THE UNIVERSITY OF NORTHAMPTON

Management

BA (Hons)  |  Placement Year:   No

Stage One

At Stage one you follow a compulsory programme where you will learn the principles of business through studying the same modules as the BA Business Studies group. This will give you the foundation that you will need to build on the theory and process of management as you will study the business environment and how this is managed, the management of human and financial resources together with managing business information.

Stage Two

At Stage two you will be given the opportunity to study the processes of work and organisations, project and operations management and strategic management. The skills that you will have developed at the first stage of the course are further enhanced through a personal competence and career planning module. Your research skills are also developed in preparation for the stage three project and dissertation. Designated modules at this stage provide you with the opportunity to study specialist areas of interest within the Faculty of Business and Law.

Programme description

Stage One

At Stage one you follow a compulsory programme where you will learn the principles of business through studying the same modules as the BA Business Studies group. This will give you the foundation that you will need to build on the theory and process of management as you will study the business environment and how this is managed, the management of human and financial resources together with managing business information.

Stage Two

At Stage two you will be given the opportunity to study the processes of work and organisations, project and operations management and strategic management. The skills that you will have developed at the first stage of the course are further enhanced through a personal competence and career planning module. Your research skills are also developed in preparation for the stage three project and dissertation. Designated modules at this stage provide you with the opportunity to study specialist areas of interest within the Faculty of Business and Law.

Key Modules

Career Opportunities

The aim of this course is to enhance your employability within the management profession in a range of organisations, including profit-seeking, not-for-profit and governmental organisations. After successful graduation if you wish to continue with study, you will be able to progress onto postgraduate programmes such as an MA or MBA.

 
Module & Subject
  • Foundations of Marketing (20 credits)

    • Module code: MKT1001
    •  
    • Core module Y
  • Introductory Accounting and Finance (20 credits)

    • Module code: ACC1003
    •  
    • Core module Y
  • Information Management (20 credits)

    • Module code: BSO1010
    •  
    • Core module Y
  • Managing People (20 credits)

    • Module code: HRM1004
    •  
    • Core module Y
  • Business in Society (20 credits)

    • Module code: BUS1009
    •  
    • Core module Y
  • Business Environment (20 credits)

    • Module code: BUS1001
    •  
    • Core module N
  • Reflections on Work (WBL) (20 credits)

    • Module code: HRM1017
    •  
    • Core module N

stage2

  • Strategic Business Analysis (20 credits)

    • Module code: BUS2002
    •  
    • Core module Y
  • Managing in Organisations (20 credits)

    • Module code: HRM2014
    •  
    • Core module Y
  • Research Methods and Dissertation Preparation (20 credits)

    • Module code: HRM2005
    •  
    • Core module Y
  • Operations Management (20 credits)

    • Module code: BUS2003
    •  
    • Core module Y
  • Career Development and Employability (20 credits)

    • Module code: HRM2046
    •  
    • Core module Y
  • Information Technology for Business (20 credits)

    • Module code: BUS2017
    •  
    • Core module N
  • New Ventures (20 credits)

    • Module code: MKT2004
    •  
    • Core module N
  • Managing Human Resources (20 credits)

    • Module code: HRM2003
    •  
    • Core module N
  • Managing Finance and Financial Decisions (20 credits)

    • Module code: ACC2004
    •  
    • Core module N
  • Critical Reading for Business (20 credits)

    • Module code: LEI2010
    •  
    • Core module N
  • The Placement Year Experience: Organisations in Context (40 credits)

    • Module code: HRM2053
    •  
    • Core module Y

stage3

  • Critical Perspectives on Managing (20 credits)

    • Module code: HRM3011
    •  
    • Core module Y
  • Organisational Change (20 credits)

    • Module code: HRM3008
    •  
    • Core module Y
  • HRM Dissertation (40 credits)

    • Module code: HRM4001
    •  
    • Core module N
  • Research Project (20 credits)

    • Module code: HRM4002
    •  
    • Core module N
  • Strategic Management of the Digital Organisation (20 credits)

    • Module code: BUS3013
    •  
    • Core module N
  • Developing Cross Cultural Management Capability (20 credits)

    • Module code: BUS3011
    •  
    • Core module N
  • Opportunity, Innovation and Entrepreneurship (20 credits)

    • Module code: MKT3026
    •  
    • Core module N
  • Developing People in Organisations (20 credits)

    • Module code: HRM3009
    •  
    • Core module N
  • Operations Management (20 credits)

    • Module code: BUS3004
    •  
    • Core module N
  • Employee Relations (20 credits)

    • Module code: HRM3005
    •  
    • Core module N
Entry Requirements
  • Standard entry requirements apply. A typical offer is A Level grades of BCC, or BTEC equivalent, DMM.

    Foundation Study Framework Entry Requirements

    Admission to this foundation course is normally DEE at A Level or MPP at BTEC. However, we would also like to hear from you if you have professional or industry experience instead, a range of other qualifications or self-developed subject knowledge that relates to the course you wish to study.

  • for study at undergraduate level – minimum standard – IELTS6.0 (or equivalent
Foundation Campus
No Foundation
Course Option
Course Duration: 41-45 Months
Course Fee:  12000.00
Course Level:  UNDERGRADUATE
Location
Country:  UNITED KINGDOM
Campus Location:  Park Campus, Boughton Green Rd, Northampton NN2 7AL, UK. Phone:+44 1604 735500
Intake Deadline
SEPTEMBER