BA (Hons) Business Management
BA (Hons) Business Management is a three-year program that prepares high school graduates with the knowledge, skills and tools to start a career in management. The aim of the program is to develop students personally and professionally to be able to manage a modern-day business with ease across borders and cultures. BA (Hons) Business Management consists of two qualifications: Management Level 4 & Level 5 at the end of second year, and a BA (Hons) Business Management Top-Up at the end of the third and final year of study.
Course Duration: 3 years ( 6 Semesters)
Tuition Fee: € 2475 per semester | Total Fee: € 14,850
Awarded by : ATHE, The University of Northampton
The candidate must be at least 18 years old, having completed a full secondary school education or a Level 3 Diploma in Management or equivalent international qualifications.
- English language requirements : IELTS 6.0 or equivalent
- Video interview with Admissions Department
- Personal Statement
Year 1 (Management Level 4)
Awarded by : ATHE
Developing Personal Skills
Develop a range of personal skills vital to the world of business. This module concentrates on communication, leadership and decision making techniques.
Communication is the key to effective operations and working effectively with others. Throughout this module, learners will examine a range of communication techniques used for a variety of commercial purposes.
The Business Environment
This module explores issues outside of the business that may affect the business and its operations. Specifically, it looks into economics, international dimensions, nature and competitive issues that influence the business environment.
The Marketing Mix
Exploring and using the marketing mix is part of the business planning process. This module will introduce key concepts of the marketing mix and its role within the business.
This module looks at employees and people as a business’s most valuable asset, following the mantra “Recruit the best, reward the best and retain the best”.
Explore the various theories and models of management and their different contexts in this module.
Culture and the Organisation
What is meant by culture? Why is it important? How does it differ between organisations? Learning to identify the various corporate cultures and the strengths and weaknesses of each is covered in this module.
Customers and Customer Service
This module looks at customers as the crux of any business. Topics such as identifying customers, resolving customer issues and delivering excellent customer service will be covered in the module.
Fundamentals of Accounting
On completion of this module, learners will understand accounts and accounting procedures and how they can be used to give insight into the health of the organisation.
Financial Management and Control
In this module, learners will compare and contrast some examples of good and bad financial decisions and the impact these decisions have on the business.
Year 2 (Management Level 5)
Awarded by : ATHE
The Entrepreneurial Manager
What is an Entrepreneur? Examine the skills and qualities that make an entrepreneur successful, and what may lead to failure, within this module.
Why are organisations structured in the way they are? What determines the optimum structure and how does it differ between organisations? In this module, learners will look at the numerous models and theories that make up the field of organisational structures.
Practical Accounting Analysis
Learners will complete exercises in accounting throughout this module to understand what the numbers are telling us and the actions that analysis can precipitate.
Business Planning and Goal Setting
What is the business trying to achieve? What will it do? How will it do it? This module focuses on the creation of clear goals and plans to achieve a desired objective within the business.
Politics and Business
Politics can have a significant impact on business and the political climate may help or hinder a business. This module will educate learners on economic impact, exports and government support and the effects on conducting business based on political decisions.
Explore the statutory responsibilities of managers as learners look into the legalities of business and business executives.
Managing in Today’s World
Business management in the modern world can be tricky. This module focuses on governance and equality as a means to do right in business.
Understanding how your people and your business can continually improve together is the key to success. Learners will review reward structures, CPD, training and development to ensure high performance in business.
Marketing and Sales Planning
Learners will analyse how markets, customers, competitors and products can come together in a cohesive plan to contribute to the success of a business.
On successful completion of this module, learners will have knowledge of numeric exercises and will understand their use within the context of the business.
Year 3 (BA (Hons) Business Management Top-Up)
Awarded by : The University of Northampton
- Accounting and Finance for Managers
- Business Communication (ESL)
- Business Project
- Principles of Marketing Management
- Strategic Human Resource Management
- Strategic Management