Management Studies BA

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Management Studies BA

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    Key Information

    • Study Level:

      Bachelor

    • Duration:

      4 Years

    • Study Mode:

      Full Time

    • Tuition Fees EU/EEA:

      £ 9,250 Per Year

      These fees apply to students from the EU/EEA

    • Tuition Fees International :

      £ 16,700

      These fees apply to students from outside the EU/EEA

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    Course Summary

    The University of Leicester’s BA in Management Studies is intended to give graduates an understanding of management as well as the business skills they need to thrive in a wide range of industries.

    The first year of the program shares the exact same curriculum as Leicester’s Marketing and Human Resource Management BA programs. That means you can switch between them easily any time before beginning year 2.

    If you are changing direction after starting in another career area, you will possess valuable work experience and professional awareness. Many employers actively seek candidates with these benefits. Our network of contacts, a dedicated employability service and a reputation in the legal profession mean we also have an outstanding track-record of finding students legal employment.Many employers favour GDL students in an increasingly competitive legal job market. Through studying another degree subject, you will have gained many transferable skills. By taking the conversion route into law, you are showing motivation and determination by choosing law at a later stage than some others. This looks good to employers.

    If you are changing direction after starting in another career area, you will possess valuable work experience and professional awareness. Many employers actively seek candidates with these benefits. Our network of contacts, a dedicated employability service and a reputation in the legal profession mean we also have an outstanding track-record of finding students legal employment.Many employers favour GDL students in an increasingly competitive legal job market. Through studying another degree subject, you will have gained many transferable skills. By taking the conversion route into law, you are showing motivation and determination by choosing law at a later stage than some others. This looks good to employers.

    Course Outline

    This BA course is delivered over 4 years, with the third year spent either in an industrial placement or studying abroad.

    Year 1:

    Throughout year 1, you’ll gain a basic understanding of business, economy and the theory of management in general.

    Core Modules:

    • Work and Society
    • Principles of Marketing
    • Management Theory and Debate
    • Management Inquiry and Analysis
    • Information Management
    • Employment Relations
    • Economy and Society
    • Business Finance and Reporting

    Year 2:

    In year 2 you’ll look at research methods, business strategy and HR management. You’ll also take part in the Consultancy Challenge.

    Core Modules:

    • The Business Environment
    • Strategy
    • Research Methods
    • Organisational Behaviour
    • Operations Management
    • Human Resource Management
    • Corporate Social Responsibility: Theory and Practice
    • Consultancy Challenge

    Year 3 (Placement or Study Abroad):

    In your third year, you will have the opportunity to apply for a paid placement position or to study abroad at one of Leicester’s partner institutions.

    A year in industry will give you important real world job skills and help you build your business network. A year abroad will give you an international perspective and help you distinguish yourself from other graduate job applicants.

    Year 4:

    This year will feature only two core modules, as well as 4 optional modules and your Dissertation.

    Core Modules:

    • International Business
    • Business Ethics

    Select any 2 modules from this list:

    • Understanding Workplace Dynamics: Critical Perspectives and Practices
    • The Management and Shaping of Innovation
    • Place, Branding and Tourism
    • Managing in a Post-Crisis World
    • Cyberpsychology at Work
    • Business in the Digital Economy
    • Advanced Quantitative Techniques
    • Advanced Qualitative Techniques

    And another 2 from this list:

    • The Production and Consumption of Culture
    • Services Marketing
    • Organisations in Economic Context
    • Managing Knowledge in Organisations
    • Ecology and Sustainability
    • Critical Analysis for Management

    Learning & Teaching

    The University of Leicester’s BA program in Management Studies typically involves 9-10 hours of classes each week. This breaks down to approximately 3-4 hours of group work or seminars as well as around 6 hours of lecture classes. Assessment is typically a mix of exams and marked coursework.

    Career Possiblities

    Leicester’s BA program in Management Studies gives you a wide range of transferrable sills and the specific management skills you’ll need to take a responsible position in nearly any industry. Graduates have taken roles in sales, procurement, operations, accounting, finance, and marketing firms and departments.

    Entry Credit

    Entry Requirements for UK and EU-nationals

    Leicester’s Management Studies program typically requires applicants to have earned 3 A Levels at ABB or higher, or 2 AS Levels can be counted as a single A Level.

    Entry Requirements for overseas (non-EU) students                         

    International students must be fluent in written and spoken English. This can be demonstrated by an IELTS score of 6.5 or better overall.

    International students must also have academic accreditation equivalent to that required for UK and EU students. The requirements can be found here.

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