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Business Management (two year top up)

Entry requirements


120 year one credits with a minimum overall mark of 55 per cent from a relevant business degree

HND (BTEC)

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120 year one credits with at least an overall merit from a relevant business HND, foundation degree or equivalent

Typically you need • 120 year one credits with at least an overall merit from a relevant business HND, foundation degree or equivalent or • 120 year one credits with a minimum overall mark of 55 per cent from a relevant business degree

About this course


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

Course option

2.0years

Full-time | 2021

Other options

3.0 years | Sandwich | 2021

Subject

Business and management

**Course summary**
- Convert your business Foundation, HND or academic credits into a full Honours degree

- Advance your skills, knowledge and career prospects in business

- Choose between separate start dates which allow for students whose first language isn't English

- Gain valuable skills in everything from negotiation to strategy, marketing to management

- Take specialist pathways or more general business and employability modules

This course allows you to become fluent in the world of business while topping up your existing qualifications or academic credits. You'll develop vital personal, analytical and communication skills, and graduate ready to hit the ground running in the world of business.

**How you learn**
This course offers separate pathways to allow for different interests, languages and availability. The September start date focusses more on international aspects of business, with modules including an international business consultancy project, and marketing in a global context.

The January start allows for those whose first language isn't necessarily English. It offers managerial and professional modules, as well as the opportunity to hone your English skills for business.

Your modules are taught by seasoned academics and business practitioners, and are geared toward the real-world application of theory and academic skills.

You learn through:

- Lectures

- Seminars

- Coursework

- Examinations

- Presentations

- Case studies

Modules

**Year 1**
Compulsory modules
Financial Fluency For Management Decision Making - 20 credits
Project Management And Development - 20 credits
Strategic Planning (Shaping The Future) 20 credits
**Elective modules**
Foreign Language- 20 credits
Integrated Marketing Communications- 20 credits
Leading And Managing Teams- 20 credits
Managing International Business- 20 credits
Planning Your Own Business- 20 credits
Responsible And Ethical Business Practice- 20 credits
Service And Retail Marketing- 20 credits
**Year 2**
Compulsory modules
Placement Year -
Final year
**Compulsory modules**
International Business Consultancy Project- 20 credits
**Elective modules**
Critical And Contemporary Issues In Enterprise- 20 credits
Foreign Language- 20 credits
Global Supply Chain Management - 20 credits
Leadership In Contemporary Organisations - 20 credits
Managing For Success - 20 credits
Marketing In A Global Context- 20 credits
Marketing Innovation And Creativity -20 credits
Sustainable And Responsible Business In The C21 - Contemporary Challenges- 20 credits

Assessment methods

• Examinations
• Essays
• Individual and group presentations
• Individual and group projects
• In-class tests

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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What students say


How do students rate their degree experience?

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Business and management

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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


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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

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.

£21k

£21k

£24k

£24k

£26k

£26k

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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