Why choose this programme?
The BA Management degree aims to provide a firm foundation in the field of management and develops understanding of key functional areas of business (e.g. marketing, organisational behaviour, human resource management, and law). A graduate, with a BA in Management will be able to work in general and specialist management positions within a wide range of business organisations.
The programme aims to enable learners to:
- Develop understanding, knowledge and subject skills relating to the principles and practices of modern business management.
- Develop subject interests by allowing selection from a range of specialist modules.
- Gain a firm foundation, through the External Programmes common structure in Stage One, in key areas of accountancy and finance, economics and management to give flexibility of choice in selecting a course to suit their interests and career aspirations.
- Develop personal abilities (and attitudes for employment in a variety of careers and prepare for lifelong learning and personal development.
In order to attain this qualification; the eight mandatory courses from Level1, six mandatory courses from Level 22 and four mandatory courses from Level 3 are required. Additional courses can be selected from the Elective course lists.
Synoptically-linked courses (such as 'Introduction to Accounting 1' and 'Introduction to Accounting 2') are together worth 30 credits.
Stand-alone courses (such as 'Consumer Behaviour') are worth 15 credits.
Students will normally study 120 credits at each Level of the degree programme.
Full details about the requirements for intermediate awards such as the Certificate and Diploma of Higher Education can be found in section 6 of the External Programmes' Handbook.
This programme will help you to attain professional qualifications by maximising opportunities for exemptions awarded by professional accountancy bodies.
All courses required
- Introduction to Accounting 1/ Introduction to Accounting 2
- Introduction to Economics 1/ Introduction to Economics 2
- Intro. to Banking & Financial Services/ Introduction to Finance 1
- Introduction to Management 1/ Introduction to Management 2
- Marketing Fundamentals/ Marketing Perspectives
- Organisational Behaviour/ Human Resource Management
- Quantitative Methods 1/ Quantitative Methods 2
- Commercial Law 1/ Commercial Law 2
- Financial Accounting/ Management Accounting
- Finance Theory and Markets 1/ Finance Theory and Markets
- Cognitive Psychology 1 (15 credits)
- Cognitive Psychology 2 (15 credits)
- Human Development and Intelligence (15 credits)
- Social Psychology (15 credits)
- Operations Management 1/ Operations Management 2
- Strategic Management/ International Strategic Management
- Consumer Behaviour/ International Marketing
- Auditing/ Contemporary Issues in Financial Accounting
- Corporate Finance 1/ Corporate Finance 2
- Securities Markets 1/ Securities Markets 2
- Employment Law (15 credits)
- International Financial Markets (15 credits)
- Management Accounting Techniques & Decisions (15 credits)
- Project Management (15 credits)
- Taxation (15 credits)
- Cognition Across the Lifespan (15 credits)
- Psychobiology (15 credits)
- Applied Psychology: Health Psychology and Professional Practice (15 credits)
- Social Cognition and Personality (15 credits)
- Attachment Across the Lifespan (15 credits)
- System Safety and Disasters (15 credits)
1. Students can not repeat modules if they have already been taken at Level 2.
2. Pre-requisite rules apply.
3. Full details of programme structures are listed in section 4 of the External Programmes' Handbook.
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