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Business Management (with sandwich placement) BA (Hons)

University of Cumbria

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  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Lancaster

  • Study mode

    Sandwich / Placement

  • Start date

    19-SEP-22

  • Duration

    4 Years

Course summary

Wish to pursue a career in domestic and global organisations or the not-for-profit sector?We’ve designed you a course - in consultation with industry and the professional bodies – so you can gain all the core academic and practical skills you’ll need to adapt and succeed in the globally changing business landscape.Our course offers a four-year 'sandwich-route mode' of study, which will enable you to experience a one-year placement between your second and third year. You'll get the real world experience you need to put your studies into focus, as well as understand how your degree can help you in the world of business.**Why Choose University of Cumbria**We’ll provide you with a firm grasp of operations management, economics and business management, while enabling you to develop core skills in problem-solving, decision-making, team working and communications.But you won’t just learn theoretically about business management - you’ll be doing it, thanks to our innovative teaching. From leading a lecture to turning the classroom into an office, you’ll get every opportunity to become the confident and effective manager that employers demand in today’s dynamic business environment.- Use the latest technology and packages of that in the real business world- Graduate with a solid portfolio of work - informed by academic theory and current thinking – to present to a future employer- Great tutor support and we get to know you because our class sizes are small- Taught by academic tutors who are current industry consultants and published experts- Tutors are involved in international research, keeping your learning right up to date- Study in a professional environment in our dedicated Business School- You can tailor make your own courses to fit your future career path- We’ll push you to your academic limit, so you graduate being the best you can be- Study abroad to experience international business management- Access to new and modern social and study spaces, technology and facilitiesYou’ll live on our campus in the vibrant student city of Lancaster by the spectacular north west coastline and within an hour of the Lake District National Park and the big cities of Manchester and Liverpool. So, whether you want lively or leisurely in your free time, you’re within reach of both.Our campus is also home to the Centre For Regional Economic Development, where our academics work with local authorities together with large and small organisations to research and analyse contemporary issues affecting local and regional economies in the north of England. So, your studies will benefit from the latest research and best practices.Our graduates have been snapped up by banks and major high-street companies for graduate schemes.So, if you’re looking for a course that’ll give you an edge in business, a great employability profile and current industry-specific business knowledge – this is it.**Modules****Year one** Managing People and OrganisationsThe Business EnvironmentIntroduction to Business FinanceFundamentals of BusinessPrinciples of MarketingManagement Accounting**Year two**Organisational BehaviourResponsibility, Ethics and Sustainability in PracticeHuman Resource Management, Theory and PracticeSandwich PlacementServices MarketingManaging OperationsInternational Economics**Year three**Strategic AnalysisBusiness PsychologyGlobal BusinessDigital Marketing

Application deadline

15 January

Tuition fees

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£ 10,500per year

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University of Cumbria

  • University League Table

    100th

  • Campus address

    University of Cumbria, Registered Office, Fusehill Street, Carlisle, Cumbria, CA1 2HH, England

Distinct and pioneering, the University of Cumbria’s heritage dates from 1820. Its campuses include two in a World Heritage Site, the idyllic Lake District.
An international scholarship scheme offers a range of awards to all eligible students. The university also offers a £1,000 early payment discount.
For the 2021/22 transition year, all eligible EU, EEA or Swiss students will receive a Fee Discount Scholarship to bring fees in line with UK/home fees.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    53rd out of 122 57

  • Entry standards

    / Max 209
    103 49%

    96th

    10
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    84.0 84%

    14th

    95
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.98 80%

    55th

    68

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