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Abbie Coolican

Business & Management

  • Business & Human Resource Management BA (Hons)

    Develop a deep understanding of human behaviour in business and learn how to get the best out of people in the workplace

    Full-time, Part-time, Sandwich
    3 Years, 4 Years, 6 Years
  • Business & Management BA (Hons)

    Be the best in business and learn how to manage dynamic and complex organisations through real life, first-hand experience

    Full-time, Part-time, Sandwich
    3 Years, 4 Years, 6 Years
  • Business Studies BA (Hons)

    Kick start your career by gaining an extensive, solid grounding in business and all its key functions to become an expert in your field

    Full-time, Part-time, Sandwich
    3 Years, 4 Years, 6 Years

Our courses will give you an excellent start to your career, giving you an extensive understanding of business and covering the subjects needed to become an effective, strategic and successful manager.

Undergraduate Courses (15)

Business & Human Resource Management | BA (Hons)

Study a comprehensive business degree with the added advantage of gaining specialist knowledge of human resource management (HRM). To enhance your employability, we provide an innovative, academically rigorous and vocationally relevant approach to business. You will also benefit from our links with the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development. Our links with employers will enrich your experience through guest lectures and placement opportunities.
Attendance:
Full-time,
Part-time,
Sandwich
Duration:
3 Years,
6 Years,
4 Years

Entry Requirements

See course page for details

Business & Management | BA (Hons)

Learn how to manage dynamic and complex organisations. Gain an understanding of how businesses operate and develop the skills needed to become a strategic and successful manager. You will apply your business-theory knowledge in a client-facing consultancy project and you will gain the practical experience needed to impress potential employers. You will also develop your understanding of business and management issues at both a national and a global level, and across a wide array of industries and sectors.
Attendance:
Full-time,
Part-time,
Sandwich
Duration:
3 Years,
6 Years,
4 Years

Entry Requirements

See course page for details

Business & Management | BA

This course is designed to give you a comprehensive understanding of how business works. You will develop the skills and competencies needed to successfully plan and control organisational operations as a business manager. Your course is delivered online, making it accessible to you anywhere in the world, and it will provide an excellent start to your career as a business professional. We currently attract students from across the globe. You can continue to work while you study and gain an internationally recognised qualification. This course will broaden your vocational skills and enhance your career prospects in business and management.
Attendance:
Distance Learning
Duration:
1 Year

Entry Requirements

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Business & Management (Level 6 Top-Up) | BA (Hons)

Build on your existing knowledge of business and management and develop your flexibility and ability to thrive in dynamic environments. Your course will prepare you for a management career within the world of business. You will explore and apply management theories and techniques to business problems, developing policies and strategies to address these issues. You will evaluate strategic and operational issues facing international and multinational companies. Through your consultancy project, you will work on real-life business challenges facing employers. You will also learn to work as part of a team, working in a virtual learning environment with students who may be studying on the other side of the world.
Attendance:
Distance Learning,
Full-time Distance Learning
Duration:
2 Years,
-

Entry Requirements

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Business Management with Analytics | BA (Hons)

If you are interested in a career in business management, combining your degree with modules in analytics gives you a valuable insight into business planning and forecasting, as well as a strong grounding in management, including the areas of marketing and finance.

You will put theory into practice by taking part in a live business consultancy project working with companies, charities or not-for-profit organisations, developing the experience and skills required to make you a highly-employable graduate.

Attendance:
Full-time,
Part-time,
Sandwich
Duration:
-

Entry Requirements

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Business Management with Business Analytics | BA (Hons)

If you are interested in a career in business management, combining your degree with modules in analytics gives you a valuable insight into business planning and forecasting, as well as a strong grounding in management, including the areas of marketing and finance.

You will put theory into practice by taking part in a live business consultancy project working with companies, charities or not-for-profit organisations, developing the experience and skills required to make you a highly-employable graduate.

Attendance:
Full-time,
Part-time,
Sandwich
Duration:
3 Years,
6 Years,
4 Years

Entry Requirements

See course page for details

Business Management with Enterprise | BA (Hons)

With recent political events in the UK we have seen the return of some economic challenges for the nation, challenges which require a `can-do' attitude to instil confidence and help businesses to grow.
Attendance:
Full-time,
Sandwich
Duration:
-

Entry Requirements

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Business Management with Finance | BA (Hons)

Combine knowledge and experience of managing a business with expertise in financial management, giving you a head start in the competitive financial services industry. Our finance modules count towards accreditation with the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA).

Put what you've learned into practice by taking part in a live business consultancy project where you can work with established businesses, charities and third sector organisations and develop skills and experience that will make you more attractive to future employers.

