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Year of Entry 2020/21
BA (Honours)

Business Management (2 year top-up)

Choose a pathway to suit you and excel in business, while topping up your existing credits and qualifications.


Everything you need to know...

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? 2 / 3 Years
Where will I study? City Campus
What is the UCAS code? N201
When do I start? September 2020
Placement year available? Yes

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Course summary

  • Convert your business Foundation, HND or academic credits into a full Honours degree
  • Advance your skills, knowledge and career prospects in business
  • Choose between separate start dates which allow for students whose first language isn't English
  • Gain valuable skills in everything from negotiation to strategy, marketing to management
  • Take specialist pathways or more general business and employability modules

This course allows you to become fluent in the world of business while topping up your existing qualifications or academic credits. You'll develop vital personal, analytical and communication skills, and graduate ready to hit the ground running in the world of business.

How you learn

This course offers separate pathways to allow for different interests, languages and availability. The September start date focusses more on international aspects of business, with modules including an international business consultancy project, and marketing in a global context.

The January start allows for those whose first language isn't necessarily English. It offers managerial and professional modules, as well as the opportunity to hone your English skills for business.

Your modules are taught by seasoned academics and business practitioners, and are geared toward the real-world application of theory and academic skills.

You learn through:

  • Lectures
  • Seminars
  • Coursework
  • Examinations
  • Presentations
  • Case studies

Course leaders and tutors

Shingairai Masango
Shingairai Masango
Yorkshire Accelerator Lead

Dr Shinga Masango is a senior lecturer in International Business at Sheffield Hallam University and the Yorkshire (Y) Accelerator Lead

Applied learning

Live projects

Field trips

Networking opportunities

Competitions

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Future careers

This course prepares you for a career in

  • Managerial positions
  • Human resources
  • Recruitment
  • Academia
  • Teaching

Previous graduates of this course have gone on to work for

  • NHS
  • Interflora
  • River Island
  • HSBC
  • National Railway Museum
  • BMW.

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

Typically you need

• 120 year one credits with at least an overall merit from a relevant business HND, foundation degree or equivalent

or

• 120 year one credits with a minimum overall mark of 55 per cent from a relevant business degree

You can find information on making sense of UCAS tariff points here and use the UCAS tariff calculator to work out your points.

If English is not your first language you will need an IELTS score of 6.0 or above, with a minimum score of 5.5 in each skill. If your English language skill is currently below IELTS 6.0 we recommend you consider a Sheffield Hallam University Pre-sessional English course which will enable you to achieve an equivalent English score.

We welcome applications from people of any age. There may be some flexibility in entry requirements provided you have other relevant learning or experience. This must show that you will benefit from and successfully finish the course.

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

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 2

Year 1

Compulsory modules
Module Credits
Module: Financial Fluency For Management Decision Making Credits: 20
Module: Project Management And Development Credits: 20
Module: Strategic Planning (Shaping The Future) Credits: 20
Elective modules
Module Credits
Module: Foreign Language Credits: 20
Module: Integrated Marketing Communications Credits: 20
Module: Leading And Managing Teams Credits: 20
Module: Leading Innovative Organisations Credits: 20
Module: Managing International Business Credits: 20
Module: Planning Your Own Business Credits: 20
Module: Responsible And Ethical Business Practice Credits: 20
Module: Service And Retail Marketing Credits: 20

Year 2

Optional modules
Module Credits
Module: Placement Year Credits: -

Final year

Compulsory modules
Module Credits
Module: Implementing Strategy And Change Credits: 20
Module: International Business Consultancy Project Credits: 20
Elective modules
Module Credits
Module: Critical And Contemporary Issues In Enterprise Credits: 20
Module: Financial Fluency For Decision Making Credits: 20
Module: Foreign Language Credits: 20
Module: Global Supply Chain Management Credits: 20
Module: Leadership In Contemporary Organisations Credits: 20
Module: Managing For Success Credits: 20
Module: Managing The Digital Enterprise Credits: 20
Module: Marketing In A Global Context Credits: 20
Module: Marketing Innovation And Creativity Credits: 20
Module: Sustainable And Responsible Business In The C21 - Contemporary Challenges 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.

Additional costs for Business and management courses (PDF)

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