BA (Hons.) in Business and Management Studies

Description

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.

Who is the Awarding body?

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.

What does the Programme contain?

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.

Where does the Qualification lead to?

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.

How much time period does it takes?

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

Programme Structure

Level

Semester/

Teaching

Block

Module Title (Credits)

Level 3

 

Semester/

Teaching

Block 1

 

English Language Proficiency

– GLT3001

20 Credits Compulsory

 

English for Academic Purposes & Study Skills

– GLT3006

20 Credits Compulsory

Academic Skills in Practice

– GRM3000

20 credits Compulsory

Information Technology in Business

– GCO3000

20 credits Compulsory

Introduction to Quantitative Methods

– GRM3001

20 credits Compulsory

Semester/

Teaching

Block 2

Management in Contemporary Organisations

– GHL3000

 20 credits Compulsory

Entrepreneurship (Creativity

and Innovation)

– GRM3002

20 credits Compulsory

Personal Finance

– GAC3000

20 credits

Compulsory

Level 4

Semester/

Teaching

Block 1

Gulf Regional Legal

Environment of Business

– GHL4010

 20 credits Compulsory

Finance for Managers

– GAC4010

20 credits Compulsory

Managing People

and Organisations

– GHL4007

20 credits Compulsory

Semester/

Teaching

Block 2

Business in a Global Context

– GSP4002

20 credits Compulsory 

Introduction to Marketing

– GSP4064

20 Credits Compulsory

Introduction to Information Systems

– GCO4008

10 credits Compulsory

Personal Development Planning

– GRM4007

10 credits Compulsory

Level 5

Semester/

Teaching

Block 1

Business Operations and Improvement

– GSP5068

20 credits Compulsory

Business in Action

– GSP5071

20 credits Compulsory

Contemporary Issues in International

Political Economy

– GSP5003

20 credits Compulsory

Semester/

Teaching

Block 2

Research Methods For Business – GRM5035

10 credits Compulsory

Summer Experience of Work with Personal Development Planning

– GRM5031   

10 credits Compulsory

 /     

Work Experience with Personal Development Planning

– BRM5032

 10 credits Compulsory

Human Resource Management In Context

 

– GHL5000  20 credits 

OR

Employment Relations 

– GHL5018  

20 credits

Business Obligations

 

-GHL5006  

20 credits  

OR   

Consumer Law

– GHL5020

20 credits

Level 6

Semester/

Teaching

Block 1

Leadership and Change Management

– GSP6064

20 credits Compulsory

Strategic Management

– GSP6000

20 credits Compulsory

Contemporary and International Issues in Business Ethics

 

– GHL6016

20 credits  

OR       

 HR Strategy & Professional Practice

– GHL6015

20 credits

Semester/

Teaching

Block 2

General Option

20 credits

General Option

20 credits

General Option

20 credits

Level 6 options: students need to choose any 3 modules of 60 credits at Level 6

    • Innovation and Entrepreneurship -GSP6032-20 credits
    • People Resourcing and Development -GHL6017-20credits
    • Business Structures and Regulations -GHL6006-20 credits
    • Legal Framework of Employment-GHL6008-20 credits