Attendance:
Full-time,
Part-time,
Sandwich
Duration:
3 Years,
6 Years,
4 Years

Entry Requirements

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Business Management with Law | BA (Hons)

With an increasing need for businesses to operate within legal frameworks and regulations, there has never been a greater demand for competent individuals with a combined knowledge of business and law.
Attendance:
Full-time,
Sandwich
Duration:
-

Entry Requirements

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Business Management with Leadership | BA (Hons)

Managing a business is one thing, but leading it takes something special. It's much more than just ensuring you make a profit and manage day-to-day operations. This course will help you meet your vision to become the driving force behind a business, enabling you to lead people and develop talent amongst employees.
Attendance:
Full-time,
Sandwich
Duration:
-

Entry Requirements

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Business Management with Marketing | BA (Hons)

What makes a person choose an iPhone or Android smartphone, and what makes Coca-Cola dominate the soft drinks industry?

Marketing is big business. Understanding how markets work, how customer behaviours affect their buying decisions while grasping good business management techniques is the key to driving success.

Our course will give you the acumen for business management so you can oversee finance, economics, accounting and people - you'll also gain the marketing expertise to make strategic decisions, manage digital campaigns, and understand thought processes behind every consumer purchase. You'll also ensure your venture is well-protected by taking into account marketing ethics and corporate social responsibility, while considering the ethical and cultural differences between national markets.

Attendance:
Full-time,
Part-time,
Sandwich
Duration:
3 Years,
6 Years,
4 Years

Entry Requirements

See course page for details

Business Studies | BA (Hons)

We will provide you with an extensive academic grounding in business and will equip you with the practical skills employers are seeking. You will learn about key business functions, including marketing, human resource management (HRM), accounting and economics. You will also have the opportunity to specialise in economics, marketing or HRM, or choose from a variety of modules to achieve a rounded business education. Taking up the option of a placement year will give you valuable professional experience and a head start in the competitive business world.
Attendance:
Full-time,
Part-time,
Sandwich
Duration:
3 Years,
6 Years,
4 Years

Entry Requirements

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Enterprise and Business Creation | BA (Hons)

Heavily weighted to hands-on learning, you will undertake a work placement with a partner small to medium-sized enterprise (SME) for a total of 30 months, returning to our campus for intensive study periods. This course is ideal for highly motivated students who want to set up their own business. As well as developing your personal effectiveness, you will gain both practical skills and theoretical business knowledge and you will develop a deep understanding of the commercial risks and opportunities facing SMEs.
Attendance:
Full-time
Duration:
-

Entry Requirements

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Human Resource Management & Business | BSc (Hons)

Study a comprehensive business degree with the added advantage of gaining specialist knowledge of human resource management (HRM). To enhance your employability, we provide an innovative, academically rigorous and vocationally relevant approach to business. You will also benefit from our links with the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development. Our links with employers will enrich your experience through guest lectures and placement opportunities.
Attendance:
Full-time,
Part-time,
Sandwich
Duration:
-

Entry Requirements

See course page for details

International Business | BA (Hons)

We live in a global business world with companies operating and trading across national borders. Your course will enable you to take advantage of management opportunities in an increasingly mobile and international employment market. This is a course with a truly international focus and you could be studying and working with people from across the world. This will maximise your communication and people skills and hone your problem-solving abilities, boosting your employability and entrepreneurial strengths.
Attendance:
Full-time,
Sandwich
Duration:
3 Years,
4 Years

Entry Requirements

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Postgraduate Courses (20)

Corporate Governance | MSc

Following a number of high-profile organisational scandals, effective corporate governance and the need for transparency and fairness in business is high on the agenda around the world. This course will give you the ability to influence strategic decision making, understand risk control and ethical considerations when it comes to leadership, and manage relationships with investors and key stakeholders.
Attendance:
Distance Learning
Duration:
12 Months

Entry Requirements

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Doctorate of Business Administration | DBA

The Doctorate of Business Administration (DBA) is a research degree with equivalent outcomes to a PhD including level of award and title. It provides continuing professional development for managers, consultants and other professionals including academics, who are typically in employment in high level and demanding roles.
Attendance:
Part-time
Duration:
4 Years

Entry Requirements

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Entrepreneurship and Business Development | MSc

Shape your own future and enjoy the greater freedom and flexibility that developing your own business can bring. We will feed your entrepreneurial spirit and develop your management skills so you can create, establish and lead your own venture. We will also give you the knowledge and confidence to implement new strategies within an established company to drive change, encourage innovation and help the business flourish.
Attendance:
Full-time,
Part-time
Duration:
18 Months,
24 Months

Entry Requirements

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Executive & Business Coaching (Top-Up) | MA

Explore the key management concepts, theories and models used in general coaching and mentoring. You will learn to critique and enhance your professional coaching skills through reflexive practice and action learning. You will also hone your understanding of coaching practice to develop your own personal coaching profile. You might already be a practising business coach seeking to enhance your coaching methodology and skills, an executive who wants to add coaching to your consultancy portfolio or a human resources director. You will learn to use your skillset and experience to act as a catalyst for positive change. Your supervisor will support you in developing your research skills and carrying out an evidence-based research project in your selected coaching field. Areas of coaching and mentoring you might choose to focus on include ontology, team, supervisory, developmental, existential, Gestalt or ethics.
Attendance:
Part-time
Duration:
12 Months

