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Business Studies

University of Greenwich

  • September, 2020 Start Date

  • 3 years Duration

  • Full Time Study Mode

  • £9250.00 Course Fee

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Course Description

Our degree in business studies teaches you the practical skills you need for a career in business development and management. Modules include business processes, project management, and economics for business. You will also have the opportunity to work with business professionals and/or local communities on live projects to gain more practical experience.

Popular career options for our business studies graduates include roles in management, leadership, project management and finance.

  • This is the perfect course if you want to learn key aspects of business and become a business strategist.
  •  You can gain valuable practical experience by working with local communities and business professionals.
  •  Our Business School Employability Team will develop your career skills and help you network with employers.
  •  Our business management subjects are ranked top 10 in London for student satisfaction (Complete University Guide 2019).

Our degree in business studies teaches you the practical skills you need for a career in business development and management. Modules include business processes, project management, and economics for business. You will also have the opportunity to work with business professionals and/or local communities on live projects to gain more practical experience. Popular career options for...

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Course Content

Year 1

Students are required to study the following compulsory modules.

  • Personal & Professional Development 1 (Business) (15 credits)
  • Introduction to Business Processes (30 credits)
  • Business Planning and Development (30 credits)
  • Discover Project Management (15 credits)
  • Introduction to Economics for Business (30 credits)

Year 2

Students are required to study the following compulsory modules.

  • Personal and Professional Development 2 (PPD2) (15 credits)
  • Project Planning and Management (15 credits)
  • Creativity and Decision Making in Business (30 credits)
  • Management of Information Systems (30 credits)
  • Operations Management (30 credits)

Year 3

Students are required to study the following compulsory modules.

  • Small Business Development (30 credits)
  • Managing Strategy (30 credits)
  • Personal and Professional Practice 3 (SMS)

Students are required to choose 30 credits from this list of options.

  • Final Year Project: Consultancy Project (30 credits)
  • Business Creation Project (30 credits)
  • Thematic Independent Studies (30 credits)

Students are required to choose 30 credits from this list of options.

  • International Management and Organisational Functions (30 credits)
  • E-Business (30 credits)
  • Event Venue Management (30 credits)
  • Corporate Financial Management (30 credits)
  • International Human Resource Management (IHRM) (30 credits)
  • Direct and Digital Marketing Strategy (30 credits)
  • International Logistics and Supply Chain Management (30 credits)

Year 1 Students are required to study the following compulsory modules. Personal & Professional Development 1 (Business) (15 credits) Introduction to Business Processes (30 credits) Business Planning and Development (30 credits) Discover Project Management (15 credits) Introduction...

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Available Dates

Location Start Date Price  

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Old Royal Naval College

Full Time, 3 years

September, 2020

£9250.00

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Entry Requirements

112 UCAS points from A-levels. No more than 12 points should come from AS-levels.

Plus, GCSE English language or literature and mathematics at grade C / 4 or above.

We also accept:

  • BTEC/National Diploma
  • International Baccalaureate
  • Access courses.

112 UCAS points from A-levels. No more than 12 points should come from AS-levels.

Plus, GCSE English language or literature and mathematics at grade C / 4 or above.

We also accept:

  • BTEC/National Diploma
  • International Baccalaureate
  • Access courses.

Assessment Methods

Each course has formal assessments which count towards your grade. Some courses may also include ‘practice’ assessments, which help you monitor progress and do not count towards your final grade.

Each course has formal assessments which count towards your grade. Some courses may also include ‘practice’ assessments, which help you monitor progress and do not count towards your final grade.

Student Satisfaction

Source: NSS

Overall student satisfaction
83%
of students were satisfied overall
The teaching on my course
75% of students strongly agree that staff are good explaining things
58% of students strongly agree that staff have made the subject interesting
67% of students strongly agree that the course is intellectually stimulating
67% of students strongly agree that the course has challenged them to achieve their best work
Learning opportunities
67% of students strongly agree that the course has provided them with opportunities to explore ideas or concepts in depth
83% of students strongly agree that the course has provided them with opportunities to bring information and ideas together from different topics
83% of students strongly agree that the course has provided them with opportunities to apply what they have learnt
Assessment and feedback
42% of students strongly agree that the criteria used in marking have been clear in advance
58% of students strongly agree that the marking and assessment has been fair
58% of students strongly agree that the teedback on their work has been timely
58% of students strongly agree that they have received helpful comments on my work
Academic support
83% of students strongly agree that they have been able to contact staff when they needed to
83% of students strongly agree that they have received sufficient advice and guidance in relation to their course
58% of students strongly agree that good advice was available when they needed to make study choices on their course
Organisation and management
58% of students strongly agree that the course is well organised and running smoothly
42% of students strongly agree that the timetable works efficiently for them
58% of students strongly agree that any changes in the course or teaching have been communicated effectively
Learning resources
100% of students strongly agree that the IT resources and facilities provided have supported their learning well
83% of students strongly agree that the library resources (e.g. books, online services and learning spaces) have supported their learning well
100% of students strongly agree that they have been able to 3ess course-specific resources (e.g. equipment, facilities, software, collections) when they needed to
Learning community
42% of students strongly agree that they feel part of a community of staff and students
83% of students strongly agree that they have had the right opportunities to work with other students as part of their course
Student voice
75% of students strongly agree that they have had the right opportunities to provide feedback on their course
58% of students strongly agree that staff value students’ views and opinions about the course
25% of students strongly agree that it is clear how students’ feedback on the course has been acted on
17% of students strongly agree that the students’ union (association or guild) effectively represents students’ academic interests

University TEF Outcome

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Statistics

Source: hesa.ac.uk

  • UCAS Points96

  • Employment Rate78%

  • Average Graduate Salary£23000

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