BSc Business awarded by the University of London at Bournville College
BSc Business is a 3 years full time course.
To provide an understanding of the different functional areas of business and a solid foundation for a career in management.
This degree is for you if you:
- are currently working as a manager and would like to develop your professional skills and knowledge.
- are already working within a business and wish to progress to management level.
- have not yet decided which profession to pursue and are interested in the business sector, the management profession or in starting your own business.
BSc Business is taught at our campus in Longbridge. Due to the location of the campus the college can boast strong transport links with Birmingham, Sutton Coldfield, Solihull, Warwick and other surrounding areas.
The degree consists of 12 modules over 3 years:
Modules to be covered in first year of BSc Business
- Introduction to economics
- Principles of sociology
- Principles of accounting
- Introduction to business and management
You may cover some of the following modules in the second & third year
- Management accounting
- Information systems and organisations
- Elements of social and applied psychology
- Management: international and comparative perspectives strategy
- Financial management
- Management accounting
- Economics of development
- International economics
Class based learning, tutorials, workshops and seminars.
- Online resources including examiners' reports and past exam papers, the student handbook, regulations, course information sheets, reading lists, a ‘news and notices’ section. It also contains the first four chapters of subject guides for most courses. On registering you will also gain access to the Virtual Learning Environment.
- Online Library giving access to Justis.com, JSTOR, ABI/INFORM, Academic Search Premier and Business Source Premier.
Each unit is assessed by one three-hour unseen written examination and each half unit by one two-hour unseen written examination.
Classification: Undergraduate degrees are awarded with First Class Honours, Upper Second Class Honours, Lower Second Class Honours or Third Class Honours. If you do not qualify for Honours, you may be awarded a Pass classification.
Opportunities for Progression
The programme has been developed by academics at The London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE), regarded as an international centre of academic excellence and innovation in the social sciences. This degree will prepare you for a career in areas of management consultancy, banking, accountancy and general management.
You will require either:
Two subjects at GCE ‘A’ level, plus at least three further subjects at GCSE / GCE ‘O’ level at Grade C or above or three subjects at GCE ‘A’ level (with one ‘A’ level at not less than grade D)
Three subjects at GCE ‘A’ level and two further subjects at GCSE/GCE ‘O’ level at Grade C or above
Two subjects at GCE ‘A’ level, plus two further subjects at GCE ‘AS’ level and demonstrate competence in Mathematics at least equivalent to GCSE/GCE ‘O’ level at Grade C or above
Provide proof of competence in English which is acceptable to the University.
International English Language Testing System (IELTS) when an overall score of at least 6 is achieved with a minimum of 5.5 in each sub-test.
Note: We accept many other qualifications, both from the UK and overseas, as satisfying our entrance requirements.
ADDITIONAL LEARNING SUPPORT
If you feel that you may require additional learning support during your studies please ensure that you discuss this with your interviewing tutor. Due to funding restrictions and depending on the nature of the support you require, you may have to meet the costs of additional support. The Assessment & Support team can meet with you to discuss your individual circumstances, assist you to identify support required and provide you with a quote. You can contact the Assessment and Support Manager for further details.
For Further Information
The BSc in Business at Bournville College is available to Home or International students. Please contact James Hannon in the International Office on +44 (0) 121 477 1600 or email firstname.lastname@example.org