BA Business Management
(Award available for year: Bachelor of Arts)
On completion of the year/programme students should have provided evidence of being able to:LO1 (Year 3): Further demonstrate advanced knowledge of management theories, concepts and practicesLO2 (Year 3): Demonstrate a confident understanding of themes in management scholarship, with the ability to identify and conceptualise the critical factors involved, critically review existing evidence in order to support an interpretationLO3 (Year 3): Research, evaluate, interpret, discuss and source a wide range of scholarly material at thesis level depthLO4 (Year 3): Professional level written and oral communication of management concepts and arguments, sourced from a wide range of evidence, contribute to and expand on class discussionLO5 (Year 3): Demonstrate a confident and complex understanding of business challenges; explore and test a range of viable solutions, propose innovative strategies based on research and knowledgeLO6 (Year 3): Exhibit professional-level standards in self-knowledge, self reflection and personal development strategiesLO7 (Year 3): Work highly effectively in teams, demonstrating excellent interpersonal skills and excellent ability to function sensitively and productively when working with othersLO8 (Year 3): Demonstrate excellent awareness of ethics, integrity and responsibility in undertaking management activitiesLO9 (Year 3): Demonstrate excellent awareness of globalisation and the importance of cultural insight in management and businessLO10 (Year 3): Reflect critically on their own learning experiences, skills and development needs in a work-based setting
Transferable (key) skills
Students will have had the opportunity to acquire, as defined in the modules specified for the programme:- the key transferable skills appropriate for managers; - the exercise of initiative and personal responsibility;- information synthesis skills;- the deployment of decision making skills in complex and unpredictable situations;- the communication of information, ideas, problems and solutions in a variety of ways to a variety of audiences;- the ability to undertake appropriate further training of a professional or equivalent nature; and- lifelong learning skills such as time-management, group working, communication, planning and leadership.
Achievement will be assessed by a variety of methods in accordance with the learning outcomes of the modules specified for the year/programme and will include:- demonstrating the ability to apply a broad range of aspects of the discipline;- work that draws on a wide variety of material;- the ability to evaluate and criticise received opinion;- evidence of an ability to conduct an in-depth enquiry within the discipline; and- work that is typically both evaluative and analytical.