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BSc Business Studies With Foundation Year

Year 2

Learning outcomes

On completion of level 1 of the programme, students should have provided evidence of being able to:

1. Apply a critical understanding of theories of business management across a range of organisational contexts in the following areas:
- Management
- Accounting
-Human resource management
-Innovation and Enterprise
-Organisational Behaviour

2. Use relevant academic, quantitative, communication, problem solving and reflective skills for undergraduate study of Business Management.

3. Engage critically with core programme threads i.e. Ethics and Responsibility; Global and Cultural Insight and Employability

Transferable (key) skills

Students will have had the opportunity to acquire, as defined in the modules specified for the programme:
-ability to analyse and critically evaluate issues in business management and to relate theoretical understanding to practice;
-academic skills required for enquiry along with the ability to communicate information, understanding, arguments and analysis in a variety of forms;
-ability to apply learning to practical situations and to gain from experience of work;
-professional qualities and skills necessary for employment and professional development in business management roles.


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:
-opportunity to demonstrate understanding of relevant concepts and theoretical perspectives in business management and ability to apply these to practical settings;
-use of a range of formats for assessed work that develop skills of effective communication for both academic and professional settings;
-encouragement to explore new ideas and to test, evaluate and criticise received opinion.


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