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Middlesex University

Business Management (Project Management) with Foundation Year

UCAS Code: N8FY

Bachelor of Arts (with Honours) - BA (Hons)

Entry requirements


Access to HE Diploma

P:45

Access pass with 45 credits at Level 3

GCSE/National 4/National 5

GCSE grade C or above in English or grade 4 if awarded after August 2017

UCAS Tariff

48
75%
Applicants receiving offers

About this course


Course option

4years

Full-time | 2018

Subject

Project management

Our project management pathway allows you to shape your studies towards your career ambitions, and build the specialist skills to plan and manage business projects to ensure they are completed on time and on budget.
**Why study BA Business Management (Project Management) at Middlesex University?**

Tailored towards ambitious students who are keen to apply theory to practice in a business environment, you will learn how organisations operate, from developing strategy to management styles. You will also choose from a range of exciting work placement options. Supported by academics who bring industry experience to their teaching, you will study the key functions that underpin business success, along with advanced skills in order to deliver business projects on time and on budget, within agreed timescales and with allocated resources.

Work placements are an invaluable opportunity to gain employability skills so we have introduced two options by which you can integrate into your time at Middlesex. Those who wish to do a placement can take either a 36 week sandwich placement between Year 3 as part of a 4 year degree or two 18 week summer placements allowing students to complete within 3 years

The career options are broad with our Business Management (Project Management) pathway and you will be well prepared to enter a wide range of businesses, governmental and third sector organisations.

**Course highlights**
We offer a one year study abroad option in your second year by joining the EU Erasmus programme, linked to a partner university in Europe and the USA. It can include a contribution towards your tuition fees
You will have access to cutting-edge business resources including the Chartered Management Institute's Management Direct Resource Hub
You can choose to study Spanish or Mandarin at beginners and intermediate level as part of your degree, ensuring you stand out in today's competitive job market
You can become a student member of the Chartered Management Institute and a full member upon graduation

Modules

Foundation Year: Understanding the Context of Business, SMART (Students Mastering Academic writing, Research and Technology), Foundation Mathematics, Foundation Project.
Year 1: Applications and Research in Management (30 credits) - Compulsory, Financial Aspects of Business (30 credits) - Compulsory, Management and Organisations (30 credits) - Compulsory, Marketing Theory and Practice (30 credits) - Compulsory. Year 2: Business Environment (30 credits) - Optional, Operations Management (30 credits) - Optional, Work, Organisation and Society (30 credits) - Compulsory, Brand Management (30 credits) - Optional, Business Communication Spanish (30 credits) - Optional, Business Communications in Mandarin (30 credits) - Compulsory, HRM in a Global Context (30 credits) - Optional, Sustainable Products (30 credits) - Optional. Year 3: Managing Business Projects (30 credits) - Compulsory, Strategic Management (30 credits) - Compulsory, Developing Successful Project Plans (30 credits) - Optional, Managing and Developing Projects with Software (30 credits) - Optional, Operations Management Modelling (30 credits) – Optional, Research Project (30 credits) - Optional.

Tuition fees

Select where you currently live to see what you'll pay:

Channel Islands
£9,250
per year
England
£9,250
per year
EU
£9,250
per year
International
£9,250
per year
Northern Ireland
£9,250
per year
Scotland
£9,250
per year
Wales
£9,250
per year

The Uni


Course location:

Hendon Campus

Department:

International Management and Innovation

TEF rating:

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What students say


We've crunched the numbers to see if overall student satisfaction here is high, medium or low compared to students studying this subject(s) at other universities.

76%
med
Project management

How do students rate their degree experience?

The stats below relate to the general subject area/s at this university, not this specific course. We show this where there isn’t enough data about the course, or where this is the most detailed info available to us.

Management studies

Teaching and learning

71%
Staff make the subject interesting
78%
Staff are good at explaining things
80%
Ideas and concepts are explored in-depth
77%
Opportunities to apply what I've learned

Assessment and feedback

Feedback on work has been timely
Feedback on work has been helpful
Staff are contactable when needed
Good advice available when making study choices

Resources and organisation

84%
Library resources
92%
IT resources
85%
Course specific equipment and facilities
70%
Course is well organised and has run smoothly

Student voice

Staff value students' opinions
Feel part of a community on my course

Who studies this subject and how do they get on?

48%
UK students
52%
International students
66%
Male students
34%
Female students
67%
2:1 or above
15%
Drop out rate

Most popular A-Levels studied (and grade achieved)

D
B
B
279

After graduation


The stats in this section relate to the general subject area/s at this university – not this specific course. We show this where there isn't enough data about the course, or where this is the most detailed info available to us.

Management studies

What are graduates doing after six months?

This is what graduates told us they were doing (and earning), shortly after completing their course. We've crunched the numbers to show you if these immediate prospects are high, medium or low, compared to those studying this subject/s at other universities.

£21,000
med
Average annual salary
94%
med
Employed or in further education
55%
med
Employed in a role where degree was essential or beneficial

Top job areas of graduates

19%
Managers and directors in retail and wholesale
10%
Sales assistants and retail cashiers
10%
Sales, marketing and related associate professionals
What do graduate employment figures really tell you?

What about your long term prospects?

Looking further ahead, below is a rough guide for what graduates went on to earn.

Business and management

The graph shows median earnings of graduates who achieved a degree in this subject area one, three and five years after graduating from here.

£17k

£17k

£20k

£20k

£23k

£23k

Note: this data only looks at employees (and not those who are self-employed or also studying) and covers a broad sample of graduates and the various paths they've taken, which might not always be a direct result of their degree.

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