Business and Management BA

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Business and Management BA

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    Key Information

    • Study Level:

      Bachelor

    • Duration:

      3 Years

    • Study Mode:

      Full Time

    • Start Date:

      16 September 2019

    • Tuition Fees EU/EEA:

      £ 9,250 Per Year

      These fees apply to students from the EU/EEA

    • Tuition Fees International :

      £ 11,500

      These fees apply to students from outside the EU/EEA

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    Course Summary

    The University of Sunderland’s BA (Honours) in Business and Management is among their most popular business degree programs because it provides a general foundation in all aspects of finance, marketing, management, and operations that can be applied to a wide range of industries and sectors. Perhaps more importantly, you will also have the opportunity to specialise your degree after you get a taste for the different business disciplines over your first year. If you continue on as a generalist, you’ll be assured of receiving a good al-around education in business and management.

    This is a highly respected business department, whose research has been ranked as ‘world leading’ by the most recent Teaching Excellence Framework. It is a member of the Association of Business Schools and has been ranked in 3rd place overall in the UK Engagement Survey for 2018. They ranked 4th place for Assessment and 2nd in all of the UK for Retention and Progression.

    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 degree program is typically delivered over 3 years at full time.

    Year 1 Modules Include:

    • Introduction to Marketing
    • Introduction to Managing and Leading People
    • Introduction to HRM and Talent Development
    • Introduction to Business Operations and Services
    • Introduction to Accounting and Finance
    • Essential Study and Employment Skills

    As you finish your first year, you’ll have the opportunity to specialise your degree pathway. You can continue on with the Business and Management program as outlined below or switch into something more industry specific, such as Sunderland’s programs in Business and Marketing Management, Business and Financial Management, or others.

    Year 2 Modules Include:

    • Business Ethics, Sustainability and Responsibility (ESR)
    • Innovation Management
    • Management Entrepreneurship, Innovation and Creativity
    • Management Thought
    • Personal and Professional Development
    • Quality Management for Organisational Excellence

    Year 3 Modules Include:

    • Developing the Reflexive Practitioner
    • Global Entrepreneurship and Innovation
    • Managing and Leading Change
    • Marketing in a Digital World
    • Strategic Corporate Finance
    • Strategic Management

    Learning & Teaching

    The University of Sunderland relies on a wide range of different learning and teaching methods to deliver its degree programs. You’ll engage in a great deal of self-directed study and reading, practical exercises (learning by doing), and reflective learning. You’ll do a lot of work in small groups where you’ll have the opportunity to explore issues and manage a simulated business problem. You’ll also learn how to analyse, challenge and debate issues in a business context.

    Career Possiblities

    This degree will prepare you for a career in your choice of many different industries. You’ll know how businesses create success, how to manage most common business situations and how to lead people effectively.

    More than 95% of this program’s graduates have found suitable employment or entered into higher degree programs within 6 months of successfully completing the program, often taking roles with organisations such as PwC, Adidas, Marriott Hotels and many more.

    Entry Credit

    Successful completion will result in a 3 year BA degree.

    Applicants must typically have earned 3 GCSE passes including Maths and English, or the international equivalent. The full list of accepted qualifications can be found here.

    All classes are taught in English, and international students will be required to show proficiency in English by scoring well on an approved test. An IELTS score of 6.0 overall and with no section scoring less than 5.5 would qualify, for example.

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