisations at every level of your course – helping you develop your employability, personal graduate attributes and digital skills.

**Work placements**

You will have the opportunity to arrange a work placement in the second half of your second year of your degree. This gives you a real-world experience to prepare you for your future career — improving your business acumen, self-management, contacts and interpersonal skills.

**Live projects**

Throughout the course, there are a range of projects, business simulations and client-led tasks that will allow you to apply your knowledge to real-life scenarios. You'll improve your analytical mindset, learning agility and critical thinking through these activities.

Networking opportunities

Your continued engagement and interaction with the business world will allow you many opportunities for networking throughout the course. You'll work with others, improve your interpersonal skills and learn to build relationships.

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 Change And Creativity Credits: 20
Module: People And Organisations In Context Credits: 20
Module: Principles And Functions Of Business Credits: 20
Elective modules

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

Module: Business Research Credits: 20
Module: Finance For Business Performance Credits: 20
Module: Managing And Developing People Credits: 20
Elective modules

Module: Group Work-Based Project Credits: 60
Module: Learning Through The Workplace Credits: 60
Year 3
Optional modules

Module: Placement Year Credits: -
Final year
Compulsory modules

Module: Contemporary Developments In Employee Relations And Employment Law Credits: 20
Module: Implementing Strategy And Change Credits: 20
Module: Management Project Credits: 40
Module: Responsible Leadership And Ethics Credits: 20
Module: Strategic Communications In The Digital World 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
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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What students say


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

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

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