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BSc (Hons) Business Management (People Management) (with Foundation Year)

Course Overview

Our BSc (Hons) Business Management (People Management) with Foundation Year offers a strong grounding in an essential range of contemporary business management subjects.

Our Business Management Foundation Year Degree with the People Management Pathway will help you gain systematic knowledge and understanding of Key business functions, processes and practices, together with the interrelationships between them Business principles and concepts and their relevance to practice and decision making. In addition, you will add to your skill set by developing your cognitive and intellectual skills through evaluating and critically appraising theoretical approaches and models and synthesise contrasting ideas

Furthermore, you will be able to apply interpersonal skills effectively, including listening, influencing, negotiation and conflict resolution into everyday life, making you a well-rounded individual.

Why study this course?

  • The course also equips you with key aims to help you succeed within your chosen field of People Management.
  • You will develop focussed knowledge and understanding of business and people management via a stimulating programme of study that is informed by both research and practice.
  • You’ll be exposed to key concepts in leadership, people management and areas such as business law, marketing, strategic management, information systems and big data, project management, finance, innovation and enterprise.
  • Developing your employability is a key focus of this dynamic and flexible programme.
  • Real-life case studies, guest speakers and industry visits are designed to help you to understand the business environment and the needs of employers in local, national and international contexts.

Course details

  • Location

  • Duration

    4 years
  • Fees

    £ 9,250 per year,
  • Timetable

    Flexible options with weekday, evening, and weekend classes available. Check when you apply.
  • Delivered in partnership with

  • Academic Skills and PDP (BMP3001)
  • Business in Practice (BMP3002)
  • Further Academic Skills (BMP3003)
  • World of Work (BMP3004)
  • Applied Business Finance (BMP3005)
  • Practical Digital Marketing (BMP3006)
  • Professional and Academic Skills Development (BMP4001)
  • Financial Decision Making in Business (BAM4013)
  • Business Environment (BMP4003)
  • Contemporary Issues in Marketing (BMP4004)
  • Information Systems and Big Data Analysis (BMP4005)
  • People and Performance (BMP4006)
  • Business Management and Career Development (BMP5001)
  • Leadership Management and Organisational Culture (BMP5016)
  • Project Management (BMP5004)
  • Enterprise, Innovation and Creativity (BMP5005)
  • Business Case Study Analysis (BAM5020)
  • Business Project (BMP6000)
  • Dissertation (BMP6001)
  • Strategic Management (BMP6002)
  • International HRM (BMP6003)
  • Learning and Development (BMP6004)
  • Work and the Employment Relationship (BMP6005)
  • Stage C for IFP and Pre-Masters (EFP4005)
  • Stage D for IFP and Pre-Masters (EFP4006)

Career progression

By undertaking the People Management Pathway, you will feel confident to enter a range of sectors such as international human resource management, learning and development, and the employment relationship.

Entry Requirements

  • UCAS points: 48
  • Level 3: Any subjects are acceptable
  • GCSEs: Five at grade C or above / grade 4 to 9
  • IELTS: 5.0 with no less than 4.5 in any band (Non-native speakers)

If you didn’t study GCSEs / A-Levels and have non-traditional entry qualifications or relevant work experience we will be happy to consider your application. You’ll be required to attend an interview as part of the admissions process.

  • Rao M Kashif Khan
    Deputy Head of School of Business and Enterprise