BA (Hons) Professional Practice in Business Management

Interested in an apprenticeship with us?

Our BA (Hons) Professional Practice in Business Management Apprenticeship enables apprentices to unlock their potential in the innovative and supportive learning environment of Hull University Business School.

The programme combines the best of higher education with vocational learning. Apprentices receive substantial on-the-job training to complement their learning in the classroom. They study under the international experts who have helped our courses earn AACSB accreditation which is held by less than 5% of the world’s business programmes.

On successfully completing the course, employees receive a BA (Hons) Professional Practice in Business Management and eligibility to apply for Chartered Manager status from the Chartered Manager Institute (CMI). The programme content is structured and business-relevant, tailored to fit the needs of employers. It aims to develop best practice management which can result in a 23% increase in organisational performance and a 32% increase in people performance, according to the CMI.

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The programme is very flexible and has been designed specifically to support work-based learners, delivered through a mixture of block teaching on campus and negotiated work-based projects in the workplace.

You will receive a minimum of 20%* off the job training from your employer, which can be utilised however you see fit.

Each module is assessed by coursework (i.e. mini work-based project), which will ensure you are not only developing yourself but also delivering ‘Return
on Investment’ back to your business. To complete the programme, you will undertake an End Point Assessment (EPA), which comprises two elements:

• Conducting and presenting a major work-based project to an independent panel at the University of Hull and your Senior Leadership Team.
• You will be interviewed by an independent panel at
The University of Hull where you will showcase your portfolio of evidence, which is collated and maintained throughout your degree.

*This may be required to be above 20% depending on the planned hours of the programme and individual apprentice needs

What you'll study

You will be presented with opportunities toapply the skills learnt from your own workplace through negotiated learning modules.These modules allow you to design your own bespoke projects that are specifically tailored to the needs of your organisation, adding real value to your role and professional development.


*These modules allow for bespoke work-based projects

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Entry requirements

This programme is suitable for both school leavers and current managers who do not have a relevant management degree. School leavers will typically have two A levels or an equivalent vocational qualification.

HNC graduates in business-related subjects may be able to enter at a higher level, reducing the duration of the programme. We may also accept students without formal qualifications – the administrative team will assess the suitability of applicants.


For more information, please email or call 01482 466373.

Find out more about the Chartered Manager status from the CMI.