THE UNIVERSITY OF NORTHAMPTON

Business Studies

BA (Hons)  |  Placement Year:   No

This course allows you to choose from a variety of modules that include business, marketing, human resource management and marketing for a broad-based learning experience. Aside from the required modules there are options for you to study areas of business law, languages and business in a global context. This means that you are able to choose and focus on specific areas that you are passionate about.

Programme description

This course allows you to choose from a variety of modules that include business, marketing, human resource management and marketing for a broad-based learning experience. Aside from the required modules there are options for you to study areas of business law, languages and business in a global context. This means that you are able to choose and focus on specific areas that you are passionate about.

Key Modules

Career Opportunities

Business Studies graduates have gone on to have careers in public and private sector employment as well as in specific vocational areas such as marketing, IT, HRM, accountancy and general administrative and managerial posts.

Business Studies graduates have gone on a diverse range of to have careers in both public and private sector employment. Some have enjoyed embarking on graduate courses with large employers whereas others have found their niche working in strong SME organisations developing their skills on a broader scale. We are pleased to see a good proportion of our graduates continue their studies to Masters level too.

Module & Subject
  • Foundations of Marketing (20 credits)

    • Module code: MKT1001
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    • Core module Y

    You will need to complete this module in order to be able to achieve the CMI Level 5 Professional Qualification in Manag… More

  • Introductory Accounting and Finance (20 credits)

    • Module code: ACC1003
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    • Core module Y
  • Business Environment (20 credits)

    • Module code: BUS1001
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    • Core module Y
  • Managing People (20 credits)

    • Module code: HRM1004
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    • Core module Y
  • Information Management (20 credits)

    • Module code: BUS1010
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    • Core module Y
  • Business in Society (20 credits)

    • Module code: BUS1009
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    • Core module Y

stage2

  • Strategic Business Analysis (20 credits)

    • Module code: BUS2002
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    • Core module Y
  • Managing Human Resources (20 credits)

    • Module code: HRM2003
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    • Core module Y

    You will need to complete this module in order to be able to achieve the CMI Level 5 Professional Qualification in Manag… More

  • Operations Management 1 (20 credits)

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

    • Module code: HRM2049
    •  
    • Core module Y
  • Information Technology for Business (20 credits)

    • Module code: BSO2017
    •  
    • Core module N
  • Managing Finance and Financial Decisions (20 credits)

    • Module code: ACC2004
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    • Core module N
  • Tactical and Strategic Marketing (20 credits)

    • Module code: MKT2001
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    • Core module N
  • Project Management: Planning and Control (20 credits)

    • Module code: BUS2016
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    • Core module N

    You will need to complete this module in order to be able to achieve the CMI Level 5 Professional Qualification in Manag… More

  • The Business of Sport (20 credits)

    • Module code: LEI2009
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    • Core module N
  • Issues in Small Business and Entrepreneurship (20 credits)

    • Module code: MKT2031
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    • Core module N
  • Labour Market Dynamics (20 credits)

    • Module code: ECN2010
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    • Core module N
  • Critical Reading for Business (20 credits)

    • Module code: LEI2010
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    • Core module N
  • Brand Management (20 credits)

    • Module code: MKT2006
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    • Core module N
  • The Placement Year Experience: Organisations in Context

    • Module code: HRM2053
    •  
    • Core module Y

stage3

  • Business Dissertation (40 credits)

    • Module code: BUS4001
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    • Core module N

    You can choose to take a dissertation in one of the following areas of Business as a subject: Accounting and Finance Hum… More

  • Social Responsibility of Business (20 credits)

    • Module code: BUS3001
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    • Core module N

    You will need to complete this module in order to be able to achieve the CMI Level 5 Professional Qualification in Manag… More

  • Strategic Human Resource Management (20 credits)

    • Module code: HRM3007
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    • Core module N
  • International Money and Finance (20 credits)

    • Module code: ACC3007
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    • Core module N
  • Global Business Development (20 credits)

    • Module code: BUS3003
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    • Core module N
  • Operations Management 2 (20 credits)

    • Module code: BUS3004
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    • Core module N
  • International Marketing (20 credits)

    • Module code: MKT3012
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    • Core module N
  • Developing Cross-Cultural Capability (20 credits)

    • Module code: BUS3011
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    • Core module N
  • Employment Relations (20 credits)

    • Module code: HRM3005
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    • Core module N
  • Organisational Change (20 credits)

    • Module code: HRM3008
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    • Core module N
  • Project Management: Managerial Perspectives (20 credits)

    • Module code: BSO3014
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    • Core module N
  • Opportunity, Innovation and Entrepreneurship (20 credits)

    • Module code: MKT3026
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    • Core module N
  • Marketing Management (20 credits)

    • Module code: MKT3010
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    • Core module N
  • Advanced Accounting and Finance (20 credits)

    • Module code: ACC3010
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    • Core module N
  • The Political Economy of China (20 credits)

    • Module code: ECN3002
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    • Core module N
  • Debates in Strategic Management (20 credits)

    • Module code: BUS3002
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    • Core module Y
  • Strategic Management of the Digital Organisation (20 credits)

    • Module code: BSO3017
    •  
    • Core module N
Entry Requirements
  • Standard entry requirements apply. A typical offer would be BCC at A Level or DMM at BTEC. We welcome international applications and applications from students with non-traditional educational or professional qualifications.

    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 programme you wish to study.

  • for study at undergraduate level – minimum standard – IELTS6.0 (or equivalent
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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