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International/EU: £15,860 per year (£1,200 for placement year)
- Increase your understanding of the business environment and economy.
- Attain the skills needed to become a responsible, effective leader.
- Benefit from stimulating and diverse learning methods.
- Learn, grow and network on international placement opportunities.
On this course you'll gain a multidisciplinary business awareness – considering individuals, organisations and the global context in which they operate. You’ll apply the solid theoretical base you develop in lectures to real-life projects and placements. You'll graduate with the experience and skills you need to impress employers and kickstart your career.
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.
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How you learn
All our courses are designed around a set of key principles based on engaging you with the world, collaborating with others, challenging you to think in new ways, and providing you with a supportive environment in which you can thrive.
This course enables you to become a reflective, adaptable business practitioner. Through a range of learning methods, you’ll learn to problem-solve, collaborate, research and scrutinise — ensuring that you have every tool at your disposal for the business world.
Throughout, you'll work with and be supported by an expert team of lecturers, tutors and researchers.
You learn through
- lectures and seminars
- problem and enquiry based learning
- case studies
- group activities, learning and reflection
- roleplay and business simulations
- individual tutor support
- social learning tools
- client-led projects
- independent work based research project
- work-based learning including placements and fellowships
Course leaders and tutors
Janette HurstSenior Lecturer, Course Leader - BA Business and Management
Janette Hurst is a Senior Lecturer in the Organisational Behavior and Human Resource Management Subject Group in the Department of Management.
The course prepares you for future career readiness. This includes working with national and/or local organisations at every level of your course – helping you develop your employability, personal graduate attributes and digital skills.
You will have the opportunity to arrange a work placement in the second half of your second year of your degree. This gives you a real-world experience to prepare you for your future career — improving your business acumen, self-management, contacts and interpersonal skills.
Throughout the course, there are a range of projects, business simulations and client-led tasks that will allow you to apply your knowledge to real-life scenarios. You'll improve your analytical mindset, learning agility and critical thinking through these activities.
Your continued engagement and interaction with the business world will allow you many opportunities for networking throughout the course. You'll work with others, improve your interpersonal skills and learn to build relationships.
Your lecturer's view
This course prepares you for a career in
- management in public, private or third-sector organisations
- chartered management
- project management
- business advice
- business analysis
- data analysis
- chartered analysis
Previous graduates of this course have gone on to work for
- Gripple (UK)
- Kent County Council
- GE Money
- IBM UK
- Janssen Pharmaceuticals
- Norwich Union
- Royal Bank of Scotland
- Telefonica UK (O2)
- Westfield Health
Where will I study?
You study at City Campus through a structured mix of lectures, seminars and practical sessions as well as 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.
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This must include at least 48 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, EPQ and general studies
- English Language at grade C or 4
- Maths at grade D or 4
You can find information on making sense of UCAS tariff points here and use the UCAS tariff calculator to work out your points.
• 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.
If you do not have any of the qualifications above but have relevant experience you are welcome to discuss potential opportunities with the admissions tutor.
Please note the University will only admit students who are aged 18 or over 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.
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 will be able to complete a placement year as part of this course. See the modules table below for further information.
|Module: Customers And Markets||Credits: 20||
|Module: Data Analysis For Business Decisions||Credits: 20||
|Module: Enterprise Change And Creativity||Credits: 20||
|Module: People And Organisations In Context||Credits: 20||
|Module: Principles And Functions Of Business||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: Professional Skills And Reflective Practice||Credits: 20||
|Module: Client-Led Group Work-Based Project||Credits: 40||
|Module: Learning Through The Workplace||Credits: 40||
|Module: Study Abroad Module 3||Credits: 20||
|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: Responsible Leadership And Ethics||Credits: 20||
|Module: Strategic Communications In The Digital World||Credits: 20||
Fees and funding
Our tuition fee for UK students starting full-time undergraduate study in 2023/24 is £9,250 per year. These fees are regulated by the UK government and are therefore subject to changes in government policy. 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 2023/24 is £15,860 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, 258.2KB)
Any offer of a place to study is subject to your acceptance of the University’s Terms and Conditions and Student Regulations.