BA (Hons) Business Management

Undergraduate, Part-time

Business Management BA (Hons)



This flexible course allows you to study business management and specialise in the areas that you are interested in

Overview

With our part-time Business Management course you will discover how all organisations are managed, and develop and grow.

You'll explore the internal structures and strategies which businesses adopt in response to the key external drivers for change which impact upon them.

The modular structure of the course helps you develop an understanding of a wide range of business and management skills and competencies. This practical and applied knowledge equips you very well to take advantage of a broad range of career opportunities on graduation.

This course is studied part-time at a pace determined by an individualised programme of study that best suits you. As a part-time student you’ll study alongside full-time students with flexibility as to the number of modules you choose to study.

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Mode of Study:

Part-time (available as full-time)

Duration:

6 years

Start date:

SepJan

Placement:

Yes

Study Abroad:

Yes


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Course details

Our Business Management course includes the option to undertake a work placement. This gives you valuable industry experience which will enhance your CV and could lead to further employment on graduation.

This course offers you excellent employability skills including professional presentation, team working, leadership, communication and problem solving.

  • calendar How you’ll be taught You'll learn by a variety of teaching methods including lectures, tutorials and through independent study.
  • briefcase Work placement

    There is an optional six month work placement in Year 3.

Popular modules

Year 1

  • Behavioural Studies
  • Research and Study Skills
  • Accounting for Business
  • Principles of Economics
  • Marketing

Year 2

  • Introduction to Human Resource Management
  • Business and Management Challenges
  • World Economy

Year 3

  • International Business
  • Work-based Learning or study abroad

Year 4

  • Business Strategy and Sustainable Development
  • Leadership in a Changing Environment
  • Dissertation

Disclaimer

Study modules mentioned above are indicative only. Some changes may occur between now and the time that you study.

Full information on this is available in our disclaimer.

Entry requirements

Entry requirements

Our entry requirements indicate the minimum qualifications with which we normally accept students. Competition for places varies from year to year and you aren't guaranteed a place if you meet the minimum qualifications.

Minimum year 1

SQA Higher

BBBB

National 5 grade C in Maths and English.

A Level

BCC

GCSE grade C/4 in Maths and English.

Irish Leaving Certificate

Pre-2017 Grading System:

B1, B1, B3, B3 at Higher Level and grade C2 in Ordinary Level Maths and English.

New Grading System:

H2, H2, H3, H3 at Higher Level and grade O4 in Ordinary Level Maths and English.

BTEC (QCF) Extended Diploma Level 3

Minimum grades DMM (Distinction, Merit, Merit) in a related subject.

GCSE grade C/4 in Maths and English.

International Baccalaureate Diploma

Award of Diploma with 28 points overall with three HL subjects at grades 6, 5, 4.

Grade 4 in SL Maths and English.

European Baccalaureate

Pass at 70% or above with grade 7 in three subjects.

Grade 6 in Maths and English.

Minimum year 2

HNC

Pass in a related subject with grade B in the graded unit.

SQA Advanced Higher

BBC

A Level

BBB

Minimum year 3

HND

Pass in a related subject with grades BB at SCQF Level 8 in the graded unit(s).

English language requirements

If your first language isn't English, you'll normally need to undertake an approved English language test and our minimum English language requirements will apply.

This may not apply if you have completed all your school qualifications in English. Check our country pages to find out if this applies to you.

International students

We welcome applications from students studying a wide range of international qualifications.
Entry requirements by country

Please note that non-EU international students are unable to enrol onto the following courses:
  • BN Nursing/MN Nursing (Adult, Child, Mental Health or Learning Disability)
  • BM Midwifery/MM Midwifery

Admissions policies

We’re committed to admitting students who have the potential to succeed and benefit from our programmes of study. 

Our admissions policies will help you understand our admissions procedures, and how we use the information you provide us in your application to inform the decisions we make.

Undergraduate admissions policies
Postgraduate admissions policies

Fees & funding

The course fees you'll pay and the funding available to you will depend on a number of factors including your nationality, location, personal circumstances and the course you are studying. We also have a number of bursaries and scholarships available to our students.

Tuition fees
Students from 2018/19 2019/20
Scotland/EU *£305 *£305
England Wales and Northern Ireland *£1,157 tba
Overseas £2,060 tba


Fees for modules are calculated according to the number of credits (multiples of 20). The rate shown in the table is for 20 credits*.
Frequently Asked Questions about Fees
Information of Bursaries and Scholarships

Careers

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The broad course opens up more employment opportunities in commercial business and the public sector. Possible areas include:

  • Graduate training schemes
  • Financial services
  • Sales and marketing
  • Human resources
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