Course Information

Ulster University BSc (Hons) in Business Studies (Including Link Year)

Ulster University
Sessions

Below are the sessions that are available for this course.

Part-Time
Campus: Dungannon
Week Starting: 16 September 2020
Day: Wednesday
Time: 14:00–21:00
Duration: 2 Year(s)
Number of Weeks: 30
Hours per Week: 7
Total Hours: 210
Fee: 1180
Places Available: 16
Course Coordinator: Dermot.Kennedy@swc.ac.uk

Part-Time
Campus: Enniskillen
Week Starting: 16 September 2020
Day: Wednesday
Time: 14:00–21:00
Duration: 2 Year(s)
Number of Weeks: 30
Hours per Week: 7
Total Hours: 210
Fee: 1180
Places Available: 16
Course Coordinator: Camilla.James@swc.ac.uk

Description

The overall aim of this programme is to provide an academically challenging, intellectually stimulating and broad-based programme of study at a level appropriate to the award of an Honours Degree. The programme focuses on subjects and disciplines associated with business and management studies.

Terms & Conditions

Students are required to:

  • Comply with College Policies and procedures, rules and regulations (available in your Student Diary/Higher Education Handbook, on-line: www.swc.ac.uk and on the College VLE).
  • Submit all coursework and assessments by specified dates, coursework submitted without consent after the deadline shall not normally be accepted.
  • Students are required to meet programme regulations with regards to progression between years.
  • The minimum overall pass mark of 40% is required to be achieved in all modules.
  • Course Content

    This degree programme prepares you for a career in business management in the public, private and voluntary sectors. It focuses on theacquisition and application of knowledge, relevant to the role of the manager in a rapidlychanging environment, which is the modern business world. This course also provides you with opportunities to develop and enhance your range of personal and interpersonal transferable skills, which are vital to successful performance in the workplace.

    Core Modules

    You must complete a total of six Level 6 modules in the following areas:

  • Business Strategy
  • Enterprise Development and Entrepreneurship
  • Leadership and Change
  • Effective Organisations and the Consultancy Process
  • Governance, Risk and Ethics
  • Strategic HRM
  • In addition, a further two Level 5 modules must be undertaken as part of the Link Year. These modules are:
  • Accounting for Business Decision-Making
  • Operations Management.
  • Assessment Method

    Modules are assessed through a combination of coursework, presentations, group activities, class tests and examinations.

    Progression Opportunities

    As a graduate of this programme, you will possess a combination of knowledge and skills which is attractive to a wide range of employers. The career opportunities availableinclude management level posts in finance, production, purchasing, personnel and marketing in industry and commerce, both in Northern Ireland and further afield. Graduates can progress to postgraduate studies such as a Masters qualification and to industry-specific qualifications.

    Entry Requirements

    A HND or Foundation Degree in Business Studies or equivalent is required to gain entry onto this programme.GCSE English and Maths (or equivalent) are also required.