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Business & Management

Croydon University Centre

UCAS Code: N100 | Bachelor of Arts (with Honours) - BA (Hons)

Entry requirements


A level

C,D,D

GCSE or Functional Skills Level 2 in English GCSE or Functional Skills Level 2 in Mathematics Mature students who do not meet the entry criteria are encouraged to apply and will be considered on the basis of relevant work experience, passing the course entrance assessment (if deemed necessary by the course tutor) and successful interview. International applicants must satisfy the minimum English requirements as published on the College website and updated periodically (currently IELTS 6.0 or equivalent with minimum 5.5 in each of the four components).

Access to HE Diploma

M:30,P:15

Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)

MMP

GCSE or Functional Skills Level 2 in English GCSE or Functional Skills Level 2 in Mathematics Mature students who do not meet the entry criteria are encouraged to apply and will be considered on the basis of relevant work experience, passing the course entrance assessment (if deemed necessary by the course tutor) and successful interview. International applicants must satisfy the minimum English requirements as published on the College website and updated periodically (currently IELTS 6.0 or equivalent with minimum 5.5 in each of the four components).

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GCSE or Functional Skills Level 2 in English GCSE or Functional Skills Level 2 in Mathematics Mature students who do not meet the entry criteria are encouraged to apply and will be considered on the basis of relevant work experience, passing the course entrance assessment (if deemed necessary by the course tutor) and successful interview. International applicants must satisfy the minimum English requirements as published on the College website and updated periodically (currently IELTS 6.0 or equivalent with minimum 5.5 in each of the four components).

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About this course


Course option

3.0years

Full-time | 2022

Subject

Business studies

The BA (Hons) Business and Management programme is designed for those considering a career in business and management. The course aims to prepare you for the world of work. Whether you want to start your own business or are considering working for a multinational, this course aims to develop your confidence and equip you with detailed knowledge of relevant business management issues. It will give you in-depth knowledge and understanding of the business world, how to management people, and how to adapt to an ever-changing business environment.

The overall aim of the programme is to provide students with an academically challenging, integrated and intellectually stimulating suite of subjects and disciplines associated with a career in business and management. The programme has key employability and digital skills embedded within its modules designed to create employment-ready graduates.

The programme will enable graduates to progress to postgraduate study after completion. The course aims to equip and prepare graduates for the world of work. This course is will set up you to start your own business or to enter employment in the business world, from small local businesses, SME or public sector to large multinational corporations.

Modules

Students will be studying a suite of modules in each year of study including –

Year 1 (Level 4):

• Skills for Business
• Introduction to Business Law
• Organisations, Markets and the Economy
• Business Finance and Accounting
• People Management
• Principles of Marketing

Year 2 (Level 5):

• International Business and Globalisation
• Managing Process and Operations
• Entrepreneurship
• Management and Organisational Behaviour
• Marketing Management and Branding
• Management and Financial Accounting
• The Visitor Economy

Year 3 (Level 6):

• Strategy in Action
• International Marketing Strategy
• Managing Change
• Contemporary Issues in Management
• Business Project (40 credits)

Note modules are subject to approval.

Assessment methods

A variety of teaching and learning methods are used throughout to programme to engage the student. These include formal lecturers, seminars, case studies, role play, group activities and group forums. Learning outcomes for this degree programme will be assessed using different assessment methods including coursework, examinations and presentations.

Tuition fees

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

Channel Islands
£6,000
per year
England
£6,000
per year
EU
£6,000
per year
International
£6,995
per year
Northern Ireland
£6,000
per year
Scotland
£6,000
per year
Wales
£6,000
per year

The Uni


Course location:

Croydon University Centre

Department:

Business

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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.

93%
high
Business studies

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 studies

Teaching and learning

100%
Staff make the subject interesting
100%
Staff are good at explaining things
100%
Ideas and concepts are explored in-depth
93%
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

73%
Library resources
93%
IT resources
80%
Course specific equipment and facilities
93%
Course is well organised and has run smoothly

Student voice

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

After graduation


We don't have more detailed stats to show you in relation to this subject area at this university but read about typical employment outcomes and prospects for graduates of this subject below.

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.

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£18k

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£29k

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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