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Year of Entry 2019/20
BA (Honours)

Business and Enterprise Management

Learn the skills to start your own business or become a manager in an innovative organisation.


Everything you need to know...

What is the fee? Home/EU: £9,250 per year (£1,200 for placement year)
International: £13,250 per year (£1,200 for placement year)
How long will I study? 3 / 4 Years
Where will I study? City Campus
What are the entry requirements? 112
What is the UCAS code? NN12
When do I start? September
Placement available? Yes

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Course summary

  • Bolster your ideas with a solid grounding of business theory.
  • Learn from enterprising leaders, innovators and experts.
  • Apply your skills on a paid placement year, or embark on the Placement Year Enterprise Scheme.
  • Collaborate with others, and enjoy extensive extracurricular activity.

Release your inner entrepreneur with a course focused on creativity, and make your mark in the world of business. Focus not only on theoretical grounding and technical analysis, but also business acumen and creativity in the modern world. You'll graduate with confidence and empowerment, ready to join a great company or go it alone.

Student View

Watch student Nicholas Ward talk about what it’s like to study on this course.

How you learn

Watch course leader Asif Majid talk about this course.

You work with real businesses and develop solutions while continually building your own profile with hands-on experience and industry interaction. You tailor your learning through specialist and elective modules taught by experts from the world of business and academia, in state-of-the-art facilities.

You learn through

  • lectures and seminars
  • in-class discussions and debates
  • field trips
  • group tasks
  • individual projects
  • digital learning platforms
  • case studies
  • formal presentations to peers and businesses
  • fully considered business plans
  • reflective journals
  • project reports
  • gamification

Course leaders and tutors

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Asif Majid

Asif joined Sheffield Business School in April 2014 as a Senior Lecturer in Strategic Management and Enterprise

Applied learning

Work placements

You will have the opportunity to arrange a year-long work placement in between your second and third years. This gives you a real-world experience to prepare you for your future career, and useful industry contacts. Previous placement years have taken place at organisations such as 3M, BAE Systems, Hoya Lens UK, Microsoft, River Island Clothing and Asda.

There is also an opportunity to receive support in running your own business during this time. The Placement Year Enterprise Scheme allows you to receive a bursary from the University's Research and Innovation Office, alongside useful advice and facilities in the business centre. This support is also available for up to five years upon graduating.

Field trips

There are field trips that take place throughout the course.

Networking opportunities

With frequent guest speakers, a placement year and a close relationship with the local business community and our alumni, there are ample networking opportunities throughout the course. There is also extensive extracurricular activity in this field, particularly from the highly active, student-run Enterprise Society.


Future careers

This course prepares you for a career in

  • starting your own business
  • working in innovative companies and industries
  • management
  • teaching
  • consultancy

Previous graduates of this course have gone on to work for

  • Nicholas Associates as Learning and Development Consultant
  • Hamptons International as Sales Negotiator
  • 'Slaaw' healthfoods outlets as Founder and Owner
  • Bayer Crop Science as Purchaser
  • NOW Pensions as Technical Support Consultant
  • Toyota
  • Marks and Spencer
  • NHS
  • Barclays Bank
  • BAE Systems
  • GlaxoSmithKline

Where will I study?

You study at City Campus

City Campus

City Campus is located in the heart of Sheffield, within minutes of the train and bus stations.

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Location

Howard Street
Sheffield
S1 1WB

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Entry requirements

All students

UCAS points

  • 112

This must include at least 64 points from 2 A Levels or equivalent BTEC qualifications. For example:

  • BBC at A Level
  • DMM in BTEC Extended Diploma.
  • A combination of qualifications, which may include AS levels, EPQ and general studies

GCSE

  • English Language at grade C or 4
  • Maths at grade C or 4

You can find information on making sense of UCAS tariff points here and use the UCAS tariff calculator to work out your points.

• Access - an Access to HE Diploma with at least 45 credits at level 3 and 15 credits at level 2. At least 15 level 3 credits must be at merit grade or above, from a QAA-recognised Access to HE course, or an equivalent Access to HE certificate.

If English is not your first language you will need an IELTS score of 6.0 or above, with a minimum score of 5.5 in each skill.

If you do not have any of the qualifications above but have relevant experience you are welcome to discuss potential opportunities with the admissions tutor.

Additional information for EU/International students

If you are an International or non-UK European student, you can find out more about the country specific qualifications we accept on our international qualifications page. You can also watch a video guide on how to apply.

For details of English language entry requirements (IELTS), please see the information for 'All students'.


Modules

The modules for 2019/20 may vary to those given below, which are for academic year 2018/19

You can take an optional placement in year three.

