Where will this course lead?

The Business and Management programme is an ideal choice if you are looking for a degree that builds on your previous study and offers completion of an Honours degree. It offers you the advantage of the opportunity to obtain Honours degree level proficiency in just one year and a half of study.

This part time programme is designed to prepare you for a broad range of careers in management, business and related areas. The study of specific areas and functions of business combined with the development of evaluation and analytical skills will enable you to respond creatively to the issues faced in business and management.

What will I study?

You will study modules in:

- Developing Self & Developing Others
- Dissertation in Business & Management (Double Module)
- Alternative Perspectives on Management
- Strategic Futures, Insight & Design (Double Module)
- Leading and Managing Change
- Perspectives on International Management or
- International Marketing

We regularly review our course content, to make it relevant and current for the benefit of our students. For these reasons, course modules may be updated, please contact us for the latest information.

How will this course be delivered?

The part time mode of study requires you to be at college either one afternoon and one evening per week OR two evenings per week. Attendance is an important part of the course and you need to attend all sessions.

What qualifications will I get?

BA (HONS) Business and Management Final Year Top up Awarded by Oxford Brookes University.

How will I be assessed?

Assessments are through continuous course work and exams. These assessments will take various forms suitable to a business environment and will contribute towards your employability skills.

How do I get a place on the course?

As this course is validated by Oxford Brookes University and is a part-time programme students can apply directly to Solihull College.

What are the entry requirements?

The entry requirments are: -

- Foundation Degree in Business, Management and Communications awarded by Oxford Brookes University, successfully gaining 240 credits and a 55% grade average Foundation degree in Business and Management or related disciplines in Business, successfully gaining 240 credits and usually a 55% grade average, subject to individual credit rating by Oxford Brookes University.
- A Higher National Diploma from another institution, successfully gaining 240 CATS credits with Merit Profile at Level 5 under the Subject Benchmark Statement for Business and Management QAA subject to individual credit rating by Oxford Brookes University.
- Students who have completed 240 CATS credits at Levels 4 and 5 under the Subject Benchmark Statement for Business and Management QAA (usually achieving at least a 55% grade average over the Level 5 modules) at another institution within or outside the UK may be considered, subject to individual credit rating by Oxford Brookes University and may be required to pass one or two bridging modules at the College before they can enter the BA (Hons) programme.

What else do I need to know?

External applicants will require to provide Learning Outcomes and Grades of their Modules achieved at Levels 4 and 5 for credit rating by Oxford Brookes University. If you have Learning Difference or Disability please let us know when you apply. You will be offered support in your interview.

If you need help completing your application we can help with this too. You need to budget for purchasing text books as maybe required. Solihull College and University Centre offers full time and part time courses for businesses and residents in Birmingham, Walsall, Wolverhampton, Coventry Warwickshire and the whole of the West Midlands.

Please note that when you enrol you are accepting that the course content and module descriptions are accurate at the time of publishing and that the course content as described is based on what is possible to deliver under the government advice and social distancing rules at that particular time. In the event of changes made to those rules, by national or local government, the College may need to make further alterations to the published course content. By enrolling with the College, you will be confirming that you are content to proceed with the course as detailed at that time and on the basis that the programme may be subject to reasonable change.

What can I do after this course?

You can progress from the course onto a Master's degree or into employment.


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