Business Management

BA (Hons)

2018 entry


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Come and study your Business Management degree in the innovative and dynamic environment of our Business School for the Creative Industries. Based on techniques that have produced world-leading creative professionals in a sector that is undergoing substantial growth, our Business Management course will prepare you for a range of career opportunities in the creative sector.

We have designed our BA (Hons) Business Management programme to be practice-based in order to prepare you to work as a creative business professional.The course will equip you with the practical skills, enterprising and entrepreneurial attributes and creative attitude required to make an immediate impact on business organisations across the globe.

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Length of study:

Three years full-time

Starts:

September 2018

Campus:

UCA Epsom

UCAS code:

N200

UCAS institution code:

C93

UCAS campus code:

E

Course overview:

BA (Hons) Business Management teaches you the fundamentals of business enterprise and allows you to develop an understanding of how organisations evolve and flourish. You will also practice management competencies for physical and online business, and will learn a range of cognitive and intellectual skills for business and enterprise.

Our Business Management degree gives you the opportunity to pursue your chosen career in the creative industries based on the professional practice placement you choose as part of your course. Whether you’re looking to start up your own business or forge your way as a leader in a small or large organisation in the creative industries, you’ll study a broad range of practical and essential business management skills that are internationally transferrable.

Year 1 of your study will provide a solid grounding in the understanding of business functions and its operating environment, which will prepare you for further study and a business placement in Year 2. Year 3 gives you the chance to build on your skills in order to provide innovative solutions to business problems. In addition, you will be able to support business strategy and enterprise sustainability by conducting your own business research and a final business management project.

Course content - 2018 entry

In the first year, you'll be introduced to the University and the workshops and facilities available to you. On the course you’ll learn skills that will give you a solid foundation from which to explore your areas of specialist activity.

Please note, syllabus content indicated is provided as a guide. The content of the course may be subject to change.

Course modules

  • Marketing Fundamentals

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  • Introduction to Finance and Accounting

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  • Project and Operations Management

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  • Management and Organisation Behaviour

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  • Enterprise Project

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The second year focus is on finding your own specialist way of working and you’ll be encouraged and supported to start working more independently. During this year you may also have the opportunity to complete a professional work placement.

Please note, syllabus content indicated is provided as a guide. The content of the course may be subject to change.

Course modules

  • E-Business and E-marketing (Digital Business and Marketing)

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  • Law for the Creative Industries

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  • Professional Practice and Business Placement

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  • International Business

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The third year will see you achieve a greater level of independence with self-managed research, study and practice, resulting in a final business project.

Please note, syllabus content indicated is provided as a guide. The content of the course may be subject to change.

Course modules

  • Business Strategy

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  • Business Research

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  • Enterprise Sustainability and Business Ethics

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  • Final Business Management Project

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Please note, syllabus content indicated is provided as a guide. The content of the course may be subject to change.

Course modules

Business School

The first of its kind in the UK, our new Business School for the Creative Industries builds on our long tradition of collaborating with employers to cultivate leadership, entrepreneurial and problem-solving skills.

International study

Find out more about studying in the UK, or studying part of your course abroad at one of our partner institutions (study abroad option not available on all courses).

Course connections

On this course, you'll be exposed to a world of opportunities

Our BA Business Management will enable you to pursue a range of careers including:

  • Graduate Schemes
  • Entrepreneur
  • Product Buyer
  • Junior Manager
  • Production Team Lead
  • Postgraduate Study

Your training on this course will prepare you for a wide range of postgraduate courses. We offer postgraduate opportunities in our Business School and we will help you find the correct course for you and support you in your application should further study be for you.

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How to apply - 2018 entry

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Entry requirements - 2018 entry:

Entry requirements

The standard entry requirements* for this course are:

One of the following:

  • 112 new UCAS tariff points (equivalent to 280 old UCAS tariff points), see accepted qualifications
  • Pass at Foundation Diploma in Art & Design (Level 3 or 4)
  • Distinction, Merit, Merit at BTEC Extended Diploma
  • Merit at UAL Extended Diploma
  • 112 new UCAS tariff points from an accredited Access to Higher Education Diploma in appropriate subject
  • 27-30 total points in the International Baccalaureate Diploma with at least 15 IB points at Higher level.

And four GCSE passes at grade A*-C and/or grade 4-9 including English (or Functional Skills English/Key Skills Communication Level 2)

Other relevant and equivalent Level 3 UK and international qualifications are considered on an individual basis, and we encourage students from diverse educational backgrounds to apply.

*We occasionally make offers which are lower than the standard entry criteria to students who have faced difficulties that have affected their performance, and who were expected to achieve higher results.

Your portfolio

This course doesn’t require a portfolio. We may invite you for an Applicant Day and interview so you can visit us, meet the course team and other applicants, and take a tour of all our facilities. Students from diverse educational backgrounds are encouraged to apply.

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