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  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    University College Birmingham

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    MAR

  • Duration

    3 Years

Course summary

**OVERVIEW****Standing out in the competitive modern business world demands a creative spark. Businesses need individuals who not only have the core knowledge and skills for the industry, but also the entrepreneurial spirit and ability to innovate – qualities that are all the more important for those who dream of setting up their own business.**Whether you want to advance in management positions or start your own company, our Business Enterprise degree will give you the tools you need to succeed. Developed in close partnership with industry experts, our course will enhance your understanding of core business functions and activities, and how they work together in today’s global digital environment. You will have the chance to show your entrepreneurial edge by creating your own business plan, while you also have the option of gaining extensive industry experience on a 48-week paid placement, with opportunities throughout the UK and around the world.This business course is dual accredited by the Chartered Management Institute (CMI), a recognised professional management body. This means when you complete the course, you will also receive an industry-recognised Level 5 Award in Leadership and Management from the CMI, boosting your attractiveness to potential employers at no additional cost.**WHY CHOOSE THIS COURSE?**- **Industry approved** – Complete our CMI-accredited business enterprise course and receive a Level 5 award in Leadership, with CMI membership and access to learning resources throughout your degree- **Work placement** – Boost your work-ready skills with an optional 48-week paid placement, with our past students having worked for BMW and trading companies- **Specialise your studies** – From Brand Management to Social Entrepreneurship, tailor your course to match your career aims through our optional modules- **Enrichment** – Learn from the experts through real-world simulations, workshops and guest lectures as well as working in our Financial Trading Suite and Digital Creative Studio**FACILITIES**Our business courses offer students opportunities to develop practical skills in our cutting-edge Financial Trading Suite. One of the largest among all UK universities and the first in the country to be powered by Infront Professional Terminal, the suite features 21 workstations, large wall screens and a scrolling ticker providing real-time global market information.You will also have the chance to develop new skills in our Digital Creative Studio, featuring state-of-the-art video and audio production facilities including a video production studio with 4K cameras and green screen technology, audio podcasting, vision mixing and editing facilities, as well as high-spec computers with Adobe Creative Cloud software and graphics tablets.If you want to set up your own business, our Enterprise Hive provides a wide range of start-up support, including incubation space, tailored mentoring from industry experts and networking opportunities.**ACCREDITATIONS AND PARTNERSHIPS**This course is dual-accredited by the Chartered Management Institute.We are an official partner of the NatWest Great British Entrepreneur Awards and an Enterprise Educators UK Member.**PLACEMENTS**Our course offers you the option of a paid 48-week work placement, during which you will not incur any tuition fees.Employers we have worked with include BMW (Germany), Grant Thornton (Cambridge), Westin Hilton Head Island Resort and Spa (USA), Bella Italia (Birmingham) and Top Cashback (Stafford).**CAREERS AND PROGRESSION**Examples of careers you could pursue following this course:- Business owner- Business development manager- Management consultant- Product manager- Business adviser- Sales executiveYou could also progress onto one of our postgraduate courses at University Co

Application deadline

15 January

Tuition fees

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£ 11,500per year

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

University information

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University College Birmingham

  • Campus address

    University College Birmingham, Summer Row, Birmingham, Birmingham, B3 1JB, England

25% of the university’s students are from overseas, with undergraduates from around 65 countries across Europe, America, Africa, the Middle East and Far East.
Many of the university’s courses are offered in partnership with the University of Birmingham.

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