Business and Management BA

University Of Leicester, United Kingdom

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Next enrollment cycle

January 2022

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First Year Course Fee

USD 24,081

Course Accredited By

ILM

  • 3 Years
  • On Campus
  • Undergraduate
  • Degree
At ULSB, our courses offer you a comprehensive insight into a broad range of subjects including management, marketing, human resource management, business ethics and innovation. We are driven by a commitment to asking challenging questions and to engaged, creative and socially responsible approaches to business, management and economics.
  • Our Business and Management BA offers you a programme of learning which will expose you to the realities of management and the managerial experience in a variety of contexts. The course covers the relevance of both management theory and practice for the solution of problems in international, national and local arenas and in the private and public sectors. You will be provided with an educational experience which both complements and challenges accepted thinking, norms and perceptions in business and management.All of our management degrees are dual accredited with ILM, the UK's leading Leadership and Management Awarding Organisation. This means you can gain ILM's Level 4 Award in Leadership and Management subject to passing the relevant modules.
  • The first year of this degree is shared with the following degrees:
  • Human Resource Management BA
  • Marketing BA
  • This means that you will have the option to switch to any of our business management BA degrees at the end of your first year.
  • Our courses will provide you with an in-depth understanding of contemporary management techniques, and will allow you to develop the skills to become an effective and socially responsible manager in local and global arenas, whether in public, private or third sector organisations and enterprises.

NB. This course was previously named Management Studies BA

Enrollment Cycles

  • January 2022

Entry requirements

  • A/AS-levels: ABB. All subjects accepted. Two AS-levels may be considered in place of one A-level.
    EPQ with A-levels: BBB EPQ at grade B
  • GCSE: Mathematics and English Language at grade C (4).
  • Access to HE Diploma: Pass relevant diploma with 45 credits at Level 3, including 30 credits at Distinction
  • International Baccalaureate: Pass Diploma with 30 points overall with a minimum of grade 4 in SL Maths, grade 3 in HL Maths or grade 5 in SL Maths Studies/Application and Interpretation if not held at GCSE.
  • BTEC Nationals: Full Diploma with DDM, Diploma in Business preferred
  • Other national and international qualifications considered. If you do not meet the entry requirements for this course, you can apply for the International Foundation Year – Economics and Management run by the Global Study Centre. The GSC provides academic support to help you progress to your chosen undergraduate degree at the University of Leicester.
  • Second Year Entry may be possible with suitable qualifications.

Selection Process

  • When considering your application, we will look for evidence that you will be able to fulfil the objectives of the course and achieve the standards required. We will take into account a range of factors including previous exam results.
  • Applicants are not normally interviewed. If you receive an offer you will be invited to visit the
  • School of Business.

English Language Requirements

  • IELTS 6.5 or equivalent. If your first language is not English, you may need to provide evidence of your English language ability. If you do not yet meet our requirements, our English Language Teaching Unit (ELTU) offers a range of courses to help you to improve your English to the necessary standard.

Year 1

  • Your first year is designed to provide you with a solid foundation in the study of managerial practices and their related functions, such as human resource management and marketing, as well as an appreciation of the broader context in which these activities take place in society.

Core modules

  • Introduction to Management
  • Business Finance and Reporting
  • Business, Economy and Society
  • Managing Human Resources
  • Managing Digital Technologies
  • Principles of Marketing
  • Enterprise in Practice

Option modules

Choose one option module from the following:

  • Contemporary Issues in Business and Management
  • The Future of Work
  • Consumers, Brands and Digital Marketing
  • First year modules are shared with the following degrees: Human Resource Management BA and Marketing BA. There is flexibility to switch between these degrees at the end of your first year.

Year 2

  • Your second year will provide you with advanced learning in the operational and behavioural dimensions of managing organisations. You will also have the opportunity to engage in applied study through a live consultancy challenge.

Modules

  • Consultancy Challenge
  • Corporate Social Responsibility: Theory and Practice
  • Human Resource Management
  • Operations Management
  • Organisational Behaviour
  • Management Theory and Debate
  • Strategy
  • The Business Environment

Final Year

Core modules

  • Business Ethics
  • International Business
  • Research Methods
  • Plus either Dissertation (Management) or Business Report (Management)

Option modules

Choose one option module from:

  • Business in the Digital Economy
  • Cyberpsychology at Work
  • Crisis Management
  • Place, Branding and Tourism 
  • The Management and Shaping of Innovation
  • Power at Work
  • Employment Relations in the Global Economy

Plus two option modules from:

  • Critical Analysis for Management
  • Ecology and Sustainability: Contemporary Issues
  • Managing Knowledge in Organisations
  • Services Marketing
  • The Production and Consumption of Culture
  • Strategic Human Resource Management

Year Abroad or Year in Industry (optional)

  • On a ULSB course you have the option of spending your third year gaining work experience on an industry placement or studying abroad at one of our partner institutions. Alternatively you can continue studying and complete your degree in three years. 

UK and EU Students 

Starting in 2021 

  • The University of Leicester has made the decision to keep fees for EU students at the same level as UK student fees for this year, despite this no longer being a UK Government requirement. £9,250 in your first year. 
  • Tuition fees are subject to government regulations and may change in future years 
  • Year Abroad: your fee will be £1,250 for that year 
  • Year in Industry: your fee will be 15% of the full-time tuition fee that applies in that year If you are resident outside the UK and the Republic of Ireland, you will need to pay a deposit of £2,000 to secure your place. This will be subtracted from your total tuition fee.

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