Year 1

Compulsory modules
Module Credits Assessment
Module: Customers And Markets Credits: 20.00 Assessment: Coursework:
Exam:
&:nbsp; 50%
50%
Module: Data Analysis For Business Decisions Credits: 20.00 Assessment: Coursework:
&:nbsp; 100%
Module: Enterprise In Action One Credits: 20.00 Assessment: Coursework:
&:nbsp; 100%
Module: People And Organisations In Context Credits: 20.00 Assessment: Coursework:
Exam:
&:nbsp; 40%
60%
Module: Perspectives In Enterprise And Creativity Credits: 20.00 Assessment: Coursework:
&:nbsp; 100%
Elective modules
Module Credits Assessment
Module: Foreign Language Credits: 20.00 Assessment: Coursework:
&:nbsp; 100%
Module: Global Business Environment Credits: 20.00 Assessment: Coursework:
&:nbsp; 100%

Year 2

Compulsory modules
Module Credits Assessment
Module: Enterprise In Action Two - Learning By Doing Credits: 20.00 Assessment: Coursework:
&:nbsp; 100%
Module: Enterprise Theory And Practice Credits: 20.00 Assessment: Coursework:
Exam:
&:nbsp; 70%
30%
Module: Financial Fluency For Management Decision Making Credits: 20.00 Assessment: Coursework:
Exam:
&:nbsp; 40%
60%
Module: Skills For Enterprise Credits: 20.00 Assessment: Coursework:
&:nbsp; 100%
Module: Strategic Planning (Shaping The Future) Credits: 20.00 Assessment: Coursework:
&:nbsp; 100%
Elective modules
Module Credits Assessment
Module: Business Law Credits: 20.00 Assessment: Coursework:
Exam:
&:nbsp; 40%
60%
Module: Essential It Skills For Business Credits: 20.00 Assessment: Coursework:
&:nbsp; 100%
Module: Financial Management Applications Credits: 20.00 Assessment: Coursework:
Exam:
&:nbsp; 40%
60%
Module: Foreign Language Credits: 20.00 Assessment: Coursework:
&:nbsp; 100%
Module: Leading And Managing Teams Credits: 20.00 Assessment: Coursework:
&:nbsp; 100%
Module: Managing International Business Credits: 20.00 Assessment: Coursework:
&:nbsp; 100%
Module: Planning Your Own Business Credits: 20.00 Assessment: Coursework:
&:nbsp; 100%
Module: Service And Retail Marketing Credits: 20.00 Assessment: Coursework:
&:nbsp; 100%

Final year

Compulsory modules
Module Credits Assessment
Module: Consultancy Skills For Organisational Change Credits: 20.00 Assessment: Coursework:
&:nbsp; 100%
Module: Creative Problem Solving Credits: 20.00 Assessment: Coursework:
&:nbsp; 100%
Module: Critical And Contemporary Issues In Enterprise Credits: 20.00 Assessment: Coursework:
&:nbsp; 100%
Module: Enterprise In Action Three - Making A Difference Credits: 20.00 Assessment: Coursework:
&:nbsp; 100%
Module: Implementing Strategy And Change Credits: 20.00 Assessment: Coursework:
Exam:
&:nbsp; 40%
60%
Elective modules
Module Credits Assessment
Module: Business In The European Economy Credits: 20.00 Assessment: Coursework:
Exam:
&:nbsp; 40%
60%
Module: Business Operations And Project Management Credits: 20.00 Assessment: Coursework:
&:nbsp; 100%
Module: Contemporary Issues In International Business Credits: 20.00 Assessment: Coursework:
Exam:
&:nbsp; 40%
60%
Module: Contemporary Issues In Marketing Credits: 20.00 Assessment: Coursework:
Exam:
&:nbsp; 50%
50%
Module: Customer Psychology Credits: 20.00 Assessment: Coursework:
&:nbsp; 100%
Module: Financial Fluency For Decision Making Credits: 20.00 Assessment: Coursework:
Exam:
&:nbsp; 50%
50%
Module: Financial Performance Management Credits: 20.00 Assessment: Coursework:
Exam:
&:nbsp; 40%
60%
Module: Foreign Language Credits: 20.00 Assessment: Coursework:
&:nbsp; 100%
Module: Leadership In Contemporary Organisations Credits: 20.00 Assessment: Coursework:
&:nbsp; 100%
Module: Managing For Success Credits: 20.00 Assessment: Coursework:
&:nbsp; 100%
Module: Managing The Digital Enterprise Credits: 20.00 Assessment: Coursework:
&:nbsp; 100%
Module: Sustainable And Responsible Business In The C21 - Contemporary Challenges Credits: 20.00 Assessment: Coursework:
&:nbsp; 100%

Fees and funding

Home/EU students

Our tuition fee for UK/EU students starting full-time undergraduate study in 2019/20 is £9,250 per year. During your placement year you will pay a reduced fee of £1,200.

† If you are studying an undergraduate course, postgraduate pre-registration course or postgraduate research course over more than one academic year then your tuition fees may increase in subsequent years in line with Government regulations or UK Research and Innovation (UKRI) published fees. More information can be found in our terms and conditions under student fees regulations.

International students

Our tuition fee for international students starting full-time study in 2019/20 is £13,250 per year. During your placement year you will pay a reduced fee of £1,200.
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Financial support for home/EU students

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Additional course costs

This link allows you to view estimated costs associated with the main activities on specific courses. These are estimates and, as such, are only an indication of additional course costs. Actual costs can vary greatly depending on the choices you make during your course.

Additional costs for Business and management courses (PDF)

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