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Business Management with Finance

Entry requirements


A level

B,B,B-B,B,C

Access to HE Diploma

M:45

or above.

120-112 UCAS tariff points from International Baccalaureate qualifications.

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

DDM-DMM

UCAS Tariff

120-112

from a combination of Level 3 qualifications.

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

Subjects

Management studies

Business studies

Finance

Why Business Management with Finance?
Money often defines business success. Or in other words, profit, cash flow and investment. If you can understand how money talks, and the possibilities related to finance, you will have the knowledge and skills to help businesses gain a lead over their competitors.

This course lets you develop specialist skills to be a manager and also to develop an understanding of the finance behind a business. You’ll have the opportunity to develop your ability to motivate and inspire a team of people to work towards a common goal.

How will you learn?
You will learn through lectures, workshops, seminars, live and client-facing projects, you will also have lots of opportunity for practical application.
* We aim to give you a thorough grounding in business and finance and give you lots of chances to apply theory to the real world.

* We’ll give you the opportunity to take a placement year, working in a business, either here in the UK or abroad.

* We have close links with the Chartered Management Institute (CMI) and you’ll have the opportunity to achieve a professional CMI qualification in Management and Leadership through no additional study or assessment.

* To help you go on to employment, you will also have the chance to take advice from our HR professionals. They could help you create CVs and portfolios, and work on your interview technique too.

Previous students have gained experience with businesses such as Hewlett Packard, Lloyds Banking Group, ASDA, Coop Group, Cummins, L’Oréal, Virgin Media and Agricultural Bank of China.

What subjects will you cover?
To give you the chance to gain a better understanding of business and finance, the course covers key business topics, such as leadership, strategy, international business, and marketing. You’ll study financial and management accounting, corporate reporting, and business ethics – all of which will help you understand how businesses can operate in a socially responsible and ethical way. In the second and final years, you also choose from a range of finance modules to build your specialist skills. All our degrees offer the opportunity to spend a placement year in industry which is a fantastic opportunity to put your business skills into practice while still being a student.

Professional links and accreditation:
You can register with the Chartered Management Institute (http://www.managers.org.uk/) providing a further qualification and enhancing your CV through membership of a professional body. Upon successful completion of the course and after completing the registration, you’ll have the opportunity to achieve a CMI qualification in Management and Leadership through no additional study or assessment. Some exemptions also exist from Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) (https://www.accaglobal.com/gb/en/qualifications/accountancy-career/graduate.html) qualifications.

This accreditation is reviewed on a regular basis.

Modules

Year 1
Core modules:
ASPIRE 1
Understanding Global Dynamics
Accounting for Managers (Foundation)
Understanding Markets and Consumers
Understanding Organisational Behaviour

Year 2
Core modules:
ASPIRE 2
Business Research Skills
Financial Technology and Control Environment
Operations Management

Option modules:
Choose one from a list which may include:
Data Visualisation
Business Creation and Development

Year 3 - optional placement year

Final year
Core modules:
ASPIRE 3
Strategy and Business Transformation
Responsible Business
Contemporary Issues In Accounting And Finance
Global Financial Management

Option modules:
Choose two from a list which may include:
Digital and Social Media Marketing
Business and the Entrepreneur
E-Commerce
Climate Economics and Finance
Or,
Management Project

Assessment methods

Study and assessments will be based on your choice of modules. Your module specification/course handbook will provide full details of the assessment criteria applying to your course.

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
£15,000
per year
International
£15,000
per year
Northern Ireland
£9,250
per year
Scotland
£9,250
per year
Wales
£9,250
per year

Extra funding

Please see our website for full details of the scholarship http://www.hud.ac.uk/undergraduate/fees-and-finance/undergraduate-scholarships/

The Uni


Course location:

University of Huddersfield

Department:

Department of Management (BDMGMT)

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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.

62%
low
Management studies
75%
low
Business studies
82%
med
Finance

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.

Management studies

Teaching and learning

57%
Staff make the subject interesting
71%
Staff are good at explaining things
72%
Ideas and concepts are explored in-depth
63%
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

85%
Library resources
90%
IT resources
83%
Course specific equipment and facilities
56%
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?

68%
UK students
32%
International students
54%
Male students
46%
Female students
90%
2:1 or above
9%
First year drop out rate

Most popular A-Levels studied (and grade achieved)

C
C
C

Business studies

Teaching and learning

69%
Staff make the subject interesting
80%
Staff are good at explaining things
70%
Ideas and concepts are explored in-depth
69%
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

83%
Library resources
89%
IT resources
90%
Course specific equipment and facilities
60%
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?

42%
UK students
58%
International students
53%
Male students
47%
Female students
84%
2:1 or above
3%
First year drop out rate

Most popular A-Levels studied (and grade achieved)

B
B
D

Finance

Teaching and learning

70%
Staff make the subject interesting
83%
Staff are good at explaining things
70%
Ideas and concepts are explored in-depth
74%
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

89%
Library resources
91%
IT resources
88%
Course specific equipment and facilities
79%
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?

68%
UK students
32%
International students
55%
Male students
45%
Female students
85%
2:1 or above
7%
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.

Management studies

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.

£20,000
med
Average annual salary
98%
med
Employed or in further education
65%
med
Employed in a role where degree was essential or beneficial

Top job areas of graduates

19%
Sales, marketing and related associate professionals
12%
Functional managers and directors
9%
Sales assistants and retail cashiers

Business studies

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.

£19,000
low
Average annual salary
96%
med
Employed or in further education
51%
low
Employed in a role where degree was essential or beneficial

Top job areas of graduates

15%
Sales, marketing and related associate professionals
12%
Business, finance and related associate professionals
9%
Sales assistants and retail cashiers

The number of business studies graduates fell significantly last year after a long period of increase. But there were still more than 14,000 degrees awarded and this is the third most popular subject for new graduates. Because so many graduates get business studies degrees, you can find them everywhere in the economy, and very few jobs are completely out of reach for a good business studies graduate. Around 40% go into jobs in finance, sales, recruitment, management (particularly retail) or marketing. There is also a small (but well paid) group who take their technical skills into computing and IT. Thousands of graduates from this subject go into professional jobs every year, and average starting salaries are above the average for all subjects and particularly healthy in London where they top £25k. Graduates with good degree grades in business studies are much more likely to get good jobs, so don’t be complacent, and keep a close eye on your grades.

Finance

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.

£19,000
low
Average annual salary
97%
med
Employed or in further education
73%
med
Employed in a role where degree was essential or beneficial

Top job areas of graduates

31%
Business, finance and related associate professionals
21%
Business, research and administrative professionals
8%
Sales assistants and retail cashiers

Over 2,000 students graduated with a degree in finance in 2015, and a sign of the strength of the finance industry, numbers are on the up. Over half of finance graduates go into the finance industry, with accountancy and financial advice roles particularly popular. It's also quite common for finance graduates to go into jobs which require you to take more training and gain professional qualifications — finance graduates who take further study are more likely to be studying accountancy than finance. About a third of graduates start their careers in London - but Glasgow, Manchester and Birmingham are other popular locations for finance graduates to work.

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.

£19k

£19k

£22k

£22k

£23k

£23k

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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