About this course
You will build on and develop the knowledge you've already gained on your HND or foundation degree in business with a further stage of study which results in a full honours degree - BA (Hons) Business Management.
Covering global and strategic management issues, you'll study the specialist areas of management and leadership. The module Issues in Global Business and Strategic Concepts is a case study of current business issues. It takes a discussion approach and is very practical. You'll be looking at where things are going wrong, what could be done, what would you do?
Throughout the course you'll be using current case studies and examples, and will also benefit from guest lectures from industry speakers and professional bodies. We'll prepare you for the workplace as you develop the skills employers are looking for in their graduate employees, from report writing and analysis through to presentation skills.
Why choose this course?
- Top up your HND or foundation degree in business to a full honours degree.
- You will be prepared for a career in an international and dynamic business management environment.
- Not only will you learn about business, we will prepare you for the workplace through developing your teamwork skills, presentation and report writing skills, and CV preparation and interview techniques.
- Our lecturers and tutors are always available to help and support you throughout your studies.
You will benefit from an innovative variety of assessment modes. Assessment is mainly via coursework which can take forms such as traditional essays and reports, group project work, research and consultancy projects, presentations, posters, and design of digital materials. There are also in-class tests and computer-based assessments.
Teaching & Learning
We take a ‘scaffolded’ approach to learning, so you will have full support in the early stages of your course and can gradually move towards stronger understanding and greater independence. It is a smooth transition to ease your way into both HE-level study and business management practice.
Through your contact with tutors – as well as your participation in College events – you will become more attuned to professional behaviour and will build your skills in critical thinking, creativity and self-reliance before immersing yourself in the wider business community.
The course incorporates formal lectures, sometimes involving guest speakers; tutor-led and student-led seminars; one-to-one and small group tutorials; work experience projects; work-related learning and self-directed study. By stage three, you are expected to be more in charge of your own learning, with module tutors advising and directing your studies.
As a partner student you will be granted access to the University’s online learning environment ‘University of Derby Online (UDo)’. From within UDo you will be able to access the University’s Library (including an extensive range of eBooks, eJournals, audio and video resources), course resources related to your programme and your grades.
What you will cover
|UNIT CODE||UNIT NAME||UNIT LEVEL||UNIT CREDIT|
|6GN 501||Enterprise Strategy and Concepts||6||20|
|6HR 500||Developing and Managing Performance||6||20|
|6HR 503||Principles and Practice of Leadership and Management||6||20|
|6IM 501||Issues in Global Business and Strategic Concepts (Double)||6||40|
|6LO 500||Improving Business Performance ||6||20|
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