This course will open up a range of opportunities in terms of your future career direction. Combining studies within the core business disciplines, with the benefits of practical experience gained through the work placement element of this course, you will be provided with an opportunity to consolidate and apply business skills within a business setting. This will offer you a distinct advantage in securing graduate employment.
You will have the opportunity to study a wide range of business-related subjects in the early years, while still having the benefit of selecting the key subject options that interest you most during the final two years of the course. In addition, you will benefit from a 20-week industry placement, which will afford you the opportunity to put into practice the knowledge you will have acquired in the classroom. The option to further internationalise your learning experience by undertaking a semester or year abroad at one of our many partner universities is open to you. Furthermore, you will develop your IT skills through the use of a variety of relevant software application packages.
As an honours business graduate, you can expect to obtain employment at the appropriate level across a wide range of business areas, including management, administration, accounting, banking, retail management, finance, marketing, human resource management, insurance, and computing/ information technology. Rapid career progression may be expected on the basis of expertise, commitment and attitude.
This programme is assessed by a combination of various forms of continuous assessment conducted throughout the semester and final examinations at the end of each semester. You have the opportunity to undertake a semester or a year of your degree at one of our overseas partner universities. Students on the programme have the opportunity to gain real-world experience from the 20 week work placement during year 3 of their studies. The Department of Business and Management has links with a wide range of employers and assistance is provided in securing a relevant placement opportunity and in preparing the student for placement and the world of work.