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University of Worcester

Business Management (Placement Year)

UCAS Code: N201

Bachelor of Arts (with Honours) - BA (Hons)

Entry requirements


UCAS Tariff

112

GCSE Maths and English Language grade C/4 or above also required.

About this course


Course option

4.0years

Sandwich | 2021

Subject

Business and management

**Overview**

Our flexible Business Management degree explores the latest thinking in innovation, creativity and contemporary issues. You'll work with academics and practitioners who have extensive experience of management, consultancy or running their own business. The course also offers regular careers coaching, and benefits such as our professional network of academic staff, business leaders and the Chartered Management Institute (CMI).

The course will develop your business knowledge, skills and 'real world' experience through applied projects, placements, internships and study abroad. You’ll explore the latest thinking in areas such as accountancy, advertising, entrepreneurship, finance, human resources, law, marketing and public relations. You'll become an adaptable and commercially-driven graduate and well equipped to succeed in your business management career.

**Key features**

- Enhance your employability through internships, consultancy projects, a one-year paid placement and integrated coaching from experienced business leaders.

- Experience international cultures and develop a global mind-set through options to work and study abroad.

- Develop your own business idea through the Business School's Incubator.

- Work on live client projects through the Business School's Media Lab.

- Gain Associate Membership of the Chartered Management Institute - there will be a charge for membership of the professional bodies.

**Learn more about the course at our Open Days**

Visiting us is the best way to get a feel for student life at the University of Worcester. Explore the campus, meet our lecturers and talk to current students.

Find out more and book your place at www.worcester.ac.uk/open-days

**Why the University of Worcester?**

The University of Worcester is a close-knit and high-achieving community where students are supported to succeed at every level.

The University is a truly inclusive place where every person counts as an individual. From designing imaginative facilities to providing practical support and tailored learning, we strive to help people of all backgrounds and abilities to achieve their own rich potential. We work hard to break down barriers and provide opportunities for all.

**Recent Worcester achievements**

- University of the Year - Finalist - 2019 Times Higher Education Awards and UK Social Mobility Awards

- 1st for Quality Education - 2019 Times Higher Education University Impact Rankings

- Outstanding Support for Students - Finalist - 2019 Times Higher Education Awards

- Top 10 for Student Satisfaction - 2019 National Student Survey

- Top 10 for Sustained Employment - Longitudinal Educational Outcomes survey (2017)

- Sustainability Institution of the Year - Finalist - 2019 Green Gown Awards

**Guaranteed accommodation**

If you’re applying to be a first year undergraduate student and accept a conditional or unconditional offer as your first choice by 1 May and apply for accommodation before 31 May, you are guaranteed a place in our University-managed accommodation.

Modules

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Assessment methods

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Tuition fees

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Channel Islands
£9,250
per year
England
£9,250
per year
EU
£9,250
per year
International
£12,700
per year
Northern Ireland
£9,250
per year
Scotland
£9,250
per year
Wales
£9,250
per year

The Uni


Course location:

University of Worcester

Department:

Worcester Business School

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