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Develop your management skills and become a leader in business. Small class sizes mean you’ll speak up in class and participate in discussions, honing your strategic and people skills as you go.
Three A-levels at grades CCC or above
Or BTEC at MMM or above
Or Access 23-45 D/M with min 6D
And GCSEs in Maths and English Language at grade 4 or grade C or above
A public services part-time option (2 years) is available for those who have completed relevant prior qualifications
UCAS points 96
UCAS code LMFB
UCAS institution code P63
Duration Three years full-time or up to six years part-time
The first year of BA (Hons) Leadership and Management for Business lays the foundations for students’ understanding of the business world; topics include marketing, leadership, people management, accounting and finance, coaching and mentoring and enterprise. The second year develops these topics further by examining their relevance for small and medium sized enterprises and encouraging students to work closely with employers and clients through applied coaching work. The final year culminates with the opportunity for students to advance their leadership and coaching skills through applied learning while completing a dissertation in a topic of their own choice.
Our BA (Hons) Leadership and Management for Business degree is accredited by the Chartered Management Institute (CMI), this is the leading body in the UK for leadership and management. You'll earn their Level 5 qualification in Management and Leadership alongside your degree, at no extra cost. You'll continue to enjoy free access to the their online events and resources for a year after you complete the course.
Access to a diverse network of successful business leaders and entrepreneurs
Practical and hands on learning opportunities
Opportunities to lead and manage in a business setting
Option to study as a top up for those with relevant qualifications and/or experience
Work with local, regional and international businesses
Includes a Level 5 Diploma in Management and Leadership and a Level 5 Award in Coaching and Mentoring
“ In the first year you will gain an understanding of the key areas of leadership for business with modules on people management, finance and marketing. During second year you will focus on enterprise and how business owners encourage a creative and productive workforce. You will also apply knowledge of mentoring with practical coaching sessions for a client. Third year focuses on what makes a great leader and looks at how business leaders are dealing with contemporary issues. You will also undertake a dissertation, with a focus on business or enterprise.”
What makes a strong leader and successful manager?
What is the best way to mentor and coach individuals?
How can you effectively brand your business?
Why might some employees be more creative than others?
How can you incorporate innovation and enterprise into leadership and management?
How can you measure the social impact of an organisation?
“ This course is a reflection on Programme Leader Sarah's knowledge and passion for business. The content is incredibly well put together and covers all bases, enabling students to graduate with a wealth of lived experience, lessons learned from other entrepreneurs, and confidence in their ability and ideas to set-up a business themselves.”
"This course enabled me to develop a deeper understanding of historical and contemporary theory that strengthened my leadership and management skills. As the course is accredited by CMI it provided me with additional CMI qualifications in Advanced Coaching and Mentoring and a Level 5 Diploma in Management and Leadership. I really enjoyed my time ay Marjon and a huge part of that was the excellent tuition we received."
Aimee is now doing naval officer training with the Royal Navy to become a Training Management Officer
Graduates can apply the learning from this degree within their existing workplace utilising the knowledge, skills and experience gained to apply for promotion or expand their role and responsibilities. Other graduates may go on to work for small to medium sized enterprises both nationally and internationally, large multinational firms or run their own businesses.
EE work to enable excellence in enterprise education, connecting educators and practitioners so they learn from each other and are inspired to increase the scale, scope and effectiveness of their enterprise and entrepreneurship education.
CMI is the leading body in the UK for leadership and management. You'll earn their Level 5 qualification in Management and Leadership alongside your degree, at no extra cost to you and requiring no additional assessments.
Practical hands on teaching and learning activities provide you with numerous opportunities to test your ideas and hone your problem-solving, decision-making and leadership skills. This includes fieldtrips, guest speakers, business simulation games, work based learning, project work and self-directed study.
Assessment is diverse through coursework such as essays, business reports, group project work, consultancy projects, presentations and reflective portfolios, with no exams.
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Dr Gregory Borne is an interdisciplinary social scientist with an emphasis on sustainability. He has worked for international organisations such as United Nations as well as organisations in the government, education and third sectors. He is the author of numerous journal articles and four books on different components of sustainability. Greg is a member of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors as well as the Institution of Environmental Sciences. Greg is the programme lead for the innovative BA (Hons) Social Sciences and the MRes in Social Sciences. Greg is also: Post graduate research coordinator supporting post graduate research students. Responsibility for preparing the annual research environment statement Member of the research degree scrutiny panel Member of the research and knowledge exchange committee
Fees UK students: £9,250 per annum
Fees for International students: £12,500 per annum
This fee covers your tuition and access to course-specific equipment and facilities, as well associated services including access to the library, study skills support, IT support, student support and wellbeing services and membership of the Student Union. There may be additional costs by course.
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Laura’s academic background is in business and management. She is researcher and her PhD focuses on the phenomena of lifestyle entrepreneurship and lifestyle sports.
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Andreas teaches and researches with a particular emphasis on enterprise, entrepreneurship and workforce issues in the service industries. He has worked on consultancy projects for both public and private sectors including the International Labour Office, Enterprise Educators UK, International Finance Corporation and the Higher Education Academy. Andreas is co-editor research for the journal Entrepreneurship Education and Pedagogy and is founding member of the Tourism Workforce research group at the Icelandic Tourism Research Centre.
A recent report by the Centre for Entrepreneurs - The Military Entrepreneurship Manifesto - outlines the need for the specific enterprise and innovation skills which are embedded in this course.
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