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Digital Business (Placement Year) BA (Hons)

University of Worcester

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UCAS CODE: NPND

Course options

  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    12-SEP-22

  • Duration

    4 Years

Course summary

**Overview**Digital technology is transforming our workplaces, challenging organisations from all sectors to seek out graduates with the digital business know-how that is essential in all sectors. If you aspire to build a career in the areas of ecommerce, social media and digital technologies, our Digital Business course will give you the knowledge, skills and experience to prepare you for the digital revolution facing employers. This course enables you to step ahead on the route towards digital transformation to support organisational growth. You'll be supported by regular coaching, and our professional network of academic staff, business leaders and the Chartered Management Institute (CMI).With the Learning & Work Institute reporting that the UK is heading toward a “catastrophic” digital skills shortage, this course will place you in an ideal position having developed your digital skills for employability. These skills will enable you to meet the needs and aspirations of organisations adopting new digital technologies with roles including Digital Business Transformation, eCommerce, Digital Content Systems, Business Data Analytics and Cybersecurity. You'll be able to demonstrate your digital business knowledge through active experience, such as applied consultancy projects, paid placements, internships, and study abroad. This active experience will demonstrate that you are a digital native, with creative, e-business-oriented skills that are valued by today’s employers.**Key features**- Enhance your employability through internships, consultancy projects, a one-year paid placement and integrated coaching from experienced marketing and digital business leaders.- Grow your experience of working on digital business initiatives, including social commerce, e-business planning, the internet of things and cyber security.- Experience international cultures and develop a global mind-set through options to work and study abroad.- Achieve accreditation through the Chartered Management Institute.**Why the University of Worcester?**The University of Worcester is a close-knit and high-achieving community where students are supported to succeed at every level.The University is a truly inclusive place where every person counts as an individual. From designing imaginative facilities to providing practical support and tailored learning, we strive to help people of all backgrounds and abilities to achieve their own rich potential. We work hard to break down barriers and provide opportunities for all.**Recent University of Worcester achievements**- 20th for student experience and 23rd for teaching quality in the 2022 Sunday Times Good University Guide- Shortlisted for Times Higher Education’s University of the Year in 2016, 2019 and 2020- Top 3 in the UK for Quality Education in the 2019, 2020 and 2021 Times Higher Education’s University Impact Rankings- Sustainability Institution of the Year in the Green Gown Awards 2019 - Top 10 for Sustained Employment - Longitudinal Educational Outcomes survey (2017)

Application deadline

26 January

Tuition fees

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£ 13,100per 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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QUALIFICATION TYPE

UCAS Points : 112

plus GCSE English and Maths at Grade C / 4 or above

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University information

University of Worcester

  • University League Table

    87th

  • Campus address

    University of Worcester, Henwick Grove, Worcester, Worcestershire, WR2 6AJ, England

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    76th out of 122 26

  • Entry standards

    / Max 209
    102 48%

    100th

    1
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    74.0 74%

    39th

    51
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.04 81%

    38th

    37

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