Faculty of Business, Law and Politics

Business Management (part-time)

UndergraduateBA (Hons)

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What you'll study

This part-time degree may be completed over 4.5 years. Teaching takes place on one evening each week and on four Saturdays each year. Modules are delivered consecutively, one every six weeks, with four modules studied in each academic year.

On successful completion of Level 4 or 5, students may exit from the programme with a Certificate or Diploma of Higher Education in Business Management. Students must complete Level 6 to graduate with the full BSc. 

    First year

    * Modules are subject to availability

    Certificate level (level 4)

    • Personal and Professional Skills for Contemporary Organisations

    • Marketing

    • Operations, Supply Chain and Business Practices

    • Accounting and Finance

    • Business Environments

    • World Economy

    Second year

    * Modules are subject to availability

    Diploma level (level 5)

    • European Business

    • Research Methods

    • Responsible Business in Society

    • Organisational Management

    • Decision Making for Managers

    Final year

    * Modules are subject to availability

    BA Honours level (level 6)

    • Business Strategies

    • International Business

    • Leadership and Change Management

    • Business Project Management

    Optional modules

    • Dissertation

    • Research Project

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    More about this course

    Designed specifically for part-time students, the BA Business Management degree is a vocational course that provides the tools to help you forge and develop a successful management career in a wide range of industries and sectors.

    The course is staffed by friendly, approachable tutors, and the learning environment is interactive and inclusive. You will find quality teaching, a welcoming atmosphere and lots of support.

    On completion of the programme you will have the skills to be reflective practitioners of management – achieved through:

    • The study of organisations, their management, and the changing internal and external environments in which they operate
    • Identification and development of business knowledge and skills
    • Enhancement of lifelong-learning skills and personal development appropriate to higher education and management in its broadest sense
    • A particular focus on each student’s own experience
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    Tailor your course by studying business as a core subject with one of four complementary specialist areas.

    One of very few universities to offer a four-year business programme with an integrated masters.

    Learn with state-of-the-art business software in our inspiring Grade II listed buildings.

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    Study abroad and gain valuable and life-enriching experience as part of your degree.

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    Entry requirements

    Applicants will normally hold two A levels or equivalent vocational qualifications. Alternatively, applicants without qualifications but with appropriate work experience will be considered for admission on the basis of application and interview.

    Accreditation of prior learning will enable advanced entry: for example, HNC graduates in a business-related subject may expect direct entry on to level 5, while foundation degree graduates may expect direct entry to Honours degree level. This may involve the completion of a bridging module.

    International students

    If you require a Tier 4 student visa to study or if your first language is not English you will be required to provide acceptable evidence of your English language proficiency level.

    This course requires academic IELTS 6.0 overall, with no less than 5.5 in each skill. For other English language proficiency qualifications acceptable by this University, please click here.

    If your English currently does not reach the University's required standard for this programme, you may be interested in one of our English language courses.

    Visit your country page to find out more about our entry requirements.

    Fees and funding

    • Home/EU (part-time): £1,540 (20 credits), £4,625 (60 credits), £6,165 (80 credits)

    Part-time fees are charged pro-rata to the full-time fee, according to the number of credits being studied. 

    Fees may be subject to permitted inflationary increases in future years. 

    UK and EU students can take out a tuition fee loan to cover the cost of their course, and UK students can take out a maintenance loan of up to £8,700 to cover living costs.

    Substantial discounts are available for International students.  

    More information on fees can be found in the Money section of the website.

    Future Prospects

    This degree provides you with the opportunity to develop in-depth knowledge and skills in Business Management. There is a combined focus on practical skills and business theory, and the programme opens up potential careers in the private, public and voluntary sectors.

    Our dedicated Centre for Professional Success connects you with businesses and keeps you up to date with relevant work placements, company projects and job opportunities. It also hones general marketable skills to help give you the edge in the employment market.