BA (Hons) Business Management and Professional Development – degree apprenticeship
This degree apprenticeship, developed in partnership with local employers, is designed to give you a comprehensive, practical understanding of business and Chartered Manager status.
Entry Requirements: Between 48-56 UCAS tariff points (equivalent to CD at A-level, Pass on Access to HE, MPP on BTEC Extended Level 3 Diploma)
The Business Management and Professional Development degree apprenticeship integrates workplace and academic learning and will provide the opportunity for you to develop personal and professional competence as a manager and to gain the final Chartered Management Institute (CMI) award of Chartered Manager.
The degree will provide you with a broad-based business education and an opportunity to develop a critical understanding of the complex, volatile and uncertain business environment. Successful students will develop a critical and reflexive awareness of self and an ability to lead and manage ethically. The programme will also afford an impetus for continuous lifelong learning and association with a relevant professional body.
Year 1 (Level 4 Modules)
|Module||Credits (Level 4)|
|Personal Development and Practice||30|
|The Marketing Environment||30|
|Work and Society||30|
|Financial Aspects of Business||30|
Year 2 (Level 5 Modules)
|Module||Credits (Level 5)|
|Innovation and Creativity||30|
|Project and Operations Management||30|
|Community, People and Professional Practice||30|
Year 3 (Level 6 Modules)
|Module||Credits (Level 6)|
|Contemporary Business Issues||20|
|People Management and Business||30|
|Business Research Project||40|
The programme is delivered through a combination of: small group lectures, seminars, online learning packages and one-to-one supervision meetings.
One of the key strengths of our teaching at the University Centre is the amount of time we dedicate to supporting you as an individual student to help you get the best out of your programme. One-to-one tutorials with your tutor are important as they allow you to raise any particular issues you may be facing. Your tutor will be as supportive as possible in helping you work through these issues.
Entry Requirements & Interview Process
Between 48-56 UCAS tariff points (equivalent to CD at A-level, Pass on Access to HE, MPP on BTEC Extended Level 3 Diploma) and Level 2 Maths and English.
In order to be considered for the programme, applicants must be employed. Assessment is work-based and employers must be committed to providing a role that allows personal development, with opportunity to practice and evidence new learning and skills. Employers must also provide 20% off-the job training, within normal working hours.
All applicants must complete a satisfactory College interview as part of the admissions process and would be expected to aim to become professional managers.
All students on this course must be employed by a sponsoring (fee-paying) organisation and will study part-time for a typical duration of 4 years. Delivery will be flexible to meet the needs of local and regional employers and apprentices, and will potentially include block, evening and / or day release study.