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Business and Financial Management with Foundation Year BA (Hons)

Sheffield Hallam University

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Course options

  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    19-SEP-22

  • Duration

    4 Years

Course summary

**Please note that the information provided relates to the current academic year and is subject to change without notice by Sheffield Hallam University.Please check the Sheffield Hallam University website for the latest information.****Course summary**- Study your foundation year, then progress to a degree with industry accreditation from the Institute of Financial Accountants (IFA).- Develop specialist financial knowledge in areas such as global financial markets, risk management and corporate governance.- Learn how to understand, interpret and critically evaluate financial information, as well as build skills in business management vital for careers in management at senior levels and beyond.The overall aim is to give you a sound training in business and to focus on the importance of finance and financial markets in helping to build successful, profitable and sustainable businesses.**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.The course is suitable if you don't meet the entry requirements for our BA (Hons) Business and Financial 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.The course takes a highly practical approach to learning and teaching. For this reason learning takes place in a wide variety of settings.You learn through- engaging with real-world business problems- presenting to business entrepreneurs and owners- one-on-one coaching with tutors- collaborative team working on live projectsIn 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.**Live projects**You meet business entrepreneurs with real-world business problems and under the guidance of tutors are expected to study and propose workable solutions to the client organisations.

Application deadline

15 January

Tuition fees

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£ 14,415per year

Tuition fees shown are for indicative purposes and may vary. Please check with the institution for most up to date details.

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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.
The GoGlobal scheme helps fund students to take up opportunities studying, working or volunteering abroad. All students have the opportunity to do this.
Students come from 125 countries. Sheffield Hallam has offices in China, Nigeria, India, Pakistan and Malaysia.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    58th out of 105 27

    66th out of 122 9

  • Entry standards

    / Max 220
    109 49%

    61st

    14
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    70.0 70%

    36th

    45
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.18 84%

    34th

    45
  • Entry standards

    / Max 209
    110 52%

    86th

    3
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    76.0 76%

    34th

    26
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.99 80%

    52nd

    18

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