Entry Requirements

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Human Resource Management | MA

Enhance your career prospects in human resource (HR) management, people management and people development on this accredited course.
Attendance:
Full-time,
Part-time
Duration:
1 Year,
2 Years

Entry Requirements

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Human Resource Management | PG Dip

This course is designed for part-time students from a variety of backgrounds, who wish to begin or develop a career in human resource management. It aims to develop critical, competent and reflective practitioners who can perform effectively within a business partnership perspective and demonstrate the capabilities of the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development's 'thinking performer'. You will gain a clear understanding of a broad range of HR, managerial and business principles and practices, as well as the development of related skills and competencies.
Attendance:
Part-time
Duration:
2 Years

Entry Requirements

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Human Resource Management (Top-Up) | MA

Open up a wealth of career opportunities in human resource management, people management and people development with this top-up course.
Attendance:
Part-time
Duration:
12 Months

Entry Requirements

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Learning & Development | MA

This specialised course is your opportunity to become a human resource management (HRM) professional with sought-after expertise in learning and development.
Attendance:
Full-time,
Part-time
Duration:
1 Year,
2 Years

Entry Requirements

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Learning & Development | PG Dip

Balance your personal and workplace commitments by studying part-time for a specialist learning and development qualification while you continue to build your career in human resource management (HRM).
Attendance:
Part-time
Duration:
2 Years

Entry Requirements

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Management | MSc

We will provide you with an advanced and challenging study of the main management disciplines of finance, marketing, supply chain and human resources. You will apply modern business and management techniques to an organisation's problems in the context of the wider business world and global community.
Attendance:
Full-time,
Part-time
Duration:
1 Year,
2 Years

Entry Requirements

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Management and Finance | MSc

Gain a thorough understanding of core business and management principles including strategic management and organisational analysis. You will develop your leadership, critical thinking and analytical skills to achieve specific business goals and respond to business-critical challenges.
Attendance:
Full-time,
Part-time
Duration:
1 Year,
2 Years

Entry Requirements

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Management and Global Logistics | MSc

Cultivate your managerial expertise with a specialised focus on global supply chains, operations and projects. You will gain valuable knowledge of international management practices and the logistics of trading across borders, with the option to study the impact of sustainable supply chains.
Attendance:
Full-time
Duration:
1 Year

Entry Requirements

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Management and Human Resources | MSc

Learn the essentials of business leadership, critical thinking and analytical skills, underpinned with a thorough grounding in the key principles of business management.
Attendance:
Full-time,
Part-time
Duration:
1 Year,
2 Years

Entry Requirements

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Management and International Business | MSc

Add managerial knowledge and capabilities to your skillset to equip you for leadership roles in whatever career you decide to forge.
Attendance:
Full-time,
Part-time
Duration:
1 Year,
2 Years

Entry Requirements

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Management and Leadership | MSc

Become an expert in modern management practices and the nuances of global leadership. You could be selected to work on a live consultancy project, which will introduce you to potential employers and will give you the hands-on experience you will need in the business world. When it comes to choosing your dissertation topic, you could specialise in a particular area of management and leadership relevant to your professional aspirations, refining your knowledge so you will be primed to make an immediate impact in your chosen career.
Attendance:
Full-time,
Part-time
Duration:
1 Year,
2 Years

Entry Requirements

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Management and Marketing | MSc

Cultivate your managerial skills in a hands-on marketing context. Your course modules will provide vital insights into the function of management, strategic and international marketing - particularly the role of social media - and the benefits of understanding consumer behaviour in small and medium-sized enterprises and blue-chip organisations. You could work on a live consultancy project, which will expose you to potential employers and industry contacts, or you could choose to specialise in a particular area of management or marketing when researching and writing your dissertation.
Attendance:
Full-time,
Part-time
Duration:
1 Year,
2 Years

Entry Requirements

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MBA (Executive) | MBA

This is a career development programme aimed at experienced business professionals with more than two years' business experience.
Attendance:
Part-time
Duration:
24 Months

Entry Requirements

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MBA (Executive) | MBA

Develop your managerial style and become a strategic thinker by combining contemporary theory with practice, preparing you for the uncertain economic environment now facing businesses across the world.
Attendance:
Distance Learning
Duration:
3 Years

Entry Requirements

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MBA (Graduate) | MBA

Develop the skills that will prepare you for a career in international management. We will help you develop your managerial style and transform you into a strategic thinker, helping to preparing you for work in an uncertain global environment.
Attendance:
Full-time
Duration:
12 Months

Entry Requirements

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Supply Chain Management & Logistics | MSc

In an increasingly interconnected global economy, businesses in all markets must compete within complex supply networks in order to survive and prosper. The effective management of supply chains and logistics is recognised as key to sustaining a company?s competitive advantage, and this accredited course will enable you to successfully negotiate the uncertain economic environment now facing businesses across the world.
Attendance:
Full-time,
Part-time
Duration:
12 Months,
24 Months

Entry Requirements

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