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Arden University

Business

UCAS Code: N001

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

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About this course


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Course option

3.0years

Full-time | 2020

Other options

3.0 years | Distance learning | 2020

Subject

Business studies

The BA (Hons) Business will develop your management skills while exploring the internal and external business environment. Allowing you to study the basics of business, this degree is ideal for you if you’re interested in Management, Finance, Marketing and Human Resources. Take this ‘pure business’ route to get to grips with running an organisation. When you finish you will be an adaptable ‘all-rounder’ – essential in a modern, ever changing business world. With CMI accreditation and membership, this qualification is highly valued to many employers and will increase your employability prospects. You will also develop a range of transferrable skills that will aid you as you pursue a business career or further relevant study.

**Blended Learning:**

When you sign up for one of our compressed blended courses and become a student at an Arden University study centre, you get the best of both worlds. All the structure and personal tuition of a full time degree, coupled with the rich online resources and materials that our online students benefit from. This option is ideal for students who want the routine of a full time campus-based degree, without the full time commitment. This course is available to study at one of our study centres in Birmingham, Manchester, Tower Hill, Holborn and Ealing.

**Online Distance Learning**

Online Distance Learning is the flexible way of pursing a higher education qualification. You can study an international qualification without putting your life on hold. You will be able to watch online tutorials and access all of your learning materials online, you can study from any place in the world, on any device, at a time to suit you, as long as you can access the internet. If you don't want the huge expenses of going to a traditional university, or you are looking to gain work experience alongside gaining qualifications, online study may be the solution for you.

Modules

Your core modules are:

Year 1 (Level 4) -

Developing Personal and Management Skills
Understanding the Business Environment
Principles of Marketing
Introduction to Finance
People in Organisations
Management Information Systems
/ Year 2 (Level 5) -

Managing Across Cultures
Business Processes
Enterprise & Entrepreneurship
Business Analysis
Managing Knowledge
Managing Change in Organisations
/ Year 3 (Level 6) -

Contemporary Management Issues
Strategic Management
Managing Self and Others
International Management
Research Methods and Dissertation

Assessment methods

Assessments provide an opportunity to demonstrate your strengths in a number of ways and so a variety of methods are used, these could include:

Assignment
Essays
Presentations
Case studies
Portfolios of work
Exams
To support your development and ensure you are on the right track with your studies we will provide you with tutor feedback on every assessment you submit.

If required, your tutor may be able to give you suggestions for improvement and help you understand how to apply your newly acquired skills into real life settings.

Tuition fees

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

England
£23,250
for the whole course
Northern Ireland
£23,250
for the whole course
Scotland
£23,250
for the whole course
Wales
£23,250
for the whole course

The Uni


Course locations:

Birmingham Study Centre

Holborn Study Centre

Manchester Study Centre

Distance Learning

Ealing Study Centre

Tower Hill Study Centre

Department:

Business and Management

TEF rating:

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What students say


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Business studies

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.

Business studies

Teaching and learning

77%
Staff make the subject interesting
83%
Staff are good at explaining things
84%
Ideas and concepts are explored in-depth
85%
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

85%
Library resources
60%
IT resources
77%
Course specific equipment and facilities
84%
Course is well organised and has run smoothly

Student voice

Staff value students' opinions

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