Business and Management

Study mode:On campus Study type:Full-time Languages: English
Local:$ 6.09 k / Year(s) Foreign:$ 12.1 k / Year(s)  
801–1000 place StudyQA ranking:7683 Duration:12 months

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The course is designed to introduce non-specialists to a range of business areas, with a view to becoming knowledgeable and effective managers. You will develop a deep understanding of organisations, their external context and how they are managed.
You will be able to apply this knowledge to a range of situations, taking account of the relationship and interaction with other areas of the business. The experienced and supportive teaching team will help you develop a critical awareness of current issues in business and management.

This fascinating course is varied in content and delivery methods. There will be a mix of lectures, seminars and tutorials. You will also work in smaller groups to discuss case studies, prepare for assessments and give presentations. All courses in the MBM Suite can be converted into an MBA when you have gained three years of business experience by undertaking credit-bearing projects totalling to 90 credits.
These projects can be undertaken using supported learning while you are in employment over a period of up to two years.

Assessment
A range of assessment methods are used throughout the course. You will be required to undertake a variety of group and individually based assessments. These assessments include individual essays, reports presentations and examinations and group based reports and presentations. The assessments are designed to test knowledge and understanding of the appropriate subject matter, but also to demonstrate the range of skills identified in section 3 above.

The assessment strategy underlines the programmes concern with research and independent thinking, critical knowledge of theory and practice, the ability to make information decisions and communicate these under time pressure and, finally, the all-important skills of teamwork and oral communication of ideas.

The written assignments and group reports contribute to the learning outcomes focusing on your ability to research and critically evaluate elements of the curriculum in depth. They generally allow you to use a variety of named sources to support your viewpoints

The end of unit examinations focus primarily on critical discussion of theory and current practice and provide the reassurance of guaranteed student authorship, and a true measure of your own ability and understanding.

The time constrained tests will be more cursory in nature, generally assessing awareness, understanding and application of elements of the curriculum.

The significant weighting given to individual and group presentations stresses the primacy of team work and of effective oral communication based on research and creative, holistic thinking about organisational, media and stakeholder issues.

You should normally have a good honours degree or equivalent.The University accepts the following qualifications as satisfying the English Language requirements for entry to a Bachelor or Masters degree*UK Qualifications * TELAS 1 or 2 * ESOL level 2 * IELTS Grade 6.0 * TOEFL 550 / 213 / 80 * JMB University Test: Minimum Pass * Cambridge Certificate of Proficiency in English: Minimum Grade C * Cambridge Certificate of Advanced English: Minimum Grade C * GCSE or IGCSE English Language: Minimum C * BEC Higher: Pass (grades A,B or C) * English for Business Communication (C and G) - Level 2 First Class Pass * LCCI International Qualifications - * English for Business (EFB) - Pass at Level 3, * English for Commerce (EFC) - Pass at Level 3 * Cambridge Overseas School Certificate: Minimum Grade C * Scottish Certificate of Education Standard Grade English: Minimum Grade C * Scottish Certificate of Education - Higher Grade English: Minimum Grade D * Irish Leaving Certificate - Ordinary Level English: Minimum Grade C * Irish Leaving Certificate - Higher Level English: Minimum Grade D * Oxford High Lever Certificate: Minimum Pass * Warwick English Language Test (WELT): Minimum CCC * Certificate of Attainment in English (Edexcel): Minimum Level 4 * Anglia Certificate of English as a Foreign Language Proficiency * TEEP (University of Reading) 6.0 * Integrated Skills Test in English (ISE): Level III or above * Trinity College of London ISE: Level III or IV * University of Central Lancashire Certificate of Proficiency in English Level 3 - Proficient User Pass * Swansea University English test (SWELT) - Minimum Grade 6.0 * UCL Graduate Preparatory Course - 6.0 or above * London Test of English - Advanced Level 4 English Language Requirements CAE score: (read more) Cambridge English: Advanced (CAE) is part of the Cambridge English suite and is targeted at a high level (IETLS 6.5-8.0). It is an international English language exam set at the right level for academic and professional success. Developed by Cambridge English Language Assessment - part of the University of Cambridge - it helps you stand out from the crowd as a high achiever. 60 (Grade C)
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