This course aims to provide you with state of the art analysis and business research skills with options to develop your expertise in Finance Marketing or Project Management and Operations techniques. The awareness of business and the knowledge base developed in this course will equip you for a broad range of careers in the world of business.
Specifically the course will develop skills and expertise in:
To be able to identify relevant issues for research and to formulate them clearly and precisely
To be able to use online techniques to identify and retrieve appropriate material
To develop an ability to analyse, synthesise, and critically evaluate a wide range of subject matter
To be able to use concepts and techniques to develop and evaluate alternative strategies
To develop the skills of an independent learner
An ability to appreciate the broader economic, social, political, historical, ethical and cultural environments as a backdrop to Business
To be able to identify and to critically analyse strategic issues in business
To appreciate the appropriate application of Operations and Project Management techniques a wide variety of Business environments
To develop effective team working skills
To develop an ability to interface and work collaboratively with a wide range of people and functions in industry.
To be able to undertake independent research in business related subject area
WHY CHOOSE THIS COURSE?
A final year top up course for students who wish to gain a BA (Hons) in Business Administration having already achieved two years of undergraduate equivalent study (Level 5). It will provide both subject specific and transferable skills that will equip the graduate for a successful career in a wide range of roles in business.
The mix of units in the course will greatly enhance your employability. The practice based orientation of Management of Projects and Management of Operations give you directly transferable skills. The Strategic Management unit will give you significant analytical techniques which you will be able to use to evaluate a wide variety of businesses and situations and the dissertation element will develop personal skills of organisation, analysis, report writing and presentation which will be invaluable in any chose career path.