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Year of Entry 2020/21
BA (Honours)

Business and Management with Psychology with Foundation Year

Gain a degree in Business and Management with Psychology, with an initial foundation year to prepare for the course.


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What is the fee? Home/EU: £9,250 per year (£1,200 for placement year)
International: £13,650 per year (£1,200 for placement year)
How long will I study? 4/5 Years
Where will I study? City Campus
What are the entry requirements? 48 UCAS points through Clearing
What is the UCAS code? B012
When do I start? September 2020
Placement year available? Yes

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Course summary

  • Study your foundation year, then progress to the full degree.
  • Develop important business skills from the very first day.
  • Undertake applied projects and explore different ways of working.

This foundation year has been designed to enhance your knowledge in advance of undergraduate study. You'll study a range of business-related topics, and apply your skills on rewarding projects and assignments. After completing your foundation, you'll have everything you need for full honours degree study, and progress directly onto the BA Business and Management with Psychology course.

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How you learn

The course is suitable if you don't meet the entry requirements for our BA Business and Management with Psychology course, or you want extra preparation before starting degree-level study. You share the first year with other Sheffield Business School foundation year students, then move on to the degree.

You will learn in a supportive, challenging and exciting environment. You will be based in Sheffield Business School — a vibrant, dynamic setting with excellent facilities located in the heart of the city.

You learn through

  • lectures and seminars
  • case studies
  • presentations
  • self-directed study
  • work placements
  • activities and events

In the foundation year, you'll study wider business topics, while specialising in your chosen subject area. You'll learn useful skills such as academic writing, work in diverse teams and learn to utilise a wide variety of data sources. In doing so, you'll fully prepare yourself for undergraduate study.

Course leaders and tutors

Dr Karen Quine
Dr Karen Quine

Karen joined Sheffield Hallam University in 2012 where her teaching and research interest focus upon Strategic Management and Change. Karen Quine has been teaching H … Read more

Applied learning

Degree preparation

After the foundation year, you will be ready to start the full degree. BA Business and Management with Psychology is an engaging, challenging course on which you’ll reinforce sound business knowledge with applied psychological studies — equipping yourself with versatile skills for a range of careers.

Live projects

On the full course, you will develop a critical appreciation of the application of psychology to the study of business and management practice.You’ll do so through professional work-based learning modules, delivered in response to live client scenarios.

Placement opportunities

On the full degree, you will 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 opportunities

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.

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Future careers

The full degree 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 the full business and management degree have gone on to work for:

  • Allianz
  • Bloomberg
  • L'Oreal
  • Honda
  • Renault
  • Gripple (UK)
  • Fujitsu
  • GlaxoSmithKline
  • IBM UK
  • Microsoft
  • Janssen Pharmaceuticals
  • Pirelli

Previous graduates of the full psychology degree have gone on to work for:

  • NHS England & Wales
  • The Priory Group
  • Sainsburys
  • Aviva
  • Thornton Grant
  • Cas Behavioural Health
  • South Yorkshire Housing Association

Where will I study?

You study at City Campus

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Howard Street
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S1 1WB

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Entry requirements

All students

48 UCAS points, including 24 points from one full A level, or equivalent, or an alternative qualification such as an Access course.

Please note the University will only admit students who are aged 18 at the point of enrolment.

If English is not your first language you need an IELTS score of 6.0 or above, with a minimum score of 5.5 in each skill.

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'.


Modules

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.

Year 1

Compulsory modules
Module Credits Assessment
Module: Contemporary Issues Credits: 20 Assessment: Coursework
Module: Introduction To Psychology, Law And Criminology Credits: 20 Assessment: Coursework
Module: Organisation Management And Delivery 1 Credits: 20 Assessment: Coursework
Module: Organisation Management And Delivery 2 Credits: 20 Assessment: Coursework
Module: Self And Stakeholder Management Credits: 20 Assessment: Coursework
Module: The Practice Of Psychology Credits: 20 Assessment: Coursework

Year 2

Compulsory modules
Module Credits Assessment
Module: Data Analysis For Business Decisions Credits: 20 Assessment: Coursework
Module: Enterprise Change And Creativity Credits: 20 Assessment: Coursework
Module: Positive Psychology Credits: 20 Assessment: Coursework
Module: Principles And Functions Of Business Credits: 20 Assessment: Coursework
Exam
Module: Social Psychology Credits: 20 Assessment: Coursework
Elective modules
Module Credits Assessment
Module: Foreign Language Credits: 20 Assessment: Coursework
Module: Global Business Environment Credits: 20 Assessment: Coursework

Year 3

Compulsory modules
Module Credits Assessment
Module: Business Research Credits: 20 Assessment: Coursework
Module: Financial Management Credits: 20 Assessment: Coursework
Exam
Module: Managing And Developing People Credits: 20 Assessment: Coursework
Elective modules
Module Credits Assessment
Module: Entrepreneurship Project Credits: 60 Assessment: Coursework
Module: Study Abroad Module 1 Credits: 20 Assessment: Coursework
Module: Study Abroad Module 2 Credits: 20 Assessment: Coursework
Module: Study Abroad Module 3 Credits: 20 Assessment: Coursework
Module: Work Based Project: Learning In The Workplace Credits: 60 Assessment: Coursework

Year 4

Optional modules
Module Credits
Module: Placement Year Credits: -

Final year

Compulsory modules
Module 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

Home/EU students

Our tuition fee for UK/EU students starting full-time undergraduate study in 2020/21 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.

International students

Our tuition fee for international students starting full-time study in 2020/21 is £13,650 per year. During your placement year you will pay a reduced fee of £1,200.

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How tuition fees work, student loans and other financial support available.

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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.

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