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International/EU: £13,995 per year (£1,200 for placement year)
- Study how humans act, feel and think within organisations.
- Experience the changing nature of business, and consider its future.
- Understand how organisations work within the business environment
- Gain Associate-level membership of the Institute of Leadership and Management (ILM)
- Develop a critical appreciation of applied psychology — including an understanding of psychological research methods
On this course, you’ll develop a multidisciplinary business awareness. You’ll consider individuals and organisations, and the global context in which they operate. You’ll reinforce sound business knowledge with applied psychological studies — equipping yourself with versatile skills for a range of careers.
Sheffield Business School accreditation
Sheffield Business School is accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB), placing us in the top 5% of business schools globally.
How you learn
On this course, you will develop a critical appreciation of applied psychology, including an understanding of psychological research methods and how they are utilised to research organisational settings.
You will explore recent research in Organisational and Positive Psychology to understand organisational practices and their impact on employee health and well-being.
In your business and management modules you will learn about the social context of business and organising, human behaviour in organisations, ethics, social responsibility of private companies as well as public organisations, human resources and entrepreneurship.
You learn through
- lectures and seminars
- group projects
- one-to-one academic advice
- work-based learning modules
Course leaders and tutors
Janette Hurst is a Senior Lecturer in the Organisational Behavior and Human Resource Management Subject Group in the Department of Management.
Through professional work-based learning modules, delivered in response to live client scenarios, you will develop a critical appreciation of the application of psychology to the study of business and management practice.
You will also have a choice of pursuing a work-based placement with a host organisation or an entrepreneurial project supported by tutors and mentors. Each option will focus on employability skills and applying theory from psychology to real-world practice.
Networking will be encouraged through a dedicated modules focused student society. You will liaise with SHU alumni members, professional body representatives and SHU industry sector, business and occupational psychology networks.
Come to an open day
Find out more at our undergraduate open days. Book now for your place.
This course prepares you for a career in
- human resource management
- market research analysis
- industrial counselling
- human factors specialist
- customer relationship specialist
- recruitment or training
- change management consultant
- investment analysis
Previous graduates of business and management have gone on to work for:
- Gripple (UK)
- IBM UK
- Janssen Pharmaceuticals
Previous graduates of psychology have gone on to work for:
- NHS England & Wales
- The Priory Group
- Thornton Grant
- Cas Behavioural Health
- South Yorkshire Housing Association
Where will I study?
You study at City Campus through a structured mix of online lessons and face-to-face teaching with access to digital and online resources to support your learning.
City Campus is located in the heart of Sheffield, within minutes of the train and bus stations.
Adsetts Library is located on our City Campus. It's open 24 hours a day, every day.Learn more
This must include at least 64 points from 2 A Levels or equivalent BTEC qualifications. For example:
- BBC at A Level
- DMM in BTEC Extended Diploma.
- A combination of qualifications, which may include AS levels and general studies
- English language at grade C or 4
- Maths at grade C or 4
• Access - an Access to HE Diploma with at least 45 credits at level 3 and 15 credits at level 2. At least 15 level 3 credits must be at merit grade or above, from a QAA-recognised Access to HE course, or an equivalent Access to HE certificate.
If English is not your first language, you will need an IELTS score of 6.0 with a minimum of 5.5 in all skills, or equivalent.
Please note the University will only admit students who are aged 18 at the point of enrolment.
Additional information for EU/International students
If you are an International or non-UK European student, you can find out more about the country specific qualifications we accept on our international qualifications page. You can also watch a video guide on how to apply.
For details of English language entry requirements (IELTS), please see the information for 'All students'.
Module and assessment information for future years is displayed as currently validated and may be liable to change. When selecting electives, your choices will be subject to the core requirements of the course. As a result, selections may be limited to a choice between one of two or more specified electives in some instances.
You can take an optional placement in year three.
|Module: Data Analysis For Business Decisions||Credits: 20||
|Module: Enterprise Change And Creativity||Credits: 20||
|Module: Positive Psychology||Credits: 20||
|Module: Principles And Functions Of Business||Credits: 20||
|Module: Social Psychology||Credits: 20||
|Module: Foreign Language||Credits: 20||
|Module: Global Business Environment||Credits: 20||
|Module: Business Research||Credits: 20||
|Module: Finance For Business Performance||Credits: 20||
|Module: Managing And Developing People||Credits: 20||
|Module: Entrepreneurship Project||Credits: 60||
|Module: Study Abroad Module 1||Credits: 20||
|Module: Study Abroad Module 2||Credits: 20||
|Module: Study Abroad Module 3||Credits: 20||
|Module: Work Based Project: Learning In The Workplace||Credits: 60||
|Module: Placement Year||Credits: -|
|Module: Contemporary Developments In Employee Relations And Employment Law||Credits: 20|
|Module: Implementing Strategy And Change||Credits: 20|
|Module: Individual Management Project||Credits: 40|
|Module: Organisational Psychology||Credits: 20|
|Module: The Psychology Of Consumption||Credits: 20|
Fees and funding
Our tuition fee for UK students starting full-time undergraduate study in 2021/22 is £9,250 per year. During your placement year you will pay a reduced fee of £1,200.
† If you are studying an undergraduate course, postgraduate pre-registration course or postgraduate research course over more than one academic year then your tuition fees may increase in subsequent years in line with Government regulations or UK Research and Innovation (UKRI) published fees. More information can be found in our terms and conditions under student fees regulations.
Our tuition fee for International/EU students starting full-time study in 2021/22 is £13,995 per year. During your placement year you will pay a reduced fee of £1,200.
Financial support for home/EU students
How tuition fees work, student loans and other financial support available.
Additional course costs
This link allows you to view estimated costs associated with the main activities on specific courses. These are estimates and, as such, are only an indication of additional course costs. Actual costs can vary greatly depending on the choices you make during your course.Additional costs for Business, management and enterprise courses (PDF)
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