Business Studies

In Newport

Price on request

Description

  • Typology

    Bachelor's degree

  • Location

    Newport (Wales)

  • Duration

    3 Years

Description

To give students a strong academic base and a solid skill-set for a career in business or management. Suitable for those who want to study business but may want to pursue a career in general management, or want to experience a range of subjects at undergraduate level, before choosing a specialism.

Facilities

Location

Starts

Newport
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Starts

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To take into account

240 UCAS points to include at least 160 points from 2 A levels or equivalent, 3 GCSEs including Mathematics and English grade C or equivalent*

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Course programme

BA (Hons) Business Studies

Mode:
full-time

What Makes This Course So Special?
One of the best things about our business studies courses is that they provide an insight into all aspects of the business world. This allows students to gain an appreciation of how everyone, such as operations, marketing and finance, has to work together to allow a business to succeed. This emphasis upon skill development and training is even more apparent than in some of our other degree courses. For example, specific modules such as Business Skills, Work Based Learning and Enterprise Development are solely delivered on the Business Studies Programmes and have a vocational flavour.

Course Intro
Business Studies is a multi-disciplinary area. This course provides an excellent foundation for further study on a variety of professional body accredited courses in Accounting, HR, and Marketing that we offer, and students may secure some exemptions.

We care about our students too - We have always been in the top 10 in the National Student Survey. In 2009 we were 1st in the UK for assessment and feedback.

What you study
All business programmes have been designed with a broadly common first year experience.

Year 1

  • Management Accounting
  • Contract Law
  • Foundations of Marketing
  • Economics for Business
  • Managing People
  • Quantitative Business Methods

Year 2

  • Performance Management
  • The Digital Economy
  • Contemporary Management Practice
  • Human Resource Management at Work
  • Plus 2 options

Year 3

  • Strategic Management
  • Customer Service Excellence
  • Law for Managers
  • European Business Environment
  • Plus 2 options

Options can be chosen from a wide range of subject areas including: economics, accounting, law, HRM, marketing, globalisation and enterprise (subject to availability).

Students can also choose to undertake a Work Based Learning option in Year 2 and a Research Project in Year 3.

Where Next?
The course is structured to develop your knowledge across a range of business areas therefore enabling you to enter a variety of jobs. Many also opt to continue with us at postgraduate and professional levels such as CIM, or our MBA.

Interview Required
There is no formal interview and offers will be made based upon your UCAS application. If you are offered a place, you will be invited to attend a course specific event which will allow you to visit the campus and meet key staff.

Assessment
Assessment is based on course work and end of module examinations. Some assignments are group-based and some examinations are open book, with others based on previously distributed case studies. Wherever possible assessments will be linked to businesses and students’ workplaces.

Business Studies

Price on request