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Year of Entry 2019/20
BA (Honours)

Business and Marketing (2 year top-up)

Course in clearing
Full-time Business and management

Forge your own path with elective modules, placement years and an emphasis on creativity. Top up your existing academic credits in the process.


Places available in clearing

Apply for a place on this course starting in 2019. Call us on now 0330 024 6390.

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Everything you need to know...

What is the fee? Home/EU: £9,250 per year
International: £13,250 per year
How long will I study? 2 Years
Where will I study? City Campus
What is the UCAS code? N1N4
When do I start? September 2019

Course summary

  • Convert your existing Foundation, HND or academic credits into a full honours degree
  • Gain a head start in your business and marketing career with management-oriented studies
  • Attain creative and entrepreneurial skills that will set you apart as a professional
  • Diversify and specialise with one year placement options, and final year elective courses
  • Graduate as an innovative thinker and an employable, experienced professional

This course allows graduates to hit the ground running as a team leader or manager. You'll top up your qualifications while learning the skills you need to excel. You'll graduate ready to enter an exciting, dynamic career.

How you learn

In this course, you'll learn to consider business and marketing from the outside in: closely examining consumer choice and how you can innovate to stand out. You'll have the option to undertake a placement year between your two years of study, and your final year allows for diverse elective modules and practical projects. Throughout, you'll benefit from expert teaching and a course emphasis on employability.

You learn through

  • formal lectures
  • seminars
  • problem-solving exercises
  • case studies
  • individual and group presentations
  • directed learning activities
  • live projects
  • blog and video production
  • business simulations
  • enterprise initiatives
  • student-led voluntary work
  • accreditation for part-time work

Course leaders and tutors

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Elizabeth Dempsey
Senior Lecturer

Elizabeth Dempsey is a Senior Lecturer in Marketing within Sheffield Business School.

Applied learning

Work placements

You will have the opportunity to arrange a year-long work placement in between your second and third years. This gives you a real-world experience to prepare you for your future career. Previous students have gained paid placements at companies such as IBM, Adidas, Marks & Spencer and Disney. Over half our work placement students are being offered permanent posts with their placement organisations after they graduate.

Live projects

Throughout the course, you'll be expected to apply your knowledge to real-world situations. You'll take part in business simulations, have the opportunity to undertake voluntary and part-time work for academic credits, and will produce a fully-fledged product development proposal.

Networking opportunities

Sheffield Hallam's Marketing Student Society, of which you will become an automatic member, is one of the few such societies in the country to have links to the Chartered Institute of Marketing (CIM). This will allow you superb networking opportunities, with masterclasses and links to business professionals in Sheffield and elsewhere.


Future careers

This course prepares you for a career in the following positions

  • Account Manager
  • Advertising Executive
  • Business Analyst
  • Business Developer
  • Buyer
  • Distribution Manager
  • Events Coordinator
  • Management Consultant
  • Marketing Communication Executive
  • Market Research Analyst
  • Personnel Manager
  • Press Executive
  • Project Manager
  • Product Manager
  • Recruitment Consultant
  • Retail Manager
  • Sales Director.

Previous graduates of this course have gone on to work for

  • Allianz
  • Bloomberg
  • L'Oreal
  • Centrica
  • Honda
  • Renault
  • Gripple (UK)
  • Cummins
  • Fujitsu
  • GlaxoSmithKline
  • Kent County Council
  • GE Money
  • IBM UK
  • Janssen Pharmaceuticals
  • Norwich Union
  • Pirelli
  • Royal Bank of Scotland
  • SAP
  • SSE
  • Telefonica UK (O2)
  • Tesco
  • Westfield Health

Where will I study?

You study at City Campus

City Campus

City Campus is located in the heart of Sheffield, within minutes of the train and bus stations.

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Howard Street
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S1 1WB

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Entry requirements

All students

120 year one credits from a relevant business HND, foundation degree or honours degree with a mark of 55 per cent or higher.

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'.


Modules

The modules for 2019/20 may vary to those given below, which are for academic year 2018/19

Year 1

Compulsory modules
Module Credits Assessment
Module: Financial Fluency For Management Decision Making Credits: 20 Assessment: Coursework
Exam
Module: Integrated Marketing Communications Credits: 20 Assessment: Coursework
Module: Sales And Business Skills Credits: 20 Assessment: Coursework
Module: Strategic Approaches To Marketing Management Credits: 20 Assessment: Coursework
Module: Strategic Planning (Shaping The Future) Credits: 20 Assessment: Coursework
Elective modules
Module Credits Assessment
Module: Business Law Credits: 20 Assessment: Coursework
Exam
Module: Essential It Skills For Business Credits: 20 Assessment: Coursework
Module: Foreign Language Credits: 20 Assessment: Coursework
Module: Leading And Managing Teams Credits: 20 Assessment: Coursework
Module: Managing International Business Credits: 20 Assessment: Coursework
Module: Planning Your Own Business Credits: 20 Assessment: Coursework
Module: Service And Retail Marketing Credits: 20 Assessment: Coursework

Final year

Compulsory modules
Module Credits Assessment
Module: Brand And Reputation Management Credits: 20 Assessment: Coursework
Exam
Module: Go-To-Market In The Digital Environment Credits: 20 Assessment: Coursework
Module: Marketing In A Global Context Credits: 20 Assessment: Coursework
Practical
Module: Marketing Innovation And Creativity Credits: 20 Assessment: Coursework
Elective modules
Module Credits Assessment
Module: Business In The European Economy Credits: 20 Assessment: Coursework
Exam
Module: Business Operations And Project Management Credits: 20 Assessment: Coursework
Module: Consultancy Skills For Organisational Change Credits: 20 Assessment: Coursework
Module: Contemporary Issues In International Business Credits: 20 Assessment: Coursework
Exam
Module: Contemporary Issues In Marketing Credits: 20 Assessment: Coursework
Exam
Module: Customer Psychology Credits: 20 Assessment: Coursework
Module: Financial Performance Management Credits: 20 Assessment: Coursework
Exam
Module: Foreign Language Credits: 20 Assessment: Coursework
Module: Leadership In Contemporary Organisations Credits: 20 Assessment: Coursework
Module: Managing For Success Credits: 20 Assessment: Coursework
Module: Sustainable And Responsible Business In The C21 - Contemporary Challenges Credits: 20 Assessment: Coursework

Fees and funding

Home/EU students

Our tuition fee for UK/EU students starting full-time undergraduate study in 2019/20 is £9,250 per year.

† 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 2019/20 is £13,250 per year.

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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.

Additional costs for Business and management courses (PDF)

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