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International: £13,650 per year (£1,200 for placement year)
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- Find out which areas of business you're best at, and design your own path to your chosen career.
- Become confident, inquisitive and empowered as you work autonomously but also develop relationships of teamwork and co-operation with others.
- Develop the skills to succeed in the business world, and gain the confidence and qualities that employers really want.
- Have the opportunity to work abroad — with Erasmus funding available for European placements.
No two students have the same experience on this course. The variety of optional modules means you create your own business studies degree, exploring which areas of business you want to work in and specialising in your areas of interest.
Watch student Jack Rowbotham talk about what it’s like to study on this course.
How you learn
The course content is delivered using a variety of teaching techniques. You are assessed using a mixture of innovative coursework tasks and exams.
You learn through
- traditional academic-led lectures
- case-study based workshops
- assimilation to create an experimental environment of learning
Course leaders and tutors
You will be actively encouraged and supported to take up a placement year. You are offered the chance to undertake placements nationally and internationally. Many students do placements each year with corporations in New York, California, Florida, Dubai, Australia, Hong Kong, the Maldives and other destinations. You may also study a language and you are offered a chance to study in more than 40 European institutions for either a year or semester.
As a student at Sheffield Business School you benefit from being part of a vibrant community and you are part of the student-led Business and Management Society for peer support and networking opportunities. We also pay for you to be an associate member of the Chartered Management Institute during your course, giving you access to their networking events and helping you build up your LinkedIn contacts for when you start your career.
This course prepares you for a career in
- multinational or domestic business organisation
- public or charitable sectors
Previous graduates of this course have gone on to work for
- Gripple (UK)
- KentCounty Council
- GE Money
- IBM UK
- Janssen Pharmaceuticals
- Norwich Union
- Royal Bank of Scotland
- Telef?nica UK (O2)
- Westfield Health
Student success story
On the day of his last university exam, business graduate Lewis Bowen started his company AIR, which produces environmentally friendly candles.
Where will I study?
You study at City Campus
City Campus is located in the heart of Sheffield, within minutes of the train and bus stations.City Campus map
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, EPQ and general studies
- English language or literature at grade C or 4
- Maths at grade D or 3
• 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 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: Contemporary Organisations||Credits: 20||
|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: Foreign Language||Credits: 20||
|Module: Global Business Environment||Credits: 20||
|Module: Financial Fluency For Management Decision Making||Credits: 20|
|Module: Leading Innovative Organisations||Credits: 20|
|Module: Project Management And Development||Credits: 20|
|Module: Responsible And Ethical Business Practice||Credits: 20|
|Module: Strategic Planning (Shaping The Future)||Credits: 20|
|Module: Applied Financial Management||Credits: 20|
|Module: Business In Practice||Credits: 20|
|Module: Business Law||Credits: 20|
|Module: Essential It Skills For Business||Credits: 20|
|Module: Foreign Language||Credits: 20|
|Module: Leading And Managing Teams||Credits: 20|
|Module: Managing International Business||Credits: 20|
|Module: Planning Your Own Business||Credits: 20|
|Module: Service And Retail Marketing||Credits: 20|
|Module: Placement Year||Credits: -|
|Module: Business Studies Project 1||Credits: 20|
|Module: Business Studies Project 2||Credits: 20|
|Module: Implementing Strategy And Change||Credits: 20|
|Module: Leadership In Contemporary Organisations||Credits: 20|
|Module: Business In The European Economy||Credits: 20|
|Module: Business Operations And Project Management||Credits: 20|
|Module: Consultancy Skills For Organisational Change||Credits: 20|
|Module: Contemporary Issues In International Business||Credits: 20|
|Module: Contemporary Issues In Marketing||Credits: 20|
|Module: Customer Psychology||Credits: 20|
|Module: Financial Fluency For Decision Making||Credits: 20|
|Module: Financial Performance Management||Credits: 20|
|Module: Foreign Language||Credits: 20|
|Module: Managing For Success||Credits: 20|
|Module: Managing The Digital Enterprise||Credits: 20|
|Module: Sustainable And Responsible Business In The C21 - Contemporary Challenges||Credits: 20|
Fees and funding
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.
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.
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 and management courses (PDF)
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