Introduction to HE Workplace Learning (20 credits)
The aim of this module is to enable you to become more independent, reflective and self-managed in your approach to study, learning and time management.
Accounting and Finance for Business (20 credits)
The aim of this module is to provide an introduction to accounting and finance. It examines the basic principles and underlying concepts of accounting and the ways in which accounting statements and financial information can be used to improve the quality of decision making.
Marketing Principles and Practice (20 credits)
The aim of this module is to provide you with an introduction to marketing, its fundamental concepts and an overview of marketing practice.
People Management (20 credits)
The aim of this module is to develop your understanding of individual and group dynamics in organisational settings.
Economics (20 credits)
In this module you will be introduced to the fundamental economic issues stemming from the scarcity of resources. The relationship between business and the economic problem is analysed by means of micro and macro-economic models to equip you with an understanding of decision-making at the levels of the market, the firm and the nation.
Introduction to Management Science (20 credits)
The aim of the module is to introduce a range of quantitative methods, models and applications that will act as an aid to management decision-making
Business Research and Communication (20 credits)
You will develop further research and communication skills necessary to achieve success in modern organisations and will be introduced to the concepts of critical thinking and the development of arguments, supported by effective written and oral communication.
Management of Operations (20 credits)
The aim of the module is to critically evaluate the role of Operations Management within a business context. This will be developed into an understanding of the role and function of the operations management in contributing to an organisation’s competitiveness.
Project Management (20 credits)
You will examine critically the role of Project Management within a contemporary business context. It will go on to explain how specific project management applications play an important role in producing successful business outcomes.
Management and Leadership (20 credits)
The aims of the module are to promote the study of management and leadership within organisations and the ability to systematically apply knowledge and understanding to complex and ambiguous situations in order to evaluate and justify recommendations for improved practices.
Human Resource Management (20 credits)
This module will equip you with the ability to understand and analyse core HRM concepts, operational Human Resource activities and responsibilities and relate these to a range of organisational contexts.
e-business (20 credits)
Here you will explore the business paradigm shift that arises from application of emerging information and communication technologies. You will gain an understanding of business activities and interaction between business and the business environment and how technologies can be deployed to enhance these activities.
Year 3 Modules
Business Ethics (20 credits)
This module will help you to develop an understanding of ethical theory, the ability to apply relevant theory to business situations, and to encourage you to develop your own individual perspective as ethical decision makers.
Financial Management (20 credits)
Through this module you will develop an understanding of corporate financial issues and an understanding of the treasury function and corporate financial strategy.
Service Management (20 credits)
The aim of the module is to provide students with an appreciation of the significant issues relating to management in the service sector and the management of the service provision in all sectors.
Strategic Management (20 credits)
This module aims to provide you with an understanding of the impact of the business environment and the resources of the organisation, both human and material, on strategic planning and choice.
Professional Project (40 credits)
The aim of this 40 credit module that runs over two semesters is to provide you with the opportunity to produce a major independent professional study that reformulates knowledge and understanding gleaned from your studies and the workplace and applied to a substantial management problem. Upon completion of the degree programme, this professional project will be put forward as evidence to support the End Point Assessment for the CMDA.