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BA (Hons) Business and Management

Kaplan - University of Essex Online, United Kingdom

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Next enrollment cycle

August 2022

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First Year Course Fee

USD 6,429

Course Accredited By

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  • 4 Years
  • Online
  • Undergraduate
  • Degree
  • Up to 10% scholarship
This course will help you adapt to the ever-changing world of business. We’ll examine a range of real-world business examples and use them to develop the broad skillset that a good manager should be able to draw from.
  • At level 4 you will begin by building a foundation in key topics, which you will expand on throughout later modules. 

Areas of study include:

  • Leadership and teams within different organisations
  • Management of projects and working with stakeholders
  • Legal challenges that are faced by businesses
  • International marketing strategy and opportunities
  • Human resources within organisations in the 21st century
  • Facilitating effective financial decision making
  • In your final year of this business management degree, you will have the opportunity to leverage all your new skills in an independent and in-depth investigation on the topic of your choice, culminating in the creation of a business research project. You will also critique and provide feedback on others’ reports, developing the critical evaluation and communication skills that you will need in collaborative meetings throughout your career.
  • In our interactive discussion forums and live Q&As you will collaborate with professionals around the world, learning not just from us but also from each other. You’ll develop new ways to approach business problems and will be able to apply the skills you learn from the very first day.

Enrollment Cycles

  • August 2022
  • September 2022
  • October 2022
  • November 2022

Academic entry route

In order to satisfy the academic entry route requirements for our BA (Hons) Business and Management, you must have the following qualifications as a minimum:

  • two A-levels or equivalent

Work experience entry route
In order to satisfy the work experience entry route requirements for our BA (Hons) Business and Management, you must meet the following criteria:

  • GCSE Maths and English at grade C or above, or equivalent
  • three years’ relevant work experience

English language requirements

  • As our courses are delivered in English, a high proficiency with English is required. If English is not your first language, your English ability should be equivalent to an IELTS (Academic) score of 6.0. Don’t worry if you don’t hold an IELTS or equivalent qualification – we offer a free online English test to assess your proficiency.
  • You don’t need to prove your English ability if you are a national of, or have completed a qualification equivalent to a UK degree
  • The Bachelors degree in Business and Management is made up of the following modules and, upon completion, is equal to a total of 360 credits.

Level 4 modules:

  • Fundamentals of Effective Learning (15 credits)
  • Business and Management Skills (15 credits)
  • Fundamentals of Marketing (15 credits)
  • Human Resource Management (15 credits)
  • Introduction to Finance (15 credits)
  • Business Environment (15 credits)
  • Core Skills and Employability (30 credits)

Level 5 modules:

  • Business Planning (15 credits)
  • Marketing and Sales Management (15 credits)
  • Operations Management (15 credits)
  • Leadership and Managing Teams (15 credits)
  • Financial Decision Making (15 credits)
  • Project Management (15 credits)
  • Business Investigation (30 credits)

Level 6 modules:

  • Global Business Environment (15 credits)
  • Business Strategy (15 credits)
  • Strategic Human Resource Management (15 credits)
  • Business Law (15 credits)
  • International Marketing Strategy (15 credits)
  • Business Finance (15 credits)
  • Advanced Business Project (30 credits)

* These modules are core and must be passed in order to achieve the award

Full tuition fee: £18,500 (2020-21 and 2021-22) 

Monthly tuition fee: £385 

Full payment discount

  • When paying for your undergraduate or postgraduate course up-front, we’ll offer you a discount of 10% for students starting their course in the 2020-21 academic year, and 5% for students starting their course in the 2021-22 academic year.

Alumni discount

  • If you are a previous graduate with the University of Essex or University of Essex Online, we’ll award you a 10% alumni discount on your postgraduate tuition fees when you continue your studies to Masters level. 
  • This is only applicable to students studying online and does not apply to students studying on campus.
  • The Alumni discount cannot be used in combination with the International scholarship. 

Scholarships 

  • International scholarship (all courses) International students residing in specific regions outside of the UK may be eligible for a partial scholarship for our undergraduate and postgraduate online courses.

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