This BA (Hons) Business and Management degree enable you to develop your knowledge, skills, and understanding of the strategic and international dimensions of business and management. It will provide you with the necessary expertise to critically evaluate business models and concepts and apply them to real-world situations.
By successfully completing this degree, you will be able to access a wide variety of roles within a business and management context, including account management, finance, project management, marketing, advertising, consultancy and many more. For those wanting to continue their educational journey, this BA (Hons) Business and Management provides a steppingstone to future postgraduate studies.
This is Delivered by the University of Essex Online, this 100% online and part-time BA (Hons) Business and Management will enable you to adapt to the ever-evolving world of business.
You will explore real-world business examples, using these to develop the broad skillset any good manager needs. This is increasingly relevant within the modern business world, where a high degree of adaptability and competency is required, not just in terms of leadership but in areas such as project management and budgeting as well.
You will complete your studies and assessments 100% online and your qualification will be awarded by the University of Essex, an award-winning university with a 50-year heritage of teaching and research excellence and one of the top 30 universities in the UK (Complete University Guide 2022). Upon completing your course, you will graduate with the same certificate as campus-based students – your mode of study is only mentioned on your academic transcript.
From admissions through to graduation, you will be supported by a dedicated Student Support team and study skills specialists who will guide you throughout your studies and help you build up your academic skills. You will also be able to rely on module tutors who are leading authorities and specialists in their respective fields for any subject-specific enquiries. It’s superb support like this that has earned University of Essex Online 89% rating for overall student satisfaction in the National Student Survey (NSS 2020), the highest for any exclusively online provider.
The duration of this BA (Hons) Business and Management (University of Essex Online) is 4 years.
The programme delivery mode:
- Online and part-time
In order to apply you should have either:
This 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
Teaching Methods and Style
University of Essex Online are a 100% online education provider, so they use a state-of-the-art virtual learning environment (VLE) to deliver their teaching, resources and assessments. Their system tracks and manages the learning process in real-time and provides you with immediate access to your learning materials. The VLE is accessible 24/7 and allows both students and tutors to actively take part in real-time conversations and live Q&As.
All courses are delivered in English only.
The skills acquired and gained during this business and management course add a new perspective and give a new direction to your thoughts and ideas. It makes you more pragmatic and rational in decision-making towards any problem or challenge. It also makes you understand the integration of various functions of the organization which always gives you an advantage over others in real-time work situations.
People also experience stagnation in their careers because they lag professional qualification (BA). BA has become a benchmark for professionals because of the value it adds to them.
A BA degree can pave the way towards success in jobs. Earning a BA degree not only gives you an array of knowledge and skills but also opens up new horizons for success and career progression.
All assessments are delivered through the virtual learning environment (VLE). There is no requirement to travel to external test centres or to sit exams! Instead, you will submit assignments through the VLE, such as written reports, discussion forum participation or reflective journal entries.
University of Essex Online also have a policy of ensuring that the work submitted by students is authentic – they use a well-established electronic monitoring system to check for plagiarism.
The BA (Hons) Business and Management programme is delivered by University of Essex Online.
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Not sure how these qualifications translate to the UK equivalents, but this is the entry criteria we have for this programme:
Academic entry route
You must have the following qualifications as a minimum:
- two A-levels or equivalent
Work experience entry route
You must meet the following criteria:
- GCSE Maths and English at grade C or above, or equivalent
- three years’ relevant work experience
English language requirement
- IELTS (Academic) score of 6.0 or equivalent.
- If you don’t hold an IELTS or equivalent qualification, you will be required to pass a free online English test to assess your proficiency.