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BA (Hons.) in Business and Management Studies

This degree combines the study of business in general and business management in particular. Students who aim to be enterprise managers or entrepreneurs are into this degree. This broad business degree helps students achieve the managerial skills as well as theories of business and management. The programme structure is designed to give students choices on which pathways they will pursue – law or human resource management. Moreover, it gives students additional knowledge of other aspects of business and management such as information technology, finance, marketing, internationalisation, among others.       

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The BA (Hons) in Business and Management Studies and the Business and Management Studies Diploma in Higher Education is awarded by Cardiff Metropolitan University, UK.

The award is general in concept and structure until Level 5 Semester 1. The students will choose their pathway to either Law or Human Resource Management at the beginning of Level 5 Semester 2. The law pathway equips the students with the legal framework of business management. It also gives a foundation for international aspects of law. On the other hand, human resource management trains the students to be adept with human relations, HR strategy and people resourcing and management. It keeps the students informed of the current issues and trends in managing workforce diversity.   

After the completion of the award, there are a multitude of possible career choices for students leading to enterprise managers, entrepreneurs, and general business management careers. The specific pathway to law gives students better chances to work in a legal department. Additionally, the human resource management pathway leads students to be HR managers, specialist, and training and development specialist.  

The BA (Hons) in Business and Management Studies can be achieved over a minimum period of 4 years.

BA (Hons.) BUSINESS AND MANAGEMENT STUDIES - GENERAL

Level

Semester/

Teaching Block

Module Title (Credits)

 

 

Level 3

 

Semester/

Teaching Block 1

English Language Proficiency (20)

Academic Skills in Practice (20)

Information Technology in Business (20 )

Introduction to Quantitative Methods (20 )

Semester/

Teaching Block 2

English for Academic Purposes & Study Skills (20)

Management in Contemporary Organisations (20)

Entrepreneurship (Creativity and Innovation)  (20)

Personal Finance (20)

 

 

 

Level 4

 

Semester/

Teaching Block 1

Gulf Regional Legal Environment of Business (20)

Finance for Managers(20)

Managing People and Organisations (20)

Semester/

Teaching Block 2

Business in a Global Context (20)

Introduction to Marketing (20)

Introduction to Information Systems ((10)

Personal Development Planning (10)

 

 

Level 5

 

Semester/

Teaching Block 1

Business Operations and Improvement(20)

Business in Action (20)

Contemporary Issues in International Political Economy (20)

Semester/

Teaching Block 2

Research Methods For Business

(10)

Summer Experience of work with Personal Development Planning(10) (Compulsory Option) / OR

Work Experience with Personal Development Planning (10) (Compulsory Option)

Human Resource Management In Context (20) OR    Employment Relations  (20)

Business Obligations   (20)

OR Consumer Law (20)

 

 

Level 6

 

Semester/

Teaching Block 1

Leadership and Change Management(20)

Strategic Management(20)

 

General Option (20)

Semester/

Teaching Block 2

General Option (20)

General Option (20)

General Option (20)

Level 6- General Options

  1. Innovation and Entrepreneurship
  2. Contemporary and International Issues in Business Ethics
  3. HR Strategy & Professional Practice-
  4. People Resourcing and Development
  5. Business Structures and Regulations
  6. Legal Framework of Employment

 

BA (Hons.) Business and Management Studies – HRM

Level

Semester/

Teaching Block

Module Title (Credits)

 

 

Level 3

 

Semester/

Teaching Block 1

English Language Proficiency (20)

Academic Skills in Practice (20)

Information Technology in Business(20)

 

Introduction to Quantitative Methods –(20)

Semester/

Teaching Block 2

English for Academic Purposes & Study Skills (20)

Management in Contemporary Organisations (20)

Entrepreneurship (Creativity and Innovation)  (20)

Personal Finance(20)

 

 

 

Level 4

 

Semester/

Teaching Block 1

Gulf Regional Legal Environment of Business (20)

 

Finance for Managers(20)

Managing People and Organisations (20)

Semester/

Teaching Block 2

Business in a Global Context (20)

Introduction to Marketing(20)

Introduction to Information Systems(10)

Personal Development Planning(10)

 

 

Level 5

 

Semester/

Teaching Block 1

Business Operations and Improvement

(20)

Business in Action (20)

Contemporary Issues in International Political Economy(20)

Semester/

Teaching Block 2

 

Research Methods For Business(10)

 

 

Summer Experience  of wok with Personal Development Planning(10) (Compulsory Option) / OR

Work Experience with Personal Development Planning (10) (Compulsory Option)

Human Resource Management In Context

(20)

Employment Relations

(20)

 

 

Level 6

 

Semester/

Teaching Block 1

Leadership and Change Management(20)

 

Strategic Management(20)

 

HR Strategy & Professional Practice(20)

 

Semester/

Teaching Block 2

People Resourcing and Development (20)

Innovation and Entrepreneurship (20) (Programme Specific Option)

Business Structures and Regulations- (20)

(Programme Specific Option)

 

BA (Hons.) BUSINESS AND MANAGEMENT STUDIES – LAW

Level

Semester/

Teaching Block

Module Title (Credits)

 

 

Level 3

 

Semester/

Teaching Block 1

English Language Proficiency (20)

Academic Skills in Practice (20 )

Information Technology in Business(20 )

Introduction to Quantitative Methods (20 )

Semester/

Teaching Block 2

English for Academic Purposes & Study Skills (20)

Management in Contemporary Organisations (20)

Entrepreneurship (Creativity and Innovation)  (20)

Personal Finance (20)

 

 

 

Level 4

 

Semester/

Teaching Block 1

Gulf Regional Legal Environment of Business (20)

Finance for Managers

(20)

Managing People and Organisations (20)

 

Semester/

Teaching Block 2

Business in a Global Context (20)

Introduction to Marketing (20)

Introduction to Information Systems ((10)

Personal Development Planning (10)

 

 

Level 5

 

Semester/

Teaching Block 1

Business Operations and Improvement

(20)

Business in Action

(20)

Contemporary Issues in International Political Economy

(20)

Semester/

Teaching Block 2

 

Research Methods For Business

(10)

Summer Experience of work  with Personal Development Planning(10) (Compulsory Option) / OR

Work Experience with Personal Development Planning (10) (Compulsory Option)

Business Obligations

BHL5006

(20)

Consumer Law

(20)

 

 

Level 6

 

Semester/

Teaching Block 1

Leadership and Change Management (20)

Strategic Management

(20)

Business Structures and Regulations (20)

Semester/

Teaching Block 2

Legal Framework in Employment(20)

General Option (20)

General Option (20)

Level 6: General Option

  • Innovation and Entrepreneurship - 20 credits
  • Contemporary and International Issues in Business Ethics- 20 credits
  • People Resourcing and Development - -20 credits

 

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