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Business and Enterprise Management with Foundation Year BA (Hons)

Sheffield Hallam University

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  • Qualification

    Bachelor of Arts (with Honours) - BA (Hons)

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP-21

  • Duration

    4 Years

Course summary

**Course summary**- Prepare for the degree with an extra foundation year at the start.- Bolster your ideas with a solid grounding of business theory.- Learn from enterprising leaders, innovators and experts.- Apply your skills on a paid placement year, or embark on the Placement Year Enterprise Scheme.- Collaborate with others, and enjoy extensive extracurricular activity.Release your inner entrepreneur with a course focused on creativity, and make your mark in the world of business. Focus not only on theoretical grounding and technical analysis, but also business acumen and creativity in the modern world. You'll graduate with confidence and empowerment, ready to join a great company or go it alone.**How you learn**The course is suitable if you don't meet the entry requirements for our BA (Hons) Business and Enterprise Management 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 work with real businesses and develop solutions while continually building your own profile with hands-on experience and industry interaction. You tailor your learning through specialist and elective modules taught by experts from the world of business and academia, in state-of-the-art facilities.You learn through- lectures and seminars- in-class discussions and debates- field trips- group tasks- individual projects- digital learning platforms- case studies- formal presentations to peers and businesses- fully considered business plans- reflective journals- project reports- gamificationIn 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.**Applied learning****Work placements**You will have the opportunity to arrange a year-long work placement in between your third and fourth years. This gives you a real-world experience to prepare you for your future career, and useful industry contacts. Previous placement years have taken place at organisations such as 3M, BAE Systems, Hoya Lens UK, Microsoft, River Island Clothing and Asda.There is also an opportunity to receive support in running your own business during this time. The Placement Year Enterprise Scheme allows you to receive a bursary from the University's Research and Innovation Office, alongside useful advice and facilities in the business centre. This support is also available for up to five years upon graduating.**Field trips**There are field trips that take place throughout the course.**Networking opportunities**With frequent guest speakers, a placement year and a close relationship with the local business community and our alumni, there are ample networking opportunities throughout the course. There is also extensive extracurricular activity in this field, particularly from the highly active, student-run Enterprise Society.

Application deadline

15 January

Tuition fees

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£ 13,995per year

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Entry requirements

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UCAS Points : 64

This must include at least 32 points from one A level or equivalent BTEC National qualifications excluding general studies For example:CC at A LevelMPP in BTEC Extended Diploma.A combination of qualifications, which may include AS levels and EPQ.

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University information

Sheffield Hallam University

  • University League Table

    67th

  • Campus address

    Sheffield Hallam University, City Campus, Howard Street, Sheffield, Sheffield, S1 1WB, England

Partnered with La Trobe University in Australia, the universities work together on research and innovation projects with global impact.
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Students come from 125 countries. Sheffield Hallam has offices in China, Nigeria, India, Pakistan and Malaysia.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    75th out of 123 3

  • Entry standards

    / Max 209
    110 50%

    89th

    5
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    71 71%

    60th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.06 81%

    34th

    17

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